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Articles Tagged ‘HAN’

Europe and Asia battle it out in the latest Arch of Triumph competition

Europe and Asia battle it out in the latest Arch of Triumph competition

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 launches three domestic links from Hanoi

Bamboo Airways launches three domestic links from Hanoi

Bamboo Airways begins flights from Hanoi to Can Tho, De Lat and Pleiku – all flown daily. 

VietJet Air adds its third connection to Japan

VietJet Air adds its third connection to Japan

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

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

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

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 links with the capitals of Vietnam and Indonesia

Shenzhen Airlines links with the capitals of Vietnam and Indonesia

Shenzhen Airlines adds Hanoi flights from Shenzhen and Guangzhou – Shenzhen gains Jakarta link too.

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.

AirAsia adds a pair of international routes from Penang

AirAsia adds a pair of international routes from Penang

AirAsia introduces Hanoi and Phuket services from Penang.


Air China makes Copenhagen and Hanoi its newest destinations

Air China makes Copenhagen and Hanoi its newest destinations

Air China launches four times weekly flights to both destinations from Beijing. 

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 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. 

Bangkok Airways adds third destination in Vietnam

Bangkok Airways adds third destination in Vietnam

Bangkok Airways begins services from Chiang Mai to Hanoi.