Articles Tagged ‘CTU’

Sichuan Airlines inserts itself into Istanbul market

Sichuan Airlines inserts itself into Istanbul market

Sichuan Airlines becomes first ‘new’ airline to serve Istanbul’s new airport. 

Air China moves Chengdu-London service from Gatwick to Heathrow

Air China moves Chengdu-London service from Gatwick to Heathrow

Air China switches its three times weekly link between the two cities to Europe’s busiest airport.

St. Petersburg Airport holds its seventh annual airline awards – anna.aero attends ceremony with 11 airlines taking home prizes

St. Petersburg Airport holds its seventh annual airline awards – anna.aero attends ceremony with 11 airlines taking home prizes

On Friday 25 January, St. Petersburg Airport held its seventh annual airline awards, taking place at the Alexandrinsky Theatre. For the first time anna.aero was invited to attend the ceremony. Read here to find out about the evening’s winners and to learn of the developments at the airport over the past year. 


Turkish Airlines begins new capital connection from Ankara to Rome Fiumicino

Turkish Airlines begins new capital connection from Ankara to Rome Fiumicino

In this week’s network planning community news Turkish Airlines adds a capital connection with twice-weekly flights between Ankara and Rome, Glasgow Airport gets set to welcome scheduled A380 flights to Dubai, plus more news from Tampa, St Petersburg-Clearwater and Yangon Airports.

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.

Sichuan Airlines checks into Copenhagen from Chengdu

Sichuan Airlines checks into Copenhagen from Chengdu

Sichuan Airlines launches twice-weekly link between Chengdu and Copenhagen 


Asia records fifth success in 2018 Arch of Triumph challenge

Asia records fifth success in 2018 Arch of Triumph challenge

Asian airports represent 60% of the five FTWA entries this week and have now claimed 13% of all victories in this year’s competition. Read on to find out which airport in the region did enough to take home the crown this week.

Phuket Airport traffic grows 195% in 10 years; LCCs account for 44% of passengers; VietJetAir among many carriers launching flights in 2018

Phuket Airport traffic grows 195% in 10 years; LCCs account for 44% of passengers; VietJetAir among many carriers launching flights in 2018

Situated in Southern Thailand, Phuket Airport handled just shy of 16.85 million passengers in 2017, up from 5.70 million in 2008. One of Asia’s leading leisure hot-spots, Jonathan Ford investigates the growth that has taken place in recent years, highlighting the airport’s leading carriers plus its top connections.

Sichuan Airlines connects Chengdu with Tel Aviv

Sichuan Airlines connects Chengdu with Tel Aviv

Sichuan Airlines launches a twice-weekly service between the Chinese and Israeli cities.


Guangzhou Airport saw 10% boost in traffic in 2017; 74 airlines serving in S18, Thailand is top international market

Guangzhou Airport saw 10% boost in traffic in 2017; 74 airlines serving in S18, Thailand is top international market

Guangzhou Airport welcomed 65.81 million passengers in 2017, a 10% increase on the previous year. Traffic at the Chinese hub has nearly doubled over the past 10 years. Nick Preston examines recent network trends at this year’s World Routes host airport, including its leading airlines and routes. 

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.

Billund Airport shows off its second Arch of Triumph certificate

Billund Airport shows off its second Arch of Triumph certificate

Despite crashing out of the World Cup in the Round of 16 to England’s semi-final opponents Croatia, the Danes are born winners, particularly their airport firefighters! While Billund Airport’s firefighters celebrate their own global triumph, 10 more airports take it to extra time in search of victory.