Articles Tagged ‘Osaka Kansai’

Jetstar Japan joins the new breed of Japanese low cost carriers (three in 2012!)

Jetstar Japan joins the new breed of Japanese low cost carriers (three in 2012!)

This week Jetstar Japan became the latest new LCC to launch operations in the Japanese market. By the end of the year the market will have welcomed three new LCCs during 2012. How do their network strategies compare and how quickly do they plan to grow?

Peach wins Japanese LCC race to launch flights

Peach wins Japanese LCC race to launch flights

This year is going to see a number of interesting developments in the Japanese air travel market and the launch of Osaka Kansai based LCC Peach (a joint venture involving ANA) is the first. But what routes has it chosen and what competition does it face both directly and indirectly? Once a third A320 joins […]

Osaka’s Kansai at lower passenger levels than in the 1990’s; now signs of recovery from recent downturn

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusThe sinking airport island is not sinking as rapidly any longer, but how have the passenger numbers developed over the years? Which are the leading airlines and where do they fly?


JAL may axe 50 routes (over three years); domestic demand and load factors falling

Top StoryJAL’s passenger traffic has been falling for several years, long before the current economic downturn. But what are the latest trends in the domestic market and in which major country market were its load factors less than 50% last year?