Articles Tagged ‘HND’

MEB3 – Qatar and Etihad still envy Emirates’ sheer scale and scope

MEB3 – Qatar and Etihad still envy Emirates’ sheer scale and scope

For Qatar Airways, its operations to North America are only the fifth most important region for the airline, despite the fact it is still starting plenty of new routes, including its Chicago service which launched last month, as well as recently announcing its plans for daily flights to Philadelphia.

Sapporo Chitose breaks through 16 million passenger barrier in 2012; ANA scoops #1 airline

Sapporo Chitose breaks through 16 million passenger barrier in 2012; ANA scoops #1 airline

Growth seems to be returning to Sapporo Chitose Airport again, with anna.aero 2013 estimates of close to 18 million annual passengers anticipated at the airport serving the fourth largest city in Japan. Sounds like a reason to celebrate with a local beer!

ANA launches flights from Sapporo to Akita; reconnects Tokyo Haneda and Ishigaki

ANA launches flights from Sapporo to Akita; reconnects Tokyo Haneda and Ishigaki

All Nippon Airlines returns on the route from Tokyo Haneda to Ishigaki; adds services from Sapporo Chitose to Akita.


AirDo adds one route each at Sapporo Chitose and Tokyo Haneda

AirDo adds one route each at Sapporo Chitose and Tokyo Haneda

AirDo inaugurates flights from Sapporo Chitose to Okayama; adds flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kushiro.

JAL grows at Osaka Itami; adds Nagoya Chubu from Tokyo Haneda

JAL grows at Osaka Itami; adds Nagoya Chubu from Tokyo Haneda

JAL launches flights from Osaka Itami to Hakodate, Matsuyama and Misawa; starts flying from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya Chubu.

Heathrow becomes airport #50 for 787; average sector 3,400km – 25% of its 15,000km range capability!

Heathrow becomes airport #50 for 787; average sector 3,400km – 25% of its 15,000km range capability!

Most of the eight airlines operating the Boeing 787 are keeping them close to base while they build-up familiarity with the new airframe. At 5,245 kilometres, Qatar Airways’ Doha to London 787 route which touched down for the first time on 14 December, is only using around one-third of the aircraft’s 15,000 kilometre range capability.


Revitalised JAL using 787s to launch new flights to North America (Boston and San Diego) and Europe (Helsinki)

Revitalised JAL using 787s to launch new flights to North America (Boston and San Diego) and Europe (Helsinki)

oneworld member Japan Airlines has seen annual passenger numbers decline by almost 40% in just six years, but is now entering a new phase following emergence from bankruptcy. What have been the airline’s biggest network changes and which new routes will its 787s be launching soon?

Mongolian Airlines launches its second international route from Ulaanbaatar

Mongolian Airlines launches its second international route from Ulaanbaatar

Mongolian Airlines starts flying from Ulaanbaatar to its second international destination, Tokyo Haneda.

Garuda Indonesia launches new route from Denpasar to Tokyo

Garuda Indonesia launches new route from Denpasar to Tokyo

Garuda Indonesia starts services from Bali to Tokyo Haneda.


Skymark Airlines starts flights from Osaka Kansai

Skymark Airlines starts flights from Osaka Kansai

Skymark launches Tokyo Haneda, Okinawa and Sapporo flights from Osaka’s Kansai International Airport.

All Nippon Airways launches new route to Frankfurt from Tokyo Haneda

All Nippon Airways launches new route to Frankfurt from Tokyo Haneda

ANA All Nippon Airways now flies from Tokyo Haneda Airport, the city airport serving the Japanese capital, to Frankfurt Airport in Germany with the 787.

StarFlyer launches a new route between Tokyo Haneda and Fukuoka

StarFlyer launches a new route between Tokyo Haneda and Fukuoka

StarFlyer, the Japanese premium LCC, now flies between Tokyo Haneda and Fukuoka.