Articles Tagged ‘Chinese trends’

Chinese air traffic up almost 9% in 2012 so far; AirAsia, Dragonair and Scoot all starting new routes this winter

Chinese air traffic up almost 9% in 2012 so far; AirAsia, Dragonair and Scoot all starting new routes this winter

China’s airlines continue to report solid growth in 2012 with international growth outstripping domestic growth. Despite the EU’s ETS European carriers have launched several new routes this summer. But which carriers are looking to grow in China this winter?

Air France, Finnair, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS and Swiss all starting new Chinese routes in 2012

Air France, Finnair, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS and Swiss all starting new Chinese routes in 2012

Latest traffic data from China reveals that domestic and international demand are both growing at around 10% so far this year. But who is starting new routes to/from Europe and which US airports are the equivalent in size to China’s top 15 airports in 2011?

Chinese airlines report 9.2% domestic growth in 2011

Chinese airlines report 9.2% domestic growth in 2011

China’s air traffic growth may have dipped below 10% but that’s still impressive given the size of the market which has now reached 270 million annual passengers. What happened to average load factors last year? And despite issues regarding the EU’s ETS which airlines are starting new non-stop services between Europe and China this year?


Chinese air traffic growth slows to under 5% in August

Chinese air traffic growth slows to under 5% in August

Chinese air traffic growth has slowed in recent months. How does international traffic growth compare with domestic growth? What are the trends in load factor? Which carriers have recently launched new long-haul routes? And which carriers will be launching new Chinese routes in the next few months?

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?

Chinese domestic air travel up just 5% in March

Chinese domestic air travel up just 5% in March

China’s air traffic boom appears to be pausing for breath. March showed modest growth for both domestic and international services. But what growth is the government expecting during the next five years? And which US – China route has been started by two carriers in the last couple of months?


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 […]

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?


China’s airlines carried 215 million domestic passengers in 2009 as demand surged 20%

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsThe 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?

Chinese domestic air travel booming once more; international demand recovering

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsAir 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?

Chinese air traffic surges to new all-time high; international traffic growing once more

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsThe 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?