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Articles Tagged ‘YYC’

WestJet resumes growth as international network grows; Calgary being caught by Toronto as biggest base

WestJet resumes growth as international network grows; Calgary being caught by Toronto as biggest base

Canada’s second airline is growing rapidly once more after a brief pause in 2009. How has the airline’s average sector length changed and how much international flying does it do in winter? How big a threat is Air Canada on domestic routes?

Passenger numbers stable in Canada in Q1; Ottawa only top 10 airport growing at more than 5%; Demand up at Air Canada and WestJet

Passenger numbers stable in Canada in Q1; Ottawa only top 10 airport growing at more than 5%; Demand up at Air Canada and WestJet

Air travel at Canada’s airports has shown little growth yet both Air Canada and WestJet have seen an increase in demand (RPMs). How can this be? How dominant are these two carriers at Canada’s top airports?

New routes launched during the last week<br> (Tuesday 6 April - Monday 12 April):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 6 April – Monday 12 April):

This week’s super batch of new routes were dominated by US carriers starting new domestic services. But Air Canada, Kingfisher, Lufthansa, Ryanair, Transavia.com and Virgin Blue were among others with reason to celebrate this week. We have lots more amazing cake photos to celebrate.


Canadian airports see 6% drop in demand in 2009; Air Canada will add six new Atlantic routes in 2010

Canadian airports see 6% drop in demand in 2009; Air Canada will add six new Atlantic routes in 2010

Which of Canada’s leading airports performed best and worst last year? Did any report growth in 2009? How quickly (or not) have Air Canada and WestJet been expanding?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 5 December – Friday 11 December)

New routes launched during the last week (Saturday 5 December - Friday 11 December)A big anna.aero welcome to AeroGal of Ecuador making their first appearance in this section as part of another healthy crop of new routes this week with a particular focus on leisure routes from Canada. We have details (and celebratory pictures) of new routes started this week in Albania, Australia, Austria, Canada, Ecuador, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Macau, Mexico, Netherlands, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Thailand, the UK and the USA.

Ottawa overtakes Halifax to become fastest-growing Canadian airport in 2008

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsCanada may be the only country in the world where its top 10 airports are all growing. Which airport might be the first to break this trend? Which airports suffered a downturn in traffic in August and how is the biggest airport, Toronto, faring?


Canadian traffic up 30% in last four years; Zoom’s closure takes out 11% of UK capacity

Thumb: Country Analysis - CanadaWith over 240 airports with scheduled services, Canada’s airports handled around 117 million passengers last year. Which are the leading airports in 2008 and how dominant are Air Canada and WestJet in the domestic market? Who are Air Canada’s international rivals?