Articles Tagged ‘Chengdu’

anna.aero helps welcome Air China’s third route to Paris CDG

anna.aero helps welcome Air China’s third route to Paris CDG

anna.aero’s Assistant Editor, Jonathan Ford, was invited by Aéroports de Paris to help welcome the arrival of Air China’s inaugural service from Chengdu, the host city for World Routes 2016. Take a closer look to see how the celebrations unfolded and to also witness the culinary cake perfection that was made and presented by Michelin Star […]

The MEB3 lead the way in connecting the Middle East with China, yet all three are reporting declines in capacity

The MEB3 lead the way in connecting the Middle East with China, yet all three are reporting declines in capacity

Although Emirates and Qatar Airways are only reporting minor declines in seat capacity in the Middle East to China market, it is Etihad Airways which is letting down the MEB3 trio as it reports a drop in overall seats between its Abu Dhabi hub and China of over 16%. anna.aero looks to see how the […]

Sichuan Airlines now China's sixth biggest domestic airline; #2 carrier at Chengdu and Chongqing

Sichuan Airlines now China’s sixth biggest domestic airline; #2 carrier at Chengdu and Chongqing

Operated by its all-Airbus fleet of 70 aircraft, Sichuan Airlines carried over 14 million passengers, representing 5% of the domestic market, and launched long-haul flights to Canada last year. Last month, Melbourne became the airline’s first Australian destination.


Lviv’s new terminal opens for business; Melbourne and Chengdu become sister airports; Silver Airways upgrades Bahamas service; Turkish gears up for its Passenger Portraits campaign

Lviv’s new terminal opens for business; Melbourne and Chengdu become sister airports; Silver Airways upgrades Bahamas service; Turkish gears up for its Passenger Portraits campaign

While the dust has settled following the busy season change period and it now is back to business as usual, anna.aero reports on the latest other celebrations. Which two airports in Asia-Pacific signed a cooperation agreement? How does Turkish Airlines use its sports sponsorships in its latest marketing campaign? And which airport in the Ukraine […]

Chengdu rises to #5 in Mainland China as Etihad arrives

Chengdu rises to #5 in Mainland China as Etihad arrives

Chengdu in China’s Sichuan Province may be famous as the home of the Great Panda, but which market dominates the airport’s traffic? Which major domestic routes stick out? And which long-haul routes serve the airport?

AirAsia X adds Chengdu from KL; London route stimulates traffic by 50%

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisAirAsia’s long-haul division is almost two years old and now operates six aircraft. What competition does it face and how much has traffic been stimulated on the London route? What load factors have AirAsia X managed and where is it going next?