Articles Tagged ‘SHA’
Star Alliance network covers 1,000+ airports and 4,000+ routes; Frankfurt remains largest hub (for now); SIN – LHR is #1 route for ASKs
The Star Alliance is made up of 27 carriers, with its largest member being United Airlines. During the past 12 months, the members’ collective seat capacity has grown 3.7%, with the alliance offering over eight million monthly one-way seats. We look at Star’s top 12 routes in relation to ASKs and seats, top airports and […]
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
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.
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 adds daily flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanchang and Xiamen.
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 connects Shanghai’s downtown airport with Beijing and Shenzhen.
Hainan Airlines adds two routes from Guangzhou to Chengdu and Shanghai Hongqiao with thrice-weekly and daily flights respectively, using 737-800s.
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 links Lijiang and Shanghai Hongqiao airports and adds weekly flights to Hanoi from Nanning.
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, 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.