Industry insight: Spotlight on China

With World Routes 2018 taking place in Guangzhou, we’ve analysed China's aviation market, examining the facts and figures behind its phenomenal growth.

China’s capacity growth is enviable. The total number of two-way available seats jumped 11.9 percent in 2017 to almost 800 million, driven by the country’s burgeoning domestic market.

Its international market is expanding too, with the number of available seats rising 5.3 percent and exceeding the capacity growth rate of other major markets like the US, Turkey, France and Germany.

Such staggering aviation growth means it is the perfect time for World Routes to return to China. World Routes 2018 will take place in Guangzhou from 15 - 18 September 2018. 

In this special white paper, we delve into the key statistics which shed light on how the Chinese market is developing, and what the major influencers are, including:

  • Market overview and key stats
  • Top airlines and airports in China
  • The airports driving the growth
  • The key international markets 
  • Guangzhou's growth story

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Download Spotlight on China to discover the key facts about the country's aviation market and the airlines that serve it.


World Routes 2018

The 24th World Route Development Forum
Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China  15 - 18 September 2018

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China’s aviation story is one of phenomenal growth. The market is currently the second largest in the world but is on course to surpass the US as the biggest by 2022.

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