Articles Tagged ‘PVG’

China's regions to welcome new long-haul routes from Etihad (Chengdu/Shanghai) and Finnair (Chongqing)

China’s regions to welcome new long-haul routes from Etihad (Chengdu/Shanghai) and Finnair (Chongqing)

In a curious coincidence two major airlines announced new long-haul routes to regional airports in China on the same day. What did they have to say about their bold network planning decisions, how quickly are these Chinese airports growing and where do they rank among the country’s top 20 airports?

New airline routes launched (17 – 23 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (17 – 23 May 2011)

Although ‘only’ 30 routes launched in the last week, we have a comprehensive selection of great photos from celebrations all across the world – including lots of cakes! But which two landmark jetBlue routes are among them? And don’t forget the downloadable spreadsheet to keep track of all the routes!

Chinese domestic air travel up just 5% in March

Chinese domestic air travel up just 5% in March

China’s air traffic boom appears to be pausing for breath. March showed modest growth for both domestic and international services. But what growth is the government expecting during the next five years? And which US – China route has been started by two carriers in the last couple of months?


American Airlines begins flying between New York and Budapest

American Airlines begins flying between New York and Budapest

American Airlines connected its New York JFK hub with that of oneworld alliance partner Malév as it launched flights to the Hungarian capital Budapest.

New airline routes launched (5 - 11 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (5 – 11 April 2011)

The summer season start is over and route launches have calmed down somewhat, but we still have 44 new routes that began in the last week. New for this issue is that the new route list is also available as a downloadable spreadsheet. We will make the Excel document available until the next issue of […]

American Airlines launches 10 new routes at LAX; new Shanghai service becomes seventh international route

American Airlines launches 10 new routes at LAX; new Shanghai service becomes seventh international route

American is making a concerted effort to topple United as the leading airline at LAX. This week, it launched nine new domestic routes to help feed its new Shanghai service, but what competition does it face on these new routes? Are any of these new services new destinations for the airport?


China’s airports handled 564 million passengers in 2010

China’s airports handled 564 million passengers in 2010

The world’s second biggest air travel market grew by a phenomenal 16% last year. But how fast did China’s leading airports grow and which are their nearest European equivalents? How fast are the leading airports growing this summer and which airport is actually likely to see fewer passengers and why? Who is planning new international […]

New airline routes launched (29 March - 4 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (29 March – 4 April 2011)

The second phase of the start of the summer scheduling season has brought almost 130 further routes. Again, we have the analysis, pictures, downloadable spreadsheet – and cakes! Which two Mexican routes were picked up, having been unserved after the demise of Mexicana? Which Asian national carrier added its third Australian route? And which European […]

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

Ahead of Christmas, we have seen 83 new routes launch! You might have thought that route launch celebrations would be more low-key as Christmas celebrations take over, but we dare almost say it has been the contrary. We have fantastic photos from route launches all across the world!


New airline routes launched (22-29 November)

New airline routes launched (22-29 November)

A dozen dynamic new routes this week involving not only big airports like Beijing, Doha, Dubai, London Heathrow and Seoul Incheon, but also less well-known airports such as Abha, Arvidsjaur, Sulaimaniyah and Tangshan. We have our usual array of photos celebrating proceedings.

Spring Airlines becomes first private-owned airline to start international service with Shanghai-Tokyo/ Ibaraki

Spring Airlines becomes first private-owned airline to start international service with Shanghai-Tokyo/ Ibaraki

Recently celebrating its fifth birthday, China’s Spring Airlines has ambitious plans to grow. We take a detailed look at the carrier’s network and compare the networks at the two big Shanghai airports.

New routes launched during the last week <br/>(Tuesday 3 August - Monday 9 August):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 3 August – Monday 9 August):

A quiet time for new route launches as for western carriers the summer peak is well under way. But we still have new routes involving airports in Australia, Belarus, China, Colombia, Congo, El Salvador, India, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Sweden and Thailand.