Articles Tagged ‘PEK’

anna.aero welcomes Air China to London Gatwick; Bordeaux and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen show certificates; more celebrations at London Stansted, London Luton, Amsterdam, Sao Paulo Guarulhos, Cork, Leeds Bradford and Berlin Schönefeld airports

anna.aero welcomes Air China to London Gatwick; Bordeaux and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen show certificates; more celebrations at London Stansted, London Luton, Amsterdam, Sao Paulo Guarulhos, Cork, Leeds Bradford and Berlin Schönefeld airports

A busy week for Network Planning Community News, including anna.aero welcoming Air China’s resumption at London Gatwick from Beijing with a fabulous cake, Bordeaux and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen showing-off their certificates, as well as other newsworthy events from ours peers from around the world.

Honolulu recorded 19.5 million passengers in 2013; ‘Ohana by Hawaiian launches first operations

Honolulu recorded 19.5 million passengers in 2013; ‘Ohana by Hawaiian launches first operations

Serving the most recent addition to the 50 US states, Honolulu Airport has consolidated its annual passenger performance after Aloha Airlines collapsed in 2008, achieving 19.5 million passengers last year. anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent progress and reveals how dominant Hawaiian Airlines is this March.

Chinese air traffic up 11% in first 11 months of 2013; 29 international links to be launched in first half of 2014

Chinese air traffic up 11% in first 11 months of 2013; 29 international links to be launched in first half of 2014

The world’s second largest air travel market, according to Innovata weekly seat capacity for February, is rapidly growing, reaching 326 million passengers in the first 11 months of 2013. Despite the current issues regarding the EU’s ETS, Air China is still launching links to Europe. anna.aero reveals who is the main player in the Chinese […]


Leeds Bradford Airport celebrates Ryanair's S14 Barcelona Girona; and the Chinese New Year with KLM's connection to China

Leeds Bradford Airport celebrates Ryanair’s S14 Barcelona Girona; and the Chinese New Year with KLM’s connection to China

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, anna.aero reports from Leeds Bradford Airport, which celebrates the announcement of Ryanair’s new S14 route to Barcelona Girona and KLM’s connections to 18 Asian destinations as part of the Chinese New Year. 

Ural Airlines’ traffic grows by 25% in 2013; 97 destinations now served

Ural Airlines’ traffic grows by 25% in 2013; 97 destinations now served

Russia’s sixth largest carrier, Ural Airlines has grown rapidly over recent years, serving a total of 97 routes in February 2014. As the airline’s traffic went up 25% last year, anna.aero investigates the carrier’s rapid expansion and its current network.

Air China launches first route to Hawaii

Air China launches first route to Hawaii

Air China connects Beijing with Honolulu, with thrice-weekly A330 flights.


Air China expansion to include Washington this summer; almost 78 million passengers carried in 2013 at 81% load factor

Air China expansion to include Washington this summer; almost 78 million passengers carried in 2013 at 81% load factor

The flag-carrier of China has control of a fleet of almost 500 aircraft and saw its group passenger numbers grow by 7.3% to almost 78 million last year. We examine which are the leading airports for Air China (and how quickly the airline is growing them), and which new international services were added in 2013.

Hainan Airlines adds Bali to its network

Hainan Airlines adds Bali to its network

Hainan Airlines has started thrice-weekly flights from Beijing to Denpasar in Bali.

Air China adds Siem Reap in Cambodia to its network

Air China adds Siem Reap in Cambodia to its network

Air China replaces China Eastern Airlines on Beijing-Siem Reap market with twice-weekly 737 flights.


Air China lands in Chiang Mai

Air China lands in Chiang Mai

Air China starts flying from Beijing to its third Thai destination.

Ural Airlines begins Beijing service from Chelyabinsk

Ural Airlines begins Beijing service from Chelyabinsk

Ural Airlines starts flights from Chelyabinsk Airport in Russia to Beijing Airport in China.

Shandong Airlines grows capacity by 14%; starts flights to third country market - Chiang Mai in Thailand

Shandong Airlines grows capacity by 14%; starts flights to third country market – Chiang Mai in Thailand

Shandong Airlines, daughter carrier to Air China, and the #8 airline in China in terms of weekly seats, has had a busy 2013 so far, launching 19 new routes and adding over 20% more weekly flights since January. anna.aero takes a peek at this dynamic, but somewhat obscure carrier.