Articles Tagged ‘Beijing’
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 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?
The 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?
Air 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?
Air 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?
Way 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
This 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.
After 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.
In 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.