Articles Tagged ‘WUH’
Kuala Lumpur traffic doubles in nine years; passed 50 million in 2016 as AirAsia Group and Malaysia Airlines account for over 70% of demand
Kuala Lumpur International Airport, next week’s IATA Slot Conference host, reported almost 8% growth in traffic in 2016, driven by Malindo Air’s rapid growth. We look at how traffic has developed since 2007, the leading airlines and international routes and what new services have launched in 2017.
International growth stalls in China; Japan deposes South Korea as #1 market as Hainan Airlines grows 50%; Guangzhou adds 700k seats
After double-digit growth in each of the last three summers, international growth in China is set to slow dramatically this summer to less than 3%. Political issues with South Korea have taken their toll as we reveal the winners and losers by country, airline and Chinese airport.
China’s 200-plus airports handled over one billion passengers for the first time in 2016; 17 airports welcomed over 20 million customers
Only the US sees more passengers pass through its airports than China, where demand grew by an impressive 11.1% in 2016. We reveal the fastest-growing major airports in China and track the growth in both domestic and international traffic.
AirAsia X begins daily flights between Malaysian capital and Wuhan.
Wuhan Airport set to pass 20 million mark in 2016; only long-haul routes are to Dubai, Gold Coast, Moscow, Paris, Rome and San Francisco
China’s 13th busiest airport grew by almost 10% in 2015 to nearly 19 million passengers. We reveal the airport’s historic growth, the leading airlines and just how much competition there is on the airport’s busiest domestic routes.
China Southern Airlines flew 45% of traffic between China and Australia in 2015; capacity between nations grows 30%; next stop Adelaide
During the past year six routes have launched between these two nations, while a further eight are planned to commence before the end of the year. For the first five months of 2016, traffic in the market has grown 36% when compared to the same period of 2015. We take a closer look at the […]
U-FLY Alliance welcomes fifth carrier; collective alliance network has 202 routes; Kunming, Chongqing and Hong Kong are top three airports
U-FLY Alliance is the world’s first LCC alliance which launched on 18 January this year, with four initial members – HK Express, Lucky Air, Urumqi Air and West Air. In July a fifth carrier, Eastar Jet, joined the line-up. anna.aero takes a look at the breakdown of the world’s newest alliance, and establishes its presence […]
Chengdu Airport’s double-digit growth over the last five years sees it pass 40m in 2015; Air China still #1 carrier
China’s fourth largest airport, and this year’s World Routes hosts, Chengdu passed the 40 million annual passenger barrier in 2015, having averaged 10% growth over the last five years. Find out which of the airport’s serving airlines and network of routes are growing the fastest.
Tokyo Narita annual traffic up 33% since 2011; domestic traffic quadruples since turn of decade; welcomes seven new carriers
In 2011 Tokyo Narita handled 28 million passengers, whereas last year it welcomed 37.3 million. Within the past 12 months, the Japanese airport has welcomed seven new airlines, with an eighth, Hawaiian Airlines, soon becoming the facility’s 74th carrier. anna.aero takes a closer look at traffic development and the airport’s most popular connections.
Shanghai – Barcelona largest unserved market between China and Europe; Paris CDG #1 connected airport; Shanghai – Amsterdam fastest growing route
During the past 12 months, 16 previously unserved routes have opened up between Europe and China, with Baku, Manchester, Prague and London Gatwick being the latest airports to gain Chinese route status. anna.aero looks at how the market has developed in the past year, and to see which are the biggest unserved routes between the two markets.
It’s Asia versus Europe this week as just two entries battle it out to become Week Six winner of the Arch of Triumph competition in 2016. Find out which of the dynamic FTWA duo has achieved the highest score and brought home the win for their airport.
Spring Airlines Japan connects Tokyo Narita with Wuhan and Chongqing.