Articles Tagged ‘World Cup’

FIFA World Cup Final special, a review of the France-Croatia market; seats grow 154% since 2010; England and Belgium still in it

FIFA World Cup Final special, a review of the France-Croatia market; seats grow 154% since 2010; England and Belgium still in it

With France versus Croatia being the outcome for this year’s FIFA World Cup Final, anna.aero has decided to look at how the market between these two countries has developed. Jonathan Ford takes a closer look at the country pairing to see how capacity has developed, and who the best players are. 

FIFA World Cup 2018 winner predictions versus anna.aero odds; England-France final predicted

FIFA World Cup 2018 winner predictions versus anna.aero odds; England-France final predicted

With only eight teams left in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, anna.aero thought it would be fun to have a look to see which countries are best paired, and if airport rankings have any correlation whatsoever to FIFA’s rankings. Jonathan Ford explores the possibilities of the potential World Cup order in more detail and predicts […]

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 […]


Brazilian airports see 16% growth in Q1; Alitalia, Emirates, Iberia, Lufthansa, TAP Portugal all starting new routes

Brazilian airports see 16% growth in Q1; Alitalia, Emirates, Iberia, Lufthansa, TAP Portugal all starting new routes

As hosts of a football World Cup and a summer Olympics in the next five years, Brazil is clearly a country on the rise. This is also reflected in the rapid growth of its air services, which are still dominated by domestic flights. But which airlines are starting new international services this year and in […]

FIFA World Cup helps Johannesburg set new international record in 2010; domestic traffic still 13% down on 2007 peak

FIFA World Cup helps Johannesburg set new international record in 2010; domestic traffic still 13% down on 2007 peak

Finally, a major global sporting event that had a measurable (positive) impact on air travel demand. Last year’s football World Cup was good news for Johannesburg, especially in June. But which carriers started year-round scheduled services to South Africa’s busiest airport in 2010?

South Africa welcomes the world! Month-long football tournament will boost air traffic; United Kingdom still leading foreign market but UAE closing fast

South Africa welcomes the world! Month-long football tournament will boost air traffic; United Kingdom still leading foreign market but UAE closing fast

The FIFA World Cup is up and running with everyone still in with a chance. But what about recent trends in air travel demand to, from and within South Africa? What impact have LCCs had on the domestic market?


African air travel dominated by South Africa and Egypt, their national carriers, and their biggest airports

African air travel dominated by South Africa and Egypt, their national carriers, and their biggest airports

We take a look at the leading air travel country markets, airlines and airports and see how they compare with one year ago. Which is the fastest-growing airline and how many airports are there with scheduled services?

Kulula.com is South Africa's leading LCC despite operating just eight routes; capacity to grow almost 30% in 2010

Kulula.com is South Africa’s leading LCC despite operating just eight routes; capacity to grow almost 30% in 2010

South Africa’s first low-cost carrier is also the country’s biggest, but where does it fly and which airlines does it face competition from? At which of its airports is it the only major airline operating? And what is special about the latest aircraft it has had delivered?