TFU-IST

Sichuan Airlines introduced flights between its Chengdu hub and Istanbul IST on Wednesday 21 June, marking the route’s resumption following a three-year hiatus. The service will operate 2-weekly on Mondays and Wednesdays, with the 301-seat A330-300 aircraft. It faces no competition on the route. Flight 3U3827 departs Chengdu at 01:25 local time, arriving in Istanbul […]

June 27, 2023 | Latest Route News +

PVG-ATHENS

With travel restrictions to and from China finally easing, the number of daily flights between Europe and China is finally showing significant signs of recovery. In December the average number of daily one-way flights was around nine. This increased in early January as extra flights were added for Chinese New Year celebrations. The average number […]

February 9, 2023 | Airports, 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 […]