Articles Tagged ‘Beijing’

American adding 10 new routes at Chicago O'Hare and resuming several more; steps up competition with United

American adding 10 new routes at Chicago O’Hare and resuming several more; steps up competition with United

American has cut capacity by 13% in the last two years at its second busiest base but it has expansion plans for this summer. What impact will this have on United, and which routes are returning to the network after an absence?

China's airports handled 486 million passengers in '09; Beijing now world's 3rd busiest airport; HSR a growing threat

China’s airports handled 486 million passengers in ’09; Beijing now world’s 3rd busiest airport; HSR a growing threat

China ranks as the world’s second biggest air travel market after the US. But which airports grew fastest in 2009 and which are the country’s top 12 domestic routes. And what makes Tianjin Airlines unusual?

China’s airlines carried 215 million domestic passengers in 2009 as demand surged 20%

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsThe world’s second biggest air travel market grew by 20% last year. Domestic traffic is booming while international traffic is still below 2007 levels. Which foreign airport has seen three carriers start new flights from Beijing?


Chinese domestic air travel booming once more; international demand recovering

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsAir travel in China is defying global trends and growing rapidly. Domestic demand may be up one-third on 2007, but how does international demand compare with 2007? How strong are load factors?

All Routes lead to Beijing; Chinese airline traffic booms 16% in the first half of 2009

Top StoryAir traffic is booming once more in China thanks to the vibrant domestic market. Which are the country’s busiest and fastest-growing airports? Which are the leading carriers at each airport and which services has Beijing welcomed and said goodbye to?

So what happened to our predictions for 2008?

Article Thumbnail: Lead StoryWay back in January anna.aero identified a number of key topics that we thought would make 2008 interesting. So what happened? We look back and compare what we said then with what actually happened. Was the 787 really supposed to be in service by now? Oops!


Athens, Bahrain, Brussels win OAG awards;
Beijing’s memorable Mission Impossible theme scoops annies

Image: annie logoThis week anna.aero was out and about in Kuala Lumpur meeting many of our readers and customers. Times may be tough in the industry but there were plenty of exciting stands promoting tourism and route opportunities. See what caught our eye and who won this year’s coveted Annie awards.

AAPA members’ international traffic falls in July; Beijing now busiest airport in the region

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsAfter growth of 2.6% in passenger numbers in Q2 international demand on AAPA airlines fell for the first time in several years in July. Load factors in the traditionally strongest month were also down. Beijing now tops the weekly capacity rankings in the region.

China’s rapid growth continues – 100 new airports planned by 2020

China’s rapid growth continues - 100 new airports planned by 2020In 2007 its airports handled close to 400 million passengers and China’s impressive growth shows no signs of slowing. Beijing remains the country’s biggest airport (53 million passengers) and China Southern the biggest airline with nearly 57 million passengers. International visitors should rise dramatically for this year’s Olympics.