Articles Tagged ‘XIY’
China Southern Airlines traffic up 9.8% in Q1 2018; 2017 marks first year of double-digit passenger growth since 2010; Shenzhen expanding fast
China Southern Airlines flew 126.30 million passengers in 2017, representing a 10% increase in traffic versus 2016. Last year was the first since 2010 in which the SkyTeam member has reported double-digit growth. Jonathan Ford looks at the airline’s recent expansion and which cities it is growing from the most.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with new route festivities from London there are celebrations from Nashville, Manchester, Wellington, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Düsseldorf, and St. Petersburg airports, as well as developments from Delta Air Lines and Air Italy.
Sichuan Airlines flew more than 32 million seats across its network in 2017, an increase of 8.1% over the previous year. Nick Preston takes a closer look at the Chinese carrier’s network developments over the past 10 years, a period in which it has consistently increased capacity. The airline’s leading airports and routes are identified, along […]
Tianjin Airlines begins services from Xi’an to Auckland, adding to its existing Chongqing link.
With one last throw of the Arch of Triumph dice, Russia’s Sochi/Adler Airport, which had lead the competition since April, has provided us with one last attempt to reclaim its long-held crown. It was good, but not good enough to stop Los Angeles from taking the 2017 title.
London Southend Airport wins W17/18 FTWA public vote Part I; pick your Arch of Triumph from the 15 entries in Part II
Having effectively mobilised their followers on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest and Snapchat, London Southend Airport won Part I of the Arch of Triumph W17/18 vote. There are another 15 FTWAs to choose from in Part II of this bi-annual competition this week.
Okay Airways begins services between Xi’an and Cebu, a route it will operate three times weekly.
Brussels Airport marks the launch of Hainan Airlines’ second direct connection to China – anna.aero joins the celebrations
On 25 October Hainan Airlines launched a new service between Shanghai Pudong and Brussels, the carrier’s second link to the Belgian capital after Beijing. anna.aero’s Chief Analyst Nick Preston joined the celebrations in Brussels as the airport greeted its latest connection from Asia.
Chinese airlines growing twice as fast on domestic routes in 2017 than international services; 28 airports seeing 10+ million annual passengers
Between January and May 2017 Chinese airlines achieved an average monthly increase in traffic on domestic routes of over 14%, twice as much as the growth seen on international services, which are reporting a 7.1% rise. We look to see how this growth has developed and which airports are thriving.
Helsinki-Denpasar is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ nearly 230,000 searches; Finnair’s next Asian foray??
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last 12 months nearly 230,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Helsinki and Denpasar ‒ but the route is unserved!? Finnair currently serves 99 destinations from its main hub – will Bali become #100??
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 grows passenger numbers by 30% in 2016; now serves 11 countries from Kuala Lumpur base with 22 aircraft; US access granted
AirAsia X has been a pioneer in the low-cost long-haul (LCLH) market and celebrates its 10th anniversary in November. We look at the airline’s recent rapid growth, fleet plans and biggest country markets, as well as taking a closer look at all the routes that have failed to deliver.