China Airlines now serves Sanya on Hainan from Taipei in Taiwan and flies from Taiwan’s Kaohsiung to Beijing.
TAAG Angola again serves the Chinese capital Beijing from Luanda. The non-stop route is flown once a week.
US-China air traffic surges 30% in 2010 to 2.65 million; AA, China Eastern, Delta, United all add new services in 2011
How has traffic developed between the world’s two biggest air travel markets during the last 20 years? How many passengers did each carrier transport in 2010 and at what load factor? Which new services have been launched since the beginning of 2010 and how many city-pairs are now served?
Hainan Airlines now flies to Japan, having launched flights between Beijing and Okinawa.
So what’s been happening to the Chinese air travel market in the last couple of months? How do passenger numbers on domestic and international flights compare with 2007? And which airlines have recently launched new long-haul services, and which plan to do so in the near future?
Swiss International Air Lines’ leisure subsidiary Edelweiss Air launched a new route between Zurich and Beijing.
Tibet Airlines has launched operations, flying daily between Lhasa and Beijing with its first A319.
Delta launched its third route to Beijing in China when it just began flying from Detroit.
China Southern now flies from China’s capital Beijing to both of the South Korean capital’s airports, now including Seoul Gimpo.
Korean Air now flies to China’s capital Beijing from both of the South Korean capital’s airports, now including Seoul Gimpo.
Asiana now flies to China’s capital Beijing from both of the South Korean capital’s airports, now including Seoul Gimpo.