Articles Tagged ‘Turkey’

Pegasus has 2,763 flights and 170 routes next week

Pegasus has 2,763 flights and 170 routes next week

Pegasus’ flights are down by just 25% YOY. It has 105 international routes, yet its domestic network has rebounded strongest. We examine its network.

UK - Spain most profitable for Euro LCCs last year with est. €395m, RDC’s Apex platform shows

UK – Spain most profitable for Euro LCCs last year with est. €395m, RDC’s Apex platform shows

Despite tough times, we explore Europe’s top-20 most profitable markets last year. The UK’s quarantine undermines the recovery of the #1 most profitable market, UK – Spain.

SunExpress restarts Münster Osnabrück

SunExpress restarts Münster Osnabrück

SunExpress relaunched restarted Antalya – Münster Osnabrück on 3 August, with the carrier serving the German airport for 30 years.


Time for ‘Ryanair Turkey’? 250+ unserved routes to Europe, excl. Istanbul, with avg. 11,000 passengers

Time for ‘Ryanair Turkey’? 250+ unserved routes to Europe, excl. Istanbul, with avg. 11,000 passengers

Almost 31 million seats were offered between non-Istanbul Turkey and Europe/Middle East last year, up by over 20 million since 2010. Yet there are many unserved opportunities.

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen's Gerald Ong: 'COVID-19 enables full rehabilitation & refurbishment'

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen’s Gerald Ong: ‘COVID-19 enables full rehabilitation & refurbishment’

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen added 30m seats between 2010 & 2019. Given this, we chat with Gerald Ong, Director of Marketing, about what it’s doing amid COVID-19.

SunExpress celebrates 30th birthday & passes 10 million scheduled seats

SunExpress celebrates 30th birthday & passes 10 million scheduled seats

Given SunExpress’ birthday, we analyse the carrier’s development, including strong focus on non-stop VFR markets – a large, reasonably untapped opportunity.


CONNECT 2020 delights in Turkey; read about it all in anna.aero’s Show Dailies

CONNECT 2020 delights in Turkey; read about it all in anna.aero’s Show Dailies

CONNECT 2020’s fantastic Show Dailies are here, showcasing all of the event’s highlights and packed with interviews. See your photos? Get them!

Antalya seats up 11 million since 2015 as CONNECT comes to town

Antalya seats up 11 million since 2015 as CONNECT comes to town

Over 70% of Antalya’s seats are international, with Russia adding seven million since 2016. SunExpress now #1 at Antalya from big recent expansion.

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen to double passengers to 70m in 10 years

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen to double passengers to 70m in 10 years

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen expects 35.5m passengers in 2019 – a decade earlier than forecast. With a new runway and terminal coming, it expects 70m by 2030.


AtlasGlobal suspends operations for a month; 2019 seats down 37%

AtlasGlobal suspends operations for a month; 2019 seats down 37%

AtlasGlobal has suspended operations for a month to reorganise. Since 2017, it has cut seats 37% from a high that saw it move away from its Istanbul core.

3,750+ routes launched in 2018; Berlin Tegel, Vienna lead; US widens gap as top new route market

3,750+ routes launched in 2018; Berlin Tegel, Vienna lead; US widens gap as top new route market

The final new route numbers are in for 2018! anna.aero has been busy studying its New Routes Database to highlight the most newsworthy network statistics from last year. We reveal the top airlines, country markets and airports for new routes in 2018, and a take a look ahead to see what is coming in 2019.

Domestic markets review 2018: India and Indonesia overtake Japan; Nepal and Bolivia see fastest growth

Domestic markets review 2018: India and Indonesia overtake Japan; Nepal and Bolivia see fastest growth

Capacity on global domestic services increased by 6.2% in 2018 versus last year, with over 3.31 billion seats on sale this year. The US is the largest market but China is closing the gap, and developing markets including India and Indonesia are progressing. Nick Preston examines this year’s domestic growth trends.