Articles Tagged ‘KMG’
Tokyo’s top unserved routes; Barcelona largest, but not by fare
Tokyo has 18 unserved routes with 40,000+ passengers. We examine them – which is strong by fare per kilometre? Vote to say which you think will happen!
Kunming Airlines launches Yangon service
Kunming Airlines launches four times weekly services between Kunming and Yangon.
China Eastern celebrates Kunming to Taichung service
China Eastern Airlines launched services between Kunming and Taichung on 26 June.
AirAsia grew by 23% from Kota Kinabalu in 2018 and added two international links; operates a 20-destination network from the airport
Kota Kinabalu is AirAsia’s second largest base regarding annual capacity, having offered 5.73 million two-way seats from the airport in 2018. Jonathan Ford looks at the LCC’s development from the Malaysian airport over the past couple of years, including the expansion of international markets in North Asia.
SriLankan Airlines traffic fell 3.3% in Q3 2018; Melbourne route carries over 150,000 people in first year; India accounts for 33% of PAX
SriLankan Airlines in 2018 operated a 35+ destination network from Colombo, having not opened a new route from Sri Lanka’s capital in over 12 months. Jonathan Ford looks at the airline’s network with regards to its top routes by passengers carried, and highlights potential future services as others are cut.
AirAsia scores new route hat-trick
AirAsia adds three new routes including one domestic service, plus flights to China and Singapore.
Guangzhou Airport saw 10% boost in traffic in 2017; 74 airlines serving in S18, Thailand is top international market
Guangzhou Airport welcomed 65.81 million passengers in 2017, a 10% increase on the previous year. Traffic at the Chinese hub has nearly doubled over the past 10 years. Nick Preston examines recent network trends at this year’s World Routes host airport, including its leading airlines and routes.
China Southern Airlines traffic up 9.8% in Q1 2018; 2017 marks first year of double-digit passenger growth since 2010; Shenzhen expanding fast
China Southern Airlines flew 126.30 million passengers in 2017, representing a 10% increase in traffic versus 2016. Last year was the first since 2010 in which the SkyTeam member has reported double-digit growth. Jonathan Ford looks at the airline’s recent expansion and which cities it is growing from the most.
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.
Sichuan Airlines seats soar; capacity trebles since 2008, Chengdu is leading airport
Sichuan Airlines flew more than 32 million seats across its network in 2017, an increase of 8.1% over the previous year. Nick Preston takes a closer look at the Chinese carrier’s network developments over the past 10 years, a period in which it has consistently increased capacity. The airline’s leading airports and routes are identified, along […]
Thai AirAsia adds two Thai ties to China
Thai AirAsia has launched services from Bangkok Don Mueang to Chengdu and from Phuket to Kunming.
Tampa Airport is tantilized by its latest Cake of the Week win
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Tampa’s Cake of the Week win, Hamburg, Hannover and Belgrade airports celebrate 2017 passenger milestones, while AirAsia triumphs five years of operation from Kunming in China.