Articles Tagged ‘Thai Airways’

Tokyo Narita annual traffic up 33% since 2011; domestic traffic quadruples since turn of decade; welcomes seven new carriers

Tokyo Narita annual traffic up 33% since 2011; domestic traffic quadruples since turn of decade; welcomes seven new carriers

In 2011 Tokyo Narita handled 28 million passengers, whereas last year it welcomed 37.3 million. Within the past 12 months, the Japanese airport has welcomed seven new airlines, with an eighth, Hawaiian Airlines, soon becoming the facility’s 74th carrier. anna.aero takes a closer look at traffic development and the airport’s most popular connections.

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.

Leak of the Week - EVA Air eyes-up Milan and Barcelona; Washington and Chicago also mooted; Delhi and Cebu to get connections too

Leak of the Week – EVA Air eyes-up Milan and Barcelona; Washington and Chicago also mooted; Delhi and Cebu to get connections too

After splashing the cash ($8bn) on 26 new wide-body aircraft in Seattle recently, EVA Air now has to find somewhere to fly them. New network points in Europe, US and India are expected to be announced soon – but anna.aero is giving you the heads-up first.


Thai Airways ‘smiles’ its way to network growth; Singapore and China markets grow as domestic routes get trimmed

Thai Airways ‘smiles’ its way to network growth; Singapore and China markets grow as domestic routes get trimmed

Two years, six months and one week (give or take a day or two) ago, Thai Airways launched its last service to Sapporo Chitose in Japan. Since then the Thai national carrier has used its LCC, Thai Smile Airways, to power its network growth. Our data elves delve into the airline’s network secrets.

Weekly seats up 2.3% and ASKs up 4.7% between Europe and Asia; London Heathrow-Hong Kong is #1 city pair

Weekly seats up 2.3% and ASKs up 4.7% between Europe and Asia; London Heathrow-Hong Kong is #1 city pair

The relationship between Europe and Asia has grown considerably over the years as both regions are actively engaged economically. As air services have become extremely significant for the development of both regions, resulting in flights increasing by 0.7% and ASKs up 4.7%, anna.aero takes a closer look at the trends between the two markets.

Hong Kong market on course to pass 60m passengers in 2014; Cathay Pacific Airways commands 31% of weekly seats

Hong Kong market on course to pass 60m passengers in 2014; Cathay Pacific Airways commands 31% of weekly seats

Hong Kong has grown by 5.5% in the first eight months of 2014 and with 42 million passengers achieved until end-August the 11th busiest airport in the world is ready to achieve a new record high in 2014. With the airport offering 139 non-stop routes to 42 countries, anna.aero investigates the airlines operating in this […]


Ethiopian Airlines grows 13% in FY13; nine European points served

Ethiopian Airlines grows 13% in FY13; nine European points served

Africa’s third largest carrier according to weekly seat capacity, Ethiopian Airlines has been growing without interruption in recent years, handling 5.2 million passengers in FY2013. As the Star Alliance member is now serving a total of 79 destinations across the globe, anna.aero reveals Ethiopian Airlines’ recent development and its top 12 routes for this September.

Thailand's traffic up 16% in 2013; Bangkok's airports handle 68 million passengers as Thai Airways commands a quarter of weekly seats

Thailand’s traffic up 16% in 2013; Bangkok’s airports handle 68 million passengers as Thai Airways commands a quarter of weekly seats

Thailand’s biggest six international gateways achieved over 88 million passengers last year ― a new high record ― increasing by 64% since we last looked at this market four years ago. With Bangkok Don Mueang experiencing an impressive growth of over 175% last year and China being the top international country, anna.aero investigates how the […]

Chiang Mai Airport passed five million passengers in 2013; Thai AirAsia becomes #1 carrier

Chiang Mai Airport passed five million passengers in 2013; Thai AirAsia becomes #1 carrier

Thailand’s fourth busiest airport according to AOT, Chiang Mai, has grown rapidly over recent years, seeing several new services and noting a new high passenger record in 2013. anna.aero takes a closer look at how Chiang Mai has developed in the last 12 months and reveals which are its top 12 destinations.


Airbus delivers more units than Boeing for the second month in a row; Xiamen Airlines receives its 100th Boeing aircraft, a 737-800

Airbus delivers more units than Boeing for the second month in a row; Xiamen Airlines receives its 100th Boeing aircraft, a 737-800

Airbus delivers 58 airframes in November, more units than the American manufacturer for the second month in a row. However, Boeing continues to lead the 2013 delivery race by 19 units with just one month of data to go. 

Thai Airways launches its sixth Japanese route from Bangkok

Thai Airways launches its sixth Japanese route from Bangkok

Thai Airways connects Bangkok and Sapporo Chitose with thrice-weekly services.

Boeing further extends gap over Airbus; Thai Airways takes its first A380; Air India and United join the 787 club

Boeing further extends gap over Airbus; Thai Airways takes its first A380; Air India and United join the 787 club

For the second consecutive month, Boeing delivered more aircraft than its European counterpart, as the gap widens to 31 units. But which carrier took the delivery of the 100th A320 manufactured in China? How many airlines now operate A380s, now that Thai Airways joined the club? And how many 787s does it take to deliver […]