Articles Tagged ‘Singapore’

India international capacity up 5.6% in 2018; IndiGo adds most foreign seats while Sri Lanka sees the most growth this year

India international capacity up 5.6% in 2018; IndiGo adds most foreign seats while Sri Lanka sees the most growth this year

There were 80.63 million two-way seats available between India and international destinations in 2018, up 5.6% on the previous year. Nick Preston takes a look at key trends in India’s international connections, including the strongest growing airlines, country markets and individual destinations.

Kolkata traffic leaps by 26% during FY17/18; LCCs are driving growth, Bangladesh is leading international market in S18

Kolkata traffic leaps by 26% during FY17/18; LCCs are driving growth, Bangladesh is leading international market in S18

Kolkata Airport handled 19.89 million passengers during the financial year FY17/18, 26% more than in the previous 12 months. Its average year-on-year traffic growth over the past two financial years is 25%. Nick Preston examines key traffic trends at this rapidly rising Indian airport, including its top airlines and routes.

Guangzhou Airport saw 10% boost in traffic in 2017; 74 airlines serving in S18, Thailand is top international market

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. 


Taiwan passengers up 8.8% in 2017; China Airlines remains largest carrier; Japan is top international market

Taiwan passengers up 8.8% in 2017; China Airlines remains largest carrier; Japan is top international market

Taiwanese airports welcomed 65.98 million passengers through their terminals in 2017, an 8.8% increase compared to the previous year. anna.aero looks into Taiwan’s air traffic trends over the past 10 years, including its leading airports, airlines, routes and country markets.

Heathrow Expansion and Asia: 15 routes uncovered, seven in China

Heathrow Expansion and Asia: 15 routes uncovered, seven in China

London Heathrow estimates that a third runway would enable it to serve 40 more long-haul destinations. In the lead up to the anna.aero-RABA Heathrow HubLAB conference next month, we look at Heathrow’s underserved Asian potential.

Japan capacity jumps past 250 million seats in 2017; All Nippon Airways is largest carrier, Tokyo Haneda is busiest airport

Japan capacity jumps past 250 million seats in 2017; All Nippon Airways is largest carrier, Tokyo Haneda is busiest airport

There were 257.6 million seats available on domestic and international flights serving Japan in 2017, a 3.9% increase on the previous year. Nick Preston considers recent network trends in this mature Asia Pacific country market, including the top airlines, airports and destinations.


Cathay Pacific Airways cuts capacity in 2017; Taiwan tops table of destinations, Taipei Taoyuan is leading connection

Cathay Pacific Airways cuts capacity in 2017; Taiwan tops table of destinations, Taipei Taoyuan is leading connection

Cathay Pacific Airways is a well-established airline brand having been founded in the 1940s. The Asian operator offered 29.1 million seats across its network last year, down 1.8% from 2016. Nick Preston considers the Hong Kong hub carrier’s recent capacity trends, including its leading airports, country markets and routes.

Jetstar Asia set to launch three new routes later this year; 18 aircraft fleet makes it Singapore Changi’s fourth biggest airline

Jetstar Asia set to launch three new routes later this year; 18 aircraft fleet makes it Singapore Changi’s fourth biggest airline

With Singapore celebrating 50 years of independence we look at the country’s biggest airline that isn’t part of Singapore Airlines. We reveal Jetstar Asia’s growth, route development and how much competition it faces on its routes.

Singapore Changi is third busiest airport in AirAsia Group’s network

Singapore Changi is third busiest airport in AirAsia Group’s network

AirAsia may not have a subsidiary based in Singapore but that hasn’t stopped it becoming the airline group’s third busiest airport by weekly movements. We examine how AirAsia has grown to be a major player at the airport.


Singapore welcomes Scoot's new flights to Sydney and Gold Coast; passenger numbers set to pass 50 million in 2012

Singapore welcomes Scoot’s new flights to Sydney and Gold Coast; passenger numbers set to pass 50 million in 2012

Singapore’s Changi Airport reported double-digit growth in 2010 and 2011 and is off to a strong start in 2012. What share of capacity do Singapore Airlines and its related airlines have? Which are the leading country markets and which new services have already been started this year?

Scoot launches with flights from Singapore to Sydney; Gold Coast, Bangkok and Tianjin starting by end of August

Scoot launches with flights from Singapore to Sydney; Gold Coast, Bangkok and Tianjin starting by end of August

The latest medium to long-haul LCC is up and running in Singapore. Just how cheap are its fares to Sydney (and back)? What’s included in the ‘headline’ price, what additional (non-optional) fees are there, and what extras do you have to pay for? We take a look at available fares on the Sydney route all […]

Tiger Airways' network still growing in Singapore; Kochi flights resume as 20-strong fleet now serves 26 destinations

Tiger Airways’ network still growing in Singapore; Kochi flights resume as 20-strong fleet now serves 26 destinations

Despite operating for over seven years Tiger Airways’ Singapore-based fleet is still only a relatively modest 20 aircraft. How has its network developed and which destinations does it currently serve? What competition does it face, especially on its main routes, and how do the number of flights vary by day of week?