Articles Tagged ‘China Eastern’
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?
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 starts flying to Singapore from Wuhan.
China Eastern adds new service to Thailand from Kunming.
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?
US-China air traffic surges 30% in 2010 to 2.65 million; AA, China Eastern, Delta, United all add new services in 2011
How has traffic developed between the world’s two biggest air travel markets during the last 20 years? How many passengers did each carrier transport in 2010 and at what load factor? Which new services have been launched since the beginning of 2010 and how many city-pairs are now served?
China Eastern now flies between Mainland China and Hawaii, launching a new route from Shanghai Pudong to Honolulu.
So what’s been happening to the Chinese air travel market in the last couple of months? How do passenger numbers on domestic and international flights compare with 2007? And which airlines have recently launched new long-haul services, and which plan to do so in the near future?
China Eastern now flies from Hefei to western China; via Ürümqi to Hotan near Tibet.
China Eastern now flies from Hefei via Xian to Xining as well as from Kunming via Ordos to Harbin.
China Eastern now flies to Yining near the border to Kazakhstan from Nanjing via Urumqi.
The last week’s 41 new routes range from a US intra-state service of 360 kilometres to a major 13,800-kilometre intercontinental service. But which new low-cost airline launched operations in the last week? And which network carrier added two new transatlantic routes?