Articles Tagged ‘Japan’

Will new US – Japan bilateral help boost falling demand? Access to Haneda may be key

Will new US - Japan bilateral help boost falling demand? Access to Haneda may be keyA new US – Japan bilateral agreement promises to open up competition across the Pacific. How has traffic between these two major economies fared over the last 20 years and which are the leading airlines and airports involved.

Osaka’s Kansai at lower passenger levels than in the 1990’s; now signs of recovery from recent downturn

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusThe sinking airport island is not sinking as rapidly any longer, but how have the passenger numbers developed over the years? Which are the leading airlines and where do they fly?

JAL may axe 50 routes (over three years); domestic demand and load factors falling

Top StoryJAL’s passenger traffic has been falling for several years, long before the current economic downturn. But what are the latest trends in the domestic market and in which major country market were its load factors less than 50% last year?’s global aviation trendwatch

Market TrendsWe reveal the latest traffic trends in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Europe (eight countries), India, Japan, Mexico, Russia and the USA. See which markets are showing signs of recovery and which are still struggling. We don’t think you’ll find this much useful aviation data in one place anywhere else on the web.

Korean Air awaits first A380; now serves 15 airports in Japan and 20 in China

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisKorean Air turned 40 this year and has 100 passenger aircraft. How diverse is its route network from Seoul Incheon and which routes generate the most revenue? Which new destinations has it added in the last year?

New Japanese airport serving Mount Fuji opens for business; JAL operates first flight

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusWithin sight of the iconic Mount Fuji, Shizuoka airport opened for business this week with a range of domestic and international routes. Which new airline will base itself there from the end of July?

Chinese and Japanese airlines share international woes; domestic travel trends vary dramatically in first quarter

Article ThumbAsia’s five biggest airlines are based all based in China or Japan which both have dominant domestic markets? So how has 2009 started for these airlines? And have the Japanese had a ‘Golden Week’?

International traffic suffers downturn from UK; even Polish market stagnates in October

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsYes, it’s finally happened. UK-Poland traffic has stopped growing. But which mature and emerging country markets are still growing and which have seen the biggest drop in demand? Which Central European markets are still booming?

Japan still #3 country worldwide for air travel;
three countries dominate international traffic;
JAL and ANA reveal cutback plans

Logo: Country Feature for JapanJapan’s aviation market may not be growing that fast but it’s still the world’s third biggest after the US and China. JAL and ANA dominate domestic routes but which routes have they announced they will be dropping?

Tokyo Narita could see traffic grow by 50% if new plans are successfully implemented

Tokyo Narita could see traffic grow by 50% if new plans are successfully implementedNarita is the main international gateway to Japan but has been held back for 35 years by local opposition to its second runway. Which are the dominant carriers at the airport, which are the leading country markets and what new proposals may increase runway capacity?