Articles Tagged ‘HGH’

International growth stalls in China; Japan deposes South Korea as #1 market as Hainan Airlines grows 50%; Guangzhou adds 700k seats

International growth stalls in China; Japan deposes South Korea as #1 market as Hainan Airlines grows 50%; Guangzhou adds 700k seats

After double-digit growth in each of the last three summers, international growth in China is set to slow dramatically this summer to less than 3%. Political issues with South Korea have taken their toll as we reveal the winners and losers by country, airline and Chinese airport.

Philippines AirAsia is #3 carrier in the Philippines; now operating 30 routes across 20 airports with a fleet of 16 180-seat A320s

Philippines AirAsia is #3 carrier in the Philippines; now operating 30 routes across 20 airports with a fleet of 16 180-seat A320s

Previously known as Zest Air and then AirAsia Zest, Philippines AirAsia is growing steadily from its main Manila and Cebu hubs. We reveal the airline’s passenger numbers and load factors since 2013, its busiest airports and top 17 routes.

China’s 200-plus airports handled over one billion passengers for the first time in 2016; 17 airports welcomed over 20 million customers

China’s 200-plus airports handled over one billion passengers for the first time in 2016; 17 airports welcomed over 20 million customers

Only the US sees more passengers pass through its airports than China, where demand grew by an impressive 11.1% in 2016. We reveal the fastest-growing major airports in China and track the growth in both domestic and international traffic.


China dominates Asian growth in Q2; fastest-growing major country market but Jakarta fends off Kunming for fastest-growing airport

China dominates Asian growth in Q2; fastest-growing major country market but Jakarta fends off Kunming for fastest-growing airport

With Routes Asia taking place next week and the start of the summer season less than two weeks away, we decided to take a look at Asian developments in 2017 Q2 compared with 2016 Q2. We look at the top country markets for growth, biggest airlines and fastest-growing airports.

Hainan Airlines starts first route to Sapporo

Hainan Airlines starts first route to Sapporo

Hainan Airlines connects Hangzhou and Sapporo Chitose with three weekly flights.

Vancouver is recognised by anna.aero for welcoming its sixth Chinese carrier by being presented with the Route of the Week award

Vancouver is recognised by anna.aero for welcoming its sixth Chinese carrier by being presented with the Route of the Week award

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Blue Air celebrates its new Cluj-Napoca – Birmingham route winning the anna.aero Arch of Triumph award, while Southwest Airlines announces that it will commence flights to Cincinnati. More news also from Vienna and Warsaw Chopin airports.


Beijing Capital Airlines makes Canada its third long-haul market

Beijing Capital Airlines makes Canada its third long-haul market

Beijing Capital Airlines now links Hangzhou, Qingdao and Vancouver with three weekly flights.

China Eastern Airlines grows its presence in Sydney

China Eastern Airlines grows its presence in Sydney

China Eastern Airlines connects Hangzhou and Sydney with thrice-weekly flights.

Sichuan Airlines launches first US service

Sichuan Airlines launches first US service

Sichuan Airlines begins twice-weekly service linking Chengdu and Hangzhou with Los Angeles.


Chengdu Airport’s double-digit growth over the last five years sees it pass 40m in 2015; Air China still #1 carrier

Chengdu Airport’s double-digit growth over the last five years sees it pass 40m in 2015; Air China still #1 carrier

China’s fourth largest airport, and this year’s World Routes hosts, Chengdu passed the 40 million annual passenger barrier in 2015, having averaged 10% growth over the last five years. Find out which of the airport’s serving airlines and network of routes are growing the fastest.

United Airlines celebrates Route of the Week title for Hangzhou inauguration

United Airlines celebrates Route of the Week title for Hangzhou inauguration

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair announces new routes from Birmingham to Chania, Girona and Reus, while China Southern Airlines is close to signing an agreement to serve Adelaide. Finally London City celebrates Flybe’s Rennes inauguration.

Four airports battle it out for Week 26 glory

Four airports battle it out for Week 26 glory

Night-time pictures of fire truck water arches are hard to get right, with or without apron staff walking into the frame at the wrong time. Find out how this effort from the Ukraine performs against the rest of this week’s entrants.