Articles Tagged ‘China Eastern Airlines’

Ethiopian Airlines sets world record as it becomes seventh A350 operator; French Blue welcomes its first A330

Ethiopian Airlines sets world record as it becomes seventh A350 operator; French Blue welcomes its first A330

After delivering 74 aircraft in June, Boeing has strengthened its lead over Airbus in the 2016 delivery race to 77 units, with the European counterpart distributing 64 aircraft in the sixth month of this year. The month was a celebration for new long-haul LCC French Blue, which welcomed its first A330-300, while Ethiopian Airlines became […]

Auckland Airport struts its stuff with Arch of Triumph win

Auckland Airport struts its stuff with Arch of Triumph win

The glory of winning the weekly Arch of Triumph certificate is beyond comparison for the inhabitants of airport fire stations around the world – as displayed here by Auckland Airport’s Brown Watch. Find out which of this week’s 17 combatants will secure the global accolade.

Air Serbia and Amsterdam Schiphol celebrate awards

Air Serbia and Amsterdam Schiphol celebrate awards

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Lisbon Airport celebrates the launch of flights to Birmingham with Monarch Airlines, while China Eastern Airlines celebrates its first St. Petersburg flight. More news also from Manchester, Pittsburgh, Prague and Vienna airports as well as HK Express.


China Eastern Airlines starts first Spanish route

China Eastern Airlines starts first Spanish route

China Eastern Airlines now offers direct flights between Shanghai and Madrid, competing with Iberia.

Shanghai - Barcelona largest unserved market between China and Europe; Paris CDG #1 connected airport; Shanghai – Amsterdam fastest growing route

Shanghai – Barcelona largest unserved market between China and Europe; Paris CDG #1 connected airport; Shanghai – Amsterdam fastest growing route

During the past 12 months, 16 previously unserved routes have opened up between Europe and China, with Baku, Manchester, Prague and London Gatwick being the latest airports to gain Chinese route status. anna.aero looks at how the market has developed in the past year, and to see which are the biggest unserved routes between the two markets.

Air Austral takes delivery of first 787-8 as Boeing extends lead in the 2016 delivery race

Air Austral takes delivery of first 787-8 as Boeing extends lead in the 2016 delivery race

After delivering 71 aircraft in May, Boeing has strengthened its lead over Airbus in the 2016 delivery race to 67 units, with the European counterpart distributing 57 aircraft in the fifth month of this year. The month was a celebration for Air Austral which welcomed its first 787-8, while Indian LCC GoAir welcomed the first […]


Budapest celebrates back-to-back Arch of Triumph victories

Budapest celebrates back-to-back Arch of Triumph victories

Last week Budapest Airport had back-to-back meetings at the 138th IATA Slots Conference in Hamburg, now it has back-to-back victories in the Arch of Triumph competition. Unfortunately the airport has not entered this week to go for the hat-trick. However, 13 other airports have. With mid-season approaching, the world’s airports should now have a measure […]

China Eastern Airlines launches three new European routes from Shanghai

China Eastern Airlines launches three new European routes from Shanghai

China Eastern Airlines adds Amsterdam, Prague and St. Petersburg to its Shanghai network.

Ryanair welcomes over 30 new aircraft in first four months of 2016; Airbus and Boeing deliver 106 units in April

Ryanair welcomes over 30 new aircraft in first four months of 2016; Airbus and Boeing deliver 106 units in April

The Irish carrier last month heralded the arrival of its 400th 737 from the North American manufacturer. After delivering 54 aircraft in March, Boeing has opened up a strong lead over its European counterpart of 53 units for the first four months of the 2016 delivery race.


Airbus hands over more single-aisle units than Boeing in March; US manufacturer delivers 150% more wide-bodies

Airbus hands over more single-aisle units than Boeing in March; US manufacturer delivers 150% more wide-bodies

After delivering 71 aircraft in March, Boeing has opened up a strong lead over its European counterpart of 51 units for the first three months of 2016. The month was also a celebration for IndiGo, with the Indian LCC welcoming its first A320neo. Overall both manufacturers delivered a total of 128 units in March.

Chicago O’Hare, Singapore and Debrecen airports celebrate their anna.aero awards wins

Chicago O’Hare, Singapore and Debrecen airports celebrate their anna.aero awards wins

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Turkish Airlines announces it will commence services to Košice in Slovakia while Flybe confirms it will begin flights between Leeds Bradford and Newquay. More news from Birmingham, Cork, Glasgow and Bergerac airports as well as Tigerair Australia.

The busiest week for 2016 so far with 11 FTWAs entered; Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden poses with its winner’s certificate

The busiest week for 2016 so far with 11 FTWAs entered; Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden poses with its winner’s certificate

In the week before the start of S16, the Arch of Triumph competition has its busiest seven days so far, with 11 entries. With participants from Australasia, Asia, North and South America, Caribbean as well as Europe, we are truly global this week.