Articles Tagged ‘Philippines’
Singapore Airlines sees steady growth; Jakarta is largest link, Australia is biggest international market
Singapore Airlines is one of the most established carriers in the Asia Pacific. In 2017, it carried 19.45 million passengers across its network, an increase of 2.9% compared to 2016. Nick Preston examines the airline’s network trends over the past 10 years, including its largest routes and country markets.
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.
Cathay Pacific Airways cuts capacity in 2017; Taiwan tops table of destinations, Taipei Taoyuan is leading connection
Cathay Pacific Airways is a well-established airline brand having been founded in the 1940s. The Asian operator offered 29.1 million seats across its network last year, down 1.8% from 2016. Nick Preston considers the Hong Kong hub carrier’s recent capacity trends, including its leading airports, country markets and routes.
China dominates Asian growth in Q2; fastest-growing major country market but Jakarta fends off Kunming for fastest-growing airport
With Routes Asia taking place next week and the start of the summer season less than two weeks away, we decided to take a look at Asian developments in 2017 Q2 compared with 2016 Q2. We look at the top country markets for growth, biggest airlines and fastest-growing airports.
Cebu Pacific Air grows long-haul routes with new Kuwait and Sydney services; already dominates Philippine domestic market
Cebu Pacific Air is extending its network reach to Australia and Kuwait. We reveal how rapidly the airline has grown in recent years and which are the airline’s biggest routes as measured by ASKs
SEAIR launches Manila flights to complement existing Clark operations; becomes fifth carrier on most routes
South East Asian Airlines (better known as SEAIR) has become the fifth major player in the Philippine domestic market thanks to some help from Singapore-based Tiger Airways. How do its frequencies compare with its competitors on the leading domestic routes?
Philippine aviation growth driven by Cebu Pacific, Airphil Express and Zest Air; Manila set to pass 30 million this year
Air traffic demand has grown by 50% in just three years in the Philippines. We take a closer look at the available data, analyse trends in the domestic market and reveal which carriers have been launching new international services to Manila in the last 18 months.
The second-largest airport in the Philippines has seen rapid growth in the last decade, but which airlines are leading the development? How is the airport coping with the capacity constraints? From which international market are five foreign airlines serving the airport? And which Gulf carrier is about to drop its route to Cebu after serving […]
Cebu Pacific next low-cost long-haul operator in Asia; follows AirAsia X, Jetstar, Scoot and Norwegian
Low-cost long-haul seems to be the latest trend in Asia as Cebu Pacific announces that it will lease A330s from next year, but which markets is the Philippine airline looking at? And which market does it provide as an example of the viability of the strategic move?
Fast-growing Airphil Express now serves 26 destinations in the Philippines plus Hong Kong and Singapore
Philippine Airlines’ low-cost subsidiary has operated under various names but now seems to be establishing itself as Airphil Express. How big is the airline’s fleet and how much is it growing? Which are its busiest routes and what competition does it face on them? And just how early do some of its flights depart from […]
Zest Air operates 20 domestic routes from Manila; started three seasonal international routes this week
Named after the owner’s drinks company, Zest Air expects to carry almost 2.5 million passengers this year, almost twice as many as in 2010. Which are its busiest routes from Manila, what international services does it operate, and what unusual aircraft type does it fly?
Ranked #51 by ACI last year Manila airport is dominated by two local carriers. But which are the leading country markets. And which non-Asian carriers serve the capital of the Philippines? Which new services have launched in the last four months?