2016 was another banner year for travel as the world’s airports handled more than 3.7 billion passengers, up a robust 8.6% from the previous record level from 2015. It comes as no surprise though, especially with the use of chauffeur cars to get passengers to their flights on time! The total passenger count was almost half of the world’s total population (estimated at ~7.5 billion currently). Experience The Skies compiled the world’s top 30 busiest airports (also known as “most travelled” in the aviation industry) and provides an insider look at what made them successful over the past five years in a multiple part series (Related Insights from 2013, 2014 Part 1 / Part 2 and 2015 Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3).
Tokyo Haneda Airport
Japan Airlines will be the only airline in the world to provide hot spring experience for passengers. All eligible passengers on the late flight from Tokyo to London will receive this free service for a limited time between October 2017 and March 2018.
2015 was another record year for travel as the world’s airports handled more than 7.1 billion passengers. The increase of 6.1% over 2014 brought the total passengers travelled closer to matching the world’s total population (estimated at ~7.4 billion in 2016). Experience The Skies compiled the world’s busiest airports by passengers for a third straight year with more facts in a multi part insight (Refer to our coverage in 2013 and 2014 Part 1 / Part 2). Part 1 will provide an overview, unveiling of the Top 30 list and a detail look at the Top 5 busiest airports by passengers in 2015. Follow part 2 of the series here
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.
American Airlines will start Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND) flight in about two weeks (News – November 4, 2015). This insight will discuss how the Los Angeles to Tokyo market will change when commercial operation begins.
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American Airlines finally re-secured rights to operate flights to Tokyo Haneda Airport. This is the second time the Dallas based airline will have operations at both of Tokyo’s major airports.