Articles Tagged ‘FUK’
Fukuoka Airport reverses traffic decline thanks to LCCs such as HK Express, Jetstar Japan and Peach Aviation
Handling an estimated 20 million passengers in 2014, Fukuoka Airport is the busiest on the Japanese island of Kyushu. We look at traffic development in the last 20 years and what new developments have led to the airport’s return to growth since 2011.
Jin Air now links Seoul Incheon with Fukuoka. Competes with four other carriers.
Peach Aviation commences route #2 to Fukuoka with daily flights from Okinawa, using A320s. Competes against All Nippon Airways, Japan Transocean Air and Skymark Airlines.
Jetstar Asia links Singapore to Fukuoka via Bangkok. Will compete with Thai Airways.
Skymark Airlines adds daily Fukuoka and Nagoya Chubu flights from Ibaraki near Tokyo.
HK Express begins daily flights between Hong Kong and Fukuoka, competing with Dragonair.
Hawaii’s ASKs have grown by 7% in 12 months as the state has become increasingly attractive for airline route development. In fact, Air China has recently launched its first route to Hawaii on 21 January. anna.aero investigates how the Hawaiian market has changed over time and how dominant Hawaiian Airlines is.
China Southern Airlines resumes flights between Shenyang and Fukuoka with twice-weekly A319 flights.
China Southern Airlines returns to Guangzhou-Fukuoka market after one year hiatus.
StarFlyer launches four daily flights on 450-kilometre route which is already served by Peach and others.
Growth seems to be returning to Sapporo Chitose Airport again, with anna.aero 2013 estimates of close to 18 million annual passengers anticipated at the airport serving the fourth largest city in Japan. Sounds like a reason to celebrate with a local beer!
Skymark Airlines starts flights between Sendai Airport and Fukuoka Airport and Sapporo Airport.