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20h52 17  janvier
Air India begins first non-stop between Hyderabad and Chicago
James Pearson
Air India launched Hyderabad to Chicago on 15 January, with Chicago neck-and-neck with San Francisco as Hyderabad’s most-demanded US airport. Air India began the first-ever non-stop service between Hyderabad and Chicago on 15 January. It took off from Chicago two days earlier. The 13,299-kilometre...
17h39 17  janvier
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi launches ops with Athens service
James Pearson
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi launched operations on 15 January after its first route took off. There were more than 184,000 non-stop seats in the market in 2019. Wizz Air Abu Dhabi launched operations on 15 January after its first route - to Athens - took off. Athens is one of 13 initial destinations from...
13h24 16  janvier
Pacific Coastal begins Vancouver to Penticton, British Colombia
James Pearson
Pacific Coastal launched Vancouver to Penticton on 11 January, the only carrier on the route at present - hence it beginning. Air Canada Jazz will resume it from 12 April. Canada’s Pacific Coastal began Vancouver to Penticton on 11 January, with Penticton around 63 kilometres due south of Kelowna....
16h04 15  janvier
UK bans non-stops to Portugal; over 10 million seats in 2019
James Pearson
Following the UK ban with Portugal, we see 51 routes are set to operate between the two countries this summer, involving 22 UK and six Portuguese airports. UK to Portugal seats passed 10 million in 2019, OAG data shows, making Portugal the seventh-largest European country from the UK. The country...
15h17 15  janvier
Airlink, newly independent, now Africa’s second-largest airline
James Pearson
Airlink, now disassociated from South African Airways, is pushing ahead. It has 63 routes and almost 1.2 million seats this summer. South Africa’s Airlink became an independent carrier in late 2020 as its tie with South African Airways was severed. The regional airline now has almost 1.2 million...
11h14 15  janvier
Norwegian to close long-haul; lost 159 million in 2019, RDC shows
James Pearson
Norwegian won’t resume long-haul operations and will instead focus on its core. We explore financial performance and top routes, airports, and countries. Norwegian has revealed that it will not resume long-haul operations. Its future will now revolve around its core: Boeing 737 operations within...
16h46 14  janvier
Fast-growing JetSMART Chile has 52 routes this summer
James Pearson
JetSMART Chile had 3.4 million seats in its first 2.5 years. This summer, it has 52 routes, with Chile’s domestic market accounting for nine in ten seats. Chile’s JetSMART began in mid-2017 and ended 2019 - just two-and-a-half years later - with 3.4 million seats, OAG data shows. The acquisition of...
13h50 14  janvier
Sochi grows 201%; now Russia’s fifth-largest airport
James Pearson
Sochi added almost five million seats between 2010-2019 for a CAGR of 11.6%. It rose to 15.5% between 2013-2019. We look at what’s been driving this growth. Sochi is Russia’s fifth-largest airport by seats - and the country’s largest outside of Moscow and St Petersburg. It had almost 7.4 million...
11h35 14  janvier
Air New Zealand has 49 routes this week
James Pearson
Air New Zealand has 40 domestic and nine international routes this week. Now, 80% of domestic flights are operated by turboprops, key for network continuity. Air New Zealand has 49 bookable routes this week for a total of 2,261 two-way flights. The number of routes is down by 41% versus the same...
08h57 14  janvier
Latest route launches (8 13 January)
James Pearson
Air India launches Bangalore to San Francisco, Star Air commences Tirupati to Kalaburagi, and more. Latest route launches (A Z by airline name) The post Latest route launches (8 13 January) appeared first on anna.aero.