Articles Tagged ‘South African Airways’

flyafrica.com serves six airports; Windhoek-Johannesburg is #1 route

flyafrica.com serves six airports; Windhoek-Johannesburg is #1 route

Following the launch of Zimbabwe flyafrica.com in July 2014 and Namibia flyafrica.com in February 2015, the flyafrica.com airline group has expanded rapidly, offering services to a total of six airports in Zimbabwe, South Africa and Namibia. anna.aero evaluates the group’s network for this March.

Botswana’s capacity grows by 3.3% in 12 years; South Africa is top country market

Botswana’s capacity grows by 3.3% in 12 years; South Africa is top country market

Known for its fast-growing economy and for being home of Amantle Montsho (gold medallist at Daegu 2011 World Championships and at Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games), Botswana is also an African aviation hot-spot, being served by four international airports this February. With the flag carrier Air Botswana controlling 58% and 61% of seats and fights respectively, […]

Zimbabwe sees capacity grow by 44% in 2014; fastjet arrives from Dar es Salaam with twice-weekly flights

Zimbabwe sees capacity grow by 44% in 2014; fastjet arrives from Dar es Salaam with twice-weekly flights

Rich in natural resources, including over 40 types of metals and minerals, Zimbabwe is also an African aviation hot-spot, having seen its airports offering around one million one-way seats this year. As Air Zimbabwe controls 32% and 34% of seats and flights respectively this December, anna.aero takes a closer look at Zimbabwe’s aviation sector and […]


South African market grows by 1.2% in four years; World Routes 2015 takes place in Africa for the first time

South African market grows by 1.2% in four years; World Routes 2015 takes place in Africa for the first time

As South Africa is lined up to host the 21st annual World Route Development Forum, in Durban next September, anna.aero takes a closer look at the recent developments in scheduled air services at the country’s busiest gateways and reveals which is the first international country market this November.

Ethiopian Airlines grows 13% in FY13; nine European points served

Ethiopian Airlines grows 13% in FY13; nine European points served

Africa’s third largest carrier according to weekly seat capacity, Ethiopian Airlines has been growing without interruption in recent years, handling 5.2 million passengers in FY2013. As the Star Alliance member is now serving a total of 79 destinations across the globe, anna.aero reveals Ethiopian Airlines’ recent development and its top 12 routes for this September.

Kenya Airways’ traffic up 1.1% in 2013; Nairobi-Mombasa top S14 route

Kenya Airways’ traffic up 1.1% in 2013; Nairobi-Mombasa top S14 route

Africa’s fifth largest operator according to weekly seat capacity, Kenya Airways has been growing without interruption in recent years, recording 3.7 million passengers in 2013. As the SkyTeam member is now serving 48 countries in Africa, Europe, Middle East and Asia, anna.aero reveals Kenya Airways’ recent developments and its top 13 routes for this August.


Boeing delivers more units than Airbus for the third month in a row; Air Arabia receives 6000th A320 aircraft

Boeing delivers more units than Airbus for the third month in a row; Air Arabia receives 6000th A320 aircraft

While the 6000th A320 family aircraft was delivered in March, Airbus will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with its American counterpart, as Boeing is now leading the 2014 delivery race by 20 units.

Cameroon market increases capacity by 50% in 12 months; new services from #1 carrier Camair-Co drives growth

Cameroon market increases capacity by 50% in 12 months; new services from #1 carrier Camair-Co drives growth

Three new carriers — Karinou Airlines, Turkish Airlines and RwandAir — have broken onto the leaderboard of top airlines operating in Cameroon in the last year – all no doubt receiving the traditional warm welcome from the people of this Central African country. anna.aero takes a look at this burgeoning market.

Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport is still Africa’s #1; more flights to Mauritius, Kenya and Mozambique

Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport is still Africa’s #1; more flights to Mauritius, Kenya and Mozambique

International traffic growth remains strong at Johannesburg, helping the airport to deliver close to 20 million annual passengers for the last three years.


South African Airways launches second route to Harare

South African Airways launches second route to Harare

South African Airways now flies to Harare in Zimbabwe from Durban’s King Shaka International Airport.

South African Airways launches new route to Brazzaville in the Congo

South African Airways launches new route to Brazzaville in the Congo

South African Airways now flies from its Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport hub to Brazzaville in the Congo.

South African Airways expands African network; Asian growth on behalf of Europe

South African Airways expands African network; Asian growth on behalf of Europe

As other African airlines are growing fast, South African Airways may soon lose its long-time status as Africa’s largest airline. But how has the Star Alliance airline’s traffic developed? Which markets is the airline focusing on? Where will the airline grow in the future? Which long haul route has been dropped, and which has been […]