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Oslo-Shanghai is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ 80,000 annual searches; China Eastern’s next European service?

Oslo-Shanghai is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ 80,000 annual searches; China Eastern’s next European service?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software reveals that in the past year 80,000 potential travellers hunted the Skyscanner flight comparison site for flights between Oslo and Shanghai ‒ but the route is unserved! With existing European services from its base in China’s biggest city, but none to Scandinavia, surely this is a great route for China Eastern.

Chengdu Airport’s double-digit growth over the last five years sees it pass 40m in 2015; Air China still #1 carrier

Chengdu Airport’s double-digit growth over the last five years sees it pass 40m in 2015; Air China still #1 carrier

China’s fourth largest airport, and this year’s World Routes hosts, Chengdu passed the 40 million annual passenger barrier in 2015, having averaged 10% growth over the last five years. Find out which of the airport’s serving airlines and network of routes are growing the fastest.

Macau Airport ready to break passenger records in 2015; five new airlines welcomed this year

Macau Airport ready to break passenger records in 2015; five new airlines welcomed this year

Although the six million annual passenger barrier is perhaps another 12 months away, Macau International Airport has had its best year ever, surpassing its previous record year of 2007 after seeing four years of consecutive growth. anna.aero delves into Macau’s key markets, routes and airlines to discover its secrets.


Shandong Airlines launches fifth and sixth routes from Shanghai

Shandong Airlines launches fifth and sixth routes from Shanghai

Shandong Airlines adds daily flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanchang and Xiamen.

Hainan Airlines grows seats by 7%; Beijing biggest base in terms of flights and destinations served

Hainan Airlines grows seats by 7%; Beijing biggest base in terms of flights and destinations served

Still to join a global alliance, Hainan Airlines is China’s fifth biggest airline, in terms of weekly seats. Easy to believe, as the carrier moves closer to offering 750,000 weekly seats this August. anna.aero takes a look at all of its vital statistics.

Xiamen Airlines adds two daily routes from Shanghai Hongqiao

Xiamen Airlines adds two daily routes from Shanghai Hongqiao

Xiamen Airlines connects Shanghai’s downtown airport with Beijing and Shenzhen.


Hainan Airlines increased domestic offering from Guangzhou

Hainan Airlines increased domestic offering from Guangzhou

Hainan Airlines adds two routes from Guangzhou to Chengdu and Shanghai Hongqiao with thrice-weekly and daily flights respectively, using 737-800s.

Juneyao Airlines’ traffic grows by 33% in 2013; LCC subsidiary expected to be launched in August

Juneyao Airlines’ traffic grows by 33% in 2013; LCC subsidiary expected to be launched in August

Since it was launched in September 2006, Juneyao Airlines has established itself as the 13th largest operator in China (according to weekly seat capacity), with 7.1 million passengers carried last year. As the regional carrier is now serving over 50 destinations in seven countries, anna.aero investigates Juneyao’s rapid expansion and its top 16 routes for […]

China Eastern Airlines grows domestic network

China Eastern Airlines grows domestic network

China Eastern Airlines links Lijiang and Shanghai Hongqiao airports and adds weekly flights to Hanoi from Nanning.


Spring Airlines growing at 20%; Shanghai bases dominate network

Spring Airlines growing at 20%; Shanghai bases dominate network

For most carriers, Spring Airlines’ annual seat growth of 20% would be eye-watering — but then this is an LCC in China we are talking about here, not a European flag carrier or US hub-operating behemoth. anna.aero takes a bounce through Spring’s numbers.

Shandong Airlines grows capacity by 14%; starts flights to third country market - Chiang Mai in Thailand

Shandong Airlines grows capacity by 14%; starts flights to third country market – Chiang Mai in Thailand

Shandong Airlines, daughter carrier to Air China, and the #8 airline in China in terms of weekly seats, has had a busy 2013 so far, launching 19 new routes and adding over 20% more weekly flights since January. anna.aero takes a peek at this dynamic, but somewhat obscure carrier.

Shanghai Airlines corrects capacity in 2013; splits focus on two Shanghai Airports

Shanghai Airlines corrects capacity in 2013; splits focus on two Shanghai Airports

Following its merger with its former competitor, China Eastern Airlines, three years ago, Shanghai Airlines continues to operate under its own brand, but has had to adjust to a new business reality with its primary hub at Shanghai Airport shrinking in favour of a Shanghai Pudong operation.