Sichuan Airlines adds nine new routes or 54 weekly frequencies to its network
Operated by its all-Airbus fleet of 70 aircraft, Sichuan Airlines carried over 14 million passengers, representing 5% of the domestic market, and launched long-haul flights to Canada last year. Last month, Melbourne became the airline’s first Australian destination.
Spring Airlines starts flying from Hong Kong to Chongqing, Hangzhou, Nanjing and Xiamen.
Indonesia AirAsia expands its network with routes from Medan to Banda Aceh and Pekanbaru, and from Surabaya to Jakarta and Semarang.
Air China connects Chongqing and Harbin with daily flights via Xi’an.
Air China now flies three times a week from Tianjin via Chongqing to Lijiang in Yunnan Province.
Finnair now flies to Chongqing Airport in the People’s Republic of China from Helsinki Airport in Finland.
Thai AirAsia increases Bangkok network to 31 destinations this summer.
Award season is here. The time has come for the second annual Asian ANNIES, awarded to airports and airlines for their route development achievements in the Asia-Pacific region. But which airport takes the most awards? Which airline has launched the most long-haul routes? And which is the biggest new airline in the region?
Qatar Airways now flies to Chongqing in south-western China from its hub at Doha Airport.
China Airlines launches new routes from across Taiwan to Mainland China and Malaysia.