Articles Tagged ‘XIY’
Brussels Airport marks the launch of Hainan Airlines’ second direct connection to China – anna.aero joins the celebrations
On 25 October Hainan Airlines launched a new service between Shanghai Pudong and Brussels, the carrier’s second link to the Belgian capital after Beijing. anna.aero’s Chief Analyst Nick Preston joined the celebrations in Brussels as the airport greeted its latest connection from Asia.
Chinese airlines growing twice as fast on domestic routes in 2017 than international services; 28 airports seeing 10+ million annual passengers
Between January and May 2017 Chinese airlines achieved an average monthly increase in traffic on domestic routes of over 14%, twice as much as the growth seen on international services, which are reporting a 7.1% rise. We look to see how this growth has developed and which airports are thriving.
Helsinki-Denpasar is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ nearly 230,000 searches; Finnair’s next Asian foray??
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last 12 months nearly 230,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Helsinki and Denpasar ‒ but the route is unserved!? Finnair currently serves 99 destinations from its main hub – will Bali become #100??
China’s 200-plus airports handled over one billion passengers for the first time in 2016; 17 airports welcomed over 20 million customers
Only the US sees more passengers pass through its airports than China, where demand grew by an impressive 11.1% in 2016. We reveal the fastest-growing major airports in China and track the growth in both domestic and international traffic.
AirAsia X grows passenger numbers by 30% in 2016; now serves 11 countries from Kuala Lumpur base with 22 aircraft; US access granted
AirAsia X has been a pioneer in the low-cost long-haul (LCLH) market and celebrates its 10th anniversary in November. We look at the airline’s recent rapid growth, fleet plans and biggest country markets, as well as taking a closer look at all the routes that have failed to deliver.
Hainan Airlines now connects Xi’an and Changsha with Melbourne.
China Southern Airlines flew 45% of traffic between China and Australia in 2015; capacity between nations grows 30%; next stop Adelaide
During the past year six routes have launched between these two nations, while a further eight are planned to commence before the end of the year. For the first five months of 2016, traffic in the market has grown 36% when compared to the same period of 2015. We take a closer look at the […]
Chengdu Airport’s double-digit growth over the last five years sees it pass 40m in 2015; Air China still #1 carrier
China’s fourth largest airport, and this year’s World Routes hosts, Chengdu passed the 40 million annual passenger barrier in 2015, having averaged 10% growth over the last five years. Find out which of the airport’s serving airlines and network of routes are growing the fastest.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair announces a new route from Liverpool to Marrakech while Eastar Jet becomes the fifth carrier to join LCC alliance U-FLY. More news also from Baltimore/Washington and Turin airports.
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.
Shanghai – Barcelona largest unserved market between China and Europe; Paris CDG #1 connected airport; Shanghai – Amsterdam fastest growing route
During the past 12 months, 16 previously unserved routes have opened up between Europe and China, with Baku, Manchester, Prague and London Gatwick being the latest airports to gain Chinese route status. anna.aero looks at how the market has developed in the past year, and to see which are the biggest unserved routes between the two markets.
United Airlines begins thrice-weekly services between San Francisco and Xi’an – also launches a daily service to Nashville from the Californian hub.