Articles Tagged ‘China Southern’

China Southern now serves all Central Asian republics from Urumqi

China Southern now serves all Central Asian republics from Urumqi

China Southern resumes weekly services from Urumqi to Tashkent in Uzbekistan.

Heathrow passes 70 million; loses flights to Dresden, Seville and Taipei; welcomes germanwings and China Southern

Heathrow passes 70 million; loses flights to Dresden, Seville and Taipei; welcomes germanwings and China Southern

London’s Heathrow Airport recently passed 70 million annual passengers for the first time, and it still has only two runways (though when it was first built it actually had six). But which carriers have appeared (and disappeared) this summer, and which carriers have started new routes? And which have dropped routes?

China Southern welcomes its third A380; Flybe/Loganair expand at Norwich Airport

China Southern welcomes its third A380; Flybe/Loganair expand at Norwich Airport

It’s official: cakes are the ultimate way to celebrate not only route launches, but also other memorable occasions. China Southern and Flybe lead the way.


Dalian Airlines launches from Dalian, China's 16th busiest airport; China Southern currently has 35% of airport market

Dalian Airlines launches from Dalian, China’s 16th busiest airport; China Southern currently has 35% of airport market

Air China has launched a joint venture with local government to create Dalian Airlines. Which are the leading airlines at China’s 16th busiest airport, what share of capacity is allocated to Beijing and Shanghai routes, and which foreign airlines provide services at the airport?

China Southern launches route to Perth in Australia

China Southern launches route to Perth in Australia

China Southern Airlines now flies to Perth in Western Australia from Beijing via Guangzhou. This is the first route between Mainland China and Perth.

US-China air traffic surges 30% in 2010 to 2.65 million; AA, China Eastern, Delta, United all add new services in 2011

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?


Chinese domestic air travel growth up 13% in May; international traffic up just 15% versus 2007

Chinese domestic air travel growth up 13% in May; international traffic up just 15% versus 2007

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 Southern launches new route from Shenyang to Irkutsk in Russia

China Southern launches new route from Shenyang to Irkutsk in Russia

China Southern Airlines links Shenyang in China with Irkutsk Airport in Russia, by Lake Baikal close to the Mongolian border.

China Southern adds Seoul Gimpo flights in addition to Incheon flights from Beijing

China Southern adds Seoul Gimpo flights in addition to Incheon flights from Beijing

China Southern now flies from China’s capital Beijing to both of the South Korean capital’s airports, now including Seoul Gimpo.


New route launches between China and New Zealand

New route launches between China and New Zealand

China Southern became the first airline from Mainland China to serve Auckland in New Zealand as it launched flights from Guangzhou in China’s Pearl River Delta region.

New airline routes launched (5 - 11 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (5 – 11 April 2011)

The summer season start is over and route launches have calmed down somewhat, but we still have 44 new routes that began in the last week. New for this issue is that the new route list is also available as a downloadable spreadsheet. We will make the Excel document available until the next issue of […]

Auckland Airport welcomes China Southern; new Guangzhou service supports fast-growing Chinese market

Auckland Airport welcomes China Southern; new Guangzhou service supports fast-growing Chinese market

New Zealand’s busiest airport welcomed a new Chinese service this week. But how fast has the airport grown in recent years and which country markets are growing fastest? Which new routes have been added during the last two years and which airline pulled out of the domestic market after less than three years?