Articles Tagged ‘Beijing’

Beijing Airport still #2 after Atlanta; 100m pax milestone may not be reached before new airport opens; Air China is dominant carrier

Beijing Airport still #2 after Atlanta; 100m pax milestone may not be reached before new airport opens; Air China is dominant carrier

China’s busiest airport grew by 4.4% last year to reach almost 90 million passengers. We reveal the leading airlines, the biggest and fastest-growing country markets and which new domestic routes have been added in the last 12 months.

Chinese President Xi Jinping and British PM David Cameron announce direct link between Manchester and Beijing

Chinese President Xi Jinping and British PM David Cameron announce direct link between Manchester and Beijing

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Air Malta and KLM inaugurate their code-share agreement, while Ryanair announces two new routes from Turin. More news also from London City, Naples, Miami, Cleveland Burke Lakefront and Iasi airports as well as from Monarch Airlines.

Beijing Airport celebrates the Asian ANNIE award for developing the most long-haul routes

Beijing Airport celebrates the Asian ANNIE award for developing the most long-haul routes

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Birmingham Airport celebrates passing 10 million passengers in the past 12 months, while Beijing Capital Airlines commences its first long-haul charter programme to Copenhagen. More news also from Amsterdam, as well as Frankfurt, Glasgow and Newcastle airports, plus Ryanair.


British Airways starting Chengdu service in September; Chinese airlines maintaining steady 11% growth in 2013

British Airways starting Chengdu service in September; Chinese airlines maintaining steady 11% growth in 2013

The Chinese air travel market is still reporting double-digit growth in 2013, with the massive domestic market still outperforming the international market. We take a look at which airports grew fastest in 2012, and which airlines are preparing for new international services before the end of the year.

Beijing Capital Airport handles over 80 million passengers in 2012

Beijing Capital Airport handles over 80 million passengers in 2012

Beijing Capital Airport took three Asian ANNIES last year, and continued to grow throughout 2012, further diminishing the distance to take over on Atlanta as the world’s busiest airport. anna.aero examines the world’s second largest airport.

Chinese air traffic up almost 9% in 2012 so far; AirAsia, Dragonair and Scoot all starting new routes this winter

Chinese air traffic up almost 9% in 2012 so far; AirAsia, Dragonair and Scoot all starting new routes this winter

China’s airlines continue to report solid growth in 2012 with international growth outstripping domestic growth. Despite the EU’s ETS European carriers have launched several new routes this summer. But which carriers are looking to grow in China this winter?


Beijing Treble: BCIA takes all three top route development prizes in 2nd Asian ANNIES

Beijing Treble: BCIA takes all three top route development prizes in 2nd Asian ANNIES

Award season is here. The time has come for the second annual Asian ANNIES, awarded to airports and airlines for their route development achievements in the Asia-Pacific region. But which airport takes the most awards? Which airline has launched the most long-haul routes? And which is the biggest new airline in the region?

China Southern on track for 80 million passengers in 2011; becomes seventh airline (and first from China) to fly A380

China Southern on track for 80 million passengers in 2011; becomes seventh airline (and first from China) to fly A380

Passenger numbers have quadrupled in just eight years, but what’s happened to China Southern Airlines’ load factor during that period? How big is its international network and which are the leading international airports? At which point in the last five years did demand drop briefly? And which new international services has the airline launched this […]

Chinese air traffic growth slows to under 5% in August

Chinese air traffic growth slows to under 5% in August

Chinese air traffic growth has slowed in recent months. How does international traffic growth compare with domestic growth? What are the trends in load factor? Which carriers have recently launched new long-haul routes? And which carriers will be launching new Chinese routes in the next few months?


US-China air traffic surges 30% in 2010 to 2.65 million; AA, China Eastern, Delta, United all add new services in 2011

US-China air traffic surges 30% in 2010 to 2.65 million; AA, China Eastern, Delta, United all add new services in 2011

How has traffic developed between the world’s two biggest air travel markets during the last 20 years? How many passengers did each carrier transport in 2010 and at what load factor? Which new services have been launched since the beginning of 2010 and how many city-pairs are now served?

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?

China’s airports handled 564 million passengers in 2010

China’s airports handled 564 million passengers in 2010

The world’s second biggest air travel market grew by a phenomenal 16% last year. But how fast did China’s leading airports grow and which are their nearest European equivalents? How fast are the leading airports growing this summer and which airport is actually likely to see fewer passengers and why? Who is planning new international […]