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New airline routes launched (06 August - 12 August 2019)

New airline routes launched (06 August – 12 August 2019)

A total of six routes were launched by six airlines this week, including Vistara’s new service between Mumbai and Singapore Changi. The Indian airline will compete head-to-head with FSCs Singapore Airlines and Air India, which already serve this route.

AirAsia Japan sends it into Sendai with direct Nagoya service

AirAsia Japan sends it into Sendai with direct Nagoya service

AirAsia Japan launches its second domestic route with flights between Nagoya and Sendai Airport.

Japan capacity up 29% from 2008 to 2017; international increase outpaces domestic demand, South Korea fastest growth market in 2017

Japan capacity up 29% from 2008 to 2017; international increase outpaces domestic demand, South Korea fastest growth market in 2017

There were 257.65 million two-way seats serving Japanese airports in 2017, 29% more than in 2008. Nick Preston explores the main trends in this market over the past 10 years, including a comparison of domestic and international capacity and the fastest growing airports and international country markets.


Boutique airline wins Arch of Triumph Week 16

Boutique airline wins Arch of Triumph Week 16

Does anybody know what a boutique airline is? The four anna.aero judges certainly know what a boutique fire truck water arch looks like…and there are eight of them fighting it out this week for airport marketing glory!

Fuji Dream Airlines adds first Sendai service

Fuji Dream Airlines adds first Sendai service

Fuji Dream Airlines introduces link from Izumo to Sendai.

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.


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.

Peach Aviation adds routes from Sendai and Sapporo Chitose

Peach Aviation adds routes from Sendai and Sapporo Chitose

Peach Aviation has introduced four new routes including international and domestic destinations from Sendai and Sapporo Chitose.

Hawaiian Airlines breaks nine million passenger barrier at Honolulu; traffic up 43% in ten years as international market share grows

Hawaiian Airlines breaks nine million passenger barrier at Honolulu; traffic up 43% in ten years as international market share grows

Hawaiian Airlines is the largest airline at Honolulu, with the carrier accounting for 47% of the airport’s weekly seat capacity in S17. Last year the airline’s traffic increased by 2.2% from the Hawaiian airport. We investigate further into the airline’s growth from Honolulu and the rise of its international markets. 


Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 130,000 annual searches; AirAsia X's fourth Japanese route?

Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 130,000 annual searches; AirAsia X’s fourth Japanese route?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shows that in the last year nearly 130,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Nagoya and Kuala Lumpur ‒ but the route is unserved!? What is more bizarre is the fact that all the main players – All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines and AirAsia X – could […]

TransAsia Airways grows in Japan and Thailand

TransAsia Airways grows in Japan and Thailand

TransAsia Airways adds links from Taipei to Sendai and Chiang Mai.

Nagoya Airport welcomes seven new airlines in last year; 2016 capacity could reach seven-year high

Nagoya Airport welcomes seven new airlines in last year; 2016 capacity could reach seven-year high

Taiwanese LCC V Air was one of seven new airlines welcomed to Japan’s eighth busiest airport – Nagoya – in the last 12 months. The Japanese airport also boosted its network by 11 new destinations – all of them Chinese. anna.aero negotiates through Nagoya’s year-on-year net gains in terms of airlines and routes.