Articles Tagged ‘China’
China at the forefront of Asian air travel growth; Indonesia and Vietnam booming in 2010; Hong Kong, Japan and Thailand struggle
Europe’s had volcano issues (and strikes), the US has had a major merger announcement but what’s happening in Asia? Which airlines and country markets are growing fastest? We have a couple of handy graphs summarising the trends.
China’s airlines report 17% jump in Q1 traffic; Beijing moves to become world’s busiest airport; American coming soon
The world’s second largest country market for air travel is booming. Passenger numbers in China are up, as are load factors. How many new routes have started at Beijing in 2010 and how have foreign carriers been tweaking their operations?
Hainan Airlines #5 within China; growing intercontinental network features Africa; Shanghai next long-haul base
Hainan Airlines operates a number of international routes but to where? Who does it partner with to help provide feed? How fast is the airline growing and which are its main bases across China?
China’s airports handled 486 million passengers in ’09; Beijing now world’s 3rd busiest airport; HSR a growing threat
China ranks as the world’s second biggest air travel market after the US. But which airports grew fastest in 2009 and which are the country’s top 12 domestic routes. And what makes Tianjin Airlines unusual?
The world’s second biggest air travel market grew by 20% last year. Domestic traffic is booming while international traffic is still below 2007 levels. Which foreign airport has seen three carriers start new flights from Beijing?
Air travel in China is defying global trends and growing rapidly. Domestic demand may be up one-third on 2007, but how does international demand compare with 2007? How strong are load factors?
Ever wondered which countries generate the highest number of airport passengers relative to their population size? Well we’ve been doing some research among European countries and across the globe. And we’ve produced some helpful graphs.
The country is celebrating a milestone birthday this week and air travel is booming. But how does traffic compare with two years ago and just how good are average load factors?
Air traffic is booming once more in China thanks to the vibrant domestic market. Which are the country’s busiest and fastest-growing airports? Which are the leading carriers at each airport and which services has Beijing welcomed and said goodbye to?
Korean Air turned 40 this year and has 100 passenger aircraft. How diverse is its route network from Seoul Incheon and which routes generate the most revenue? Which new destinations has it added in the last year?
China’s air travel boom is back on-track, at least in the dominant domestic market. But what has happened to international demand? How do load factors in 2009 compare with a year ago?
Chinese and Japanese airlines share international woes; domestic travel trends vary dramatically in first quarter
Asia’s five biggest airlines are based all based in China or Japan which both have dominant domestic markets? So how has 2009 started for these airlines? And have the Japanese had a ‘Golden Week’?