Articles Tagged ‘CTS’

Domestic markets review 2018: India and Indonesia overtake Japan; Nepal and Bolivia see fastest growth

Domestic markets review 2018: India and Indonesia overtake Japan; Nepal and Bolivia see fastest growth

Capacity on global domestic services increased by 6.2% in 2018 versus last year, with over 3.31 billion seats on sale this year. The US is the largest market but China is closing the gap, and developing markets including India and Indonesia are progressing. Nick Preston examines this year’s domestic growth trends.

Philippine Airlines launches sixth Japanese connection from Manila

Philippine Airlines launches sixth Japanese connection from Manila

Philippine Airlines begins a three times weekly service between Manila and Sapporo Chitose.

Hamburg-Bangkok is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with nearly 400,000 searches; a route with the Thai AirAsia X factor?

Hamburg-Bangkok is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with nearly 400,000 searches; a route with the Thai AirAsia X factor?

In the last year, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that nearly 400,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for services between Hamburg and Bangkok ‒ but the city pair is unserved!? Will Thai Airways make Hamburg its third German destination or will a LCLH competitor like Eurowings or Thai AirAsia X beat […]


Air Seoul more than doubles capacity since S17; Japan is leading country market while Osaka Kansai tops the route leaderboard

Air Seoul more than doubles capacity since S17; Japan is leading country market while Osaka Kansai tops the route leaderboard

Air Seoul will offer 43,900 weekly seats across its network this summer, up 132% on the same period last summer, with the South Korean carrier having added a number of new routes since then. Nick Preston takes a look at the LCC’s expanding schedule, including its leading airport pairs and country markets.

Asia and Asia Pacific S18 review; China in charge; region is home to world's eight busiest routes

Asia and Asia Pacific S18 review; China in charge; region is home to world’s eight busiest routes

In the third and final instalment of our regional review for S18, we examine Asia and the Asia Pacific countries. Nick Preston takes a look at the region’s busiest country markets, airlines and routes for a typical peak week in summer and offers a comparison of this year’s schedules with those of S17.

Japan capacity jumps past 250 million seats in 2017; All Nippon Airways is largest carrier, Tokyo Haneda is busiest airport

Japan capacity jumps past 250 million seats in 2017; All Nippon Airways is largest carrier, Tokyo Haneda is busiest airport

There were 257.6 million seats available on domestic and international flights serving Japan in 2017, a 3.9% increase on the previous year. Nick Preston considers recent network trends in this mature Asia Pacific country market, including the top airlines, airports and destinations.


Wide-body aircraft on short- and medium-haul routes; Japan is leading market in 2018, ANA and JAL top airline rankings

Wide-body aircraft on short- and medium-haul routes; Japan is leading market in 2018, ANA and JAL top airline rankings

Wide-body aircraft are typically linked with long-haul services. In recent years this has included new low-cost routes, but some carriers choose to deploy twin-aisle types on shorter sectors. Nick Preston reveals the leading airlines, airports and country markets for short- and medium-haul wide-body flights in S18.

Spring Airlines doubles capacity over past five years; Shanghai airports dominate route network, Thailand is leading international market

Spring Airlines doubles capacity over past five years; Shanghai airports dominate route network, Thailand is leading international market

There were more than 18.5 million two-way seats available on Spring Airlines’ services in 2017. The Chinese LCC has experienced rapid growth over the past 10 years, during which time it introduced its first international destinations. We take a look at the Asian airline’s fast developing network, including its largest airports and routes.

Peach Aviation adds routes from Sendai and Sapporo Chitose

Peach Aviation adds routes from Sendai and Sapporo Chitose

Peach Aviation has introduced four new routes including international and domestic destinations from Sendai and Sapporo Chitose.


Hawaiian Airlines breaks nine million passenger barrier at Honolulu; traffic up 43% in ten years as international market share grows

Hawaiian Airlines breaks nine million passenger barrier at Honolulu; traffic up 43% in ten years as international market share grows

Hawaiian Airlines is the largest airline at Honolulu, with the carrier accounting for 47% of the airport’s weekly seat capacity in S17. Last year the airline’s traffic increased by 2.2% from the Hawaiian airport. We investigate further into the airline’s growth from Honolulu and the rise of its international markets. 

Domestic seat capacity down 2% in Japan in 2016; LCCs still have less than 10% of seats as AirAsia plans to re-enter the market

Domestic seat capacity down 2% in Japan in 2016; LCCs still have less than 10% of seats as AirAsia plans to re-enter the market

Japan’s domestic market has grown on average by less than 2% per annum during the last decade. Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways have seen their share of the market fall from almost 90% to just over 70%. With Routes Asia just around the corner, we reveal the top 14 routes by daily flights and […]

Orlando-Tokyo is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 260,000 annual searches; ANA's tenth US route from Narita?

Orlando-Tokyo is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 260,000 annual searches; ANA’s tenth US route from Narita?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last 12 months nearly 260,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Orlando and Tokyo ‒ but the route is unserved!? With All Nippon Airways serving nine US destinations from Tokyo Narita already, and Japan Airlines seven, will Orlando become the first Floridian airport […]