Visitor arrivals to India up 3% in 2019, arrivals on e-tourist visa up 24%

India‘s Ministry of Tourism reported (16-Jan-2020) foreign tourist arrivals to India for Dec-2019 and for the 12 months ended Dec-2019. Details include: Dec-2019: Foreign tourist…..

China Airlines pax stable at 15.6m in 2019, cargo traffic down 9%

China Airlines reported (16-Jan-2020) the following highlights for Dec-2019 and for the 12 months ended Dec-2019: Dec-2019: Operating revenue: TWD12,636 million (USD418.3 million), -6.8% year-on-year;…..

Cathay Pacific Group pax down 1%, cargo down 6% in 2019

Cathay Pacific Group reported (17-Dec-2019) the following combined traffic highlights for Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon: Dec-2019: Passengers: 3.0 million, -3.6% year-on-year; Passenger load factor: 85.0%, +1.2ppts; Passenger…..

Visitor arrivals to Maldives up 15% in 2019

Maldives‘ Ministry of Tourism reported (16-Jan-2020) visitor arrivals to the Maldives for Dec-2019 and for the 12 months ended Dec-2019. Details include: Dec-2019: Visitor arrivals:…..

China Southern Airlines Group ends Dec-2019 with 862 aircraft

China Southern Airlines Group reported (15-Jan-2020) its fleet comprised 862 aircraft as of Dec-2019, 285 owned, 257 under finance lease and 320 under operating lease……

Singapore Airlines pax up 10% in Dec-2019

Singapore Airlines Group reported (16-Jan-2020) the following traffic highlights for Singapore Airlines for Dec-2019: Passengers: 2.0 million, +9.8% year-on-year; Passenger load factor: 87.5%, +2.0ppts; By…..

Bamboo Airways expects to launch service to Prague in Apr-2020

Bamboo Airways, via its official Facebook account, announced (15-Jan-2020) plans to launch twice weekly Hanoi-Prague service, operated with 298 seat Boeing 787-9 aircraft. The carrier…..

Qingdao Airlines plans to enter North Korea market in late 2020

Qingdao Airlines plans to commence services from Qingdao, Quanzhou and Zhengzhou to Pyongyang from Oct-2020 (Yonhap, 15-Jan-2020). Qingdao Airlines will become the second Chinese airlines…..

Juneyao Airlines Group pax up 17%, cargo up 32% in 2019

Juneyao Airlines Group reported (15-Jan-2020) the following traffic highlights for Juneyao Air and 9 Air: Dec-2019: Passengers: 1.7 million, +7.8% year-on-year; Domestic: 1.5 million, +5.5%; International: 203,118, +34.1%;…..

Emirates Airline to increase Dubai-Taipei frequency

Emirates Airline plans to increase Dubai-Taipei frequency from seven to 10 times weekly, effective 05-Jun-2020, according to a 14-Jan-2020 GDS display. The carrier plans to…..

Cathay Pacific to continue to operate 25 times weekly New York JFK service in winter 2020/2021

Cathay Pacific clarified (15-Jan-2020) the carrier will continue to operate 25 times weekly nonstop Hong Kong-New York JFK service in winter 2020/2021 from Nov-2020. The…..