Dalian Airlines has launched operations by starting four domestic routes within China.
Air China has connected its hub at Beijing Capital Airport with Bayan Nur, a new airport in Inner Mongolia.
Jetstar is the first low-cost airline to fly between Singapore Changi Airport and Beijing, the capital of China.
China Southern Airlines now flies to Istanbul Atatürk Airport from Beijing via Ürümqi.
Air China launches first flights to Phuket in Thailand. Will compete directly with Hainan Airlines.
China Southern Airlines now flies to Perth in Western Australia from Beijing via Guangzhou. This is the first route between Mainland China and Perth.
Hainan Airlines now flies to Malé in the Maldives from Beijing, the capital of China.
Shandong Airlines launches a range of new routes in China.
China Southern on track for 80 million passengers in 2011; becomes seventh airline (and first from China) to fly A380
Passenger numbers have quadrupled in just eight years, but what’s happened to China Southern Airlines’ load factor during that period? How big is its international network and which are the leading international airports? At which point in the last five years did demand drop briefly? And which new international services has the airline launched this year?
Spring Airlines now flies the trunk route between Beijing Capital Airport and Shanghai Hongqiao Airport.
S7 Airlines now flies from Yekaterinburg Koltsovo Airport in Russia to Beijing in China.