Articles Tagged ‘SDU’

Azul Airlines flew 21 million passengers in 2017; international traffic growing fast, São Paulo Viracopos remains biggest base

Azul Airlines flew 21 million passengers in 2017; international traffic growing fast, São Paulo Viracopos remains biggest base

Azul Airlines welcomed 21.48 million passengers across its network in 2017, 7.9% more than in 2016, and it has more than doubled its available capacity in the past six years. Nick Preston examines the Brazilian carrier’s recent network trends including its leading airports, routes and country markets.

Brazil sees seat slowdown; capacity stagnant in 2017, Colombia is fastest growing international market

Brazil sees seat slowdown; capacity stagnant in 2017, Colombia is fastest growing international market

There were 142.30 million two-way seats serving Brazilian airports in 2017, representing a very marginal 0.1% increase on the previous year. Nick Preston examines some of the main trends taking shape in the South American market over the past 10 years, including international and domestic growth rates.

FIFA World Cup 2018 winner predictions versus anna.aero odds; England-France final predicted

FIFA World Cup 2018 winner predictions versus anna.aero odds; England-France final predicted

With only eight teams left in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, anna.aero thought it would be fun to have a look to see which countries are best paired, and if airport rankings have any correlation whatsoever to FIFA’s rankings. Jonathan Ford explores the possibilities of the potential World Cup order in more detail and predicts […]


Americas-Caribbean S18 review: US has two-thirds of seats; Rio-São Paulo is busiest route

Americas-Caribbean S18 review: US has two-thirds of seats; Rio-São Paulo is busiest route

With peak season fast approaching, anna.aero decided to take a look around the world at the busiest country markets, airlines and routes for a typical week in S18. Nick Preston starts the worldwide review with a look at the Americas and Caribbean region, offering a comparison of this year’s schedules with S17.

Skyscanner reveals the value of time to air travellers is $8 per hour for long-haul passengers

Skyscanner reveals the value of time to air travellers is $8 per hour for long-haul passengers

We all know that time is money, but just how much is a long-haul passenger prepared to pay to save one hour of travel time? Those clever people at Skyscanner have analysed the top 100 long-haul routes, and they reckon it’s $8 per hour. They also reveal the potential for new non-stop routes.

Belo Horizonte Airport’s largest airline GOL reduces capacity while Azul Airlines increase by 10%

Belo Horizonte Airport’s largest airline GOL reduces capacity while Azul Airlines increase by 10%

Belo Horizonte Airport, otherwise known as ‘Tancredo Neves International Airport’, is the main airport to serve the Brazilian city. The other two airports are Belo Horizonte/Pampulha Airport, which serves as a hub for regional flights, while Carlos Prates Airport serves general aviation. anna.aero looks to see how the airline framework has changed at Tancredo Neves […]


GOL grows traffic by 10% in 2014; 97% of seats in domestic market

GOL grows traffic by 10% in 2014; 97% of seats in domestic market

Established in 2000 and having started operations on 15 January 2001 with a flight from Brasilia to Sao Paulo Guarulhos, GOL has expanded considerably since then, offering services to a total of 70 destinations in 11 countries this January. With the carrier flying to 55 points in Brazil, anna.aero looks at GOL’s top airports, country […]

Sao Paulo Viracopos sees growth of 6.9% so far in 2014; Azul Airlines adds Fort Lauderdale

Sao Paulo Viracopos sees growth of 6.9% so far in 2014; Azul Airlines adds Fort Lauderdale

The third busiest gateway to Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paulo Viracopos Airport handled close to 9.3 million passengers in 2013 (a new record high). With a total of five airlines flying to 59 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity, reveals its seasonality profile and how dominant Azul Airlines is […]

GOL gets three new routes going from Sao Paulo Viracopos

GOL gets three new routes going from Sao Paulo Viracopos

GOL begins services from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Rio de Janeiro Santos, Santo Domingo and Miami, FL, using its 737-800s.


Azul Airlines' traffic grows by 32% in 2013; gears up for long-haul expansion from early 2015

Azul Airlines’ traffic grows by 32% in 2013; gears up for long-haul expansion from early 2015

Establishing itself as the third largest operator in Brazil according to weekly seat capacity, Azul Airlines handled over 13 million passengers last year, growing by 32% when compared to 2012. As the LCC is currently serving over 100 domestic destinations, anna.aero investigates Azul’s top 13 routes and which airports are likely to witness a frequency […]

GOL cuts 18 routes; but more US routes possible via Santo Domingo hub

GOL cuts 18 routes; but more US routes possible via Santo Domingo hub

A slowdown in the growth of the Brazilian economy has encouraged GOL (which lost money in 2011 and 2012) to make significant cuts in its domestic network. We reveal which routes (domestic and international) have been cut, and which new routes have been added. We also reveal which three of the airline’s top 12 airports […]

Avianca Brazil to become a Star; now 100% domestic

Avianca Brazil to become a Star; now 100% domestic

While the Brazilian domestic market has contracted by 8%, Avianca Brazil has grown at 11 out of 12 of its largest airports in the last year.