Articles Tagged ‘HIJ’

Air Seoul more than doubles capacity since S17; Japan is leading country market while Osaka Kansai tops the route leaderboard

Air Seoul more than doubles capacity since S17; Japan is leading country market while Osaka Kansai tops the route leaderboard

Air Seoul will offer 43,900 weekly seats across its network this summer, up 132% on the same period last summer, with the South Korean carrier having added a number of new routes since then. Nick Preston takes a look at the LCC’s expanding schedule, including its leading airport pairs and country markets.

Domestic seat capacity down 2% in Japan in 2016; LCCs still have less than 10% of seats as AirAsia plans to re-enter the market

Domestic seat capacity down 2% in Japan in 2016; LCCs still have less than 10% of seats as AirAsia plans to re-enter the market

Japan’s domestic market has grown on average by less than 2% per annum during the last decade. Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways have seen their share of the market fall from almost 90% to just over 70%. With Routes Asia just around the corner, we reveal the top 14 routes by daily flights and […]

Air Seoul starts five new routes

Air Seoul starts five new routes

Air Seoul adds Hiroshima, Kota Kinabalu, Macau, Nagasaki and Yonago to its network.


Japan Airlines rebuild continues although weekly seats falling; Haneda-Fukuoka still # 1 route

Japan Airlines rebuild continues although weekly seats falling; Haneda-Fukuoka still # 1 route

Resuming routes after a 14-year break, like Tokyo to Dallas/Fort Worth, is a sure sign of route network recovery for Japan Airlines, the nation’s flag carrier and second largest airline. anna.aero jumps into JAL’s data to find out its most important operations and city pairs.

HK Express heads for Hiroshima

HK Express heads for Hiroshima

HK Express connects Hong Kong and Hiroshima with twice-weekly flights.

Columbus crew crows over certificate ceremony

Columbus crew crows over certificate ceremony

Two Arch of Triumph entries, almost two years apart, and two Arch of Triumph wins for Columbus Airport in the US. These guys certainly have an impressive strike rate. Find out which of this week’s dynamic duo of FTWAs does the deed this time out.


Dragonair delivers fourth Japanese route

Dragonair delivers fourth Japanese route

Dragonair now links Hong Kong and Hiroshima with twice-weekly flights.

Spring Airlines Japan launches operations from Tokyo Narita

Spring Airlines Japan launches operations from Tokyo Narita

Spring Airlines Japan commences service with three domestic routes from Tokyo Narita.

TAV’s Gazipaşa Airport shows off its winner’s certificate

TAV’s Gazipaşa Airport shows off its winner’s certificate

Last week, Turkish Airlines started a twice-daily domestic connection from its Istanbul Atatürk global hub to Gazipaşa, a new route which produced a world-beating FTWA. With only one European entrant in this week’s competition, victory is perhaps destined for North America or Asia.