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Can Test & Go Reboot Thailand's Tourism?

There’s no doubt that Thailand’s tourism industry has suffered as a result of ...

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Understanding the Slow Aviation Recovery in South East Asia

Moving Backwards? Travel restrictions put in place to protect citizens in many ...

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Is China’s Zero-Covid Strategy Sustainable? Airline Capacity Falls by 800,000 Seats

More Outbreaks and Travel Restrictions Through a long and patient period of ...

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Asian Dominance Slips from World's Busiest International Routes

Changing Patterns of Travel Reflect Increase in Quasi Domestic and Migrant Work ...

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Is there a Link Between Vaccination Rates and Opening Up International Air Travel?

For a while I imagine many of us assumed this would be so: The more people were ...

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Airlines Expectations for any Recovery in 2021 are Fading

Modest Weekly Growth Hides Longer-Term Trends The ups and downs of aviation’s ...

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Ripples and surges in China as the latest wave hits: how will Asia respond?

Outbreaks and Lockdowns Persist The news that China shut down much of its ...

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Aviation’s Recovery Stutters Once Again

Capacity Remains Trapped As Major Markets Remain Closed.

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Airlines Break Through 80 Million Seats A Week

Olympics 2021 Lead To A Sprint In Japanese Airline Capacity This is ...

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Global Airline Capacity Fails To Break The 80 Million Mark

Capacity settles at 79.8 million, a slight increase on last week of 1.5% with ...

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Why Are Airlines Offering Flights to Nowhere?

Keeping the Brand Alive Sometimes called ‘boomerang flights’, a number of well ...

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An Encouraging Week for Many Airlines - Then A Bubble Burst and an Outbreak Occurs

This week’s data highlights once again just how frustrating and different every ...

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Valuing Duty Free - the key to boosting Asia’s domestic air travel?

Hainan Island in China, along with its airports, has seen a duty free shopping ...

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The rise and rise of the Indian OTA market

As things stand today, India is among the most attractive aviation markets. In ...

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London Heathrow retains title as world’s most connected airport

Once again, London’s Heathrow Airport has come out ahead of its rivals for the ...

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Japan’s Rugby World Cup: Fans Get into Position

At their training camps across Japan, the 20 national teams waiting for the ...

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Trade Disputes Damages Travel: Japan & South Korea Capacity Suffering

We know that aviation is frequently a catalyst for economic activity and that ...

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Is The India-Australia Relationship Hotting Up?

Until June 2019, the Indian cricket team had only beaten Australia in a 50 Over ...

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Roots & Resilience – How Chinese Communities Are Supporting U.S. Services to China

Half of all Chinese who live in the US reside in either California or New York, ...

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Billion Dollar Route - Jewels in The Network

Airline networks, a mix of destinations, some routes operating with high daily ...

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B737 Max – Maximum Aviation Xpense

The grounding of the B737Max continues and the commercial damage for airline ...

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The Pursuit of Punctuality

The availability of more data than ever before has given the aviation industry ...

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The Race for Deliveries – China Trumps United States

Airbus edged out Boeing in the annual aircraft order competition for 2017, but ...

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China - Australia, The Skies Just Keep on Opening

It’s quite rare for two countries to completely liberalise their air service ...

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On-Time Performance Star Ratings for October Revealed!

OAG is proud to award 5-star ratings to 14 airlines and 49 airports in the ...

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OAG Megahubs Index 2017 is here!

This year, in the 2017 edition of the Megahubs series, we turn our attention to ...

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Dynamics of Connectivity – Bangkok – The Tourism Hub

In the final instalment of our Asian hub connectivity series, we look ...

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Dynamics of Connectivity – Kuala Lumpur – Leading With Low-Cost

As we continue our Asian hub connectivity series, one airport stands out as ...

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Dynamics of Connectivity – Haneda – Japan’s Beating Heart

Next in OAG’s series on Asian Hub Connectivity, we consider connectivity at ...

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Dynamics of Connectivity – Singapore – Regionally Relevant

OAG takes a deep dive into the traffic flows at Asia’s primary hub airports to ...

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Dynamics of Connectivity – Hong Kong – An International Hub Icon

OAG takes a deep dive into the traffic flows at Asia’s primary hub airports to ...

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Goldilocks and on-time performance

As airports and airspace become more crowded, the way operations are managed ...

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Who Is The Biggest of Them All...?

It’s a discussion that has raged since the first commercial air services. Who ...

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Eyeing the prize – opportunities for more direct India-UK air services

It should have been no surprise given the UK’s need to foster international ...

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A Japanese Gem: Uncovering the Aviation Potential of Okinawa

In the first of a series of collaborative pieces – OAG has teamed up with ...

