Articles Tagged ‘PEK’

Prague Airport’s top 12 routes carried 40% of traffic in 2015; now linked to Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai; welcomes daily A380 operation

Prague Airport’s top 12 routes carried 40% of traffic in 2015; now linked to Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai; welcomes daily A380 operation

During the past year Prague has done something that most modest sized airports outside of Asia have as their number one aim – gaining a link to China. However, the airport has also seen developments in other long-haul markets as well as its new Chinese links. anna.aero takes a look at the airport’s traffic trends, […]

San Sebastian celebrates Cake of the Week for London Luton link

San Sebastian celebrates Cake of the Week for London Luton link

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Newquay Airport celebrates its best month since 2009 while Hainan Airlines announces that it is to serve the destination of Routes Americas 2017, Las Vegas. More news also from Hamburg, Barra, Prague, Leeds Bradford and Orlando Sanford airports.

Chengdu Airport’s double-digit growth over the last five years sees it pass 40m in 2015; Air China still #1 carrier

Chengdu Airport’s double-digit growth over the last five years sees it pass 40m in 2015; Air China still #1 carrier

China’s fourth largest airport, and this year’s World Routes hosts, Chengdu passed the 40 million annual passenger barrier in 2015, having averaged 10% growth over the last five years. Find out which of the airport’s serving airlines and network of routes are growing the fastest.


Delta Air Lines’ Seattle-Tacoma international traffic growing 22% year-on-year; next Delta/Virgin Atlantic Airways partnership destination

Delta Air Lines’ Seattle-Tacoma international traffic growing 22% year-on-year; next Delta/Virgin Atlantic Airways partnership destination

During the past year, Delta Air Lines has added eight routes from its Seattle-Tacoma hub, while also dropping one. Since its merger with Northwest Airlines was completed in 2010, the carrier has gone on to carry 5.8 million international passengers from the airport. anna.aero looks at the international traffic breakdown, and what are the airline’s […]

Air Astana traffic up over 160% since 2006; operates dual hub strategy from Astana and Almaty; Iran becomes latest country market

Air Astana traffic up over 160% since 2006; operates dual hub strategy from Astana and Almaty; Iran becomes latest country market

Air Astana last year carried nearly 3.9 million passengers compared to just 1.5 in 2006. anna.aero takes a closer look to see how the carrier has expanded over the past decade, and to investigate its dual hub network even further.

Alitalia adds Chinese capital connection

Alitalia adds Chinese capital connection

Alitalia resumes flights to Beijing from Italian capital after three-year hiatus.


Skyscanner reveals the value of time to air travellers is $8 per hour for long-haul passengers

Skyscanner reveals the value of time to air travellers is $8 per hour for long-haul passengers

We all know that time is money, but just how much is a long-haul passenger prepared to pay to save one hour of travel time? Those clever people at Skyscanner have analysed the top 100 long-haul routes, and they reckon it’s $8 per hour. They also reveal the potential for new non-stop routes.

Hainan Airlines gives Calgary its first Chinese route

Hainan Airlines gives Calgary its first Chinese route

Hainan Airlines introduces direct service between Beijing and Canadian state of Alberta.

Shanghai - Barcelona largest unserved market between China and Europe; Paris CDG #1 connected airport; Shanghai – Amsterdam fastest growing route

Shanghai – Barcelona largest unserved market between China and Europe; Paris CDG #1 connected airport; Shanghai – Amsterdam fastest growing route

During the past 12 months, 16 previously unserved routes have opened up between Europe and China, with Baku, Manchester, Prague and London Gatwick being the latest airports to gain Chinese route status. anna.aero looks at how the market has developed in the past year, and to see which are the biggest unserved routes between the two markets.


Manchester celebrates awards double at the 138th IATA Slot Conference

Manchester celebrates awards double at the 138th IATA Slot Conference

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Thomas Cook Airlines commences charter operations between Brussels and Ohrid while Glasgow wins big at the ACI Europe Awards. Finally Batumi Airport welcomed Bravo Airways’ first charter flight from Kiev Boryspil.

Hainan Airlines makes it to Manchester

Hainan Airlines makes it to Manchester

Hainan Airlines starts first China-UK route that does not involve London, linking Beijing with Manchester.

China, India, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam win sixth Asian ANNIES airport awards; Chinese carriers dominate airline awards

China, India, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam win sixth Asian ANNIES airport awards; Chinese carriers dominate airline awards

It’s awards time again and this week we reward airports and airlines in Asia for their route development and passenger traffic growth during the last 12 months. Chinese airlines and airports win seven of the 12 Asian ANNIES up for grabs.