Articles Tagged ‘HND’
Fukuoka Airport’s international traffic triples during past decade; 23.98 million passengers in 2017; AirAsia X and Thai Lion Air to serve in 2019
Fukuoka is the fourth largest airport in Japan after Tokyo’s Haneda and Narita, plus Osaka Kansai. Situated on Japan’s Kyushu Island, the city is home to a metro population of 5.6 million people. Jonathan Ford looks at the airport’s development since 2008, focusing on its international expansion.
Domestic markets review 2018: India and Indonesia overtake Japan; Nepal and Bolivia see fastest growth
Capacity on global domestic services increased by 6.2% in 2018 versus last year, with over 3.31 billion seats on sale this year. The US is the largest market but China is closing the gap, and developing markets including India and Indonesia are progressing. Nick Preston examines this year’s domestic growth trends.
Air New Zealand’s Auckland capacity to rise by 4.3%, with 12.13 million passengers projected for 2018; Chicago and Taipei launching soon
Air New Zealand, along with its subsidiaries, has grown seat capacity from Auckland by 44% between 2011 and 2018. Jonathan Ford looks at the latest changes at the Star Alliance member’s biggest hub, how subsidiary capacity has developed, and which routes are flown using the airline’s newest aircraft.
EVA Air eases past 12 million passenger mark in 2017, Hong Kong tops route table, Japan is leading country market
EVA Air welcomed 12.13 million passengers across its network in 2017, representing a healthy 7.9% increase on the previous year. Nick Preston looks at how the Taiwanese carrier’s network has developed in recent years and identifies its leading airports, routes and country markets.
In the third and final instalment of our regional review for S18, we examine Asia and the Asia Pacific countries. Nick Preston takes a look at the region’s busiest country markets, airlines and routes for a typical peak week in summer and offers a comparison of this year’s schedules with those of S17.
Japan capacity jumps past 250 million seats in 2017; All Nippon Airways is largest carrier, Tokyo Haneda is busiest airport
There were 257.6 million seats available on domestic and international flights serving Japan in 2017, a 3.9% increase on the previous year. Nick Preston considers recent network trends in this mature Asia Pacific country market, including the top airlines, airports and destinations.
Wide-body aircraft on short- and medium-haul routes; Japan is leading market in 2018, ANA and JAL top airline rankings
Wide-body aircraft are typically linked with long-haul services. In recent years this has included new low-cost routes, but some carriers choose to deploy twin-aisle types on shorter sectors. Nick Preston reveals the leading airlines, airports and country markets for short- and medium-haul wide-body flights in S18.
Kagoshima Airport capacity returns to growth in 2017; All Nippon Airways is leading airline, Tokyo Haneda tops route table
There were nearly 4.2 million departing seats on offer from Kagoshima Airport in 2017, a 4.1% increase on the previous year. Nick Preston looks into air service developments at the Japanese airport over the past 10 years and identifies the facility’s leading airlines, routes and country markets.
Taipei Songshan sings for growth impetus; UNI Air #1 airline but Far Eastern Air Transport closes the gap
Taipei Songshan, located within the city limits of the Taiwanese capital (and close to one of the world’s tallest buildings – Taipei 101) was formerly the city’s main gateway, but now offers charter, domestic and limited international flights. We take a look at the airport’s recent traffic history, its biggest carriers and routes, and whether […]
Delhi-Auckland is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 420,000 searches; Air India’s next Southwest Pacific adventure??
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year nearly 420,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Delhi and Auckland ‒ but the route is unserved!? Howzat?? Air India and Air New Zealand have both been active linking their respective regions recently, will this city pair be next??
Tigerair Taiwan takes on legacy carriers – Taipei Taoyuan #1 operation and growing fast; Japan most important country market
Tigerair Taiwan became the first Taiwan-based LCC in 2014 (and still is) and has increased capacity by more than 250% since 2015. We take a look at what airports feed this animal the most, as well as which routes are proving to be a roaring success.
The 787 flew its first commercial service in October 2011, however, the first really new city pairing didn’t happen until April 2012 between Tokyo Narita and Boston with rival Japan Airlines. Since then, a further 139 exclusive, unserved new routes have been opened, with 33 more currently planned.