Articles Tagged ‘Shanghai’

The dragon awakes: over 2.5 million flew China-Africa last year

The dragon awakes: over 2.5 million flew China-Africa last year

Buoyed by rising trade and 1 million+ Chinese in Africa, over 2.5 million people flew between China and Africa in 2018. Guangzhou is the leading gateway, with one-third of passengers, while Egypt is the most-demanded country. 14 routes operate to the continent, but 8 in 10 passengers connect on the way. anna.aero explores this growing […]

Delta expands Pacific network from Seattle; Shanghai route next with Alaska Airlines providing feed

Delta expands Pacific network from Seattle; Shanghai route next with Alaska Airlines providing feed

Even though Delta doesn’t operate a hub in Seattle, the airline is expanding its long-haul network at the airport, announcing further routes to Asia. Feed will be provided by Alaska Airlines in a new, deepened partnership between the two airlines. But when did Delta start its long-haul focus from Seattle? And which are Delta’s biggest […]

Chinese air traffic up almost 9% in 2012 so far; AirAsia, Dragonair and Scoot all starting new routes this winter

Chinese air traffic up almost 9% in 2012 so far; AirAsia, Dragonair and Scoot all starting new routes this winter

China’s airlines continue to report solid growth in 2012 with international growth outstripping domestic growth. Despite the EU’s ETS European carriers have launched several new routes this summer. But which carriers are looking to grow in China this winter?


Europe's long-haul market this summer features new Chinese destinations, fewer Delta routes, and lots of London changes

Europe’s long-haul market this summer features new Chinese destinations, fewer Delta routes, and lots of London changes

Europe’s economies and the EU’s insistence on applying its ETS to aviation might not seem like the ideal combination to attract more long-haul but many airlines appear to have a different view. See which carriers have added new long-haul services to Europe for this summer and which routes have been suspended.

Chinese air traffic growth slows to under 5% in August

Chinese air traffic growth slows to under 5% in August

Chinese air traffic growth has slowed in recent months. How does international traffic growth compare with domestic growth? What are the trends in load factor? Which carriers have recently launched new long-haul routes? And which carriers will be launching new Chinese routes in the next few months?

US-China air traffic surges 30% in 2010 to 2.65 million; AA, China Eastern, Delta, United all add new services in 2011

US-China air traffic surges 30% in 2010 to 2.65 million; AA, China Eastern, Delta, United all add new services in 2011

How has traffic developed between the world’s two biggest air travel markets during the last 20 years? How many passengers did each carrier transport in 2010 and at what load factor? Which new services have been launched since the beginning of 2010 and how many city-pairs are now served?


Chinese domestic air travel growth up 13% in May; international traffic up just 15% versus 2007

Chinese domestic air travel growth up 13% in May; international traffic up just 15% versus 2007

So what’s been happening to the Chinese air travel market in the last couple of months? How do passenger numbers on domestic and international flights compare with 2007? And which airlines have recently launched new long-haul services, and which plan to do so in the near future?

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?

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 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 […]

China's airlines report 18% growth in traffic in 2010; Beijing airport welcomes 20 new services from 12 airlines since May

China’s airlines report 18% growth in traffic in 2010; Beijing airport welcomes 20 new services from 12 airlines since May

China’s air travel boom shows no sign of slowing down any time soon. But how do traffic levels compare with three years ago? Which carriers have been adding routes in Beijing during the last five months?