Over 3.7 billion people travelled around the world annually. Many of these travellers wondered why airport codes are three letters long and how are they created. This post uncovers the mystery of airport codes and showcases how they can be used in unique way in retail and marketing.
Cathay Pacific Airways received the first of 22 A350-900s on May 28, 2016 becoming the fourth Asian airlines to have this aircraft in its fleet. It will make its inaugural flight to Manila on May 31, 2016 (News – February 15, 2016). Find out more about the Airbus A350 Family (Insight – January 2016).
In the first part of the 2015 busiest airports in the world by passengers (refer to our coverage), we unveiled the Top 30 list and provided a detail look of the top 5. This part will continue our analysis from no.6 to 30.
Cathay Pacific Airways (CX) is scheduled to receive its first Airbus A350-900 at the end of April 2016. The airline will use the new aircraft on regional routes before commencing on its new London Gatwick Airport operation five months afterwards (News – December 11, 2015).
Experience The Skies revealed its prediction for the top 3 busiest airports for 2015. (News – January 21, 2015). The following insight is an analysis of airports aiming for a spot in the top 10.
Cathay Pacific Airways (CX)(Oneworld) confirmed that it will launch a new four-times weekly service between its base in Hong Kong (HKG) and London’s Gatwick Airport (LGW) starting in September 2016.
SkyTeam has opened a new exclusive lounge at Hong Kong International Airport (HKG).
Airbus A380 We previously discussed the longest non-stop flight from Qantas Airways (IATA Airline Code – QR) which is flew on an Airbus A380 (refer to post). As part of our Friday Aviation Trivia question, can you guess which city pairs and airlines operate the three shortlist flights on the A380? We will review the answer […]
Singapore Airlines Singapore Airlines (IATA Airline Code – SQ) operates 15 SilverKris Lounges worldwide. Hong Kong International Airport (IATA Airport Code – HKG)’s lounge was closed since June 2014 for renovations and was reopened earlier this month.