Articles Tagged ‘Hong Kong’

65% of Greater Bay Airlines' applied-for routes served this year

65% of Greater Bay Airlines’ applied-for routes served this year

Hong Kong start-up Greater Bay Airlines has applied for 104 routes.  While 89% were served pre-pandemic, it’s currently 65%.  We explore its network strategy.

Cathay Dragon ends – had 14 million seats and 51 routes in 2019

Cathay Dragon ends – had 14 million seats and 51 routes in 2019

Cathay Dragon ceased to exist on 21 October. Will Cathay Pacific or HK Express take up the 10 destinations that are now unserved?

Delhi's top-20 international routes had 7.5 million P2P passengers in 2019

Delhi’s top-20 international routes had 7.5 million P2P passengers in 2019

With Air India announcing Delhi – Vancouver and United starting Chicago, we explore Delhi’s top-20 international routes last year. Where features?


Dubai - Heathrow now WORLD’s #1 international route by ASKs

Dubai – Heathrow now WORLD’s #1 international route by ASKs

There’s a new world order!  The world’s top-20 international routes shaken up because of coronavirus – with 14 new routes. Dubai – Heathrow up from fifth.

Top-20 connecting routes for Cathay Pacific; Dubai - Manila #1

Top-20 connecting routes for Cathay Pacific; Dubai – Manila #1

Dubai-Manila, Beijing-Taipei, and Heathrow-Taipei are the top-3 connecting routes for Cathay Pacific. China – Taiwan still #1 country-pair.

Kolkata traffic leaps by 26% during FY17/18; LCCs are driving growth, Bangladesh is leading international market in S18

Kolkata traffic leaps by 26% during FY17/18; LCCs are driving growth, Bangladesh is leading international market in S18

Kolkata Airport handled 19.89 million passengers during the financial year FY17/18, 26% more than in the previous 12 months. Its average year-on-year traffic growth over the past two financial years is 25%. Nick Preston examines key traffic trends at this rapidly rising Indian airport, including its top airlines and routes.


Taiwan passengers up 8.8% in 2017; China Airlines remains largest carrier; Japan is top international market

Taiwan passengers up 8.8% in 2017; China Airlines remains largest carrier; Japan is top international market

Taiwanese airports welcomed 65.98 million passengers through their terminals in 2017, an 8.8% increase compared to the previous year. anna.aero looks into Taiwan’s air traffic trends over the past 10 years, including its leading airports, airlines, routes and country markets.

Japan capacity up 29% from 2008 to 2017; international increase outpaces domestic demand, South Korea fastest growth market in 2017

Japan capacity up 29% from 2008 to 2017; international increase outpaces domestic demand, South Korea fastest growth market in 2017

There were 257.65 million two-way seats serving Japanese airports in 2017, 29% more than in 2008. Nick Preston explores the main trends in this market over the past 10 years, including a comparison of domestic and international capacity and the fastest growing airports and international country markets.

Asia and Asia Pacific S18 review; China in charge; region is home to world's eight busiest routes

Asia and Asia Pacific S18 review; China in charge; region is home to world’s eight busiest routes

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.


t'way air more than doubles international seats in 2017; Seoul Incheon is main international hub, Japan is top destination

t’way air more than doubles international seats in 2017; Seoul Incheon is main international hub, Japan is top destination

There were 3.94 million two-way seats available across t’way air’s international route network in 2017, 158% up on the previous year. Nick Preston takes a look at how the carrier has developed its international links since it was formed in 2010, including its leading airports, routes and country markets.  

Heathrow Expansion and Asia: 15 routes uncovered, seven in China

Heathrow Expansion and Asia: 15 routes uncovered, seven in China

London Heathrow estimates that a third runway would enable it to serve 40 more long-haul destinations. In the lead up to the anna.aero-RABA Heathrow HubLAB conference next month, we look at Heathrow’s underserved Asian potential.

Singapore Airlines sees steady growth; Jakarta is largest link, Australia is biggest international market

Singapore Airlines sees steady growth; Jakarta is largest link, Australia is biggest international market

Singapore Airlines is one of the most established carriers in the Asia Pacific. In 2017, it carried 19.45 million passengers across its network, an increase of 2.9% compared to 2016. Nick Preston examines the airline’s network trends over the past 10 years, including its largest routes and country markets.