Articles Tagged ‘YYC’

Canadian airports see traffic growth of just under 5% so far in 2016; NewLeaf is newest domestic airline as WestJet’s UK services launch

Canadian airports see traffic growth of just under 5% so far in 2016; NewLeaf is newest domestic airline as WestJet’s UK services launch

We look at how Canada’s busiest airports are developing in 2016. Which airports are growing fastest and which are shrinking? Plus an analysis of the growth by geographic markets for the country’s biggest airport.

Delta Air Lines’ Seattle-Tacoma international traffic growing 22% year-on-year; next Delta/Virgin Atlantic Airways partnership destination

Delta Air Lines’ Seattle-Tacoma international traffic growing 22% year-on-year; next Delta/Virgin Atlantic Airways partnership destination

During the past year, Delta Air Lines has added eight routes from its Seattle-Tacoma hub, while also dropping one. Since its merger with Northwest Airlines was completed in 2010, the carrier has gone on to carry 5.8 million international passengers from the airport. anna.aero looks at the international traffic breakdown, and what are the airline’s […]

WestJet strengthens domestic network

WestJet strengthens domestic network

WestJet adds domestic links from Calgary, Halifax, Toronto Pearson and Vancouver – also links Pearson to Los Angeles.


Hainan Airlines gives Calgary its first Chinese route

Hainan Airlines gives Calgary its first Chinese route

Hainan Airlines introduces direct service between Beijing and Canadian state of Alberta.

Air Canada launches three international connections

Air Canada launches three international connections

Air Canada begins service between Calgary and San Francisco, Montreal and Lyon, plus Toronto Pearson and Seoul Incheon – will all face competition.

Edelweiss Air arrives in Calgary

Edelweiss Air arrives in Calgary

Edelweiss Air begins twice-weekly service to the Canadian airport from its Zurich base.


anna.aero joins WestJet in celebrating first flight from London Gatwick to St. John’s in Newfoundland

anna.aero joins WestJet in celebrating first flight from London Gatwick to St. John’s in Newfoundland

Regardless of paying for his own flight, anna.aero’s very own Canadaphile Ralph Anker still flew on WestJet’s first 737-700 service from London Gatwick to St. John’s, along with 47 other passengers.

WestJet says ‘London calling’

WestJet says ‘London calling’

WestJet begins services to London Gatwick from six points in Canada – three routes already served by Air Transat.

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.


Jet2.com celebrates its 10th anniversary of Rome Fiumicino services

Jet2.com celebrates its 10th anniversary of Rome Fiumicino services

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Birmingham Airport welcomes the arrival of Iberia Express while HOP! inaugurates flights between Rennes and Amsterdam. More news also from Malaga, London Luton, Leeds Bradford, John C. Tune and Calgary airports as well as Norwegian.

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.

Air Transat is almost two different airlines – winter versus summer; Cuba is #1 year-round

Air Transat is almost two different airlines – winter versus summer; Cuba is #1 year-round

Perhaps Air Transat should be named Canadian Caribbean Airlines in the winter and Canadian European Airlines in the summer, such is the difference in the carrier’s network between the seasons. anna.aero‘s data elves rummage through the operations one of the world’s most dynamic airlines.