Articles Tagged ‘China Eastern’

Salvador Bahia takes Route of the Week for Copa Airlines inaugural

Salvador Bahia takes Route of the Week for Copa Airlines inaugural

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Salvador Bahia celebrating its Route of the Week win, Doncaster Sheffield welcomes Wizz Air’s Budapest route announcement, while Pittsburgh heralds the first charter flight from Shanghai. More news also from Manchester and Leeds Bradford.

Boeing leads the wide-body race, while Airbus matches on single-aisle deliveries in May

Boeing leads the wide-body race, while Airbus matches on single-aisle deliveries in May

The European manufacturer has matched Boeing in terms of single-aisle aircraft deliveries in May, however the American firm leads the way for wide-body variants, delivering over double that managed by Airbus last month. Overall, Boeing has further increased its lead in the 2015 race, pulling away with an advantage of 67 aircraft.

Bangkok Triple: Airports of Thailand takes three top route development prizes in 3rd Asian ANNIES

Bangkok Triple: Airports of Thailand takes three top route development prizes in 3rd Asian ANNIES

Tokyo Narita’s mascot, Kutan, joins in the Asian ANNIE celebrations, as the Japanese hub scoops the award for the airport with the most new long-haul routes.


Beijing Capital Airport handles over 80 million passengers in 2012

Beijing Capital Airport handles over 80 million passengers in 2012

Beijing Capital Airport took three Asian ANNIES last year, and continued to grow throughout 2012, further diminishing the distance to take over on Atlanta as the world’s busiest airport. anna.aero examines the world’s second largest airport.

China Eastern Airlines doubles size in last six years; 20% of international capacity to Japan

China Eastern Airlines doubles size in last six years; 20% of international capacity to Japan

China’s #2 airline in terms of weekly seats and weekly flights has grown by 4m annual passengers in the last year, ensuring that China Eastern Airlines stays inside the world’s top 10 largest airlines. But what impact will this man have on its growth plans to Japan?

China Eastern Airlines starts flying from Kunming to Xining

China Eastern Airlines starts flying from Kunming to Xining

China Eastern Airlines launches daily services from Kunming to Xining.


Chinese airlines invading Australia; Qantas and Virgin Australia stand by

Chinese airlines invading Australia; Qantas and Virgin Australia stand by

Traffic between Mainland China and Australia is booming as Chinese carriers keep growing. But which airports benefit the most? And what is the response from Australian carriers?

Xi'an Xianyang airport, China's 8th busiest, growing at almost 20% per annum; just 2% of flights are international

Xi’an Xianyang airport, China’s 8th busiest, growing at almost 20% per annum; just 2% of flights are international

With over 21 million annual passengers Xi’an Xianyang International airport is one of China’s busiest. Which are the airport’s leading airlines and routes? And which international markets are served by which non-Chinese airlines? And what new infrastructure did the airport celebrate in May?

Boeing maintains lead over Airbus; 3 new Asian LCCs receive A320s

Boeing maintains lead over Airbus; 3 new Asian LCCs receive A320s

The gap between Airbus and Boeing remains to the advantage of the American air framer in June. But which start-up airline launched last week with an all-A320 fleet delivered in June? How many 787s did ANA receive last month? And by how many single-aisle frames does Airbus lead over Boeing?


China Eastern launches services from Wuhan to Singapore

China Eastern launches services from Wuhan to Singapore

China Eastern starts flying to Singapore from Wuhan.

China Eastern links Kunming to Chiang Rai

China Eastern links Kunming to Chiang Rai

China Eastern adds new service to Thailand from Kunming.

China's 7th busiest airport at Kunming soon to be replaced

China’s 7th busiest airport at Kunming soon to be replaced

Kunming Wujiaba International Airport handled over 20 million passengers in 2010 but there are no direct services to Europe. By how much did the airport grow last year and what factor is limiting its ultimate growth? Which are the airport’s leading airlines? And who operates international services and to where?