Articles Tagged ‘PEK’
New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 5)
Chinese airport statistics for 2015, Turkish airport statistics for January 2016, Ryanair’s 79th base to be in Nuremberg and British Airways going to London Stansted.
The airport serving Middle Earth joins Christchurch to become only the second airport in New Zealand to have an Arch of Triumph certificate on its fire station walls. Find out which of this week’s three worldwide entries has racked up enough points to deliver the win for their airport.
Air Seychelles starts weekly service from Mahé to Beijing.
China Eastern Airlines grows Bangkok and Rome networks.
Vietnam Airlines now connects Nha Trang with the Chinese capital.
Hainan Airlines connects Xi’an and Sydney with twice-weekly flights.
Air China connects Beijing with Havana via Montreal.
Air China introduces new services to Paris CDG and Auckland.
Although the six million annual passenger barrier is perhaps another 12 months away, Macau International Airport has had its best year ever, surpassing its previous record year of 2007 after seeing four years of consecutive growth. anna.aero delves into Macau’s key markets, routes and airlines to discover its secrets.
Moscow Sheremetyevo overtakes Domodedovo to become Russia’s busiest airport again; #1 airline Aeroflot grows by 8%
Not since 2005, when Moscow Domodedovo became the busiest airport in Russia, has Moscow Sheremetyevo been #1, but 2015 figures so far reveal it is on course to take top spot again. Carriers like long-serving Czech Airlines have helped – a good reason for another celebratory fire truck water arch we think!
Nearly 1,000 votes cast in W15/16 Fire Truck Water Arch competition Part I; Vote for the best of nine FTWAs in W15/16 launches Part II
With 40% of the votes, Iasi Airport in Romania won the battle against 18 other airports from around the world to claim victory in the Fire Truck Water Arch W15/16 15 Public Vote Part I. Nine more airports take up the challenge this week to secure the Part II title.
Istanbul Atatürk, Dallas Love Field and Osaka Kansai welcome winter network growth; Turkish Airlines, Southwest and Ryanair driving airport expansion
Part two of our global analysis of the start of the W15/16 season looks at which airports have seen the biggest net gain in new routes since last winter. We reveal the leading airports in Asia, Europe and North America.