Articles Tagged ‘Skymark Airlines’

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.

Kagoshima Airport capacity returns to growth in 2017; All Nippon Airways is leading airline, Tokyo Haneda tops route table

Kagoshima Airport capacity returns to growth in 2017; All Nippon Airways is leading airline, Tokyo Haneda tops route table

There were nearly 4.2 million departing seats on offer from Kagoshima Airport in 2017, a 4.1% increase on the previous year. Nick Preston looks into air service developments at the Japanese airport over the past 10 years and identifies the facility’s leading airlines, routes and country markets. 

All Nippon Airways traffic growing four times faster than Japan Airlines on international routes; South Korea now leading international market

All Nippon Airways traffic growing four times faster than Japan Airlines on international routes; South Korea now leading international market

All Nippon Airways saw its international traffic grow 8.7% during the first half of 2017 to 4.61 million passengers, while Japan Airlines only managed a 2.1% increase. However, the latter carrier saw a bigger rise in domestic passengers. We look to see how Japan’s aviation market has developed since last year. 


Domestic seat capacity down 2% in Japan in 2016; LCCs still have less than 10% of seats as AirAsia plans to re-enter the market

Domestic seat capacity down 2% in Japan in 2016; LCCs still have less than 10% of seats as AirAsia plans to re-enter the market

Japan’s domestic market has grown on average by less than 2% per annum during the last decade. Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways have seen their share of the market fall from almost 90% to just over 70%. With Routes Asia just around the corner, we reveal the top 14 routes by daily flights and […]

Skymark Airlines starts fourth Ibaraki route

Skymark Airlines starts fourth Ibaraki route

Skymark Airlines starts daily service from Ibaraki Airport near Tokyo to Okinawa.

Nagoya Airport welcomes seven new airlines in last year; 2016 capacity could reach seven-year high

Nagoya Airport welcomes seven new airlines in last year; 2016 capacity could reach seven-year high

Taiwanese LCC V Air was one of seven new airlines welcomed to Japan’s eighth busiest airport – Nagoya – in the last 12 months. The Japanese airport also boosted its network by 11 new destinations – all of them Chinese. anna.aero negotiates through Nagoya’s year-on-year net gains in terms of airlines and routes.


Skymark Airlines launches new domestic link despite bankruptcy

Skymark Airlines launches new domestic link despite bankruptcy

Skymark Airlines starts four times weekly service between Sapporo and Okinawa.

Fukuoka Airport reverses traffic decline thanks to LCCs such as HK Express, Jetstar Japan and Peach Aviation

Fukuoka Airport reverses traffic decline thanks to LCCs such as HK Express, Jetstar Japan and Peach Aviation

Handling an estimated 20 million passengers in 2014, Fukuoka Airport is the busiest on the Japanese island of Kyushu. We look at traffic development in the last 20 years and what new developments have led to the airport’s return to growth since 2011.

Strongest July for Airbus and Boeing; Emirates receives its 50th A380

Strongest July for Airbus and Boeing; Emirates receives its 50th A380

While Emirates received its 50th A380 from Airbus, the European manufacturer will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with Boeing, which leads the delivery race by 48 units. In addition, the American producer handed over its second 787-9 to All Nippon Airways in July.


Skymark Airlines launches longest route so far

Skymark Airlines launches longest route so far

Skymark Airlines starts daily flights from Sendai to Okinawa competing with All Nippon Airways.

Skymark Airlines starts two new routes from Ibaraki

Skymark Airlines starts two new routes from Ibaraki

Skymark Airlines adds daily Fukuoka and Nagoya Chubu flights from Ibaraki near Tokyo.

Skymark Airlines adds four new domestic routes in Japan

Skymark Airlines adds four new domestic routes in Japan

Skymark Airlines adds three new routes from Yonago and one from Kobe Airport.