Articles Tagged ‘PEK’
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.
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!