Articles Tagged ‘FUK’
Check out network planning news as it happens on our Instagram daily digests! In this week’s new airline routes launched, Taiwanese start-up Starlux Airlines commences operations, SAS begins A350 operations, VietJet adds Denpasar flights from Hanoi, and Xiamen Airlines launches Fuzhou to Fukuoka flights.
Xiamen Airlines adds Fukuoka flights from Fuzhou on 22 January.
VietJet launches Can Tho to Taipei and Seoul; announces five new Japanese routes.
AirAsia X begins a four times weekly service from Kuala Lumpur to Fukuoka – its fourth Japanese route.
Thai Lion Air launches flights between Bangkok Don Mueang and Fukuoka.
Fukuoka Airport’s international traffic triples during past decade; 23.98 million passengers in 2017; AirAsia X and Thai Lion Air to serve in 2019
Fukuoka is the fourth largest airport in Japan after Tokyo’s Haneda and Narita, plus Osaka Kansai. Situated on Japan’s Kyushu Island, the city is home to a metro population of 5.6 million people. Jonathan Ford looks at the airport’s development since 2008, focusing on its international expansion.
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.
Air Seoul launches a six times weekly service between Seoul Incheon and Fukuoka.
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.
t’way air more than doubles international seats in 2017; Seoul Incheon is main international hub, Japan is top destination
There were 3.94 million two-way seats available across t’way air’s international route network in 2017, 158% up on the previous year. Nick Preston takes a look at how the carrier has developed its international links since it was formed in 2010, including its leading airports, routes and country markets.
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.
Tigerair Taiwan takes on legacy carriers – Taipei Taoyuan #1 operation and growing fast; Japan most important country market
Tigerair Taiwan became the first Taiwan-based LCC in 2014 (and still is) and has increased capacity by more than 250% since 2015. We take a look at what airports feed this animal the most, as well as which routes are proving to be a roaring success.