Dallas DFW is the world’s third-busiest airport by passenger traffic. It welcomed 81.8 million passengers in 2023; only Atlanta and Dubai had more. DFW’s traffic rose by a considerable 9% compared to the pre-pandemic 2019, which propelled it seven places up the rankings. It added 8.7 million passengers and remains among the world’s best-recovered major […]

Wizz Air Vs Ryanair

Cirium data shows that Europe’s two large and fast-growing ULCCs, Ryanair and Wizz Air, collectively have 81 million seats in the all-important Q3 (July-September). The duo has added 26 million seats compared to Q3 2019 (+47%). The growth means that they now have more than one in five (22%) of Europe’s short-haul peak summer capacity, […]

Milan Bergamo Taxi way

Milan Bergamo Airport inaugurated its expanded northern apron and a new taxiway – Taxiway B enhancing its capacity and operational efficiency. The expansion includes three new aircraft stands, increasing the airport’s total to 48. This setup reduces runway occupancy times, benefiting airline partners significantly. Furthermore, Taxiway B will boost the airport’s capacity focusing on cargo, […]

Avianca Airlines at Bogota

The aviation sector in Colombia has experienced rapid expansion since the beginning of the century, boasting over 73.7 million seats in 2024, making it the second-largest market in South America after Brazil. This year alone, Colombia has seen a notable increase of 18.4 million seats compared to pre-pandemic levels in 2019. While the Colombian aviation […]


Based on analysing Cirium schedule information, Delta is the world’s second-largest airline by the number of available seats in Q2 2024 (April-June). It has 61.6 million, +6% year-on-year. However, its recovery continues, as capacity is down by 2% compared to the three months in the pre-pandemic 2019. Thirteen airports have been added, but four have […]

Air Service One

Airline capacity across the European airport network during the all-important second and third quarters of 2024 are up 6.4% over the same period last year, bringing the total volume of seats 1.2% above pre-pandemic levels (2019). Analysis of capacity data provided by airlines to Cirium shows that Europe has a record 915 million available seats […]