Articles Tagged ‘KMJ’

Air Seoul more than doubles capacity since S17; Japan is leading country market while Osaka Kansai tops the route leaderboard

Air Seoul more than doubles capacity since S17; Japan is leading country market while Osaka Kansai tops the route leaderboard

Air Seoul will offer 43,900 weekly seats across its network this summer, up 132% on the same period last summer, with the South Korean carrier having added a number of new routes since then. Nick Preston takes a look at the LCC’s expanding schedule, including its leading airport pairs and country markets.

HK Express is coming to Kumamoto

HK Express is coming to Kumamoto

HK Express launches scheduled services between Hong Kong and Kumamoto.

Japan capacity jumps past 250 million seats in 2017; All Nippon Airways is largest carrier, Tokyo Haneda is busiest airport

Japan capacity jumps past 250 million seats in 2017; All Nippon Airways is largest carrier, Tokyo Haneda is busiest airport

There were 257.6 million seats available on domestic and international flights serving Japan in 2017, a 3.9% increase on the previous year. Nick Preston considers recent network trends in this mature Asia Pacific country market, including the top airlines, airports and destinations.


Domestic seat capacity down 2% in Japan in 2016; LCCs still have less than 10% of seats as AirAsia plans to re-enter the market

Domestic seat capacity down 2% in Japan in 2016; LCCs still have less than 10% of seats as AirAsia plans to re-enter the market

Japan’s domestic market has grown on average by less than 2% per annum during the last decade. Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways have seen their share of the market fall from almost 90% to just over 70%. With Routes Asia just around the corner, we reveal the top 14 routes by daily flights and […]

South Korea to Japan grows by 25% year-on-year; Korean Air is #1 airline on the country pair

South Korea to Japan grows by 25% year-on-year; Korean Air is #1 airline on the country pair

There are just some country pairs which our data elves notice lots of new routes as well as fresh capacity being added on existing ones, and one of those is South Korea to Japan – so we decided to investigate. We uncover the annual growth patterns, as well as the biggest airlines and routes in […]

Amakusa Airlines starts two new domestic routes

Amakusa Airlines starts two new domestic routes

Amakusa Airlines connects Amakusa with Osaka Itami via Kumamoto.


Hong Kong Airlines starts fifth Japanese route

Hong Kong Airlines starts fifth Japanese route

Hong Kong Airlines starts twice-weekly link to Kumamoto.

Japan Airlines rebuild continues although weekly seats falling; Haneda-Fukuoka still # 1 route

Japan Airlines rebuild continues although weekly seats falling; Haneda-Fukuoka still # 1 route

Resuming routes after a 14-year break, like Tokyo to Dallas/Fort Worth, is a sure sign of route network recovery for Japan Airlines, the nation’s flag carrier and second largest airline. anna.aero jumps into JAL’s data to find out its most important operations and city pairs.

China Airlines makes it to Melbourne

China Airlines makes it to Melbourne

China Airlines now connects Taipei to Melbourne with onward service to Christchurch.


Jetstar Japan adds Kumamoto to network

Jetstar Japan adds Kumamoto to network

Jetstar Japan links Nagoya, Osaka and Tokyo to Kumamoto with twice-daily flights.

Vote for the best of 10 Fire Truck Water Arches; Winter Season Launches Part 1

Vote for the best of 10 Fire Truck Water Arches; Winter Season Launches Part 1

The start of the W14/15 season sees a lot of the world’s airports pulling out all the stops in terms of new route marketing ‒ and that means lots of fire truck water arches (FTWAs). This week, we give you, the reader, the chance to select the best of the 10 FTWAs we have been […]

New airline routes launched (22-28 March 2011)

New airline routes launched (22-28 March 2011)

The summer season has started with a bang! Although only two days of the new season make it into our report of the latest new routes, we report on an entire 160 new routes. Accompanying the analysis is a downloadable spreadsheet, pictures of 11 gorgeous cakes and a long list of more amazing photos from […]