Articles Tagged ‘PEK’

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.

Turkmenistan Airlines’ Ashgabat-Turkmenabat is #1 route; Dubai is fastest growing destination; Bangkok-Moscow most popular connection

Turkmenistan Airlines’ Ashgabat-Turkmenabat is #1 route; Dubai is fastest growing destination; Bangkok-Moscow most popular connection

Turkmenistan Airlines has in the past 12 months increased its overall seat capacity by 1.6%. anna.aero takes a closer look into the airline’s developments (or lack of) during the past year, and investigates the carrier’s most popular connections via its Ashgabat hub.


Hainan Airlines arrives in Israel

Hainan Airlines arrives in Israel

Hainan Airlines links Beijing and Tel Aviv – competes directly with El Al.

Brisbane-Beijing is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” with nearly 60,000 searches in 2015 – BNE to host Routes Asia 2018

Brisbane-Beijing is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” with nearly 60,000 searches in 2015 – BNE to host Routes Asia 2018

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software shows that 60,000 potential travellers per year want to fly between Brisbane and Beijing – yet the city pair remains unserved. Will this be Hainan Airlines’ next Australian service, following the start of Xi’an to Sydney services last year? Meanwhile, Routes Asia will be hosted by a Brisbane Airport-led consortium in 2018.

Badajoz and Kansas City airports celebrate anna.aero wins

Badajoz and Kansas City airports celebrate anna.aero wins

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, we have route news from Ryanair at the three London airports it serves and infrastructure developments in Birmingham and Dubai. Other news comes from Swedavia, as well as Beijing, Munich and Taipei Taoyuan airports.