London Southend Airport

On the back of the airport’s busiest winter for the last four years, London Southend Airport (LSA) recently announced a six-times weekly service to Milan Bergamo with the second largest Italian airline, Aeroitalia. Flights begin on 25 March and will be operated by one of the airline’s seven 189-seat B737-800s. “The London-Italy market is still […]

February 5, 2024 | Air Service Event News

Routes launched between Saturday 13 March 2021 and Friday 16 April 2021 During non-pandemic times, the start of the summer season (last Sunday in March) would often see the launch of between 300 and 400 new air services involving European airports in the first couple of weeks. This year, The ANKER Report has identified around […]

April 11, 2021 | Latest Route News +

According to Russian government statistics, S7 Airlines was once again Russia’s leading airline in January, transporting 1.19 million passengers, down 13% compared with January 2020. The other airlines in the top five were Aeroflot (1.04 million passengers, down 60%), Pobeda (928k passengers, same as in 2020), Ural Airlines (406k passengers, down 41%) and Rossiya Airlines […]

In 2019, the UK ranked third among Ryanair’s country markets for annual seats, offering 26.6 million departing seats, just behind Spain (27.7m) and Italy (28.7m). However, if we look at just international seat capacity then the UK (with 25.7m) jumps well ahead of Spain (20.7m) and Italy (16.3m), highlighting Ryanair’s much greater presence in the […]

Turkey’s LCC Pegasus Airlines also doing well:  Supporting Turkish Airlines in keeping the Turkish market relatively healthy, is low-cost carrier Pegasus Airlines. It reported carrying 1.05 million passengers in January (down 59%) at a load factor of 74.6%. There were 700,000 passengers on domestic flights (down 51%) at a load factor of 82.7%, while international […]