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The American Way – Long-distance relationships

Relationships which cross continents are rarely easy. This is as true for ...

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Japan January – Keeping up with Bakugai

With a love of shopping, a desire for Japanese products and becoming ...

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Japan January - Domestic Japan – still all about JAL and ANA

Earlier in our blog series this week we looked at how the low-cost sector is ...

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Japan January - Low cost finally makes its mark in Japan

There’s been a low-cost carrier (LCC) presence in Japan for many years but for ...

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Japan January - The Haneda Story

Tokyo’s Haneda Airport (HND) is Japan’s largest airport and has succeeded in ...

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Japan January – On-time performance – Japan shows how it’s done

For as long as OAG has been tracking on-time performance (OTP), Japan’s ...

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Airport and airline winners of OAG's Punctuality League 2016 announced

Having just finished our New Year festivities here at OAG HQ, we’re in the mood ...

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The world's most connected airports of 2016

Which airports are the most connected in the world? Find out in the 2016 ...

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Incredible India - Friend or Foe?

With India Tourism the premier partner for World Travel Market this week, OAG ...

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Incredible India - Connections in Big Cities

With India Tourism the premier partner for World Travel Market this week, OAG ...

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Incredible India - Legacy Fightback

With India Tourism the premier partner for World Travel Market this week, OAG ...

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Incredible India - Capacity Crunch

With India Tourism the premier partner for World Travel Market this week, OAG ...

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Incredible India - Two Versions of Regional Connectivity

With India Tourism the premier partner for World Travel Market this week, OAG ...

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Investing Wisely with Aviation Data

Aviation is a risky business from many perspectives; the returns for airlines ...

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China’s Outbound Love Story

As World Routes heads to Chengdu in September, OAG takes a timely look at where ...

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The long and the short of the 787 at All Nippon

It’s only a week ago since All Nippon Airways took delivery of its 50th ...

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Finders Keepers

Air services between China and Europe are growing rapidly. In July 2016, there ...

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Underserved Routes from A to B, via C

We all like to travel as directly as possible from one destination to the next ...

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Joining Up The Dots - Asia's Megacities

Imagine two cities with populations of 31 million and 25 million, respectively. ...

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2015 Trends - 18 Months On

In December 2014, OAG published its 2015 Trends report. At the time the world ...

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Airline passengers embrace self-connection

According to OAG’s most recent report, “Self-Connection: The Rise and ...

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A ‘blank canvas’ look at US-Tokyo flights

US regulators have indicated their intention to use the availability of slots ...

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Seattle’s 1,000km advantage

With the arrival of the new and more efficient breed of long range aircraft, ...

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All-new Global Monthly OTP Reports for Airlines and Airports

Find out which airlines and airports got their on-time performance off to a ...

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Well done to our Punctuality League winners!

Once again we’ve had a busy first week back in the office at OAG HQ; with no ...

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Christmas Wishes from OAG

At OAG we track every scheduled flight around the planet on a daily basis. With ...

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Which markets are driving China’s international capacity growth?

In contrast to news reports of weakness in the Chinese economy, there is no ...

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The Truth About Padding - Lifting the Lid on Airline OTP

How OTP is measured has recently come into question with the suggestion that ...

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OAG reveals Top 50 World’s Most Connected Airports

It’s aspirational, ambitious, complex and frequently reliant on believing one ...

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Flying Through the Years of the Rugby World Cup

With the Rugby World Cup kicking off tonight, OAG looks back on the prestigious ...

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SG50 Singapore's Aviation Evolution

With Singapore set to celebrate 50 years of independence this weekend we take a ...

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Flights Over Beijing To Be Restricted As China Holds V-day Parade

With Beijing airspace set to be closed for 3 hours next month as part of the ...

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Your Most Powerful Aviation Data Set

Your Most Powerful Aviation Data Set It’s probably one of the most powerful ...

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Japan-Taiwan Air Services – Benefitting from Open Skies

This summer marks the fourth summer since Japan and the Republic of China ...

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Bangalore – A Microcosm of Indian Aviation?

 OAG’s on-time performance data for February 2015 at Bangalore’s Kempegowda ...

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Good enough?

At the start of 2015 four out of five flights leaving from and arriving at the ...

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Chinese New Year Infographic - Year of the Goat

Holiday periods are often busy times in terms of air travel and Chinese New ...

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Who are the best-performing airlines and airports?

    Congratulations to our Punctuality League winners! It’s been a busy week ...

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Top 5 aviation trends to look out for in 2015

As 2014 draws to a close we look into the new year and use our extensive ...

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'Tis the season...to travel

OAG welcomes Christmas with this festive infographic showing the top 10 ...