Articles Tagged ‘PEK’

American adding 10 new routes at Chicago O'Hare and resuming several more; steps up competition with United

American adding 10 new routes at Chicago O’Hare and resuming several more; steps up competition with United

American has cut capacity by 13% in the last two years at its second busiest base but it has expansion plans for this summer. What impact will this have on United, and which routes are returning to the network after an absence?

China's airports handled 486 million passengers in '09; Beijing now world's 3rd busiest airport; HSR a growing threat

China’s airports handled 486 million passengers in ’09; Beijing now world’s 3rd busiest airport; HSR a growing threat

China ranks as the world’s second biggest air travel market after the US. But which airports grew fastest in 2009 and which are the country’s top 12 domestic routes. And what makes Tianjin Airlines unusual?

China’s airlines carried 215 million domestic passengers in 2009 as demand surged 20%

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsThe world’s second biggest air travel market grew by 20% last year. Domestic traffic is booming while international traffic is still below 2007 levels. Which foreign airport has seen three carriers start new flights from Beijing?


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 23 January – Friday 29 January):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsAnother quiet week but we still have new routes involving China, Denmark, Italy, the Philippines, Spain and Taiwan. Next week, as we move into February, we’re back to 30-plus new routes. Stay tuned!

Chinese domestic air travel booming once more; international demand recovering

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsAir travel in China is defying global trends and growing rapidly. Domestic demand may be up one-third on 2007, but how does international demand compare with 2007? How strong are load factors?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 14 Nov – Friday 20 Nov):

nl201109-100.gifA big anna.aero welcome this week to LAM Mozambique Airlines making its first appearance in our news section. We also have details (and celebratory pictures) of new routes started this week in Angola, Azerbaijan, Australia, Bahamas, China, Denmark, El Salvador, Honduras, India, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Mozambique, Netherlands, Pakistan, Poland, Russia, Sudan, Thailand, the UAE, and the USA.


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 24 October – Friday 30 October):

Route NewsHere it is: Analysis, pictures and trivia on over 130 new routes that have started during the last seven days, involving over 40 airlines. Sorry if we’ve missed any. Please let us know and we can include them next week.

All Routes lead to Beijing; Chinese airline traffic booms 16% in the first half of 2009

Top StoryAir traffic is booming once more in China thanks to the vibrant domestic market. Which are the country’s busiest and fastest-growing airports? Which are the leading carriers at each airport and which services has Beijing welcomed and said goodbye to?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 14 March – Friday 20 March)

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsA modest selection of new routes this week as airlines prepare for the big “summer season” changeover. However, Aer Lingus (Ireland), Bahrain Air (Bahrain), Hainan Airlines (China), Jeju Air (Korea), Mexicana Link (Mexico), Singapore Airlines (Singapore) and Turkish Airlines (Turkey) still choose this week to launch new destinations. But to where?


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 21 February – Friday 27 February):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsNew routes this week from Air Algerie (Algeria), AirTran (USA), Allegiant Air (USA), Athens Airways (Greece), Turkish Airlines (Turkey), V Australia (Australia) and Wizz Air (Romania).

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 15 November – Friday 21 November):

Article Thumbnail: News in BriefThis week sees another batch of new routes launched by airlines from all across the globe including AirTran, Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, Bahrain Air, Cebu Pacific, easyJet, Hainan Airlines, Insel Air, LACSA, Maldivian, Norwegian, TAM, Thai AirAsia, Tiger Airways and Volaris. Oh, and Ryanair started some new routes as well. What a surprise.

Athens, Bahrain, Brussels win OAG awards;
Beijing’s memorable Mission Impossible theme scoops annies

Image: annie logoThis week anna.aero was out and about in Kuala Lumpur meeting many of our readers and customers. Times may be tough in the industry but there were plenty of exciting stands promoting tourism and route opportunities. See what caught our eye and who won this year’s coveted Annie awards.