Articles Tagged ‘South America’

Air Europa competes directly with Iberia on 80% of routes from Madrid

Air Europa competes directly with Iberia on 80% of routes from Madrid

With such strong competition with Iberia – on 45 of 56 routes – the acquisition of Air Europa by IAG is all about dominance at Madrid.

Surinam Airways serves just two destinations in South America

Surinam Airways serves just two destinations in South America

Surinam Airways naturally revolves around Amsterdam and the Dutch Caribbean – but still has three routes to Miami.

Miami’s top-10 unserved markets in South America

Miami’s top-10 unserved markets in South America

As Eastern Airlines begins Miami to Asunción, which was Miami’s #1 unserved market in South America, we explore the airport’s remaining unserved opportunities.


<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> Bogota is the gateway to South America; what core unserved routes?

Routes Reconnected: Bogota is the gateway to South America; what core unserved routes?

Bogota has 10 million people and a GDP larger than 10 Latin American countries. We chat with the airport’s Aviation Marketing Director about core unserved routes.

Turkish Airlines to Bogota and Panama City had 90% seat factor in 2019

Turkish Airlines to Bogota and Panama City had 90% seat factor in 2019

68% of Turkish Airlines’ Bogota and Panama City traffic connected over Istanbul, but where? This route will operate four-weekly from January.

Lufthansa’s Sao Paulo – Frankfurt; seat load factor of ~88%, but to where do they connect?

Lufthansa’s Sao Paulo – Frankfurt; seat load factor of ~88%, but to where do they connect?

We explore the carrier’s Sao Paulo – Frankfurt service, which had ~233,000 passengers last year and nearly 60% connecting. Nagoya #1 O&D.


Lima now fifth-largest in Latin America; LCCs have 14% and growing fast

Lima now fifth-largest in Latin America; LCCs have 14% and growing fast

Lima’s seats passed 30 million in 2019 from LATAM and LCC growth despite two airlines ending. Lima is now fifth in Latin America, from tenth in 2010.

Copa or gold? Panama's hub of the Americas

Copa or gold? Panama’s hub of the Americas

Copa Airlines operates its hub of the Americas in Panama. Within a seven-hour radius lies all key areas of North and South America. What are the numbers behind Copa’s five key traffic flows? How many waves does it have a day and when?  And crucially, will it continue to remain steadfast to its core?

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.


Argentina–Chile is South America's fastest-growing intra-country market; Brazil's domestic sector leads despite 0.3% capacity cut in 2017

Argentina–Chile is South America’s fastest-growing intra-country market; Brazil’s domestic sector leads despite 0.3% capacity cut in 2017

The South American market overall has seen capacity fluctuate between 3.8% growth and 4.9% cuts in recent years, but despite this, many country markets are thriving. We take a closer look at South America’s leading intra-country markets and see how capacity has grown in recent years.    

Europe-South America market grew by 3% in 2016; Iberia still leading carrier as LATAM closes gap; British Airways starts new Chile service

Europe-South America market grew by 3% in 2016; Iberia still leading carrier as LATAM closes gap; British Airways starts new Chile service

Brazil’s hosting of the Olympics in 2016 focused world attention on South America. Non-stop connections from European airports have grown steadily in recent years. We reveal the rate of growth as well as leading airlines and country pairs.

American Airlines dominates market between North and South America; capacity up 9% versus last January

American Airlines dominates market between North and South America; capacity up 9% versus last January

Non-stop services between airports in North and South America are growing steadily with several carriers launching new services in recent months. We rank the top 12 country pairs and the top 12 airlines in the market, and reveal the top 10 airports in each region for capacity to the other. Plus we reveal what made […]