Articles Tagged ‘Kenya Airways’
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 gets 787-8 – but where will it fly it? Mumbai, London and Guangzhou best options
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.
Kenya Airways navigates from Nairobi to Mauritius
Kenya Airways launches a twice-weekly operation from its main base to the Indian Ocean island.
Lagos Airport set for growth in 2018 thanks to 7.4% rise in annual capacity; comes on the back of traffic falling below seven million
Lagos Airport is the leading gateway to Nigeria, with it handling over six million passengers in 2016 and 2017. However, Lagos looks set to see a resurgence this summer, having witnessed cuts for three consecutive years. Jonathan Ford informs on the recent history of one of Africa’s busiest airports.
Kenya Airways grows traffic 71% in 10 years to 4.46 million annual passengers; load factor back above 70%; confirms New York JFK launch
Kenya Airways’ announcement of non-stop flights to New York JFK is one of the most significant route developments in its history. With the news, anna.aero has looked at how the carrier has development in recent history, with numbers showing that the carrier has been busy enhancing its passenger numbers.
Ethiopia’s double-digit ASK growth shows no signs of stopping; Ethiopian Airlines #1 carrier
With over 86 million inhabitants, Ethiopia is Africa’s second largest country in terms of population and is home to the ever-dynamic and opportunist carrier Ethiopian Airlines. We take a look at the country’s ASK growth, along with its biggest country markets and airlines.
Delta Air Lines is largest of SkyTeam’s 20 members with 25% of seats; Guangzhou joins Atlanta and Paris CDG in top three hubs
SkyTeam has 20 airline members which cover a network of over 1,000 airports in 177 countries across 3,700+ routes. We take a closer look at the size of all the carriers, the alliance’s top airports, as well as its top 12 routes in relation to ASKs and seats.
Kenya Airways connects to Cape Town
Kenya Airways begins thrice-weekly service between Nairobi and Cape Town – a route which will operate via Livingstone in Zambia.
Kenya’s capacity grows by 4.6% (CAGR) in 11 years; Fly-SAX adds Nairobi-Entebbe sector
Famous for its tea, coffee, flowers and athletes, Kenya is also an African aviation hot-spot, having seen its 19 airports offering around 6.3 million one-way seats in 2014. As Kenya Airways controls over half of weekly capacity this January, anna.aero evaluates the airlines operating in this dynamic market and reveals which is the first international […]
Dar es Salaam reports 13% traffic growth in 2013; Air Seychelles touches down from Mahé
The gateway to the largest and richest city of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam Airport (perhaps better known as Julius Nyerere International Airport) handled close to 2.4 million passengers in 2013. With a total of 20 airlines flying to 30 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals its top […]