Articles Tagged ‘HKG’
China Eastern Airlines poised to smash 100 million annual passengers; Xi’an is biggest route from Shanghai Pudong
China’s second largest carrier, China Eastern Airlines is likely to pass the 100 million passenger milestone in 2016 if its recent annual growth is anything to go by. Our data elves reveal the airline’s biggest routes and country markets, including Australia, from its biggest base at Shanghai Pudong.
Taiwanese LCC V Air was one of seven new airlines welcomed to Japan’s eighth busiest airport – Nagoya – in the last 12 months. The Japanese airport also boosted its network by 11 new destinations – all of them Chinese. anna.aero negotiates through Nagoya’s year-on-year net gains in terms of airlines and routes.
Sydney Airport falls just shy of 40 million milestone in 2015; Qantas/Jetstar hold nearly half of weekly seats
Although Sydney Airport didn’t quite handle 40 million passengers in 2015, the route development Force is still strong with Australia’s biggest airport. anna.aero’s data elves take a peek at the biggest airport down under for the first time since 2009.
Having held onto top spot since early-October, the UK Midlands airport of Birmingham made it three wins out of three for Europe in the annual Arch of Triumph competition. Find out which of this week’s entries gets 2016 off to a winning start for their respective airport.
Hong Kong Airlines now serves Cairns and Gold Coast with thrice-weekly flights.
Hong Kong Airlines starts twice-weekly link to Kumamoto.
Myanmar National Airlines now serves Hong Kong from Yangon with four weekly flights.
Hong Kong Airlines links Hong Kong with Krabi in Thailand.
HK Express connects Hong Kong and Hiroshima with twice-weekly flights.
Sweden sees 2% drop in September seat capacity driven by domestic cuts; Hong Kong becomes 49th country market as SAS launches flights
Sweden recently welcomed its 49th country market connection when SAS commenced its latest route between Stockholm Arlanda and Hong Kong. However the addition of an extra country market has not helped grow capacity from the Scandinavian nation. anna.aero delves into the country’s data to see where capacity has been gained and lost.
Is this a world-beating FTWA? Can it beat the other competing airports this week? Will it be good enough to get onto the 2015 Arch of Triumph leader board? The answers to those questions and more inside…
The Star Alliance member makes Hong Kong its latest long-haul route from Stockholm Arlanda – a sector that will operate five times weekly.