Articles Tagged ‘oneworld’

oneworld member SriLankan Airlines is big in India and growing in China; London Heathrow is still #1 route for ASKs

oneworld member SriLankan Airlines is big in India and growing in China; London Heathrow is still #1 route for ASKs

The newest member of the oneworld alliance, the Sri Lankan flag-carrier joined on 1 May 2014. We reveal how the airline has grown since 2000 and what its biggest routes are in terms of ASKs and flights.

Heathrow becomes airport #50 for 787; average sector 3,400km – 25% of its 15,000km range capability!

Heathrow becomes airport #50 for 787; average sector 3,400km – 25% of its 15,000km range capability!

Most of the eight airlines operating the Boeing 787 are keeping them close to base while they build-up familiarity with the new airframe. At 5,245 kilometres, Qatar Airways’ Doha to London 787 route which touched down for the first time on 14 December, is only using around one-third of the aircraft’s 15,000 kilometre range capability.

SriLankan's network of over 30 destinations to join oneworld

SriLankan’s network of over 30 destinations to join oneworld

The oneworld alliance has invited Colombo-based SriLankan to become a full member. How quickly has the airline grown in recent years and what does its network consist of? Which routes did it start in 2011 and what are its plans for 2012?


No longer a force in India? Kingfisher slips from first to fifth in domestic market in just four months

No longer a force in India? Kingfisher slips from first to fifth in domestic market in just four months

It may be on the verge of joining the oneworld alliance but India’s Kingfisher is going through some challenging times. How has its domestic market share evolved in the last three years? When did it start international services and how many destinations in how many countries does it currently serve?

airberlin's still evolving network strategy sees more than 30 routes dropped and over 40 added during the last year

airberlin’s still evolving network strategy sees more than 30 routes dropped and over 40 added during the last year

As airberlin moves ever further away from its charter roots and prepares to embrace alliance membership, we take a closer look at which routes have been ditched in the last 12 months. Which domestic airport is no longer served? And what’s happened to the two routes that airberlin moved between London airports earlier this year?

Iberia's focus on Latin American routes quantified; USA bigger than domestic market from Madrid by ASKs

Iberia’s focus on Latin American routes quantified; USA bigger than domestic market from Madrid by ASKs

Following our recent examination of British Airways our attention now turns to fellow IAG member Iberia. How important is its Madrid hub? Which are the leading country markets from Madrid? And the leading routes (by ASKs)? And which new destinations have been added recently?


S7 club: Russia’s first airline joins oneworld: “substantially expanding the network throughout Russia”

S7 club: Russia’s first airline joins oneworld: “substantially expanding the network throughout Russia”

S7 joined Aeroflot as a member of a global alliance this week. How has the airline’s traffic developed, and how focused is it on the domestic market? Which European destinations does it serve from its two biggest bases?

LATAM Airlines Group S.A - a route planning perspective: Biggest South American carrier, but few points served in Europe/US...

LATAM Airlines Group S.A – a route planning perspective: Biggest South American carrier, but few points served in Europe/US…

So Latin America soon has a ‘mega’-carrier, but which big airports in Latin America does it barely have a presence at? Which airports in Europe and North America do both carriers serve and how will they resolve the alliance membership issue?

airberlin moves from LCC status to alliance member; limited contribution to oneworld network

airberlin moves from LCC status to alliance member; limited contribution to oneworld network

airberlin announced plans to join the oneworld alliance this week but what does its network offer the other alliance members? Which oneworld hubs does it serve and what presence do oneworld carriers have at airberlin’s biggest bases?


Aegean and Tarom latest European carriers to join alliances; 20 of top 35 airlines in Europe now alliance members

Aegean and Tarom latest European carriers to join alliances; 20 of top 35 airlines in Europe now alliance members

How many airlines are now members of one of the three major alliances? How many of them are in Europe and which are the biggest airlines operating in Europe that are not members of an alliance?

Iberia-British Airways merger creates third European mega-legacy carrier; each has different global network focus

Iberia-British Airways merger creates third European mega-legacy carrier; each has different global network focus

How do the non-European networks of Europe’s three legacy mega-carriers compare? Who serves most non-European destinations? What’s special about New York JFK and who is the only carrier to make it down under?