Articles Tagged ‘Star Alliance’

Air China grows international capacity by 13% per annum since 2013; US is biggest market by ASKs, Japan routes have most seat capacity

Air China grows international capacity by 13% per annum since 2013; US is biggest market by ASKs, Japan routes have most seat capacity

Air China now operates over 100 international routes. We look at the airline’s international seat growth since 2006, the leading country markets (and their rate of growth) and the leading routes as measured by ASKs.

Air Canada rouge is welcomed to London Gatwick by anna.aero

Air Canada rouge is welcomed to London Gatwick by anna.aero

Air Canada rouge commenced services between Toronto Pearson and London Gatwick on 19 May. anna.aero was on hand to help celebrate the carrier’s new service at the London airport on 20 May, and of course produce a splendid route launch cake.

Over 1,200 routes connect Asia to the rest of the world; Mumbai–Dubai is #1; MEB3 hub is also the number one destination from the continent

Over 1,200 routes connect Asia to the rest of the world; Mumbai–Dubai is #1; MEB3 hub is also the number one destination from the continent

During the past 12 months, seat capacity between Asia and the rest of the world has grown by 6.2% with Emirates remaining as the largest carrier in the market. With Routes Asia just around the corner, anna.aero thought it would look to see how the world is connecting to the continent, and to highlight some […]


Air India carried 18 million passengers in 2015; UAE is still leading country market while San Francisco is latest long-haul route

Air India carried 18 million passengers in 2015; UAE is still leading country market while San Francisco is latest long-haul route

India’s flag-carrier operates over 100 aircraft across a network of almost 90 airports. We look at its share of domestic and international operations, its biggest routes (by ASKs) and leading country markets.

Turkish Airlines to fly in airport CEOs from all its 46 African destinations to ACI Airport Exchange Istanbul!

Turkish Airlines to fly in airport CEOs from all its 46 African destinations to ACI Airport Exchange Istanbul!

Turkish Airlines has agreed to provide free tickets to all airport CEOs across its 46-city African network so they can attend ACI Airport Exchange in Istanbul 8-10 December, reflecting its intensive interest in the continent.

All airlines everywhere invited to 1st Istanbul New Airport Development Conference (at ACI Airport Exchange)

All airlines everywhere invited to 1st Istanbul New Airport Development Conference (at ACI Airport Exchange)

While Istanbul New Airport will be the centre of Turkish Airlines’ world-domination strategy, what will it be like for “other” airlines – especially those airlines which are not Turkish Airlines’ Star Alliance partners?


Ljubljana Airport sees passenger growth of 11% in 2015; Zurich now #1 route as Star Alliance carriers dominate in Slovenia

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

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.

Asiana Airlines competes head-to-head with Korean Air on almost 50 routes; Rome is newest route with Astana to launch on 8 August

Asiana Airlines competes head-to-head with Korean Air on almost 50 routes; Rome is newest route with Astana to launch on 8 August

Star Alliance carrier Asiana Airlines faces tough competition from its main Seoul Incheon base. We reveal the airline’s biggest routes as measured by ASKs, where it flies its A380s and what it’s doing in the domestic market.


UK airports on track to handle 240 million passengers in 2014

UK airports on track to handle 240 million passengers in 2014

The UK remains the biggest European market in terms of passenger numbers at its airports. We look back at the monthly traffic trends over recent years, reveal which airports are growing fastest and which are the dynamic country markets driving growth.

TAP Portugal to launch 10 new routes in 2014; biggest carrier by far for European World Cup fans heading for Brazil

TAP Portugal to launch 10 new routes in 2014; biggest carrier by far for European World Cup fans heading for Brazil

TAP Portugal may be based in one of Europe’s economically challenged southern countries but that hasn’t stopped it reporting record passenger numbers in 2013. This year promises to be even more exciting, with 10 new destinations from Lisbon (including four in the Americas), and a great opportunity to benefit from Brazil’s hosting of the FIFA […]

Air India launches route to Birmingham

Air India launches route to Birmingham

Air India’s inaugural flight from Delhi Airport to Birmingham Airport.