Articles Tagged ‘PEK’
British Airways starting Chengdu service in September; Chinese airlines maintaining steady 11% growth in 2013
The Chinese air travel market is still reporting double-digit growth in 2013, with the massive domestic market still outperforming the international market. We take a look at which airports grew fastest in 2012, and which airlines are preparing for new international services before the end of the year.
Air China inaugurates four-weekly non-stop flights from Beijing Airport to Houston Intercontinental Airport in Texas, US.
Air Mauritius connects Mauritius Airport and Beijing Airport with a single weekly services.
Yakutia Airlines inaugurates low-frequency services from Krasnodar Airport to Beijing Airport and Paphos Airport in Cyprus.
Despite being at 99% capacity and with little sign of any additional runway capacity any time soon, London Heathrow is still the world’s busiest airport if measured by ASKs. We look to see which other airports make the Top 15 in this slightly unusual way of looking at airports.
With more than half of Vancouver’s residents speaking English as a second language only, the city’s airport, Canada’s second largest and serving the country’s third most populous metropolitan area, boasts an impressive network of services to China, with most routes seeing growth this summer.
As Geneva joins the growing group of cities connected to China with direct services this week, anna.aero examines how the Middle Kingdom’s international route network has changed since last summer.
Air China launches four-weekly flights from Beijing Airport to Geneva Airport.
SriLankan Airlines launches flights from Hambantota to Jeddah and Beijing via Bangkok.
Heathrow becomes airport #50 for 787; average sector 3,400km – 25% of its 15,000km range capability!
Most of the eight airlines operating the Boeing 787 are keeping them close to base while they build-up familiarity with the new airframe. At 5,245 kilometres, Qatar Airways’ Doha to London 787 route which touched down for the first time on 14 December, is only using around one-third of the aircraft’s 15,000 kilometre range capability.
anna.aero reveals from a top-level source which points on the map will be added to the nearly 200 destinations already connected to the Istanbul Atatürk hub in the near future.
Hainan Airlines commences operations from Beijing to Luanda via Abu Dhabi.