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Articles Tagged ‘Vanilla Air’

Fukuoka Airport's international traffic triples during past decade; 23.98 million passengers in 2017; AirAsia X and Thai Lion Air to serve in 2019

Fukuoka Airport’s international traffic triples during past decade; 23.98 million passengers in 2017; AirAsia X and Thai Lion Air to serve in 2019

Fukuoka is the fourth largest airport in Japan after Tokyo’s Haneda and Narita, plus Osaka Kansai. Situated on Japan’s Kyushu Island, the city is home to a metro population of 5.6 million people. Jonathan Ford looks at the airport’s development since 2008, focusing on its international expansion.

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 […]

Vanilla Air adds two more domestic routes from Tokyo Narita

Vanilla Air adds two more domestic routes from Tokyo Narita

Vanilla Air adds Osaka Kansai and Hakodate to its Narita network.


South Korea to Japan grows by 25% year-on-year; Korean Air is #1 airline on the country pair

South Korea to Japan grows by 25% year-on-year; Korean Air is #1 airline on the country pair

There are just some country pairs which our data elves notice lots of new routes as well as fresh capacity being added on existing ones, and one of those is South Korea to Japan – so we decided to investigate. We uncover the annual growth patterns, as well as the biggest airlines and routes in […]

Vanilla Air starts first route to the Philippines

Vanilla Air starts first route to the Philippines

Vanilla Air becomes third carrier to connect Tokyo Narita with Cebu.

All Nippon Airways now bigger than Japan Airlines on international routes; LCC share of Japan’s domestic market remains under 10%

All Nippon Airways now bigger than Japan Airlines on international routes; LCC share of Japan’s domestic market remains under 10%

Japan’s domestic market seems to be stagnating again, but the international market is healthier with capacity this summer up 7%. We look at how ANA and JAL have developed recently and the leading country markets and airlines.


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.

Vanilla Air joins 10 other carriers on Osaka-Taipei route

Vanilla Air joins 10 other carriers on Osaka-Taipei route

Vanilla Air starts first route from Osaka Kansai, joining six Tokyo Narita routes.

Vanilla Air is fifth biggest carrier at Tokyo Narita; ANA’s LCC starting first route from Osaka Kansai later this month

Vanilla Air is fifth biggest carrier at Tokyo Narita; ANA’s LCC starting first route from Osaka Kansai later this month

Vanilla Air is a 100%-owned subsidiary of All Nippon Airways. We reveal how much competition the LCC faces on each route and how it compares with other carriers at Tokyo’s Narita Airport.


LCCs continue to see market share growth in Japanese domestic market; ANA and JAL focus on international growth

LCCs continue to see market share growth in Japanese domestic market; ANA and JAL focus on international growth

LCCs share of the Japanese domestic market has risen to 8%, but All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines still have almost three-quarters of the market. Capacity to China is growing rapidly with China Eastern Airlines increasing seats by over 40%

All Nippon Airways reaches 50 million passenger mark (again); added Düsseldorf, Hanoi and Vancouver to network in 2014; Houston and KL in 2015

All Nippon Airways reaches 50 million passenger mark (again); added Düsseldorf, Hanoi and Vancouver to network in 2014; Houston and KL in 2015

All Nippon Airways has one of the most stable networks of any major carrier, starting and dropping very few routes in recent years. We reveal the airline’s development since 2006, which are the most flown airport pairs and leading international routes.

Vanilla Air launches second route to Taiwan

Vanilla Air launches second route to Taiwan

Vanilla Air connects Tokyo Narita with Kaohsiung, competing against three other airlines.