Ailevon Pacific Asia

The team at Ailevon Pacific Aviation Consulting has been busy this past month, attending Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) – which was excellent, to connect with various airline representatives in Australia that attended, as well as wholesalers etc.  Time has also been invested in preparing later this month for our signature Masterclass & RoundTable, to be […]

June 10, 2024 | Airlines, Airports, News & Analysis

Prague airport 10 years of Korean Air

Prague Airport has celebrated the 20th anniversary since Korean Air introduced flights between Seoul ICN and the Czech capital. Since its launch in 2004, the route has seen over 1.5 million passengers. To commemorate the milestone, Korean Air’s Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner was welcomed with a water cannon salute by Prague Airport firefighters on 15 May, […]

Changi Air Canada

Asia-Pacific accounts for just over a fifth of Canada’s long-haul available capacity this summer, 11 percentage points lower than in S19. The market remains down by a considerable quarter versus S19, primarily because of the extremely slow recovery of China. In contrast, Canada’s long-haul capacity generally has risen by 2%. Multiple new routes Despite Asia-Pacific’s […]

Tokyo NRT-San Francisco

Asia is large and important market from the United States, including its Pacific Ocean territories. According to Cirium schedules data, there are 4,881 departing non-stop flights across August, excluding the Middle East. This makes Asia the US’s third largest continent/region after Europe (17,218) and the Caribbean (10,338). However, flights remain a third lower than in […]

PEK-MUC

Air China is one of 25 passenger airlines with non-stop flights between China and Europe this August, based on Cirium schedules information data. It has 125 weekly departures and 29.1% of the total, although they remain down by a quarter versus 2019. However, partly because it continues to overfly Russia rather than undertaking more costly […]

YVR - BKK

Last week saw Air Canada launch service between Vancouver and Bangkok, making it currently the only non-stop service between anywhere in North America and the Thai capital. The 11,820-kilometre route will be served 4-weekly by the Star Alliance carrier using its 787-9s. A few days later, local rival WestJet revealed that it plans to launch […]

December 7, 2022 | Airlines, Airports, News & Analysis, Top Story

WAW - GYD

As previously noted, the Europe-Asia market is recovering more slowly than many other inter-continental markets. There are several reasons for this. China’s zero tolerance approach to COVID has resulted in extreme travel restrictions on passengers. As a result, seat capacity between Europe and China is still down over 95% according to Cirium data for September. […]

September 14, 2022 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

WAW - BOM

As traffic figures for Finnair recently showed, for European flag-carriers the one part of their global networks that is nowhere near back to normal is Asia. In July, passenger numbers on Asian routes for the Finnish flag-carrier were at just 29% of the figure for July 2019. Looking at Cirium schedule data across all airlines […]