Articles Tagged ‘ICN’

China dominates Asian growth in Q2; fastest-growing major country market but Jakarta fends off Kunming for fastest-growing airport

China dominates Asian growth in Q2; fastest-growing major country market but Jakarta fends off Kunming for fastest-growing airport

With Routes Asia taking place next week and the start of the summer season less than two weeks away, we decided to take a look at Asian developments in 2017 Q2 compared with 2016 Q2. We look at the top country markets for growth, biggest airlines and fastest-growing airports.

Routes Asia host Okinawa overjoyed with Route of the Week victory while Brazil's Belo Horizonte is beaming with Cake of the Week title

Routes Asia host Okinawa overjoyed with Route of the Week victory while Brazil’s Belo Horizonte is beaming with Cake of the Week title

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Rochester Airport welcomes United Airlines’ announcement that it is to serve the New York State airport from Chicago O’Hare, while HK Express reaches a key milestone. More news also from Vistara, Dubai Al Maktoum and Budapest.  

Okinawa Airport is Japan’s sixth busiest with almost 20m passengers; All Nippon Airways and Tokyo Haneda top airline/airport rankings

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.


India now #5 country for air travel; passes Germany for airport traffic with over 250m passengers in 2016; IndiGo's 40% domestic share

India now #5 country for air travel; passes Germany for airport traffic with over 250m passengers in 2016; IndiGo’s 40% domestic share

India’s airports welcomed over 40 million extra passengers in 2016, representing growth of 20% compared with 2015. We look at the leading airports, compare international and domestic growth and reveal the market shares of the leading domestic airlines.

South Korea to Japan grows by 25% year-on-year; Korean Air is #1 airline on the country pair

South Korea to Japan grows by 25% year-on-year; Korean Air is #1 airline on the country pair

There are just some country pairs which our data elves notice lots of new routes as well as fresh capacity being added on existing ones, and one of those is South Korea to Japan – so we decided to investigate. We uncover the annual growth patterns, as well as the biggest airlines and routes in […]

Lisbon Airport crowned 2016 Arch of Triumph champions!! Auckland adds last weekly win

Lisbon Airport crowned 2016 Arch of Triumph champions!! Auckland adds last weekly win

Having claimed the top spot way back in May, the Lisbon Airport firefighters have held on to the #1 position for seven months, even after a final roll of the dice from 2015 winners Birmingham Airport in Week 45 of competition, which saw the UK airport only do enough to take second and not the title. […]


Philippine Airlines launches first international service from Clark

Philippine Airlines launches first international service from Clark

Philippine Airlines becomes third carrier to connect Clark with Seoul Incheon.

t’way air sets off from Seoul to Saipan

t’way air sets off from Seoul to Saipan

t’way air becomes fifth Korean carrier to link Seoul with Saipan.

Delhi shows off its certificate for its second win of 2016

Delhi shows off its certificate for its second win of 2016

Ignore what we said last week – there is still another week of competition after this one, for those FTWAs celebrating the start of routes in what remains of 2016. Take a look at these offerings from six airports from around the world, including entrants from Africa, Australasia, Europe and North America.


Hong Kong Airlines faces seven other carriers on newest route

Hong Kong Airlines faces seven other carriers on newest route

Hong Kong Airlines becomes eighth carrier to connect Hong Kong and Seoul.

Jin Air introduces first route to Australia

Jin Air introduces first route to Australia

Jin Air adds Cairns in Australia and Kitakyushu in Japan to its Seoul Incheon network.

VietJetAir adds three more international routes

VietJetAir adds three more international routes

VietJetAir starts new routes to Hong Kong, Kaohsiung and Seoul Incheon.