Articles Tagged ‘HAN’
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.
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 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 begins services from Chiang Mai to Hanoi.
Vietnam Airlines mulling US flights for 2019; 10% growth expected for 2018; anna.aero travels to Hanoi to meet the airline’s EVP Le Hong Ha
Vietnam Airlines tells anna.aero that it expects to carry around 21.5 million passengers this year, with the airline planning for 10% growth in 2018. The SkyTeam member also tells anna.aero about its initial plans to serve the US market in 2019, and its current thoughts about its next potential fleet order.
Jetstar Pacific Airlines carrying five million passengers a year; anna.aero travels to Ho Chi Minh City to meet airline’s COO Leslie Stephens
Jetstar Pacific Airlines is expecting to carry 14%-15% more passengers this year when compared to 2016, which is in-line with the current growth being seen in Vietnam’s aviation market. To find out more about the LCC, anna.aero travelled to Ho Chi Minh City to meet the airline’s COO Leslie Stephens.
MEB3 carriers experience network slowdown in 2017; US, Australia and UK remain biggest country markets by ASKs
Emirates is catching Qatar Airways in terms of the number of destinations served by the big three Middle Eastern airlines (MEB3). We reveal the routes added (and dropped) by the MEB3 carriers in the last 12 months, and which are the top 15 country markets for the combined carriers.
A350 focus: Qatar is the largest operator and Hong Kong has the most departing seats; sectors vary from intra-regional to ultra-long range
The A350 family is Airbus’ latest generation and most efficient long-haul, twin-engine, wide-body product, designed to compete with Boeing’s 787 and challenge the 777 family. From 2016 to 2017 the number of seats available on A350-operated flights more than trebled. We take a look at how the A350 has been deployed since entering service in […]
Turin-Prague is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 75,000 searches; Blue Air to ‘Czech-out’ this connection??
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year over 75,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Turin and Prague ‒ but the route is unserved!? With Stockholm Arlanda services to be launched in early 2018 by the Romanian hybrid carrier, will the Czech connection be Blue Air’s […]