Articles Tagged ‘XIY’

Tianjin Airlines now serves 96 airports; Yulin-Xi’an is #1 route in 2015

Tianjin Airlines now serves 96 airports; Yulin-Xi’an is #1 route in 2015

Established in 2004 as Grand China Express Air in an effort to merge the major aviation assets of Hainan Airlines, China Xinhua Airlines, Chang’an Airlines and Shanxi Airlines, Tianjin Airlines (renamed as of 10 June 2009), has expanded considerably since then. With the carrier operating a total of 177 non-stop routes, anna.aero looks at Tianjin […]

Okay Airways becomes ninth carrier on Xi’an-Hangzhou route

Okay Airways becomes ninth carrier on Xi’an-Hangzhou route

Okay Airways also starts three new routes between China and Thailand.

Shenzhen Airlines launches new Taiwan and Thailand flights

Shenzhen Airlines launches new Taiwan and Thailand flights

Shenzhen Airlines introduces new routes to Taipei and Bangkok.


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.

Jin Air adds two more Chinese routes

Jin Air adds two more Chinese routes

Jin Air connects Jeju with Quanzhou and Xi’an in China, each twice-weekly.

Hainan Airlines starts serving Paris

Hainan Airlines starts serving Paris

Hainan Airlines connects Hangzhou and Xi’an twice-weekly with Paris.


Tokyo Narita FTWA win is ‘Out of this World’

Tokyo Narita FTWA win is ‘Out of this World’

Possibly the best winner’s photograph that anna.aero has received in the FTWA competition so far — Tokyo Narita’s firefighters pose proudly in all their cosmic gear along with their ‘Arch of Triumph’ winner’s certificate from last week.

Hainan Airlines grows seats by 7%; Beijing biggest base in terms of flights and destinations served

Hainan Airlines grows seats by 7%; Beijing biggest base in terms of flights and destinations served

Still to join a global alliance, Hainan Airlines is China’s fifth biggest airline, in terms of weekly seats. Easy to believe, as the carrier moves closer to offering 750,000 weekly seats this August. anna.aero takes a look at all of its vital statistics.

Shenzhen Airlines launches second and third routes to Seoul Incheon

Shenzhen Airlines launches second and third routes to Seoul Incheon

Shenzhen Airlines now links Xi’an and Yantai with Seoul. Both routes face significant competition.


AirAsia X makes Xi’an its fifth Chinese destination

AirAsia X makes Xi’an its fifth Chinese destination

AirAsia X now serves Xi’an from Kuala Lumpur with four weekly flights using A330-300s.

ORENAIR begins weekly flights to Xi’an from Sheremetyevo

ORENAIR begins weekly flights to Xi’an from Sheremetyevo

ORENAIR starts weekly flights to Xi’an, just one day before China Eastern Airlines starts flights in the opposite direction.

Portuguese pride restored with Lisbon Airport win

Portuguese pride restored with Lisbon Airport win

This week we have FTWAs from six airports around the world, including Toronto Pearson, Moscow Sheremetyevo and Manchester – find out here whether any of these big-hitting airports have the firefighters to match their global profile.