Articles Tagged ‘Shenzhen Airlines’
2018 sees biggest net rise in airline seats between Europe and China this decade; 30 new routes added last year; two new airline players for 2019
In 2018 there was 17.72 million two-way seats on routes between Europe and China, with this having risen from just 7.47 million in 2009. Jonathan Ford looks at the biggest players in the market, the number of routes that have been added in the past few years, and highlights the recent announcements for 2019.
Tampa Airport wins Cake of the Week W18/19 public vote Part I; pick your winner from the 21 cakes in Part II – voting extended
With Tampa Airport tasting success in Part I for the cake it commissioned for Swoop’s first flight from Hamilton, it is now time for Part II of the W18/19 public vote. With another 21 entries this week, which will be your choice for Cake of the Week?
Shenzhen Airlines swoops into London Heathrow
Shenzhen Airlines starts a three times weekly service from Shenzhen to London Heathrow.
Shenzhen Airlines links with the capitals of Vietnam and Indonesia
Shenzhen Airlines adds Hanoi flights from Shenzhen and Guangzhou – Shenzhen gains Jakarta link too.
Guangzhou Airport saw 10% boost in traffic in 2017; 74 airlines serving in S18, Thailand is top international market
Guangzhou Airport welcomed 65.81 million passengers in 2017, a 10% increase on the previous year. Traffic at the Chinese hub has nearly doubled over the past 10 years. Nick Preston examines recent network trends at this year’s World Routes host airport, including its leading airlines and routes.
London’s airports handle 44 million more passengers than in 2010; four of the top five airlines don’t serve Heathrow
London’s Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, City and Southend airports hosted over 171.06 million passengers last year, up from 127.17 million in 2010. Jonathan Ford highlights which airports are reporting the biggest net gain in passengers, the top destinations, plus the growth patterns of its leading airlines.
Airbus and Boeing’s productivity improved 2.6% in May; 26% of units went to low-cost operators; Air Italy greets first 737 MAX 8
In May Airbus and Boeing combined handed over 119 units to customers, up from 116 deliveries in May 2017. Of those deliveries, 31 went to low-cost operators. Among the highlights for May include Air Italy receiving its first 737 MAX 8, while LEVEL collected its latest A330-200 for its Paris Orly base.
Asia and Asia Pacific S18 review; China in charge; region is home to world’s eight busiest routes
In the third and final instalment of our regional review for S18, we examine Asia and the Asia Pacific countries. Nick Preston takes a look at the region’s busiest country markets, airlines and routes for a typical peak week in summer and offers a comparison of this year’s schedules with those of S17.
Boeing opens up a 17-unit lead over Airbus during the first month of the 2018 delivery race; TUI Group gets first MAX
Airbus and Boeing kick-started 2018 with a total of 71 deliveries between them in January, up two from a total of 69 unit handovers in the same month last year. Despite the improvement on month one of 2017, the duo’s productivity result for last month was 195% lower than December’s performance.
Los Angeles crowned Arch of Triumph champions 2017
With one last throw of the Arch of Triumph dice, Russia’s Sochi/Adler Airport, which had lead the competition since April, has provided us with one last attempt to reclaim its long-held crown. It was good, but not good enough to stop Los Angeles from taking the 2017 title.
Shenzhen Airlines adds Cambodian connection
Shenzhen Airlines launches new daily service between Shenzhen and Phnom Penh.
Airbus and Boeing increased productivity in November by 15%, delivering a combined 144 aircraft; Emirates welcomes 100th A380
Airbus and Boeing together delivered 144 aircraft in November, resulting in a 15% increase in productivity when compared to the 125 units they handed over in November 2016. The result of month 11 is the best that the duo have registered this year in terms of deliveries, beating the 139 units they distributed in June.