Articles Tagged ‘JAL’

jetBlue extends lead over Delta at Boston Logan; JAL launches first non-stop Dreamliner flights to Tokyo

jetBlue extends lead over Delta at Boston Logan; JAL launches first non-stop Dreamliner flights to Tokyo

Boston ranks 19th among US airports and was one of the fastest-growing US major airports last year. But which airlines have been adding (and reducing) capacity and which new routes have been launched this year? And which European destination is served by four airlines?

ANA and JAL still losing domestic passengers; three new local LCCs promise to stimulate demand

ANA and JAL still losing domestic passengers; three new local LCCs promise to stimulate demand

It has been a year since we last looked closely at the Japanese market. How is domestic traffic faring compared with the pre-earthquake/tsunami demand levels, and what are load factors like so far this year for ANA and JAL. What share of the domestic market do ANA and JAL currently have, and why is that […]

JAL launches its first 787 route from Tokyo to Boston

JAL launches its first 787 route from Tokyo to Boston

Japan Airlines started first non-stop route from Tokyo Narita Airport to Boston Logan Airport with 787 aircraft.


Japan's domestic air travel market recovering slowly; demand still around 10% below pre-earthquake levels

Japan’s domestic air travel market recovering slowly; demand still around 10% below pre-earthquake levels

Latest figures from ANA and JAL help paint a clearer picture of how March’s earthquake and repercussions have impacted air travel demand within, as well as to and from Japan. How close is ANA to overtaking JAL on international routes and which new routes has it already started this year?

JAL’s international traffic down 30% in 2010 v 2007; ANA’s up 7%; 17% of Finnair's network ASKs on Japanese routes

JAL’s international traffic down 30% in 2010 v 2007; ANA’s up 7%; 17% of Finnair’s network ASKs on Japanese routes

Even before the terrible earthquake and its harrowing consequences, the Japanese air transport market was not having a good start to 2011. JAL’s restructuring means it is shrinking but is it still bigger than ANA on international flights? What share of international traffic do Japan’s two big carriers have and who are the other leading […]

Schiphol slot speculation: Is Amsterdam Vueling's next base? Is Qatar Airways launching passenger flights?

Schiphol slot speculation: Is Amsterdam Vueling’s next base? Is Qatar Airways launching passenger flights?

We have had a look at the detailed Dutch slot allocations and speculate what they will mean for Amsterdam next summer season. We have indications of several airlines either expanding greatly or even being entirely new to Schiphol, before any such developments have been announced.


New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 26 October – Tuesday 2 November)

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 26 October – Tuesday 2 November)

Download the spreadsheet with this week’s 250 new routes and see our fantastic photo coverage of launch celebrations all across the world. Ribbons have been cut in masses, lakes have been emptied for fire brigades to salute the arriving aircraft and the world’s master bakers have worked day and night to bake an amazing selection […]

Tokyo Haneda’s new runway and terminal welcome more international services; almost 50 domestic routes served

Tokyo Haneda’s new runway and terminal welcome more international services; almost 50 domestic routes served

Tokyo’s “old” airport at Haneda is now allowing international flights after completion of a new runway and terminal. But which are the leading domestic routes and who apart from JAL and ANA is operating them?

International traffic to Japan down 16% from 2007 levels; but airlines queuing up to access Tokyo Haneda this winter

International traffic to Japan down 16% from 2007 levels; but airlines queuing up to access Tokyo Haneda this winter

Air travel demand in Japan is still a long way short of returning to the levels seen prior to the start of the economic downturn in 2008. How have ANA and JAL been performing internationally this year and how many carriers will be starting new services to Tokyo Haneda at the start of the winter […]


ANA and JAL both report massive load factor improvement on international services in 2010; ANA grows market share

ANA and JAL both report massive load factor improvement on international services in 2010; ANA grows market share

If Turkey is a booming air market then Japan … isn’t. Although load factors are improving demand is static and still well down versus 2008. How are ANA and JAL performing on international routes and guess who’s coming to Haneda?

China at the forefront of Asian air travel growth; Indonesia and Vietnam booming in 2010; Hong Kong, Japan and Thailand struggle

China at the forefront of Asian air travel growth; Indonesia and Vietnam booming in 2010; Hong Kong, Japan and Thailand struggle

Europe’s had volcano issues (and strikes), the US has had a major merger announcement but what’s happening in Asia? Which airlines and country markets are growing fastest? We have a couple of handy graphs summarising the trends.

Asia, Europe and North America's top routes experience different levels of competition; Asia most competitive

Asia, Europe and North America’s top routes experience different levels of competition; Asia most competitive

How much competition is there on some of the world’s busiest routes? Which European route is still the busiest despite a 40% drop in traffic? And just how many carriers are there on India’s busiest domestic route?