Articles Tagged ‘UK country trends’

UK international traffic up 1.3% in first half of 2012; US up 300,000 passengers, Lithuania up 46%

UK international traffic up 1.3% in first half of 2012; US up 300,000 passengers, Lithuania up 46%

The UK market may not be growing much overall but which are the top 10 country markets for growth so far in 2012, and what is driving that growth? We also take a closer look at why the Australian market isn’t doing as badly as the data would suggest.

UK international traffic up 5% in 2011; Spain up by over two million passengers, Estonian market grows by 150%

UK international traffic up 5% in 2011; Spain up by over two million passengers, Estonian market grows by 150%

UK airports have had a difficult year but international traffic is up 5%. Which markets have seen the biggest volume increase (and decrease) and which major markets have seen the highest growth in 2011? And who is responsible for the UK – Estonian market more than doubling this year?

Spain, USA and Ireland lead way in May for biggest volume growth from UK airports; Egypt and Tunisia still struggling

Spain, USA and Ireland lead way in May for biggest volume growth from UK airports; Egypt and Tunisia still struggling

International traffic from UK airports actually grew by almost 8% in May. But which country markets have seen the biggest year-on-year growth in traffic volume? How much are Egypt and Tunisia still struggling to recover tourist demand, and which European country has seen traffic almost treble?


Germany and Morocco outperform rivals from the UK in 2010; passenger demand down in 2011 to Egypt and Tunisia

Germany and Morocco outperform rivals from the UK in 2010; passenger demand down in 2011 to Egypt and Tunisia

How did our basket of mature and emerging country markets from the UK perform in 2010 and the first quarter of 2011? Which emerging market seems to have reached maturity already? And exactly how much has traffic fallen to Egypt, Tunisia and Bahrain in Q1 given their domestic problems?

Leading UK country markets show significant changes this summer as overall international traffic shows no growth

Leading UK country markets show significant changes this summer as overall international traffic shows no growth

Total passenger numbers across the UK may be very similar but dig a little deeper and some significant market developments can be identified. How has UK demand developed since 1981 and which country markets are the biggest winners and losers this summer?

UK international air traffic demand almost back to last year's level in Q1; Egypt and Qatar now included in analysis

UK international air traffic demand almost back to last year’s level in Q1; Egypt and Qatar now included in analysis

So which ‘mature’ markets are performing best (and worst) from the UK in 2010? We’ve added two more countries to our basket of ‘emerging’ markets. And what’s up with the Moroccan and Polish markets?


UK international traffic down 7.4% in 2009; but Turkey, Egypt and UAE all up strongly

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsHow did individual country markets perform in 2009? Which ‘mature’ markets performed least badly? How did new services influence demand in some smaller, long-haul markets? And what’s happening in the Central European markets?

UK international traffic down 9.7% in 2009 H1; Turkey and Middle East defy overall trend

Article ThumbWe take a look at how some mature and emerging markets have performed recently. Who are the winners and losers? What do Spain and the USA have in common? And what’s happened to the previously fast-growing Polish market?

easyJet and Ryanair battle for supremacy in UK short-haul market

Article Thumbnail: Lead StoryFrom inauspicious beginnings at unfashionable UK airports easyJet and Ryanair have developed to be the two leading airlines serving the UK short-haul market. Who are its closest rivals and which country markets from the UK are most (and least) dominated by low-cost carriers?


International traffic suffers downturn from UK; even Polish market stagnates in October

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsYes, it’s finally happened. UK-Poland traffic has stopped growing. But which mature and emerging country markets are still growing and which have seen the biggest drop in demand? Which Central European markets are still booming?

UK charter destinations evolve as airlines consolidate or collapse; Thomsonfly/First Choice, Thomas Cook grab 70% of market

Article Thumbnail: Lead StoryAs LCCs have targeted Spain where have UK charter airlines turned to find new, less competitive markets? Charter traffic to mainland Spain has halved since 2001 but some markets are booming. Which ones?

Kingfisher going international; fast-growing UK-India markets gets a fifth competitor

Thumb: Kingfisher Lead StoryKingfisher finally launched international services between Bangalore and London Heathrow this week, marking the start of its global ambitions. How has the UK-India market developed in recent years and which other UK airport has a non-stop service to India?