Articles Tagged ‘YOW’

WestJet helps stimulate UK-Canada seat capacity by 20% this summer; passenger numbers peaked in 2007 at 3.9 million

WestJet helps stimulate UK-Canada seat capacity by 20% this summer; passenger numbers peaked in 2007 at 3.9 million

Can the UK-Canada market be stimulated by an LCC? WestJet hopes so as it launches six new routes to the UK, contributing to a big increase in seat capacity for this summer. We look at traffic trends since 1994 and exchange rates.

Canadian air travel demand grows by just over 4% in 2015; Toronto Pearson passes 40 million mark, Vancouver breaks through 20 million

Canadian air travel demand grows by just over 4% in 2015; Toronto Pearson passes 40 million mark, Vancouver breaks through 20 million

Canada’s biggest airports reported overall growth in 2015 of just over 4%. We reveal the monthly trends for the top 10 airports plus a breakdown of growth by geographic segment.

Porter Airlines turns 10 years old – now offers nine international routes while growth plans are in limbo

Porter Airlines turns 10 years old – now offers nine international routes while growth plans are in limbo

On 2 February 2006 Porter Airlines was founded, with operations commencing in the October of that year. During the last month of 2015, the carrier launched its ninth international destination from Toronto City to Melbourne (Florida). In commemoration of the airline’s 10th anniversary and its latest launch, anna.aero decided to take a look to see […]


Canadian airports reporting growth of 4.1% in first half of 2015

Canadian airports reporting growth of 4.1% in first half of 2015

Canadian airports are growing steadily in 2015. We reveal monthly growth at 10 of the biggest as well as which airports are growing across all three market segments (domestic, transborder and international).

Winnipeg Airport passenger traffic is up 4% for the first six months of 2015; S15 capacity down -0.4%

Winnipeg Airport passenger traffic is up 4% for the first six months of 2015; S15 capacity down -0.4%

For the first six months of 2015, Winnipeg Airport has witnessed just over 74,000 additional passengers fly from the facility when compared to the same time period last year, representing an increase of 4%. However despite this, S15 capacity is down -0.4% when compared to last year according to OAG Schedules Analyser data. anna.aero investigates […]

WestJet Encore establishes Halifax base

WestJet Encore establishes Halifax base

WestJet Encore begins services from Halifax to Deer Lake, Gander and Sydney – services also launched between Ottawa and Moncton.


Canadian airports reporting growth of 4.4% in 2015 Q1

Canadian airports reporting growth of 4.4% in 2015 Q1

Canadian airports are growing steadily in 2015. We reveal which airports are growing across all three market segments (domestic, transborder and international) and what new international routes have been launched this summer.

Canada’s airports reporting growth of 6% in 2014; Air Canada grows European offering, WestJet heading for Glasgow this summer

Canada’s airports reporting growth of 6% in 2014; Air Canada grows European offering, WestJet heading for Glasgow this summer

After a quiet 2012 and 2013, Canada’s airports have seen much faster growth in 2014. We reveal which of the major airports has been growing fastest each month and what new routes are already planned for this summer.

Air Wisconsin grows by 1.6% in 2014 H1; Philadelphia is busiest airport by departures

Air Wisconsin grows by 1.6% in 2014 H1; Philadelphia is busiest airport by departures

Established in 1965 to provide services between Appleton and Chicago, Air Wisconsin has grown rapidly beyond those cities, offering services to a total of 67 destinations this October. As the airline’s traffic began to stabilise in recent years, anna.aero takes a closer look at Air Wisconsin’s recent activity and its top 12 busiest airports by […]


Halifax Airport expecting 2% growth this year; Japan Airlines’ first charter flight arrives from Tokyo Narita

Halifax Airport expecting 2% growth this year; Japan Airlines’ first charter flight arrives from Tokyo Narita

The main gateway to Nova Scotia handled close to 3.6 million passengers last year, while a total of 10 carriers operate to 26 destinations in six countries within North America and Europe this October. We reveal how the airport has grown during the last 11 years and which is the dominant airline this month.

Canadian airport traffic up 4% in Q1; WestJet launches transatlantic flights from St. John’s to Dublin

Canadian airport traffic up 4% in Q1; WestJet launches transatlantic flights from St. John’s to Dublin

Canada’s leading airports reported traffic growth of under 3% in 2013, but 2014 has started better with passenger numbers up over 4% in Q1. We have the latest traffic data (by market segment) from the country’s busiest airports and look at some of the more interesting new routes that have launched in 2014.

Icelandair’s traffic grows by 12% in 2013; three 757-200s join for S14

Icelandair’s traffic grows by 12% in 2013; three 757-200s join for S14

Following the launch of services to Vancouver last week, Icelandair’s network now includes a total of 25 destinations in Europe along with 13 gateways in North America. As the carrier’s passenger numbers reached 2.3 million last year, anna.aero investigates the airline’s rapid expansion and its top 16 routes for S14.