Articles Tagged ‘DAD’
Starlux Airlines, Taiwan’s newest carrier, starts operations on three routes with ambitious plans for global expansion.
A total of six routes were launched by six airlines this week, including Vistara’s new service between Mumbai and Singapore Changi. The Indian airline will compete head-to-head with FSCs Singapore Airlines and Air India, which already serve this route.
Jetstar Pacific launched direct services between Da Nang to Kaohsiung.
Vietnam Airlines launches a daily service on a domestic link between Da Nang and Can Tho.
Qatar Airways begins a four times weekly service between Doha and Da Nang.
Seven airports battle it out for Arch of Triumph glory this week, with entries coming thick and fast from around the globe. Airports in Europe, South America, Africa and Asia have all shown what they can do with an impressive average score of 30.4. Find out which airport won the weekly crown here.
Thai VietJet Air links Bangkok Suvarnabhumi with Da Nang – to compete directly with Bangkok Airways.
Vietnam’s international visitors up 23% for first nine months of 2018; commercial aviation market quadruples in size over past 10 years
Schedules state that 121.07 million seats will be flown to/from Vietnamese airports during 2018, up 9.9% versus 2017, and four times as many when compared to the nation’s aviation market in 2008. Jonathan Ford looks into the recent growth, highlighting the domination of LCCs and the South Korean boom.
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.
VietJetAir launches a daily service between the Vietnamese and South Korean cities.
China Southern Airlines links Wuhan to London Heathrow – also starts Guangzhou to Da Nang route.
China Southern Airlines traffic up 9.8% in Q1 2018; 2017 marks first year of double-digit passenger growth since 2010; Shenzhen expanding fast
China Southern Airlines flew 126.30 million passengers in 2017, representing a 10% increase in traffic versus 2016. Last year was the first since 2010 in which the SkyTeam member has reported double-digit growth. Jonathan Ford looks at the airline’s recent expansion and which cities it is growing from the most.