Articles Tagged ‘AirAsia’

Asia takes its fourth Arch of Triumph win

Asia takes its fourth Arch of Triumph win

The summer keeps moving on and so does the number of water arches that we receive, with another 17 sent in this week. Another seven days like that and we will pass the 200-mark of FTWAs three weeks sooner than last year.

AirAsia hops into Hua Hin

AirAsia hops into Hua Hin

AirAsia begins new link from Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin in Thailand.

Airbus and Boeing's productivity rate dropped 13% in February; Ryanair takes hold of eight 737-800s as Qatar Airways gets first-ever A350-1000

Airbus and Boeing’s productivity rate dropped 13% in February; Ryanair takes hold of eight 737-800s as Qatar Airways gets first-ever A350-1000

Airbus and Boeing in February handed over 87 units between them in February, down from a total of 100 aircraft in the same month of 2017. While the result is not great, historic moments did occur in month two of this year, with Qatar Airways getting its first A350-100 and Ryanair picking up eight 737-800s. 


Chennai being challenged as it is poised to break 20m passenger milestone; IndiGo is #1 carrier

Chennai being challenged as it is poised to break 20m passenger milestone; IndiGo is #1 carrier

Chennai is India’s fourth busiest facility, but since late 2017 the airport’s monthly passenger numbers have been usurped by a faster growing competitor. Marc Watkins reviews the airport’s recent traffic figures, its seasonality profile, as well as its biggest routes and carriers, including newcomer Vistara.

Belfast City Airport announces £15 million infrastructure investment

Belfast City Airport announces £15 million infrastructure investment

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Belfast City announcing its infrastructure investment, AirAsia celebrates its launch of flights between Kuala Lumpur and Davao, a route which began back in December. More news as well from Singapore Airport which has signed a new agreement with Xiamen Airlines.

JetBlue Airways celebrates 10 years of service at St. Maarten

JetBlue Airways celebrates 10 years of service at St. Maarten

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, AirAsia announces its newest link for this summer from Bangkok Don Mueang, while Hamburg Airport unveils its latest technological advancement to help improve its passenger experience.  


Airbus and Boeing's delivery rate improved 3.1% in 2017, with 1,481 units being distributed; 200-unit delivery mark broken in December

Airbus and Boeing’s delivery rate improved 3.1% in 2017, with 1,481 units being distributed; 200-unit delivery mark broken in December

Airbus and Boeing delivered 210 units between them in the last month of 2017, the first time in recent history that both companies have passed the 200-aircraft mark. For a third consecutive month, December saw Airbus outperform its US rival for deliveries, distributing a whopping 44 more units. 

AirAsia launches three new international services

AirAsia launches three new international services

AirAsia begins new routes from Malaysia to China, Philippines and Singapore.

Los Angeles crowned Arch of Triumph champions 2017

Los Angeles crowned Arch of Triumph champions 2017

With one last throw of the Arch of Triumph dice, Russia’s Sochi/Adler Airport, which had lead the competition since April, has provided us with one last attempt to reclaim its long-held crown. It was good, but not good enough to stop Los Angeles from taking the 2017 title.


Tampa Airport is tantilized by its latest Cake of the Week win

Tampa Airport is tantilized by its latest Cake of the Week win

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Tampa’s Cake of the Week win, Hamburg, Hannover and Belgrade airports celebrate 2017 passenger milestones, while AirAsia triumphs five years of operation from Kunming in China. 

Airbus and Boeing increased productivity in November by 15%, delivering a combined 144 aircraft; Emirates welcomes 100th A380

Airbus and Boeing increased productivity in November by 15%, delivering a combined 144 aircraft; Emirates welcomes 100th A380

Airbus and Boeing together delivered 144 aircraft in November, resulting in a 15% increase in productivity when compared to the 125 units they handed over in November 2016. The result of month 11 is the best that the duo have registered this year in terms of deliveries, beating the 139 units they distributed in June. 

AirAsia adds international links from Johor Bahru

AirAsia adds international links from Johor Bahru

AirAsia launches two services from Johor Bahru in a single day, with new connections to India and Macau.