Articles Tagged ‘SAW’

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen opens new terminal; demand up 40% so far in 2009

nl201109-airprot-100.jpgOne of Europe’s fastest growing airports has a great new terminal. How is demand split between domestic and international flights and how do the three major Turkish carriers compare? Which European and Middle Eastern LCCs serve the airport?

Turkish airports report double-digit growth this autumn; Istanbul leads way

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsTurkish airports will handle over 80 million passengers this year and most (but not all) are growing. But is it domestic or international traffic that is driving the growth? How dominant are Istanbul’s two airports?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 7 November – Friday 13 November)

Routes NewsA big welcome to Air Kiribati making their first appearance in our news section. We also have details of new routes (and celebratory pictures) started this week in Canada, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, Germany, India, Latvia, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, Puerto Rico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sudan, Turkey, the UAE, the UK, and the USA.

Sabiha Gökçen entry takes The to 666!

Lead StoryAs unique monthly visits to pass 35,000, Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökcen became the 80th airport to join advertising 11 routes, taking the total available air services in the shop to an auspicious 666.

Growth in Turkish market driven by domestic demand; SAW sees rapid growth everywhere

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsWhat’s this? A country where air travel demand has been growing throughout 2009? Yes, it’s true and we show you which are the fastest growing airports in Turkey and which new international routes have been started.

Pegasus Airlines wings its way to mainland Europe with increasing scheduled services

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisThe owners of Istanbul-based Pegasus are now also the largest shareholder in airberlin. But what routes does Pegasus serve around Europe? How extensive is its domestic network and what are its frequencies on the busiest routes?

Turkey’s airport traffic grew by 6% in 2008 fuelled by rapid expansion of Turkish Airlines

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusJust two airports handled 55% of Turkey’s 74 million airport passengers last year. Which ones? Seasonality is extreme at some airports. Which airports has Turkish Airlines recently added to its network and which airline legends are helping to guide Pegasus Airlines to a brighter future?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 6 December – Friday 12 December):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsA brief lull this week before we have over 50 new routes starting next week. However, BA started a new route to India, easyJet launched four new routes including a domestic French route, and Transavia (a Dutch airline) started a whopping eight new routes from Copenhagen (in Denmark). Ah, the joys of EU liberalisation. Plus new routes from Mexicana, SriLankan and Ryanair took the week off but will be back with a bang next week!