Articles Tagged ‘Air China’

British Airways becomes first international airline at Daxing

British Airways becomes first international airline at Daxing

British Airways moves its daily Heathrow – Beijing flights to Daxing airport; it becomes the first international service to the new facility.

Air China arrives in Nice

Air China arrives in Nice

Air China launches direct services between Beijing and Nice.

Air China moves Chengdu-London service from Gatwick to Heathrow

Air China moves Chengdu-London service from Gatwick to Heathrow

Air China switches its three times weekly link between the two cities to Europe’s busiest airport.


Moscow Sheremetyevo is Europe's fastest-growing long-haul hub in S19; Frankfurt, Heathrow cut, but BA retains lead

Moscow Sheremetyevo is Europe’s fastest-growing long-haul hub in S19; Frankfurt, Heathrow cut, but BA retains lead

OAG Schedules Analyser data states that long-haul seat capacity from Russia’s biggest airport is set to grow by an impressive 26% in S19, while Heathrow and Frankfurt are reporting slight reductions. With long-haul capacity from Europe set to grow by 2.4% this summer, we reveal the winners and losers.

Ethiopian Airlines set to serve more country markets than MEB3 in S19, Ryanair still tops route table

Ethiopian Airlines set to serve more country markets than MEB3 in S19, Ryanair still tops route table

The start of the S19 season is fast approaching, so it is high time to take a look at how the world’s schedules are shaping up. Nick Preston reveals which airlines will operate the most airport pairs, serve the largest number of country markets and fly from the most airports in a typical week during […]

Air China heads for Hong Kong from Yinchuan

Air China heads for Hong Kong from Yinchuan

Air China initially starts a twice-weekly service between the cities – frequency to increase in coming weeks.


2018 sees biggest net rise in airline seats between Europe and China this decade; 30 new routes added last year; two new airline players for 2019

2018 sees biggest net rise in airline seats between Europe and China this decade; 30 new routes added last year; two new airline players for 2019

In 2018 there was 17.72 million two-way seats on routes between Europe and China, with this having risen from just 7.47 million in 2009. Jonathan Ford looks at the biggest players in the market, the number of routes that have been added in the past few years, and highlights the recent announcements for 2019. 

Air China launches latest domestic route from Beijing

Air China launches latest domestic route from Beijing

Air China begins a five times weekly service between Beijing and Huizhou.

Air China chooses Milan Malpensa as first international A350 airport

Air China chooses Milan Malpensa as first international A350 airport

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Air China introducing the A350-900 on its service between Beijing and Milan Malpensa, which will grow weekly seat capacity on the route by 32%, Ryanair confirms new routes from Germany in 2019, including Cologne Bonn to Knock and Zadar.


W18/19 network analysis; airlines serving most routes, country markets and airports identified here

W18/19 network analysis; airlines serving most routes, country markets and airports identified here

With the start of W18/19 now less than three weeks away, we decided to peer into the future to see which airlines will be ruling the roost this winter. Nick Preston identifies those carriers offering the most routes and which will operate from the most country markets and airports in a typical week during W18/19.

400 industry leaders dive into Denver for 23rd Boyd Group International Aviation Forecast Summit

400 industry leaders dive into Denver for 23rd Boyd Group International Aviation Forecast Summit

The 23rd Boyd Group International Aviation Forecast Summit was filled with four days of great presentations and forecasts from aviation leaders from the industry as well as extra special networking events. Senior industry executives, including Oliver Wagner, CCO, Eurowings, were on hand to give their thoughts on the future for commercial aviation.

Guangzhou Airport saw 10% boost in traffic in 2017; 74 airlines serving in S18, Thailand is top international market

Guangzhou Airport saw 10% boost in traffic in 2017; 74 airlines serving in S18, Thailand is top international market

Guangzhou Airport welcomed 65.81 million passengers in 2017, a 10% increase on the previous year. Traffic at the Chinese hub has nearly doubled over the past 10 years. Nick Preston examines recent network trends at this year’s World Routes host airport, including its leading airlines and routes.