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Sichuan Airlines launches 32nd international route; #1 to Philippines

Sichuan Airlines launches 32nd international route; #1 to Philippines

Sichuan Airlines offers four weekly flights between Chongqing and Cebu.

China dominates Asian growth in Q2; fastest-growing major country market but Jakarta fends off Kunming for fastest-growing airport

China dominates Asian growth in Q2; fastest-growing major country market but Jakarta fends off Kunming for fastest-growing airport

With Routes Asia taking place next week and the start of the summer season less than two weeks away, we decided to take a look at Asian developments in 2017 Q2 compared with 2016 Q2. We look at the top country markets for growth, biggest airlines and fastest-growing airports.

Airbus and Boeing end 2016 with record month; Airbus passes 100+ unit deliveries for a single month; Lufthansa welcomes its first A350

Airbus and Boeing end 2016 with record month; Airbus passes 100+ unit deliveries for a single month; Lufthansa welcomes its first A350

During December Boeing and Airbus distributed 178 aircraft, over 12% of both companies’ combined delivery total for 2016. This was the first time in recent history that both had delivered 170+ aircraft in a given month. December was also the first month that one of the manufactures past 100+ unit deliveries.


Sichuan Airlines expands US network with Jinan service

Sichuan Airlines expands US network with Jinan service

Sichuan Airlines joins Jinan with Los Angeles in California with twice-weekly service.

Capacity between China and Canada up 44% in 12 months; market welcomes six new airport pairs; Beijing Capital Airlines newest carrier

Capacity between China and Canada up 44% in 12 months; market welcomes six new airport pairs; Beijing Capital Airlines newest carrier

Seat capacity between China and Canada has boomed during the past year, and that is evident with the market growing 44% in 12 months. A total of six new non-stop routes have been added to the country pair in the last year, while six of the seven existing connections between the two nations have seen double-digit […]

Chengdu Airlines now has two ARJ21s; only airline in the world operating the type; flies 65 routes across China involving 45 airports

Chengdu Airlines now has two ARJ21s; only airline in the world operating the type; flies 65 routes across China involving 45 airports

Chengdu Airlines, China’s 18th busiest domestic airline, has been growing quickly and also operates 25 A320-series aircraft. We look at the airline’s top 12 airports, which routes it operates more than daily and how many routes have been added in the last 12 months.


Singapore Airlines receives Airbus' 10,000th aircraft as the European manufacturer matches Boeing for October deliveries

Singapore Airlines receives Airbus’ 10,000th aircraft as the European manufacturer matches Boeing for October deliveries

In the 10th month of 2016, Airbus and Boeing equaled each other for unit deliveries, with both manufacturers handing over 54 aircraft. October was a major milestone for the European manufacturer, as it handed over its 10,000th aircraft to Singapore Airlines, with that being the airline’s sixth A350-900. To date for this year, both companies […]

Sichuan Airlines gives Zhengzhou its first North American service

Sichuan Airlines gives Zhengzhou its first North American service

Sichuan Airlines starts twice-weekly service to Vancouver from Zhengzhou.

Sichuan Airlines launches first US service

Sichuan Airlines launches first US service

Sichuan Airlines begins twice-weekly service linking Chengdu and Hangzhou with Los Angeles.


China Southern Airlines flew 45% of traffic between China and Australia in 2015; capacity between nations grows 30%; next stop Adelaide

China Southern Airlines flew 45% of traffic between China and Australia in 2015; capacity between nations grows 30%; next stop Adelaide

During the past year six routes have launched between these two nations, while a further eight are planned to commence before the end of the year. For the first five months of 2016, traffic in the market has grown 36% when compared to the same period of 2015. We take a closer look at the […]

Routes host Chengdu's Düsseldorf link is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” with 40,000 searches

Routes host Chengdu’s Düsseldorf link is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” with 40,000 searches

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software shows that in the last year 40,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Chengdu and Düsseldorf ‒ but the route from the World Routes host airport is unserved! With Air China starting Rome in October, will Germany’s third largest airport be next??

First week of 2016 competition with just one FTWA entrant

First week of 2016 competition with just one FTWA entrant

There have been 134 weeks of competition over the last four years since we introduced the Arch of Triumph contest, and on only 13 occasions has there been one entrant – including this week. Find out who has won this one horse race.