Articles Tagged ‘PEK’

El Al to return to Miami and Chicago following 787 order

El Al to return to Miami and Chicago following 787 order

El Al recently ordered enough 787-8s and 9s to replace its entire long-haul fleet and then some. Our data elves believe this deal will see the carrier return to the two previously served routes of Miami and Chicago. Other long-haul destinations in the US and Asia could also be on the cards – find out […]

Vietnam in Asian ANNIES fast-growing airport win double; Spring Airlines surprises in airline awards

Vietnam in Asian ANNIES fast-growing airport win double; Spring Airlines surprises in airline awards

Just like in 80s mega movie Top Gun ‒ “there’s no points for second place” – there are also no certificates for the runners-up in the 2015 Asian ANNIES. However, there will be certificates for the eight airport and six airline winners of this year’s competition. Find out who made Top Gun this time around.

Best connected airline hubs by region revealed; global winner Turkish Airlines in Istanbul pulls away from Delta Air Lines in Atlanta

Best connected airline hubs by region revealed; global winner Turkish Airlines in Istanbul pulls away from Delta Air Lines in Atlanta

This week we reveal which are the top 12 airline hubs (in terms of destinations served) in seven different regions across the world. Regional winners include Aeromexico, Air China, Air New Zealand, Qatar Airways and Royal Air Maroc.


Pyongyang’s capacity goes unchanged for four years; Beijing is North Korea’s biggest route for the last 10 years (and possibly forever)

Pyongyang’s capacity goes unchanged for four years; Beijing is North Korea’s biggest route for the last 10 years (and possibly forever)

Even the world’s most secretive of nations still have flights to the outside world. Routes means data. Data means something for our elves to scour. anna.aero pulls back the curtain on the trends emanating from the less than dynamic, but still highly interesting, North Korean market.

Air China now non-stop to Linzhi from Beijing

Air China now non-stop to Linzhi from Beijing

Air China launches seasonal service between Beijing and Linzhi – carrier also launches services from Tianjin to Bangkok and Okinawa.

Cork Airport announces direct link to London City with CityJet

Cork Airport announces direct link to London City with CityJet

In this week’s Network Planning and Community News, Birmingham Airport welcomes the arrival of Hainan Airlines’ first charter flight from Beijing, while Ryanair announces base #74 in Gothenburg. More news from Boston, Bristol, Düsseldorf, Madrid, Montreal, Moscow Sheremetyevo and Prague airports.


China-Europe market analysed; Chinese carriers growing faster than European rivals as tourism market stimulates demand

China-Europe market analysed; Chinese carriers growing faster than European rivals as tourism market stimulates demand

China is already the biggest country market in Asia for non-stop air services from Europe. We reveal how quickly it is growing, which are the leading airlines and how many airports in China now have direct service to Europe.

Hainan Airlines launches US routes from Shanghai

Hainan Airlines launches US routes from Shanghai

Hainan Airlines links Shanghai Pudong with Boston and Seattle-Tacoma.

Košice Airport kings parade in all their FTWA glory

Košice Airport kings parade in all their FTWA glory

Following their table-topping FTWA last week, it is not surprising that the Slovakian firefighters couldn’t wait to get their hands on the certificate and get in front of the camera. Meanwhile, nine airports from across the world tussle over this week’s award.


Hainan Airlines launches fourth US destination

Hainan Airlines launches fourth US destination

Hainan Airlines connects Beijing with San José in California using 787s.

Oman Airports attend the inaugural Routes Middle East and Africa

Oman Airports attend the inaugural Routes Middle East and Africa

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Melbourne Airport revels in ‘Route of the Week’ win; Glasgow Airport celebrates ‘Cake of the Week’; Wizz Air marks 1,500 flights between London Luton and Varna; Kazan welcomes Pobeda from Sochi/Adler; Flybe branded Stobart Air commemorates a first birthday, and more.

Air China starts fourth Australian route

Air China starts fourth Australian route

Air China now links Beijing with Melbourne in Australia with four weekly flights.