Articles Tagged ‘Chinese airlines’

Chinese carrier long-haul seat capacity up 233% between 2010 and 2017; anna.aero reveals top 40 global cities without a route to China

Chinese carrier long-haul seat capacity up 233% between 2010 and 2017; anna.aero reveals top 40 global cities without a route to China

Chinese carriers offered 21.67 million seats on long-haul services in 2017, up from 6.51 million in 2010. With so many airports around the world vying to be the next to gain that lucrative non-stop route to China, Jonathan Ford has looked at which unserved cities are going to be top of a potential route list […]

Chengdu Airlines now has two ARJ21s; only airline in the world operating the type; flies 65 routes across China involving 45 airports

Chengdu Airlines now has two ARJ21s; only airline in the world operating the type; flies 65 routes across China involving 45 airports

Chengdu Airlines, China’s 18th busiest domestic airline, has been growing quickly and also operates 25 A320-series aircraft. We look at the airline’s top 12 airports, which routes it operates more than daily and how many routes have been added in the last 12 months.

Chinese airlines growing over 25% internationally in 2016; domestic growth just under 10%; Beijing losing ground to Atlanta for total pax

Chinese airlines growing over 25% internationally in 2016; domestic growth just under 10%; Beijing losing ground to Atlanta for total pax

China’s airline are well and truly embracing international routes. While domestic traffic has been growing around 10% since 2011, international traffic is booming. We also reveal the ranking of China’s top 15 airports in 2015.


Air travel in China still booming; international traffic growing really fast; some domestic routes served by as many as 10 airlines

Air travel in China still booming; international traffic growing really fast; some domestic routes served by as many as 10 airlines

Next year China’s airports are forecast to handle 1 billion passengers. We look at recent trends in domestic and international demand, including which routes have the most competition and which new carriers have entered the market.

China-Japan market grows by one-third in just two years; China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Pudong Airport and Tokyo Narita Airport lead way

China-Japan market grows by one-third in just two years; China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Pudong Airport and Tokyo Narita Airport lead way

After a few years of stagnation the China-Japan market has seen capacity grow by 33% between 2013 and 2015. We reveal the leading (and fastest-growing) airlines and airports in both countries.

Xiamen Airlines passes 20 million passenger mark in 2014; Amsterdam will become first European route in July using 787s

Xiamen Airlines passes 20 million passenger mark in 2014; Amsterdam will become first European route in July using 787s

Xiamen Airlines operates an all-Boeing fleet and has doubled in size in just six years. Still dominated by its domestic network, we reveal what new international route are being added in 2015.


Chinese carriers’ rapid international expansion; China Eastern Airlines, Air China and China Southern Airlines growing capacity by 20%

Chinese carriers’ rapid international expansion; China Eastern Airlines, Air China and China Southern Airlines growing capacity by 20%

International connections to and from China are growing rapidly. We look at which airlines are leading the expansion in capacity, and which county markets are growing fastest. Plus a look at China’s top 10 airports in 2014.

9 Air is newest Chinese carrier

9 Air is newest Chinese carrier

9 Air operated its first flight on 2 December. A joint venture involving Juneyao Airlines, its fleet currently consists of two 189-seat 737-800s. We look at what competition the carrier faces at its base of Guangzhou Airport.

Okay Airways has 1% of Chinese market; Boeing order will help it grow

Okay Airways has 1% of Chinese market; Boeing order will help it grow

Okay Airways is the 17th biggest airline in the Chinese domestic market with around 1% of scheduled seats. We look at the airline’s busiest airports and what the airline’s order for more Boeings represents.


Lucky Air is China’s fastest-growing airline; over five million passengers expected this year for Hainan Airlines subsidiary

Lucky Air is China’s fastest-growing airline; over five million passengers expected this year for Hainan Airlines subsidiary

Lucky Air, based at China’s seventh busiest airport (Kunming) is expecting passenger numbers to grow by almost 15% this year. We reveal the airline’s biggest airports and which new routes the airline has launched in the last 12 months.

China’s airlines now growing faster internationally than domestically

China’s airlines now growing faster internationally than domestically

Less than 10% of passengers on Chinese airlines are travelling on international flights, but this market is now growing rapidly. We reveal the growth rates of China’s top 15 airlines and what new international routes are still to launch in 2014.

Air China expansion to include Washington this summer; almost 78 million passengers carried in 2013 at 81% load factor

Air China expansion to include Washington this summer; almost 78 million passengers carried in 2013 at 81% load factor

The flag-carrier of China has control of a fleet of almost 500 aircraft and saw its group passenger numbers grow by 7.3% to almost 78 million last year. We examine which are the leading airports for Air China (and how quickly the airline is growing them), and which new international services were added in 2013.