Articles Tagged ‘CTS’
In the third and final instalment of our regional review for S18, we examine Asia and the Asia Pacific countries. Nick Preston takes a look at the region’s busiest country markets, airlines and routes for a typical peak week in summer and offers a comparison of this year’s schedules with those of S17.
Japan capacity jumps past 250 million seats in 2017; All Nippon Airways is largest carrier, Tokyo Haneda is busiest airport
There were 257.6 million seats available on domestic and international flights serving Japan in 2017, a 3.9% increase on the previous year. Nick Preston considers recent network trends in this mature Asia Pacific country market, including the top airlines, airports and destinations.
Wide-body aircraft on short- and medium-haul routes; Japan is leading market in 2018, ANA and JAL top airline rankings
Wide-body aircraft are typically linked with long-haul services. In recent years this has included new low-cost routes, but some carriers choose to deploy twin-aisle types on shorter sectors. Nick Preston reveals the leading airlines, airports and country markets for short- and medium-haul wide-body flights in S18.
Spring Airlines doubles capacity over past five years; Shanghai airports dominate route network, Thailand is leading international market
There were more than 18.5 million two-way seats available on Spring Airlines’ services in 2017. The Chinese LCC has experienced rapid growth over the past 10 years, during which time it introduced its first international destinations. We take a look at the Asian airline’s fast developing network, including its largest airports and routes.
Peach Aviation has introduced four new routes including international and domestic destinations from Sendai and Sapporo Chitose.
Hawaiian Airlines breaks nine million passenger barrier at Honolulu; traffic up 43% in ten years as international market share grows
Hawaiian Airlines is the largest airline at Honolulu, with the carrier accounting for 47% of the airport’s weekly seat capacity in S17. Last year the airline’s traffic increased by 2.2% from the Hawaiian airport. We investigate further into the airline’s growth from Honolulu and the rise of its international markets.
Domestic seat capacity down 2% in Japan in 2016; LCCs still have less than 10% of seats as AirAsia plans to re-enter the market
Japan’s domestic market has grown on average by less than 2% per annum during the last decade. Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways have seen their share of the market fall from almost 90% to just over 70%. With Routes Asia just around the corner, we reveal the top 14 routes by daily flights and […]
Orlando-Tokyo is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 260,000 annual searches; ANA’s tenth US route from Narita?
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last 12 months nearly 260,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Orlando and Tokyo ‒ but the route is unserved!? With All Nippon Airways serving nine US destinations from Tokyo Narita already, and Japan Airlines seven, will Orlando become the first Floridian airport […]
Okinawa Airport is Japan’s sixth busiest with almost 20m passengers; All Nippon Airways and Tokyo Haneda top airline/airport rankings
Soon to be the venue for Routes Asia, Okinawa has seen traffic growth in each of the last five years. We explore the airport’s growth since 2000 and reveal the leading airlines and routes. Plus a look at route developments in 2016.
Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 130,000 annual searches; AirAsia X’s fourth Japanese route?
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shows that in the last year nearly 130,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Nagoya and Kuala Lumpur ‒ but the route is unserved!? What is more bizarre is the fact that all the main players – All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines and AirAsia X – could […]
AirAsia X grows passenger numbers by 30% in 2016; now serves 11 countries from Kuala Lumpur base with 22 aircraft; US access granted
AirAsia X has been a pioneer in the low-cost long-haul (LCLH) market and celebrates its 10th anniversary in November. We look at the airline’s recent rapid growth, fleet plans and biggest country markets, as well as taking a closer look at all the routes that have failed to deliver.
Hainan Airlines connects Hangzhou and Sapporo Chitose with three weekly flights.