Articles Tagged ‘South Korea’
65% of Greater Bay Airlines’ applied-for routes served this year
Hong Kong start-up Greater Bay Airlines has applied for 104 routes. While 89% were served pre-pandemic, it’s currently 65%. We explore its network strategy.
Korean Air bids to buy Asiana – 70% of Asiana’s route network overlaps
We examine both carriers’ route networks. Asiana may offer Korean Air a reasonably ‘straightforward’ means of consolidation around very similar networks.
Hanoi’s top-20 international routes had 7 million passengers in 2019, up 7% YOY
We look at traffic + fares across Hanoi’s top-20 international routes. Seoul #1, but Tokyo Narita grew by 40% from a 25% fare fall from VietJet’s entry.
Jeju’s weekly seats now ABOVE pre-coronavirus levels
Jeju’s very strong domestic market, including the world’s #1 domestic route to Seoul Gimpo, means that total seats are now above pre-coronavirus levels. But international capacity down significantly.
Domestic markets review 2018: India and Indonesia overtake Japan; Nepal and Bolivia see fastest growth
Capacity on global domestic services increased by 6.2% in 2018 versus last year, with over 3.31 billion seats on sale this year. The US is the largest market but China is closing the gap, and developing markets including India and Indonesia are progressing. Nick Preston examines this year’s domestic growth trends.
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
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.
Air Seoul more than doubles capacity since S17; Japan is leading country market while Osaka Kansai tops the route leaderboard
Air Seoul will offer 43,900 weekly seats across its network this summer, up 132% on the same period last summer, with the South Korean carrier having added a number of new routes since then. Nick Preston takes a look at the LCC’s expanding schedule, including its leading airport pairs and country markets.
Japan capacity up 29% from 2008 to 2017; international increase outpaces domestic demand, South Korea fastest growth market in 2017
There were 257.65 million two-way seats serving Japanese airports in 2017, 29% more than in 2008. Nick Preston explores the main trends in this market over the past 10 years, including a comparison of domestic and international capacity and the fastest growing airports and international country markets.
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.
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.
Singapore Airlines sees steady growth; Jakarta is largest link, Australia is biggest international market
Singapore Airlines is one of the most established carriers in the Asia Pacific. In 2017, it carried 19.45 million passengers across its network, an increase of 2.9% compared to 2016. Nick Preston examines the airline’s network trends over the past 10 years, including its largest routes and country markets.