Articles Tagged ‘OKA’

Asia and Asia Pacific S18 review; China in charge; region is home to world's eight busiest routes

Asia and Asia Pacific S18 review; China in charge; region is home to world’s eight busiest routes

In the third and final instalment of our regional review for S18, we examine Asia and the Asia Pacific countries. Nick Preston takes a look at the region’s busiest country markets, airlines and routes for a typical peak week in summer and offers a comparison of this year’s schedules with those of S17.

Peach Aviation adds second Kaohsiung connection

Peach Aviation adds second Kaohsiung connection

Peach Aviation introduces new service from Okinawa to Kaohsiung.

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. 

Jetstar Asia adds new link to Japan

Jetstar Asia adds new link to Japan

Jetstar Asia commences three times weekly service from Singapore to Okinawa.

Lanzarote Airport loves its latest addition to its fire station wall – an anna.aero Arch of Triumph certificate

Lanzarote Airport loves its latest addition to its fire station wall – an anna.aero Arch of Triumph certificate

Three years on from its first ever win in the Arch of Triumph competition, for an FTWA marking the arrival of easyJet’s Hamburg service, Lanzarote Airport takes its second title, this time for its water arch salute to celebrate Volotea’s Nantes route. Check out the picture of the seven proudest men in the Canary Islands. 


Tigerair Taiwan takes on legacy carriers – Taipei Taoyuan #1 operation and growing fast; Japan most important country market

Tigerair Taiwan takes on legacy carriers – Taipei Taoyuan #1 operation and growing fast; Japan most important country market

Tigerair Taiwan became the first Taiwan-based LCC in 2014 (and still is) and has increased capacity by more than 250% since 2015. We take a look at what airports feed this animal the most, as well as which routes are proving to be a roaring success.

anna.aero World Tour 2017 continues: Routes Asia in Okinawa

anna.aero World Tour 2017 continues: Routes Asia in Okinawa

After a couple of weeks break, the anna.aero team has got its suitcases and noise-cancelling headphones out again as Asia’s network planning ninjas arrive in Okinawa for the 15th Routes Asia conference. While we were there, we printed our Show Daily magazines full of all the tours, networking events and show news.

Routes Asia host Okinawa overjoyed with Route of the Week victory while Brazil's Belo Horizonte is beaming with Cake of the Week title

Routes Asia host Okinawa overjoyed with Route of the Week victory while Brazil’s Belo Horizonte is beaming with Cake of the Week title

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Rochester Airport welcomes United Airlines’ announcement that it is to serve the New York State airport from Chicago O’Hare, while HK Express reaches a key milestone. More news also from Vistara, Dubai Al Maktoum and Budapest.  


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 […]

Orlando-Tokyo is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 260,000 annual searches; ANA's tenth US route from Narita?

Orlando-Tokyo is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 260,000 annual searches; ANA’s tenth US route from Narita?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last 12 months nearly 260,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Orlando and Tokyo ‒ but the route is unserved!? With All Nippon Airways serving nine US destinations from Tokyo Narita already, and Japan Airlines seven, will Orlando become the first Floridian airport […]

Okinawa Airport is Japan’s sixth busiest with almost 20m passengers; All Nippon Airways and Tokyo Haneda top airline/airport rankings

Okinawa Airport is Japan’s sixth busiest with almost 20m passengers; All Nippon Airways and Tokyo Haneda top airline/airport rankings

Soon to be the venue for Routes Asia, Okinawa has seen traffic growth in each of the last five years. We explore the airport’s growth since 2000 and reveal the leading airlines and routes. Plus a look at route developments in 2016.