Articles Tagged ‘Chinese airports’

Changsha Airport breaks 20 million passenger milestone in 2016; Hainan Airlines starts non-stop services to Australia and Los Angeles

Changsha Airport breaks 20 million passenger milestone in 2016; Hainan Airlines starts non-stop services to Australia and Los Angeles

Now ranked as China’s 13th busiest airport, Changsha Huanghua International Airport also has a new runway to help take it to 30 million passengers by 2020. We reveal its rate of growth since 2007, the leading airlines and busiest routes.

Urumqi joins China’s 20-million club; tenfold increase in traffic since 2002; China Southern Airlines dominates with over 40% of seats

Urumqi joins China’s 20-million club; tenfold increase in traffic since 2002; China Southern Airlines dominates with over 40% of seats

Located in the north-west corner of China, Urumqi is closer to Astana than Beijing. We look at the rate traffic has grown since 2002, the leading domestic and international routes and which are the leading airlines.

Wuhan Airport set to pass 20 million mark in 2016; only long-haul routes are to Dubai, Gold Coast, Moscow, Paris, Rome and San Francisco

Wuhan Airport set to pass 20 million mark in 2016; only long-haul routes are to Dubai, Gold Coast, Moscow, Paris, Rome and San Francisco

China’s 13th busiest airport grew by almost 10% in 2015 to nearly 19 million passengers. We reveal the airport’s historic growth, the leading airlines and just how much competition there is on the airport’s busiest domestic routes.


Hangzhou Airport passes 25m passenger mark in 2014; KLM and Qatar Airways operate airport’s longest routes to Amsterdam and Doha

Hangzhou Airport passes 25m passenger mark in 2014; KLM and Qatar Airways operate airport’s longest routes to Amsterdam and Doha

Just 200 kilometres from Shanghai, Hangzhou is home to China’s 10th busiest airport, which grew by 15% in 2014. We look at the airport’s rapid growth since 2006, its leading routes, leading airlines and developments in international services.

Chongqing Airport grows long-haul routes thanks to Qatar Airways, Finnair and Sichuan Airlines

Chongqing Airport grows long-haul routes thanks to Qatar Airways, Finnair and Sichuan Airlines

China’s ninth busiest airport handled over 25 million passengers in 2013 and has seen almost tenfold growth since 2000. Over 95% of flights are within China. We reveal the top 12 airlines and routes and which non-Chinese carriers serve the airport.

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.


British Airways starting Chengdu service in September; Chinese airlines maintaining steady 11% growth in 2013

British Airways starting Chengdu service in September; Chinese airlines maintaining steady 11% growth in 2013

The Chinese air travel market is still reporting double-digit growth in 2013, with the massive domestic market still outperforming the international market. We take a look at which airports grew fastest in 2012, and which airlines are preparing for new international services before the end of the year.

China’s biggest country markets S13 versus S12; more services from non-core airports

China’s biggest country markets S13 versus S12; more services from non-core airports

As Geneva joins the growing group of cities connected to China with direct services this week, anna.aero examines how the Middle Kingdom’s international route network has changed since last summer.

Shenzhen still waiting for long-haul flights despite handling almost 30 million passengers in 2012

Shenzhen still waiting for long-haul flights despite handling almost 30 million passengers in 2012

China’s sixth busiest airport grew by a modest 5% last year, but is busier than Boston Logan. Air China subsidiary Shenzhen Airlines is still the leading airline with almost 50 non-stop routes. Competition is intense on the leading domestic routes, but international services are limited to nine destinations in six countries.


Xi'an Xianyang airport, China's 8th busiest, growing at almost 20% per annum; just 2% of flights are international

Xi’an Xianyang airport, China’s 8th busiest, growing at almost 20% per annum; just 2% of flights are international

With over 21 million annual passengers Xi’an Xianyang International airport is one of China’s busiest. Which are the airport’s leading airlines and routes? And which international markets are served by which non-Chinese airlines? And what new infrastructure did the airport celebrate in May?

Air France, Finnair, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS and Swiss all starting new Chinese routes in 2012

Air France, Finnair, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS and Swiss all starting new Chinese routes in 2012

Latest traffic data from China reveals that domestic and international demand are both growing at around 10% so far this year. But who is starting new routes to/from Europe and which US airports are the equivalent in size to China’s top 15 airports in 2011?

Chengdu rises to #5 in Mainland China as Etihad arrives

Chengdu rises to #5 in Mainland China as Etihad arrives

Chengdu in China’s Sichuan Province may be famous as the home of the Great Panda, but which market dominates the airport’s traffic? Which major domestic routes stick out? And which long-haul routes serve the airport?