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Asian airports set to dominate global aviation

Asian airports set to dominate global aviation

1st Aug 2013 Airline News

Beijing will have become the world’s largest airport by seat capacity within three years and Asian airports will account for half the world’s top ten, according to a growth forecast by OAG. OAG’s August FACTS report reveals the world’s current top ten airports by seat capacity and, using growth trend data for the past three years, extrapolates from this month’s ranking to show the potential situation in August 2016.

OAG: Middle East’s low-cost carriers grow at incredible rate

OAG: Middle East’s low-cost carriers grow at incredible rate

2nd Oct 2012 Press Release Airline News

The Middle East’s low-fare sector has demonstrated a dramatic pace of growth in the last decade which shows no signs of abating, according to OAG, the market leader in airline schedule data. Low-Cost Carriers (LCCs) have grown at an average annual rate of 52% in the last decade, compared to traditional carriers who have grown at an average rate of 7% annually. LCCs in the Middle East have delivered consistently higher growth than LCCs in any other region globally in the last 10 years.

Global airlines set for record month

Global airlines set for record month

13th Apr 2011 Airline News

A record number of passengers are set to fly this month, despite airlines downsizing their schedules due to the Japanese tsunami and earthquakes. The growth is being fuelled by the Middle East and Asia, as well as low-cost carriers across the globe.

Airline capacity picks up

Airline capacity picks up

25th Sep 2009 Airline News

Global airline capacity for September has risen for the second successive month. OAG’s monthly report on the supply of flights and seats shows the world’s airlines have scheduled 296.9 million seats, a rise of 1.4%, or 4.1 million more seats, compared to September 2008.