Articles Tagged ‘HKG’

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?


SpiceJet dives into Hong Kong from Delhi

SpiceJet dives into Hong Kong from Delhi

SpiceJet adds a daily link between the two hubs – Hong Kong becomes eighth international destination.  

SAS adds new routes to Berlin and Hong Kong

SAS adds new routes to Berlin and Hong Kong

SAS launches services from Denmark to Hong Kong and from Sweden to Germany.

HK Express celebrates five years as a low-cost operator

HK Express celebrates five years as a low-cost operator

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, HK Express celebrates the five-year anniversary of being a low-cost operator, having incorporated the business model in October 2013. In that time it has flown over 13 million passengers as an LCC. More news also from Air France and Cork Airport.


W18/19 airport analysis; Istanbul Atatürk leads route count while Moscow Sheremetyevo jumps up the rankings

W18/19 airport analysis; Istanbul Atatürk leads route count while Moscow Sheremetyevo jumps up the rankings

With the memories of summer beginning to fade, the start of the W18/19 season is little more than one week away. In our second seasonal sneak preview, Nick Preston looks at a typical winter week to discover which airports will offer the most routes and country markets, plus which one will host the most airlines.

AirAsia celebrates 10 years at Hong Kong with new route announcement

AirAsia celebrates 10 years at Hong Kong with new route announcement

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with AirAsia’s celebration of serving Hong Kong for 10 years, Virgin Atlantic and LanzaTech mark the first use of a next generation sustainable jet fuel, plus there is route news from St. Petersburg regarding upcoming services for W18/19.

Phuket Airport traffic grows 195% in 10 years; LCCs account for 44% of passengers; VietJetAir among many carriers launching flights in 2018

Phuket Airport traffic grows 195% in 10 years; LCCs account for 44% of passengers; VietJetAir among many carriers launching flights in 2018

Situated in Southern Thailand, Phuket Airport handled just shy of 16.85 million passengers in 2017, up from 5.70 million in 2008. One of Asia’s leading leisure hot-spots, Jonathan Ford investigates the growth that has taken place in recent years, highlighting the airport’s leading carriers plus its top connections.


Cathay Pacific Airways launches its longest link

Cathay Pacific Airways launches its longest link

Cathay Pacific Airways commences services from Hong Kong to Washington Dulles.

World Routes Marketing Awards – spotlight on the hubs nominated in the 'over 50 million' passengers category

World Routes Marketing Awards – spotlight on the hubs nominated in the ‘over 50 million’ passengers category

This week anna.aero hears from the airports nominated in the ‘over 50 million’ passengers category for this year’s World Routes Marketing Awards, namely Amsterdam, London Heathrow, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. Find out what they have to say ahead of the awards ceremony in just two weeks time.

World Routes host Guangzhou-Manchester is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with over 120,000 searches

World Routes host Guangzhou-Manchester is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with over 120,000 searches

In the last 12 months, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that over 120,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for services between World Routes host Guangzhou and Manchester ‒ but the city pair is unserved!? China Southern Airlines already flies to five European destinations non-stop from the Chinese city, but will Manchester […]