Articles Tagged ‘Minsk’

Capacity to Belarus grows 32% in 12 months; three new airlines join the nation’s carrier line-up; Belavia commands the show with 64% of seats

Capacity to Belarus grows 32% in 12 months; three new airlines join the nation’s carrier line-up; Belavia commands the show with 64% of seats

Arkia Israeli Airlines is one of three new airlines to serve Belarus during the past 12 months, one of the factors helping grow seat capacity to the nation by 32%. We take a closer look to see how traffic has evolved during the past decade, and to discover how the nation’s remaining carriers are growing.

Minsk reporting 20% growth this year; Belavia has launched eight routes in just 15 months; Etihad link to Abu Dhabi

Minsk reporting 20% growth this year; Belavia has launched eight routes in just 15 months; Etihad link to Abu Dhabi

Air travel to and from Belarus is growing quickly this year thanks to Belavia’s expanding network. Which new routes has it added in the last year and a bit and how important is the Russian market? How seasonal is demand at the airport and which other carriers serve the airport?

Belavia now serving 32 destinations from Minsk; Stockholm and Tehran latest additions to growing network

Belavia now serving 32 destinations from Minsk; Stockholm and Tehran latest additions to growing network

The national airline of Belarus has launched seven new routes in just over a year. How diverse it its fleet and which routes have been dropped? What share of Minsk airport traffic does the carrier account for?


Vueling responds to Spanair; Porter adds Moncton; two new US hub routes; Belavia increases Moscow options; Highland Airways and Viva Macau cease flying

Vueling responds to Spanair; Porter adds Moncton; two new US hub routes; Belavia increases Moscow options; Highland Airways and Viva Macau cease flying

Several interesting route announcements from Belarus, Canada, Spain and the USA, plus some analysis on two airlines that stopped flying this week. One operated Jetstream 31s, the other Boeing 767s.

World Cup matches boost in-bound “tourism” in Belarus; Etihad’s new link to Abu Dhabi

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusDespite being almost as big as the UK and with a population of 10 million, Belarus’ capital airport at Minsk handled less than one million passengers in 2007. How big is national carrier Belavia’s network and which Western airlines operate regular flights to the country?