Articles Tagged ‘Chinese airports’

Xiamen benefits from Taiwan traffic; builds new facilities for continued rapid growth

Xiamen benefits from Taiwan traffic; builds new facilities for continued rapid growth

Mainland China’s 11th-largest airport has seen its traffic boom since traffic to nearby Taiwan liberalised. But which change in airline customers has taken place in recent years? Which is the airport’s only intercontinental route (so far)? And what ambitious plans for further growth are revealed in the airport’s infrastructure developments?

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?

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 […]


Guangzhou #2 airport in China; China Southern serves over 90 destinations non-stop; Auckland starts in April

Guangzhou #2 airport in China; China Southern serves over 90 destinations non-stop; Auckland starts in April

China’s second busiest airport handled just over 40 million passengers last year. But what is the split between domestic and international routes? How dominant is China Southern? And which are the leading country markets? Which US carrier is coming soon?

China's airlines report 18% growth in traffic in 2010; Beijing airport welcomes 20 new services from 12 airlines since May

China’s airlines report 18% growth in traffic in 2010; Beijing airport welcomes 20 new services from 12 airlines since May

China’s air travel boom shows no sign of slowing down any time soon. But how do traffic levels compare with three years ago? Which carriers have been adding routes in Beijing during the last five months?

China's airlines report 17% jump in Q1 traffic; Beijing moves to become world's busiest airport; American coming soon

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 #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’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?