IndiGo To Launch Inaugural Central Asia And Africa Routes

By David Casey Jun 02, 2023
Flights will commence to cities in Kenya, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and Indonesia.
Airlines & Lessors

Hong Kong Airport Staff Shortage Not Impeding Recovery

By Chen Chuanren May 26, 2023
The Airport Authority of Hong Kong (AAHK) is anticipating passenger volume to hit 80% of pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2023. 
Airports & Networks

VietJet Expands Network With Hiroshima, Cochin Links

By David Casey May 22, 2023
VietJet is to launch the first nonstop service linking Vietnam with the Japanese city Hiroshima, as well as growing its network in India.
Airports & Networks

Hong Kong Airlines To Fly To Phuket Starting In June

By Aaron Karp Mar 30, 2023
The airline is endeavoring to recover from the severe drop in demand to/from Hong Kong during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Airports & Networks

AAPA pushes governments to open borders

By Chen Chuanren Nov 17, 2020
The Singapore-Hong Kong Air Transport Bubble could be an example for other countries to follow.
Airports & Networks

Singapore-Hong Kong travel bubble could set global standard

By Chen Chuanren Nov 11, 2020
The quarantine-free bubble is slated to be implemented this month.
Airports & Networks

More international routes return to United’s network

By David Casey Aug 03, 2020
United Airlines plans to resume service on nearly 30 international routes in September.
Airports & Networks

United: Resuming LAX 787 routes marks 'sprout' of good news

By Ben Goldstein Jul 14, 2020
After American Airlines drops LAX as an international hub, United boosts long-haul flying at the airport.
Airports & Networks

Jiangxi Air applies to launch international routes

By David Casey Jul 08, 2020
Chinese carrier Jiangxi Air hopes to begin international passenger and cargo routes from its base in Nanchang.
Airports & Networks

United adding back capacity

By Ben Goldstein Jul 02, 2020
The airline sees demand coming back despite COVID-19 pandemic in US.
Airports & Networks

Recovery Tracker: British Airways, Alitalia, Cathay Pacific, Air France and more

By David Casey Jun 12, 2020
A weekly round-up of the latest news from the aviation industry as airlines and airports begin to recover from the COVID-19 crisis.
Airports & Networks

BA plans long-haul route resumptions

By David Casey Jun 04, 2020
British Airways has filed tentative plans to increase its long-haul flying in July.
Airports & Networks

United to ramp up international routes

Jun 02, 2020
The airline's network will grow beyond London Heathrow, its only current international destination.
Airports & Networks

COVID-19: European market update (w/e May 17)

By David Casey May 20, 2020
Routes' weekly update on how airlines and airports across Europe are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Airports & Networks

Virgin Atlantic to expand Heathrow network

By David Casey May 13, 2020
Virgin Atlantic has revealed its flying program for summer 2021, with plans to fly to 24 destinations.
Airports & Networks

Virgin Australia flights to continue during administration process

By David Casey Apr 21, 2020
Australia’s second-largest carrier plans to continue operating a vastly reduced schedule while administrators from Deloitte work to find a buyer for the airline.
Airports & Networks

Cathay, Hong Kong airlines to get more COVID-19 government aid

By Adrian Schofield Apr 09, 2020
Aviation is included in larger stimulus package.
Airports & Networks

Cathay: Hong Kong COVID-19 aid package not enough

Mar 24, 2020
The airline said assistance “commensurate with the scale of this crisis” is needed.
Airports & Networks

Where does the Airbus A380 fly? Latest network update

By David Casey Dec 31, 2019
Routesonline provides an update on the operations of the Airbus A380. We also reveal the network size of each operator and the top destinations served by the aircraft type.
Airports & Networks

Hong Kong Airlines to suspend Los Angeles route

By David Casey Nov 05, 2019
Hong Kong Airlines is ending service to Los Angeles and further reducing its network as it responds to strong competition and overcapacity in the market, as well as weaker travel demand caused by the recurring protests in Hong Kong.
Airports & Networks

Hong Kong Airport predicts smaller September traffic decline

Sep 22, 2019
Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) expects the impact of the recent civil unrest on its traffic to ease, with a smaller passenger decline in September and the potential for a significant rebound in 2020 results.
Airports & Networks

CPH's routes in focus: Kiev, Delhi and Hong Kong

By David Casey Sep 05, 2019
As part of Copenhagen Airport's Route Exchange membership, Routesonline takes a look at three significant routes to have been launched from Denmark's capital in recent years.
Airports & Networks

Shortlists revealed for the World Routes Awards

Aug 01, 2019
Following a record-breaking number of votes, more than 30 organisations and ten individuals have been recognised for their outstanding achievements.
Airports & Networks

Route rundown: CEI-SZX, HKG-OKA, ESB-GYD

Apr 04, 2019
This week: Thai AirAsia is adding its first flight to China from Chiang Rai; HK Express to resume Okinawa; and Turkish Airlines plans to introduce additional service to Azerbaijan.
Airports & Networks

Cathay Pacific to enter low-cost market with HK Express deal

By David Casey Mar 27, 2019
Cathay Pacific is set to enter the low-cost market after striking a deal to buy HK Express, Hong Kong’s only budget carrier. If completed, the deal would take the Oneworld member’s share of departure seats from Hong Kong to more than 50 percent.
Airports & Networks