Articles Tagged ‘HAN’
VietJet lands in Bali from Hanoi on 26 January, amidst the start of the Lunar New Year.
Despite only being one, Bamboo Airways has 3m seats, 23 aircraft, and 35 routes. It has just announced Prague – what was Vietnam’s #1 unserved Euro route.
VietJet doubled in size since 2015 and added 10 million seats since 2017. It’s now focused on longer routes, with Delhi launched this week.
In this week’s Arch of Triumph competition, four airports compete to be crowned the weekly winner. With two airports each from Europe and Asia, all of which greeted new low-cost services on single-aisle aircraft, it’s a hot battle to see which airport has taken the title given the similar characteristics of the routes.
Bamboo Airways begins flights from Hanoi to Can Tho, De Lat and Pleiku – all flown daily.
VietJet Air begins new link from Hanoi to Tokyo Narita.
MEB3 network review 2018; Qatar Airways dominates new route race; US is biggest market by ASKs, India and UK top capacity table
Qatar Airways stretched its lead over Emirates and Etihad Airways in terms of destinations served between peak S17 and peak S18. anna.aero reveals which routes have been added and dropped by the MEB3 carriers since summer 2017, plus the fastest growing destination markets across the trio’s networks.
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.
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.
Shenzhen Airlines adds Hanoi flights from Shenzhen and Guangzhou – Shenzhen gains Jakarta link too.
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.
AirAsia introduces Hanoi and Phuket services from Penang.