Articles Tagged ‘CAN’

International growth stalls in China; Japan deposes South Korea as #1 market as Hainan Airlines grows 50%; Guangzhou adds 700k seats

International growth stalls in China; Japan deposes South Korea as #1 market as Hainan Airlines grows 50%; Guangzhou adds 700k seats

After double-digit growth in each of the last three summers, international growth in China is set to slow dramatically this summer to less than 3%. Political issues with South Korea have taken their toll as we reveal the winners and losers by country, airline and Chinese airport.

Philippines AirAsia is #3 carrier in the Philippines; now operating 30 routes across 20 airports with a fleet of 16 180-seat A320s

Philippines AirAsia is #3 carrier in the Philippines; now operating 30 routes across 20 airports with a fleet of 16 180-seat A320s

Previously known as Zest Air and then AirAsia Zest, Philippines AirAsia is growing steadily from its main Manila and Cebu hubs. We reveal the airline’s passenger numbers and load factors since 2013, its busiest airports and top 17 routes.

China’s 200-plus airports handled over one billion passengers for the first time in 2016; 17 airports welcomed over 20 million customers

China’s 200-plus airports handled over one billion passengers for the first time in 2016; 17 airports welcomed over 20 million customers

Only the US sees more passengers pass through its airports than China, where demand grew by an impressive 11.1% in 2016. We reveal the fastest-growing major airports in China and track the growth in both domestic and international traffic.


Malindo Air starts second Chinese route from KL

Malindo Air starts second Chinese route from KL

Malindo Air begins daily service between Kuala Lumpur and Guangzhou.

Toronto Pearson sees 9.4 million more passengers a year than in 2012; handles 35% of Canadian traffic; Air Canada grows market share

Toronto Pearson sees 9.4 million more passengers a year than in 2012; handles 35% of Canadian traffic; Air Canada grows market share

Serving the most populous city in Canada, Toronto Pearson welcomed 44.3 million passengers in 2016, up 8.0% on the year before. Handling about 35% of all traffic in Canada, Pearson has seen demand increase year-on-year in recent times. We take a closer look at traffic and route developments from Canada’s largest airport. 

Air Madagascar returns to Asia

Air Madagascar returns to Asia

Air Madagascar links Antananarivo to Guangzhou with weekly flight – operates via St Denis de la Reunion. 


Jetstar Pacific Airlines starts two new routes to China

Jetstar Pacific Airlines starts two new routes to China

Jetstar Pacific Airlines links Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to Guangzhou.

Hainan Airlines actions Auckland route

Hainan Airlines actions Auckland route

Hainan Airlines starts first route to New Zealand linking Shenzhen and Auckland.

World Routes 2019 host Adelaide heralds Route of the Week win for its first link to China; Tampa toasts its Cuban Cake of the Week success

World Routes 2019 host Adelaide heralds Route of the Week win for its first link to China; Tampa toasts its Cuban Cake of the Week success

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Delhi also celebrates with its Route of the Week award, given for Air India’s new connection to Madrid, while Flybe announces that it will start flying to London Heathrow from March. More news also from Stockholm Arlanda, Brussels, Östersund, Malaga, Brisbane and London Stansted airports. 


Arch of Triumph 2016 – just one week of competition left

Arch of Triumph 2016 – just one week of competition left

If your airport has aspirations of winning this year’s Arch of Triumph competition, you had better get a move on, as there is just one week left of this year’s battle. Nine more airports from around the world have probably their last attempts to break onto the 2016 leader board – see how they do.

Oman Air makes first China connection

Oman Air makes first China connection

Oman Air starts four times weekly flights to currently its only destination in China – Guangzhou.

China Southern Airlines links Guangzhou to Adelaide and Toronto

China Southern Airlines links Guangzhou to Adelaide and Toronto

China Southern Airlines launches three times weekly flights to both destinations.