Articles Tagged ‘HK Express’

AirAsia retains its #1 spot at Malaysia’s second biggest airport Kota Kinabalu; Shanghai Airlines becomes airline #13

AirAsia retains its #1 spot at Malaysia’s second biggest airport Kota Kinabalu; Shanghai Airlines becomes airline #13

The latest addition to the portfolio of carriers operating at Kota Kinabalu was China Eastern Airlines’ subsidiary Shanghai Airlines on 15 July. With no new routes on the horizon and recent impressive passenger growth being derailed, anna.aero takes stock of which routes and airlines are on the right track at Malaysia’s second biggest airport.

HK Express heads to Bangkok

HK Express heads to Bangkok

HK Express launches services from its Hong Kong hub to Bangkok Don Mueang – an airport pair already served by City Airways and Thai AirAsia.

Tampa Airport receives Cake of the Week award for Spirit Airlines

Tampa Airport receives Cake of the Week award for Spirit Airlines

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, HK Express celebrates the first anniversary of its operations to Seoul Incheon, while Air Europa launches its first 787-8 service between Madrid and Miami. More news from Brussels, Stuttgart, Groningen, Moscow Sheremetyevo, Milan Malpensa, Pristina, Birmingham–Shuttlesworth, Routes Europe and Wizz Air.


30-Second Interview – Andrew Cowen, CEO, HK Express

30-Second Interview – Andrew Cowen, CEO, HK Express

It’s nice to see former colleagues doing well. anna.aero’s Chief Analyst used to work for Go, as did Andrew Cowen, newly appointed CEO of HK Express. They recently caught up for a chat at Routes Asia in Kunming.

HK Express makes Wuxi its latest destination in China

HK Express makes Wuxi its latest destination in China

HK Express connects Hong Kong with Wuxi in China competing with China Eastern Airlines.

HK Express growing fast as Hong Kong’s only dedicated low-fare airline

HK Express growing fast as Hong Kong’s only dedicated low-fare airline

HK Express is growing rapidly from its Hong Kong base. Launched as an LCC in October 2013, now operating with 10 174-seat A320s, we examine the airline’s leading routes and how much competition it faces.


HK Express takes on Dragonair to Da Nang

HK Express takes on Dragonair to Da Nang

HK Express now links Hong Kong to Da Nang with thrice-weekly flights, using its A320s and competing with Dragonair

HK Express adds second Tokyo service

HK Express adds second Tokyo service

HK Express now links Hong Kong with Tokyo Narita with daily flights. Already serves Tokyo Haneda.

Fukuoka Airport reverses traffic decline thanks to LCCs such as HK Express, Jetstar Japan and Peach Aviation

Fukuoka Airport reverses traffic decline thanks to LCCs such as HK Express, Jetstar Japan and Peach Aviation

Handling an estimated 20 million passengers in 2014, Fukuoka Airport is the busiest on the Japanese island of Kyushu. We look at traffic development in the last 20 years and what new developments have led to the airport’s return to growth since 2011.


FlySafair receives Route award for its first operations

FlySafair receives Route award for its first operations

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Flybe has been awarded the contract to operate the air services between Newquay and London Gatwick, a route supported by a Public Service Obligation. More news from Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi, Dar es Salaam, Cape Town, Aberdeen and Frankfurt airports.

HK Express adds routes in China and Japan

HK Express adds routes in China and Japan

HK Express now also serves Nagoya and Zhengzhou with its A320s.

Sydney receives its first ‘Arch of Triumph’ award at World Routes in Chicago

Sydney receives its first ‘Arch of Triumph’ award at World Routes in Chicago

All seven of the FTWAs which have been submitted this week have come from new entrants to the ‘Arch of Triumph’ competition. Will one of these ‘newbies’ mount a serious challenge to the industry marketing heavyweights which currently boss this competition? Find out here if they step-up or buckle under the pressure…a bit like American […]