Articles Tagged ‘Turkey’

Turkey’s newest airport on man-made island at Ordu-Giresun set to handle over one million passengers in 2017; domestic routes dominate

Turkey’s newest airport on man-made island at Ordu-Giresun set to handle over one million passengers in 2017; domestic routes dominate

Opened in 2015 and located on Turkey’s northern coast, Ordu-Giresun Airport has grown quickly. At present domestic flights to Istanbul and Ankara dominate but there are also a growing number of frequencies to German airports.

Iceland tops ranking for European countries dominated by local carriers; Lithuania and Slovakia among others with no home carriers

Iceland tops ranking for European countries dominated by local carriers; Lithuania and Slovakia among others with no home carriers

Ryanair has over 80 bases, easyJet and Wizz Air over 20 each and most are outside of where they are headquartered. We reveal which European countries are still dominated by their home-based airlines and which are now dominated by foreign carriers.

Airports in Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Portugal and Spain reporting excellent growth so far in 2016

Airports in Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Portugal and Spain reporting excellent growth so far in 2016

We analyse the growth trends across 20 European country markets to reveal the winners and losers so far in 2016. Can you guess the five country markets which are seeing traffic declines in the first half of this year?


anna.aero swims the Bosphorus; supporting friends in Turkish airports and airlines and child cancer causes

anna.aero swims the Bosphorus; supporting friends in Turkish airports and airlines and child cancer causes

In a show of solidarity with Turkish airports and airlines, anna.aero’s charity fund-raising team, “TeamBron,” competed in the 28th annual Samsung Bosphorus Cross Continental Swimming Race on Sunday (24 July 2016) across the famous Istanbul strait separating Asia and Europe.

Turkish airports still growing; but at lowest level for seven years

Turkish airports still growing; but at lowest level for seven years

Turkish airports still grow – but at lowest rate for seven years, anna.aero’s analysis reveals. Across all Turkish airports demand was up just 1.0% according to our evaluation of DHMI figures.

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 5)

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 5)

Chinese airport statistics for 2015, Turkish airport statistics for January 2016, Ryanair’s 79th base to be in Nuremberg and British Airways going to London Stansted.


Global seat capacity up 7.3% in 2016 Q1; China and Ryanair see biggest increase in seats compared with 2015 Q1

Global seat capacity up 7.3% in 2016 Q1; China and Ryanair see biggest increase in seats compared with 2015 Q1

We reveal which are the leading airlines and country markets in the first quarter of 2016 and by how much they are growing (or shrinking). Plus a look at which airlines and countries are seeing the biggest increase in capacity.

Senegal capacity up 5.2%; Ghana and Togo markets gained; Turkey pledges to help complete construction of the country’s newest airport

Senegal capacity up 5.2%; Ghana and Togo markets gained; Turkey pledges to help complete construction of the country’s newest airport

This winter Senegal has connections to 24 country markets, the same as in W14/15. However, a shake-up in the markets served has changed, with two being dropped and replaced. anna.aero takes a closer look at the country market shift as well as Turkey’s investment into the country’s brand new Blaise Diagne Airport which will serve […]

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 2)

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 2)

In our newest feature we reveal what exciting route news and statistical trivia our data elves have come across during the last week while reading their e-mails (that’s short for elf-mail) and preparing this week’s stories.


Sweden sees 2% drop in September seat capacity driven by domestic cuts; Hong Kong becomes 49th country market as SAS launches flights

Sweden sees 2% drop in September seat capacity driven by domestic cuts; Hong Kong becomes 49th country market as SAS launches flights

Sweden recently welcomed its 49th country market connection when SAS commenced its latest route between Stockholm Arlanda and Hong Kong. However the addition of an extra country market has not helped grow capacity from the Scandinavian nation. anna.aero delves into the country’s data to see where capacity has been gained and lost.

Turkey’s airports on track to handle +180 million passengers in 2015 as Turkish Airlines and Pegasus Airlines continue to grow their networks

Turkey’s airports on track to handle +180 million passengers in 2015 as Turkish Airlines and Pegasus Airlines continue to grow their networks

Passenger numbers are up 9% in Turkey so far this year. We look at how quickly the country’s air travel market has grown in recent years, and reveal which are the fastest-growing airports so far in 2015.

Regional connectivity in Italy, Spain and Turkey analysed; winners and losers between 2009 and 2015 revealed

Regional connectivity in Italy, Spain and Turkey analysed; winners and losers between 2009 and 2015 revealed

We recently looked at regional airport connectivity in France, Germany and the UK. Now it’s the turn of Italy, Spain and Turkey to be examined in more detail – the remainder of the FIGUST countries. We look at connections from 25 airports in these three countries to over 20 cities across Europe.