Articles Tagged ‘China Southern’

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?

China’s airports handled 564 million passengers in 2010

China’s airports handled 564 million passengers in 2010

The world’s second biggest air travel market grew by a phenomenal 16% last year. But how fast did China’s leading airports grow and which are their nearest European equivalents? How fast are the leading airports growing this summer and which airport is actually likely to see fewer passengers and why? Who is planning new international […]

Xiamen Airlines celebrates ANNIE Prize for fastest-growing route network

Xiamen Airlines celebrates ANNIE Prize for fastest-growing route network

As China returns to work after the Chinese New Year’s festivities, the staff at Xiamen Airlines had another reason to celebrate. But why was Xiamen Airlines’ General Manager Che Shanglun’s airline awarded our Prize?


Brisbane almost tops 20 million mark; Tiger Airways increases competition on #1 route to Sydney

Brisbane almost tops 20 million mark; Tiger Airways increases competition on #1 route to Sydney

Australia’s third biggest airport has helped the region cope with the appalling recent floods. But how dominant are domestic routes and what changes have there been recently? Which new Chinese route was added during the last year and which foreign carriers serve their Asian and Middle Eastern hubs non-stop?

Airbus vs Boeing race 2011 is on; 2009-2010 airline top lists revealed; Chinese airlines beat Gulf carriers

Airbus vs Boeing race 2011 is on; 2009-2010 airline top lists revealed; Chinese airlines beat Gulf carriers

The new year’s first month has seen the delivery of 59 Airbus and Boeing aircraft, but which manufacturer started off the year in the lead? And which airlines took the most aircraft during the last two years? We expect you to find the results rather surprising as a nation’s aviation industry emerges as a key […]

New airline routes launched (4 – 10 January 2011)

New airline routes launched (4 – 10 January 2011)

anna.aero has now passed the 7,000 mark for new routes reported! Last week’s 23 routes is the perfect week to celebrate this, with diverse routes having launched in all corners of the world. The capitals of Peru and Estonia, Lima and Tallinn, are the only ones with more than one route launch, so we have […]