Articles Tagged ‘KMG’

IndiGo, Ryanair and China set the pace for W16/17 growth; India now growing faster than US; Spain and UK lead European growth this winter

IndiGo, Ryanair and China set the pace for W16/17 growth; India now growing faster than US; Spain and UK lead European growth this winter

With eight of the top 20 airports and five of the top 10 airlines no wonder China is seeing three times as many additional seats across its airports than any other country this winter. We crunch the numbers and reveal the fastest-growing airlines, airports and country markets this winter.

Delta Air Lines is largest of SkyTeam’s 20 members with 25% of seats; Guangzhou joins Atlanta and Paris CDG in top three hubs

Delta Air Lines is largest of SkyTeam’s 20 members with 25% of seats; Guangzhou joins Atlanta and Paris CDG in top three hubs

SkyTeam has 20 airline members which cover a network of over 1,000 airports in 177 countries across 3,700+ routes. We take a closer look at the size of all the carriers, the alliance’s top airports, as well as its top 12 routes in relation to ASKs and seats.

China Eastern Airlines grows in San Francisco

China Eastern Airlines grows in San Francisco

China Eastern Airlines connects Kunming and Qingdao to California.


U-FLY Alliance welcomes fifth carrier; collective alliance network has 202 routes; Kunming, Chongqing and Hong Kong are top three airports

U-FLY Alliance welcomes fifth carrier; collective alliance network has 202 routes; Kunming, Chongqing and Hong Kong are top three airports

U-FLY Alliance is the world’s first LCC alliance which launched on 18 January this year, with four initial members – HK Express, Lucky Air, Urumqi Air and West Air. In July a fifth carrier, Eastar Jet, joined the line-up. anna.aero takes a look at the breakdown of the world’s newest alliance, and establishes its presence […]

Chengdu Airport’s double-digit growth over the last five years sees it pass 40m in 2015; Air China still #1 carrier

Chengdu Airport’s double-digit growth over the last five years sees it pass 40m in 2015; Air China still #1 carrier

China’s fourth largest airport, and this year’s World Routes hosts, Chengdu passed the 40 million annual passenger barrier in 2015, having averaged 10% growth over the last five years. Find out which of the airport’s serving airlines and network of routes are growing the fastest.

Lucky Air starts second Taiwan route from Kunming

Lucky Air starts second Taiwan route from Kunming

Lucky Air links Kunming and Hualien with weekly 737 flights.


Myanmar Airways International makes it to Kunming

Myanmar Airways International makes it to Kunming

Myanmar Airways International connects Yangon and Mandalay with Kunming in China.

Perth Airport poses with its Arch of Triumph certificate; another Oz airport makes last ditch effort for 2015 title

Perth Airport poses with its Arch of Triumph certificate; another Oz airport makes last ditch effort for 2015 title

Talk about leaving it late. We’re in the last month of the 2015 Arch of Triumph competition and some airports are going the whole hog to break up the party at the top of the leader board. Find out whether any of this week’s five entries – none from Europe again ‒ have done enough […]

Lucky Air lands in Cambodia

Lucky Air lands in Cambodia

Lucky Air becomes first Chinese airline to serve Sihanoukville from Kunming.


Find out which airport wins this week’s Arch of Triumph as 2015 competition enters season finale period

Find out which airport wins this week’s Arch of Triumph as 2015 competition enters season finale period

The stakes could not be higher for the world’s airports, as the end of the 2015 Arch of Triumph competition enters its final phase. Las Vegas Airport gambled all its chips on this FTWA for Norwegian – but was it enough to win the weekly jackpot? Find out the results here.

Shandong Airlines enters Indian market

Shandong Airlines enters Indian market

Shandong Airlines connects Kunming with Delhi four times weekly.

Istanbul Atatürk, Dallas Love Field and Osaka Kansai welcome winter network growth; Turkish Airlines, Southwest and Ryanair driving airport expansion

Istanbul Atatürk, Dallas Love Field and Osaka Kansai welcome winter network growth; Turkish Airlines, Southwest and Ryanair driving airport expansion

Part two of our global analysis of the start of the W15/16 season looks at which airports have seen the biggest net gain in new routes since last winter. We reveal the leading airports in Asia, Europe and North America.