Articles Tagged ‘PEK’

Chinese domestic air travel growth up 13% in May; international traffic up just 15% versus 2007

Chinese domestic air travel growth up 13% in May; international traffic up just 15% versus 2007

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 now serves China’s capital Beijing from its Zurich hub during summer

Swiss now serves China’s capital Beijing from its Zurich hub during summer

Swiss International Air Lines’ leisure subsidiary Edelweiss Air launched a new route between Zurich and Beijing.

Tibet Airlines now flies the historical route between Lhasa and Beijing

Tibet Airlines now flies the historical route between Lhasa and Beijing

Tibet Airlines has launched operations, flying daily between Lhasa and Beijing with its first A319.


Delta launches new route to Beijing from Detroit and between Minneapolis and Reno

Delta launches new route to Beijing from Detroit and between Minneapolis and Reno

Delta launched its third route to Beijing in China when it just began flying from Detroit.

China Southern adds Seoul Gimpo flights in addition to Incheon flights from Beijing

China Southern adds Seoul Gimpo flights in addition to Incheon flights from Beijing

China Southern now flies from China’s capital Beijing to both of the South Korean capital’s airports, now including Seoul Gimpo.

Korean Air adds Beijing flights from Seoul Gimpo in addition to Incheon flights

Korean Air adds Beijing flights from Seoul Gimpo in addition to Incheon flights

Korean Air now flies to China’s capital Beijing from both of the South Korean capital’s airports, now including Seoul Gimpo.


Asiana adds Beijing flights from Seoul Gimpo in addition to Incheon flights

Asiana adds Beijing flights from Seoul Gimpo in addition to Incheon flights

Asiana now flies to China’s capital Beijing from both of the South Korean capital’s airports, now including Seoul Gimpo.

Air China adds Seoul Gimpo route from Beijing in addition to Incheon flights

Air China adds Seoul Gimpo route from Beijing in addition to Incheon flights

Air China now flies to both of the South Korean capital’s airports, also serving Seoul Gimpo from Beijing.

Hainan Airlines adds routes to Busan in Korea and Chita in Russia

Hainan Airlines adds routes to Busan in Korea and Chita in Russia

Hainan Airlines launched new routes from Beijing to Busan in South Korea and from Manzhouli to Chita in Russia.


New airline routes launched (14 - 20 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 June 2011)

A very busy week with 75 new routes starting in all corners of the world. But which Chinese airline launched its second trans-Pacific route? Which North American airline launched six transatlantic services? And which two airlines relaunched landmark services between Dubrovnik and Belgrade?

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

It has been a very busy week with an entire 86 new routes launched. We have all the analysis – and the cakes – of routes ranging from Emirates’ 26th destination in Europe to LOT Polish Airlines’ fourth Ukrainian route. But which European airline launched routes to both Asia and South America? And which US […]

New airline routes launched (10 – 16 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (10 – 16 May 2011)

The last week’s 41 new routes range from a US intra-state service of 360 kilometres to a major 13,800-kilometre intercontinental service. But which new low-cost airline launched operations in the last week? And which network carrier added two new transatlantic routes?