Articles Tagged ‘Hong Kong’
Cathay Pacific sees flights increase 8% this summer but ASKs are down 1% with Chicago only new route in last year
Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific is adding more short-haul flights and cutting some longer-haul flights as it phases out its less fuel efficient 747-400s. But which destinations have seen the biggest increase in frequencies and which have seen the severest cuts?
Fast-growing Airphil Express now serves 26 destinations in the Philippines plus Hong Kong and Singapore
Philippine Airlines’ low-cost subsidiary has operated under various names but now seems to be establishing itself as Airphil Express. How big is the airline’s fleet and how much is it growing? Which are its busiest routes and what competition does it face on them? And just how early do some of its flights depart from […]
China dominates Asian domestic markets; China – Hong Kong – Taiwan triangle reporting impressive growth
While the European and North American air travel markets are showing signs of maturity, air travel is still booming in Asia. How big are the leading domestic markets and how fast are they growing? Which are the leading international markets in the region, how fast are they growing (or not) and what role is politics […]
Ranked #51 by ACI last year Manila airport is dominated by two local carriers. But which are the leading country markets. And which non-Asian carriers serve the capital of the Philippines? Which new services have launched in the last four months?
Indonesia’s Mandala goes international to Singapore, Hong Kong and Macau; fleet of eight A320s to become 38 by 2014
Mandala Airlines has a well known airline investor guiding its future path. But what is its current network and just how much competition does it face on its busiest domestic and international routes?
Top 30 Asian airports offering 7% more capacity than a year ago; Beijing passes Tokyo Haneda; Jakarta growing fastest
You want proof that the Asian economies are doing well? Then take a look at airport capacity stats for the leading airports in the region. Only two of the top 25 airports are not growing again.
Cathay Pacific’s biggest route is to Taipei but new agreements between China and Taiwan are reducing the need for travel via Hong Kong? Which are the airline’s other key routes and which was its most recent new destination?
Two airlines, two different business models, and both less than 18 months old. Now Oasis and Skybus have collapsed we take a look at what impact they had in the markets they served. Oasis offered just two routes from Hong Kong but Skybus offered 18 from Columbus where it was (briefly) the #1 airline.
Ranked 14th in the world for passenger numbers in 2006 Hong Kong was Skytrax airport of the year in 2007. Traffic has been growing impressively in recent years while Cathay Pacific and partner Dragonair hang on to their leading positions. But local rivals Hong Kong Airlines and Hong Kong Express are branching out too.