With Southeast Asia seeing a slowdown in route expansion as carriers seek to balance tight yields with rising load factors, the north Asia region is taking up the slack—especially on north Pacific Asia-US routes. Both All Nippon Airways (ANA) and United Airlines have announced increased capacity from Tokyo Narita and Chengdu, China, respectively, for next year. ANA is also boosting its north Pacific schedules with a daily nonstop service between Tokyo and Houston to be introduced ...

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