Articles Tagged ‘Skyteam’
Virgin Atlantic joins SkyTeam alliance becoming its first UK member airline
Virgin Atlantic formally joined SkyTeam at a signing ceremony on 2 March 2023. The move means Virgin Atlantic becomes SkyTeam’s first and only UK member airline, enhancing the alliance’s transatlantic network and services to and from Heathrow and Manchester airports.
Royal Air Maroc joins oneworld; key boost to alliance’s weak Africa footprint
oneworld is by far the weakest alliance for Africa, which the arrival of Royal Air Maroc sets about changing. We analyse where & how oneworld will benefit.
Amsterdam overtakes Frankfurt and Istanbul as it aims to catch Paris CDG to become Europe’s #2 hub; Heathrow to have 9.3 million pax lead
FLAPI airports (Frankfurt, London Heathrow, Amsterdam, Paris CDG and Istanbul Atatürk) handled over 326 million passengers in 2016, up 1.5% when compared to 2015. We look to see how these airports have grown in the past decade in regards to their hub carriers and their market shares.
Amsterdam-Ho Chi Minh City is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ over 530,000 searches; Vietnam Airlines’ fifth European destination??
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year nearly 530,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Amsterdam and Ho Chi Minh City ‒ but the route is unserved!? Already serving Frankfurt, London Heathrow, Moscow Domodedovo and Paris CDG, will the Dutch hub become Vietnam Airlines’ fifth destination in […]
Delta Air Lines is largest of SkyTeam’s 20 members with 25% of seats; Guangzhou joins Atlanta and Paris CDG in top three hubs
SkyTeam has 20 airline members which cover a network of over 1,000 airports in 177 countries across 3,700+ routes. We take a closer look at the size of all the carriers, the alliance’s top airports, as well as its top 12 routes in relation to ASKs and seats.
TAROM quickly losing market share in fast-growing Romania as Blue Air, Ryanair and Wizz Air all expand rapidly
The Romanian flag carrier started flying in 1954, but still has only a modest fleet of just over 20 aircraft. We reveal its development during the last decade, its share of the Romanian market and leading country markets.
Ljubljana Airport sees passenger growth of 11% in 2015; Zurich now #1 route as Star Alliance carriers dominate in Slovenia
Ljubljana Airport serves as the gateway to the capital of Slovenia. After four years of consecutive decline in passenger traffic from 2009 to 2012, the airport has since witnessed growth and during the first seven months of 2015, Ljubljana has seen passenger traffic increase by 11%. anna.aero looks to see which routes and airlines have […]
American Airlines overtakes Delta Air Lines and United Airlines to become #1 at Los Angeles
The merger of American Airlines and US Airways has resulted in the ‘new’ American becoming the number one carrier out of Los Angeles, with the number one carrier in S14, United Airlines, slipping to third. anna.aero investigates to see which airlines are growing the most from the Californian hub, and which markets are becoming more popular.
Xiamen Airlines passes 20 million passenger mark in 2014; Amsterdam will become first European route in July using 787s
Xiamen Airlines operates an all-Boeing fleet and has doubled in size in just six years. Still dominated by its domestic network, we reveal what new international route are being added in 2015.
Aerolineas Argentinas growing by 30%; new domestic routes spearhead this year’s surge
Messi scored a hat-trick the last time Argentina and Brazil met on the football pitch, with the Albicelestes winning 4-3. With a GDP growing faster than its bigger neighbour, and a resurgent Aerolíneas Argentinas growing 30% year-on-year, the country’s airports and airlines are matching the performance of the national football team.
Aeromexico #1: but only if you include its regional partner
Running scared: Like Speedy Gonzales, Aeromexico is still outrunning its competitors when it comes to maintaining its position as Mexico’s biggest airline. However, it increasingly needs the capacity of its regional subsidiary Aerolitoral (branded as Aeromexico Connect), to hold this position under growing pressure from LCCs InterJet and Volaris.
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport continues to rebuild following Delta merger
With a catchment of over five million people, Detroit remains a vital cog in the network of the world’s largest airline – Delta Airlines – as its third largest hub after Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta and Minneapolis/St. Paul.