Articles Tagged ‘KOJ’

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.

Kagoshima Airport capacity returns to growth in 2017; All Nippon Airways is leading airline, Tokyo Haneda tops route table

Kagoshima Airport capacity returns to growth in 2017; All Nippon Airways is leading airline, Tokyo Haneda tops route table

There were nearly 4.2 million departing seats on offer from Kagoshima Airport in 2017, a 4.1% increase on the previous year. Nick Preston looks into air service developments at the Japanese airport over the past 10 years and identifies the facility’s leading airlines, routes and country markets. 

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 […]


HK Express jets off to two more destinations in Japan

HK Express jets off to two more destinations in Japan

HK Express has added Takamatsu and Kagoshima to its Hong Kong network.

Nagoya Airport welcomes seven new airlines in last year; 2016 capacity could reach seven-year high

Nagoya Airport welcomes seven new airlines in last year; 2016 capacity could reach seven-year high

Taiwanese LCC V Air was one of seven new airlines welcomed to Japan’s eighth busiest airport – Nagoya – in the last 12 months. The Japanese airport also boosted its network by 11 new destinations – all of them Chinese. anna.aero negotiates through Nagoya’s year-on-year net gains in terms of airlines and routes.

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.


Hong Kong Airlines adds new routes to China and Japan

Hong Kong Airlines adds new routes to China and Japan

Hong Kong Airlines now offers low frequency flights to Kagoshima in Japan and Tianjin in China.

Jetstar Japan adds three routes from Nagoya Chūbu and two from Tokyo Narita

Jetstar Japan adds three routes from Nagoya Chūbu and two from Tokyo Narita

Jetstar Japan connects Nagoya Chubu with Fukuoka, Sapporo Chitose and Kagoshima; adds flights from Tokyo Narita to Oita and Kagoshima.

Skymark Airlines now serves Kagoshima and Asahikawa

Skymark Airlines now serves Kagoshima and Asahikawa

Skymark Airlines now flies two new domestic Japanese routes from Tokyo Narita Airport and Osaka Kansai Airport.


Peach connects Osaka Kansai with Kagoshima

Peach connects Osaka Kansai with Kagoshima

Peach launches fourth route from Osaka Kansai to Kagoshima; indirect competition from Skymark and ANA.

China Airlines launches new routes to Japan from Taipei

China Airlines launches new routes to Japan from Taipei

China Airlines now flies from Taipei Taoyuan Airport in Taiwan to Kagoshima and Shizuoka in Japan.

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 […]