Articles Tagged ‘NRT’

Vanilla Air heads to Hong Kong

Vanilla Air heads to Hong Kong

Vanilla Air introduces A320 flights between Tokyo Narita and Hong Kong.

Jetstar Japan adds Kumamoto to network

Jetstar Japan adds Kumamoto to network

Jetstar Japan links Nagoya, Osaka and Tokyo to Kumamoto with twice-daily flights.

Vote for the best of 10 Fire Truck Water Arches; Winter Season Launches Part 1

Vote for the best of 10 Fire Truck Water Arches; Winter Season Launches Part 1

The start of the W14/15 season sees a lot of the world’s airports pulling out all the stops in terms of new route marketing ‒ and that means lots of fire truck water arches (FTWAs). This week, we give you, the reader, the chance to select the best of the 10 FTWAs we have been […]


San José hammers out a path to nine million passengers again; Southwest still #1

San José hammers out a path to nine million passengers again; Southwest still #1

Last year Mineta San José International Airport attracted a service to Tokyo Narita with All Nippon Airways. As the Californian airport stands poised to smash through the nine million passenger mark in 2014, anna.aero takes a peek at which airlines, including ANA, and the city pairs that are delivering this spike in activity.

Weekly seats up 2.3% and ASKs up 4.7% between Europe and Asia; London Heathrow-Hong Kong is #1 city pair

Weekly seats up 2.3% and ASKs up 4.7% between Europe and Asia; London Heathrow-Hong Kong is #1 city pair

The relationship between Europe and Asia has grown considerably over the years as both regions are actively engaged economically. As air services have become extremely significant for the development of both regions, resulting in flights increasing by 0.7% and ASKs up 4.7%, anna.aero takes a closer look at the trends between the two markets.

Tiger’s Taiwanese venture starts with Singapore; Bangkok, Da Nang and Chiang Mai up next

Tiger’s Taiwanese venture starts with Singapore; Bangkok, Da Nang and Chiang Mai up next

This week has seen the start of Tigerair Taiwan, Tiger Airways’ latest subsidiary, with the introduction of daily flights from Taipei to Singapore. While three new services are planned for late-October, anna.aero reveals which ‘low-hanging fruit’ routes might be next on the fledgling LCC’s network agenda.


Halifax Airport expecting 2% growth this year; Japan Airlines’ first charter flight arrives from Tokyo Narita

Halifax Airport expecting 2% growth this year; Japan Airlines’ first charter flight arrives from Tokyo Narita

The main gateway to Nova Scotia handled close to 3.6 million passengers last year, while a total of 10 carriers operate to 26 destinations in six countries within North America and Europe this October. We reveal how the airport has grown during the last 11 years and which is the dominant airline this month.

Tokyo Narita FTWA win is ‘Out of this World’

Tokyo Narita FTWA win is ‘Out of this World’

Possibly the best winner’s photograph that anna.aero has received in the FTWA competition so far — Tokyo Narita’s firefighters pose proudly in all their cosmic gear along with their ‘Arch of Triumph’ winner’s certificate from last week.

Thai AirAsia X launches second and third routes

Thai AirAsia X launches second and third routes

Thai AirAsia X now links Bangkok’s Don Mueang Airport with Osaka Kansai and Tokyo Narita using A330-300s.


Second 2014 victory for this week’s ‘Arch of Triumph’ winner

Second 2014 victory for this week’s ‘Arch of Triumph’ winner

Last month, this week’s winner – a major Asian airport – won its first weekly ‘Arch of Triumph’ title with this FTWA — the third lowest winning score of the year (22.8). This week it has scored over 10 more points to secure victory. But did the Japanese airport make it onto the overall leader […]

Spring Airlines Japan launches operations from Tokyo Narita

Spring Airlines Japan launches operations from Tokyo Narita

Spring Airlines Japan commences service with three domestic routes from Tokyo Narita.

TAV’s Gazipaşa Airport shows off its winner’s certificate

TAV’s Gazipaşa Airport shows off its winner’s certificate

Last week, Turkish Airlines started a twice-daily domestic connection from its Istanbul Atatürk global hub to Gazipaşa, a new route which produced a world-beating FTWA. With only one European entrant in this week’s competition, victory is perhaps destined for North America or Asia.