Articles Tagged ‘SSA’

New airline routes launched (20 December - 09 January)

New airline routes launched (20 December – 09 January)

Happy new year! In this edition, Turkish Airlines wins Route of the Week for its Xi’an service, and Manchester Airport is the first Cake of the Week winner of 2020.

JetSMART starts Santiago service

JetSMART starts Santiago service

JetSMART launches four-weekly flights between Salvador Bahia and Santiago de Chile.

Salvador soars internationally, with 2018 its record year to date

Salvador soars internationally, with 2018 its record year to date

Brazil’s Salvador has a large population, top tourism and high-value industrial and economic strength. Yet many route opportunities remain.


In from the cold: Cape Verde Airlines, Africa's Icelandair

In from the cold: Cape Verde Airlines, Africa’s Icelandair

Cape Verde Airlines is to be the Icelandair of Africa. Four continents are in an eight-hour radius of its hub, and all are reachable with narrow-bodies.

Birmingham Airport celebrates 80 years of operations

Birmingham Airport celebrates 80 years of operations

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Birmingham Airport celebrates its 80th birthday, Beijing Daxing attracts high-profile European customers this week prior to opening in September, Salvador Bahia gains a Chilean connection, and Air Asia announce a tie-up with Tourism Western Australia…

Salvador stuns with spectacular night-time arch

Salvador stuns with spectacular night-time arch

We have a total of four fantastic entries in this week’s Arch of Triumph; three from Europe and one from South America.


Azul adds two new connections from Salvador Bahia

Azul adds two new connections from Salvador Bahia

Azul launches direct flights from Salvador to Sao Paulo and Aracaju.

Geneva Airport's time to shine with a rainbow-themed Arch of Triumph

Geneva Airport’s time to shine with a rainbow-themed Arch of Triumph

We have five fantastic entries for this week’s FTWA, from three continents: Europe, North America, and South America. The creative juices have clearly been flowing among airport photographers and marketers this week, in a bid to stand out and claim the Arch of Triumph. 

Passaredo Airlines launches Petrolina to Salvador Bahia service

Passaredo Airlines launches Petrolina to Salvador Bahia service

Passaredo Airlines commenced a new daily service between Petrolina to Salvador Bahia on 14 June.


Salvador Bahia – where South America awakes and European demand booms – an anna.aero special report from Brazil

Salvador Bahia – where South America awakes and European demand booms – an anna.aero special report from Brazil

anna.aero’s Aviation Development Editor Jonathan Ford recently went to Salvador Bahia in Brazil, where he met with the airport’s CCO, Marc Gordien, and Airline Marketing Manager, Graziella Delicato, to learn about the airport’s development under VINCI, and why the city, region and airport have so much to offer.

Salvador Bahia Airport welcomes TAP Air Portugal A330-900neo services

Salvador Bahia Airport welcomes TAP Air Portugal A330-900neo services

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Salvador Bahia Airport in Brazil welcomes TAP Air Portugal’s new A330-900neo on its connection from Lisbon, Hong Kong Airport celebrates the first day of the Chinese New Year, plus more news from Iberia.

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.