Articles Tagged ‘UK’

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.

Ryanair leads the way between the UK and Ireland; London – Dublin city pair analysed

Ryanair leads the way between the UK and Ireland; London – Dublin city pair analysed

Since 2011, seven carriers have left the UK – Ireland market, however what has not changed during the past few years is Ryanair’s overall control of the country pair. anna.aero takes a look to see how one of the most dynamic markets in Europe has developed in recent years, including the continent’s number one city pair, […]

Ryanair, easyJet, Vueling, Norwegian and Wizz Air’s winter 2015 growth markets revealed; Spain #1 for three of them; UK in top 3 for all

Ryanair, easyJet, Vueling, Norwegian and Wizz Air’s winter 2015 growth markets revealed; Spain #1 for three of them; UK in top 3 for all

All of Europe’s five major pan-European (U)LCCs are growing this winter. We reveal the top 12 country markets for each of these carriers as measured by increase in weekly flights since last winter.


Tunisia tourism scares are resulting in major traffic declines between some of the key foreign visitor markets

Tunisia tourism scares are resulting in major traffic declines between some of the key foreign visitor markets

Tunisia’s tourism industry has suffered some major setbacks this year, especially the terrorism attack that occurred in Sousse in June, and the Bardo National Museum attack in March. anna.aero reveals the impact this has had on passenger numbers on UK and German routes and at two key airports.

American, Delta and United operate 60 summer-only routes to Europe; eight carriers launching new US-Europe services in S16

American, Delta and United operate 60 summer-only routes to Europe; eight carriers launching new US-Europe services in S16

The US-Europe market is undergoing its longest period of sustained capacity growth in over a decade. We reveal the airlines with the most seasonal routes and which US and European airports see the biggest seasonal changes.

Airport traffic across Europe growing solidly in 2015; Ireland and Greece lead way with Nordic countries and Russia facing challenges

Airport traffic across Europe growing solidly in 2015; Ireland and Greece lead way with Nordic countries and Russia facing challenges

We’ve collected airport traffic data for 20 European countries and plotted the growth over the last 18/30 months. We reveal the winners and losers and illustrate the impact of the re-timing of Easter.


15 fastest-growing intra-European country pairs this summer revealed

15 fastest-growing intra-European country pairs this summer revealed

We identify which country pairs are achieving the highest growth rates (percentage) this summer and also the biggest increase in actual seat numbers, and reveal which carriers are driving the growth. Plus the three fastest-shrinking country pairs revealed.

Seven airlines can claim to be #1 at one or more of the UK's busiest airports; easyJet leads way at six airports

Seven airlines can claim to be #1 at one or more of the UK’s busiest airports; easyJet leads way at six airports

The UK economy is currently one of the fastest-growing in Europe, and this is reflected in the 3.4% growth in passenger numbers, during the last 12 months, across the country’s airports. We reveal how quickly the top 21 airports are growing (or not) and which are the top three airlines at each airport.

Norwegian's London Gatwick North Atlantic routes <1% of UK-US capacity (but Virgin was once new too)

Norwegian’s London Gatwick North Atlantic routes <1% of UK-US capacity (but Virgin was once new too)

The UK-US market peaked way back in 2000, but the market has returned to growth in the last two years. We reveal which carriers have the largest share of the market at present, and what Norwegian’s new services will mean for London Gatwick. We also reveal which other airlines are launching new routes between the […]


FIGUS analysis - the leading international destinations from airports in France, Italy, Germany, UK and Spain revealed

FIGUS analysis – the leading international destinations from airports in France, Italy, Germany, UK and Spain revealed

Amsterdam is the leading international destination from UK airports, but which are the top 12 international destinations from airports in France, Germany, Italy and Spain? We’ve crunched the numbers, and can reveal which country markets have a clear winner, and which are much closer. Not surprisingly, London and Paris airports make several appearances.

easyJet announces 10 new routes for winter 2012

easyJet announces 10 new routes for winter 2012

easyJet is inching close to the 100-route mark from London Gatwick. Which four new destinations did it announce last week and which new European country market will it soon serve? Which Italian destination returns to the airline’s network and which UK airport will get its first year-round service?

London to Rio +76% in February, but UK to Brazil slows down compared with other South American countries

London to Rio +76% in February, but UK to Brazil slows down compared with other South American countries

With monthly year-on-year growth reaching 80% on selected routes in February, Brazil was praised as the saviour of London Heathrow’s traffic growth. But what hides behind the monthly volatility? How does the trend compare to the region’s average? And why might the UK to Brazil market soon become a oneworld monopoly?