Articles Tagged ‘Kenya Airways’
International flights within Africa are up 19% since 2015, with Ethiopian Airlines and RwandAir responsible for 60% of this growth. Mauritius – Reunion is now the leading route.
We have five fantastic entries for this week’s FTWA, from three continents: Europe, North America, and South America. The creative juices have clearly been flowing among airport photographers and marketers this week, in a bid to stand out and claim the Arch of Triumph.
A total of 12 new routes were launched by 10 airlines, including TAP Air Portugal adding San Francisco and Washington Dulles to its network.
Kenya Airways has increased its route offering by launching flights to Geneva from its base in Nairobi.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, the Stobart Group celebrates 10 years of ownership at London Southend Airport, while Laudamotion announces a new service to Sweden. More news also from Manchester Airport, plus Moscow Sheremetyevo, Kenya Airways and regional operator Blue Islands.
Along with cake, anna.aero is allowing the readers of anna.aero to vote for their favourite Arch of Triumph during the first week of W18/19. With 20 to choose from, make sure to select and vote for your favourite water salute.
Kenya Airways launches non-stop flights between Nairobi and New York JFK.
Zambia market returns to growth in 2018; capacity up by 4.2% this year, South African Airways is leading carrier
There are 2.56 million two-way seats scheduled on flights serving Zambia in 2018, a 4.2% increase on the previous year. Nick Preston takes a look at the African nation’s commercial air traffic trends over the past 10 years, including domestic and international market share and the biggest airlines and country markets.
Entebbe traffic hit 1.53 million passengers in 2017, up 8.1% versus 2016; Jambojet newest airline while Heathrow is leading unserved route
Serving as the main gateway to Uganda, Entebbe Airport has witnessed a 310% increase in annual traffic between 2000 and last year. Jonathan Ford looks at how traffic has developed from the Ugandan gateway in recent years, which airlines are seeing potential, and highlights the top unserved markets.
Narrow-body aircraft on long-haul routes; US is leading market in S18, Copa Airlines heads airline rankings
Narrow-body aircraft are typically workhorses for short- and medium-haul flying. However, some carriers choose to deploy single-aisle types on longer sectors, including a growing number of LCCs. Nick Preston reveals the leading airlines, airports and country markets for long-haul narrow-body flights in S18.
Air Tanzania reached a significant milestone earlier this month, when VIPs, staff and crew alike greeted the African airline’s first wide-body to its fleet – ushering in a new chapter in its development. Marc Watkins investigates the carrier’s existing network and its long-haul route plans for the future.
Ghana growth curbed by cutbacks in 2017; Africa World Airlines is leading carrier; Lagos top destination
There were 4.53 million two-way seats available on flights serving Ghana in 2017, 4.0% down on the previous year. Despite this, the African nation has enjoyed a strong capacity growth spurt over the past 10 years. Nick Preston looks at Ghana’s capacity trends, and its leading airlines, airports and routes.