Articles Tagged ‘China Eastern Airlines’

US-China market quadruples since 2006; Chinese carriers account for 60% of the 300+ weekly flights; 16 new routes in last two years

US-China market quadruples since 2006; Chinese carriers account for 60% of the 300+ weekly flights; 16 new routes in last two years

The US-China market has grown dramatically in the last decade. We reveal the rate of growth each year, the leading airlines and airports on both sides of the Pacific Ocean, and the new routes launched in the last two years.

China Eastern Airlines grows in San Francisco

China Eastern Airlines grows in San Francisco

China Eastern Airlines connects Kunming and Qingdao to California.

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.


Uzbekistan Airways welcomes its first 787 while Thai Airways introduces the A350 to its fleet

Uzbekistan Airways welcomes its first 787 while Thai Airways introduces the A350 to its fleet

For the first time this year Airbus has delivered more units than Boeing in a given month, with the European manufacturer handing over 61 aircraft in August, two more than its US counterpart. Together both companies distributed 120 units to their customers, the sixth month in 2016 which has seen both manufacturers achieve the feat […]

China Southern Airlines flew 45% of traffic between China and Australia in 2015; capacity between nations grows 30%; next stop Adelaide

China Southern Airlines flew 45% of traffic between China and Australia in 2015; capacity between nations grows 30%; next stop Adelaide

During the past year six routes have launched between these two nations, while a further eight are planned to commence before the end of the year. For the first five months of 2016, traffic in the market has grown 36% when compared to the same period of 2015. We take a closer look at the […]

Routes host Chengdu's Düsseldorf link is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” with 40,000 searches

Routes host Chengdu’s Düsseldorf link is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” with 40,000 searches

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software shows that in the last year 40,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Chengdu and Düsseldorf ‒ but the route from the World Routes host airport is unserved! With Air China starting Rome in October, will Germany’s third largest airport be next??


Oslo-Shanghai is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ 80,000 annual searches; China Eastern’s next European service?

Oslo-Shanghai is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ 80,000 annual searches; China Eastern’s next European service?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software reveals that in the past year 80,000 potential travellers hunted the Skyscanner flight comparison site for flights between Oslo and Shanghai ‒ but the route is unserved! With existing European services from its base in China’s biggest city, but none to Scandinavia, surely this is a great route for China Eastern.

Prague Airport’s top 12 routes carried 40% of traffic in 2015; now linked to Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai; welcomes daily A380 operation

Prague Airport’s top 12 routes carried 40% of traffic in 2015; now linked to Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai; welcomes daily A380 operation

During the past year Prague has done something that most modest sized airports outside of Asia have as their number one aim – gaining a link to China. However, the airport has also seen developments in other long-haul markets as well as its new Chinese links. anna.aero takes a look at the airport’s traffic trends, […]

Airbus and Boeing rack up the orders in Farnborough, however both are not performing to par in deliveries

Airbus and Boeing rack up the orders in Farnborough, however both are not performing to par in deliveries

Airbus and Boeing each had a successful year at the 2016 Farnborough Airshow last month, with both racking up the orders. However neither performed to the same level of July last year when it came to deliveries. Boeing extended its lead over Airbus in the 2016 delivery race to 93 units, while a total of […]


U-FLY Alliance welcomes fifth carrier; collective alliance network has 202 routes; Kunming, Chongqing and Hong Kong are top three airports

U-FLY Alliance welcomes fifth carrier; collective alliance network has 202 routes; Kunming, Chongqing and Hong Kong are top three airports

U-FLY Alliance is the world’s first LCC alliance which launched on 18 January this year, with four initial members – HK Express, Lucky Air, Urumqi Air and West Air. In July a fifth carrier, Eastar Jet, joined the line-up. anna.aero takes a look at the breakdown of the world’s newest alliance, and establishes its presence […]

Chengdu Airport’s double-digit growth over the last five years sees it pass 40m in 2015; Air China still #1 carrier

Chengdu Airport’s double-digit growth over the last five years sees it pass 40m in 2015; Air China still #1 carrier

China’s fourth largest airport, and this year’s World Routes hosts, Chengdu passed the 40 million annual passenger barrier in 2015, having averaged 10% growth over the last five years. Find out which of the airport’s serving airlines and network of routes are growing the fastest.

Chinese airlines growing over 25% internationally in 2016; domestic growth just under 10%; Beijing losing ground to Atlanta for total pax

Chinese airlines growing over 25% internationally in 2016; domestic growth just under 10%; Beijing losing ground to Atlanta for total pax

China’s airline are well and truly embracing international routes. While domestic traffic has been growing around 10% since 2011, international traffic is booming. We also reveal the ranking of China’s top 15 airports in 2015.