Articles Tagged ‘HKG’

VietJet Air homes in on Hong Kong from Phu Quoc

VietJet Air homes in on Hong Kong from Phu Quoc

VietJet Air initiates a four times weekly service between the Vietnamese island and the Asian mega-hub.

Cathay Pacific Airways launches flights to its sixth Japanese gateway

Cathay Pacific Airways launches flights to its sixth Japanese gateway

Cathay Pacific Airways begins a twice-weekly service between Hong Kong and Komatsu.

Cathay Pacific Airways chooses Seattle-Tacoma

Cathay Pacific Airways chooses Seattle-Tacoma

Cathay Pacific Airways launches a four times weekly link between Hong Kong and Seattle-Tacoma.


Brussels Airport's 2018 Aviation Awards – anna.aero attends ceremony

Brussels Airport’s 2018 Aviation Awards – anna.aero attends ceremony

On 27 February, Brussels Airport hosted its annual aviation awards ceremony, the 12th time that it has hosted the prize giving evening. This year, the airport invited anna.aero along to enjoy the night’s festivities. Take a look to see which airlines and support organisations walked away with the big prizes!

Salvador Bahia Airport welcomes TAP Air Portugal A330-900neo services

Salvador Bahia Airport welcomes TAP Air Portugal A330-900neo services

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Salvador Bahia Airport in Brazil welcomes TAP Air Portugal’s new A330-900neo on its connection from Lisbon, Hong Kong Airport celebrates the first day of the Chinese New Year, plus more news from Iberia.

Air China heads for Hong Kong from Yinchuan

Air China heads for Hong Kong from Yinchuan

Air China initially starts a twice-weekly service between the cities – frequency to increase in coming weeks.


AirAsia grew by 23% from Kota Kinabalu in 2018 and added two international links; operates a 20-destination network from the airport

AirAsia grew by 23% from Kota Kinabalu in 2018 and added two international links; operates a 20-destination network from the airport

Kota Kinabalu is AirAsia’s second largest base regarding annual capacity, having offered 5.73 million two-way seats from the airport in 2018. Jonathan Ford looks at the LCC’s development from the Malaysian airport over the past couple of years, including the expansion of international markets in North Asia.

HK Express hooks up Hong Kong with Nagasaki

HK Express hooks up Hong Kong with Nagasaki

HK Express launches a three times weekly service on its latest route to Japan. 

SriLankan Airlines traffic fell 3.3% in Q3 2018; Melbourne route carries over 150,000 people in first year; India accounts for 33% of PAX

SriLankan Airlines traffic fell 3.3% in Q3 2018; Melbourne route carries over 150,000 people in first year; India accounts for 33% of PAX

SriLankan Airlines in 2018 operated a 35+ destination network from Colombo, having not opened a new route from Sri Lanka’s capital in over 12 months. Jonathan Ford looks at the airline’s network with regards to its top routes by passengers carried, and highlights potential future services as others are cut.


India international capacity up 5.6% in 2018; IndiGo adds most foreign seats while Sri Lanka sees the most growth this year

India international capacity up 5.6% in 2018; IndiGo adds most foreign seats while Sri Lanka sees the most growth this year

There were 80.63 million two-way seats available between India and international destinations in 2018, up 5.6% on the previous year. Nick Preston takes a look at key trends in India’s international connections, including the strongest growing airlines, country markets and individual destinations.

Amsterdam welcomes first A350-1000 flight of Cathay Pacific Airways

Amsterdam welcomes first A350-1000 flight of Cathay Pacific Airways

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Amsterdam welcoming the arrival of Cathay Pacific Airways’ inaugural flight of the A350-1000, Malaga Airport reaches the milestone of greeting its 30 millionth passenger with Ryanair.

190,000+ people want Birmingham to Hong Kong connection Skyscanner data shows; time to connect hub to HSBC's new UK HQ?!

190,000+ people want Birmingham to Hong Kong connection Skyscanner data shows; time to connect hub to HSBC’s new UK HQ?!

Skyscanner data shows that during the past year, 190,000+ people looked for flights between Birmingham and Hong Kong. With MIDT data showing that the UK city, location of HSBC’s new UK HQ, is the Asian hub’s sixth largest unserved market, who is willing to develop this much desired connection?