Articles Tagged ‘PEK’
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 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
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.
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 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
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 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 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
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.
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.
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.