Articles Tagged ‘Japan’
Tokyo Narita annual traffic up 33% since 2011; domestic traffic quadruples since turn of decade; welcomes seven new carriers
In 2011 Tokyo Narita handled 28 million passengers, whereas last year it welcomed 37.3 million. Within the past 12 months, the Japanese airport has welcomed seven new airlines, with an eighth, Hawaiian Airlines, soon becoming the facility’s 74th carrier. anna.aero takes a closer look at traffic development and the airport’s most popular connections.
China-Japan market grows by one-third in just two years; China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Pudong Airport and Tokyo Narita Airport lead way
After a few years of stagnation the China-Japan market has seen capacity grow by 33% between 2013 and 2015. We reveal the leading (and fastest-growing) airlines and airports in both countries.
Fukuoka Airport reverses traffic decline thanks to LCCs such as HK Express, Jetstar Japan and Peach Aviation
Handling an estimated 20 million passengers in 2014, Fukuoka Airport is the busiest on the Japanese island of Kyushu. We look at traffic development in the last 20 years and what new developments have led to the airport’s return to growth since 2011.
With Japan’s two largest carriers not growing their domestic capacities, other carriers now account for more than one-quarter of the market with the likes of Jetstar Japan, Peach and Vanilla Air all growing. With their 787 fleets ANA and JAL have even reported double-digit international growth in April and May this year.
Our annual look at capacity trends across Asia reveals several changes from a year ago. China is still doing well but several other country markets are outperforming it this summer, notably Indonesia. Jakarta is growing ten times faster than Beijing, while Bangkok’s main airport loses traffic to its predecessor.
South Korean carriers dominate the market from Seoul Incheon to Japan; ANA withdraws from the market
As Jin Air increases its offering from Seoul Incheon to Japan this week with the launch of services to Nagasaki, anna.aero examines the latest changes in the market.
With an extensive domestic network and its main operations centered on Tokyo Haneda, Skymark Airlines is now readying itself for the shift towards premium and long-haul services.
We delve into whether capacity between two of the world’s economic powerhouses is increasing as a result of improved access to Tokyo Haneda, as well as in the introduction of the 787-8, which is capable of opening up thin, long-haul routes never considered before its introduction.
Japanese domestic air travel market growing again thanks to emergence of AirAsia Japan, Jetstar Japan and Peach
Japan’s two biggest carriers, ANA and Japan Airlines, reported a combined growth of almost 6% in their domestic traffic in 2012. But compared with 2010 demand is still down 7%. However, the new breed of local LCCs has resulted in domestic capacity being almost 8% up in April.
Japan’s domestic market is being shaken up gradually by the growth of three locally-based LCCs supported by ANA and JAL. But which of the three has grabbed the biggest share of the domestic market to date, and which other Japanese carriers have added capacity this winter compared with last year?
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?
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 […]