Articles Tagged ‘Morocco’

3,750+ routes launched in 2018; Berlin Tegel, Vienna lead; US widens gap as top new route market

3,750+ routes launched in 2018; Berlin Tegel, Vienna lead; US widens gap as top new route market

The final new route numbers are in for 2018! anna.aero has been busy studying its New Routes Database to highlight the most newsworthy network statistics from last year. We reveal the top airlines, country markets and airports for new routes in 2018, and a take a look ahead to see what is coming in 2019.

US traffic increases by 19% from 2008 to 2017; Stewart was fastest expanding airport last year, Cuba leads international growth race

US traffic increases by 19% from 2008 to 2017; Stewart was fastest expanding airport last year, Cuba leads international growth race

There were 965 million passengers on flights to and from US airports in 2017, 19% more than the previous year. Nick Preston examines traffic developments in the US over the past 10 years and identifies its domestic and international growth trends, as well the fastest growing airports and international markets.

Moroccan traffic up 13% during H1 2018; passed 20 million passengers for the first time last year; four new airlines this summer

Moroccan traffic up 13% during H1 2018; passed 20 million passengers for the first time last year; four new airlines this summer

During H1 2018, Moroccan airports handled just under 10.36 million passengers, up from 9.25 million during the same period of 2017. Jonathan Ford investigates the sudden surge in passenger growth from Africa’s third largest aviation market, including which airlines and airports are reaping the benefits.


Ryanair's French Fancies; biggest potential for new bases in Paris, Marseille and Toulouse?

Ryanair’s French Fancies; biggest potential for new bases in Paris, Marseille and Toulouse?

On 17 January, Ryanair released a number of new routes for W18/19 serving the French market. At the same time it announced that it is in talks with various airports about the possibility of opening bases in the country. anna.aero has considered the ULCC’s current operations in France, alongside its recent approach to network strategy, […]

Royal Air Maroc turns 60 years old; latest reports suggest passenger traffic growth of 10% to 6.7 million; average load factor of 65%

Royal Air Maroc turns 60 years old; latest reports suggest passenger traffic growth of 10% to 6.7 million; average load factor of 65%

Royal Air Maroc is the national carrier of Morocco and between November 2015 and October 2016 the carrier flew 6.7 million passengers with an average load factor of 65%. We take a closer look at the development of the carrier’s annual capacity, and which airports are seeing the greatest gains. 

Fez Airport on track for one million passengers in 2017; Air Arabia Maroc expands network significantly taking advantage of new terminal

Fez Airport on track for one million passengers in 2017; Air Arabia Maroc expands network significantly taking advantage of new terminal

Morocco’s fourth busiest airport looks set for a record-breaking year. The airport is a base for Ryanair, its largest customer. We look at historic traffic growth, the airport’s seasonality profile and leading country markets.


CONNECT Marrakech now has 45 airlines; 150 airports

CONNECT Marrakech now has 45 airlines; 150 airports

45 airlines are taking part in CONNECT Marrakech 3-6 June, along with 150 airports including the usual solid contingent from France.

Morocco's airports see 2014 Q1 growth of 15.4%; easyJet and transavia.com France grow while Ryanair and Vueling shrink

Morocco’s airports see 2014 Q1 growth of 15.4%; easyJet and transavia.com France grow while Ryanair and Vueling shrink

Moroccan airport traffic has grown by more than 10% in nine of the last 11 months, but there are signs that this rate will slow this summer. We examine by how much the leading carriers have changed their international capacity to the country, and what new routes Royal Air Maroc has added recently.

Europe-Africa airline seat capacity up less than 2% in March; Moroccan markets growing fastest as Egypt faces uncertain future

Europe-Africa airline seat capacity up less than 2% in March; Moroccan markets growing fastest as Egypt faces uncertain future

Modest growth between Europe and Africa disguises significant developments at an airline and country pair level. Ryanair is increasing capacity by over 70%, Vueling by over 500%, while traffic on Egyptian routes appears to be suffering due to the country’s on-going political uncertainty.


Morocco's airports grow passenger numbers by 9% in 2013; easyJet and Ryanair lead way with most new routes

Morocco’s airports grow passenger numbers by 9% in 2013; easyJet and Ryanair lead way with most new routes

The EU’s ‘open-skies’ agreement with Morocco continues to reap dividends as passenger traffic rebounded in 2013 after a difficult 2012. We reveal which airports grew fastest in 2013, and which foreign airlines have added routes for this summer.

Morocco's airports see first traffic fall in a decade in 2012; Vueling fastest-growing airline with six new routes in 2013

Morocco’s airports see first traffic fall in a decade in 2012; Vueling fastest-growing airline with six new routes in 2013

The EU ‘open-skies’ agreement has been great for Morocco in recent years, but last year saw airport traffic fall by 4%. We reveal which airport bucked the trend and grew by 7%. Royal Air Maroc is maintaining its dominant market share, but Vueling will face tough competition on its planned new routes.

We said they would!!! Ryanair’s Moroccan bases confirmed

We said they would!!! Ryanair’s Moroccan bases confirmed

Bases 56 and 57 for Ryanair are confirmed at Marrakech and Fez, with two and one aircraft respectively.