Articles Tagged ‘HKT’

Sichuan Airlines seats soar; capacity trebles since 2008, Chengdu is leading airport

Sichuan Airlines seats soar; capacity trebles since 2008, Chengdu is leading airport

Sichuan Airlines flew more than 32 million seats across its network in 2017, an increase of 8.1% over the previous year. Nick Preston takes a closer look at the Chinese carrier’s network developments over the past 10 years, a period in which it has consistently increased capacity. The airline’s leading airports and routes are identified, along […]

Thai AirAsia adds two Thai ties to China

Thai AirAsia adds two Thai ties to China

Thai AirAsia has launched services from Bangkok Don Mueang to Chengdu and from Phuket to Kunming.

Spring Airlines doubles capacity over past five years; Shanghai airports dominate route network, Thailand is leading international market

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.


Thai AirAsia adds new Macau link

Thai AirAsia adds new Macau link

Thai AirAsia begins a daily service between Phuket and Macau.

VietJetAir adds two routes to Thailand

VietJetAir adds two routes to Thailand

VietJetAir begins routes from Ho Chi Minh City to Chiang Mai and Phuket. 

China-Thailand market sees significant growth over past 10 years; Thai AirAsia is largest carrier, while Bangkok airports provide most capacity

China-Thailand market sees significant growth over past 10 years; Thai AirAsia is largest carrier, while Bangkok airports provide most capacity

The China-Thailand market experienced a 9% year-on-year increase in capacity from 2016 to 2017 and has now witnessed eight consecutive years of growth. anna.aero has been hard at work identifying key network development trends between the two Asia Pacific nations, including the fastest growing airlines and airports.


Thai Airways returns to growth after 2014 cuts; THAI Smile leads the way with 8% growth in 2017

Thai Airways returns to growth after 2014 cuts; THAI Smile leads the way with 8% growth in 2017

Thai Airways has faced a challenging few years following a period of political upheaval in its home country and growing regional competition from expanding LCCs. In 2014 it launched a new wholly-owned subsidiary, THAI Smile, with an all A320 fleet and a focus on regional flying. Thai’s network developments over the past 10 years are […]

Zhengzhou is China's fastest-growing airport over 12 million passengers; handled 20.76 million in 2016; nine new carriers for S17

Zhengzhou is China’s fastest-growing airport over 12 million passengers; handled 20.76 million in 2016; nine new carriers for S17

Zhengzhou Airport saw passenger traffic increase by 20% last year, making it the fastest-growing airport in China handling over 12 million annual passengers. Having welcomed nine new airlines in the past year, we decided to take a closer look behind the growth at the airport serving China’s 16th largest city.   

Turkish Airlines starts its 300th destination

Turkish Airlines starts its 300th destination

Turkish Airlines begins operations to Phuket – its 300th network point.


Turkish Airlines set to consolidate in 2017 and 2018 before fleet growth resumes in 2019; still launching new routes but also dropping some

Turkish Airlines set to consolidate in 2017 and 2018 before fleet growth resumes in 2019; still launching new routes but also dropping some

After double-digit growth in each of the previous five years, Turkish Airlines grew much more slowly in 2016 and is even shrinking slightly in 2017. We look at the regional variations last year and this year. Plus we reveal which 12 destinations have been suspended and what’s new for this summer.

Sydney-Osaka is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" ‒ over 275,000 searches; Jetstar's next Kansai connection?

Sydney-Osaka is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ over 275,000 searches; Jetstar’s next Kansai connection?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year over 275,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Sydney and Osaka ‒ but the route is unserved!? We reckon there could be up to five different carriers which may have this link on their respective to-do lists – but who will tick it off […]

Manchester-Mumbai is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" ‒ over 725,000 searches; Virgin's next long-haul from Northwest UK?

Manchester-Mumbai is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ over 725,000 searches; Virgin’s next long-haul from Northwest UK?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software shows that in the last 12 months a staggering 725,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Manchester and Mumbai ‒ but the route is unserved!? Will it be Virgin Atlantic Airways or Jet Airways that jumps onto this sizeable sector.