Articles Tagged ‘Air China’

China Southern world’s third-largest airline this winter

China Southern world’s third-largest airline this winter

The world’s top-20 airline list has seen huge change this winter, with China Southern now third. Chinese carriers now have seven places and Asian airlines 11.

Boeing 737 Classic seats totalled 44 million last year, down 224 million since 2010

Boeing 737 Classic seats totalled 44 million last year, down 224 million since 2010

In 2010, Boeing’s 737 Classics had 268 million seats globally. Last year, they had 44 million. We look at the evolution of the type and top airlines and routes for each series.

LOT adds Beijing Daxing flights from Warsaw

LOT adds Beijing Daxing flights from Warsaw

LOT Polish Airlines adds Beijing Daxing flights; 83% of Poland – China demand still unserved.


China to Europe sees highest YOY growth; Shanghai – Iceland coming

China to Europe sees highest YOY growth; Shanghai – Iceland coming

China to Europe sees 48 European and 34 Chinese airports. In 2019, 2.4m extra seats were added, the biggest ever, with over 50 new routes. Keflavik coming.

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.