Articles Tagged ‘BKK’

Air Astana traffic up over 160% since 2006; operates dual hub strategy from Astana and Almaty; Iran becomes latest country market

Air Astana traffic up over 160% since 2006; operates dual hub strategy from Astana and Almaty; Iran becomes latest country market

Air Astana last year carried nearly 3.9 million passengers compared to just 1.5 in 2006. anna.aero takes a closer look to see how the carrier has expanded over the past decade, and to investigate its dual hub network even further.

China, India, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam win sixth Asian ANNIES airport awards; Chinese carriers dominate airline awards

China, India, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam win sixth Asian ANNIES airport awards; Chinese carriers dominate airline awards

It’s awards time again and this week we reward airports and airlines in Asia for their route development and passenger traffic growth during the last 12 months. Chinese airlines and airports win seven of the 12 Asian ANNIES up for grabs.

A new leader in the 2016 Arch of Triumph competition

A new leader in the 2016 Arch of Triumph competition

Up until this week, Wellington Airport’s firefighters were the pride of the FTWA world, as they sat pretty much unchallenged at the top of the 2016 Arch of Triumph table. However, their 15-week residency in the #1 spot has come to an end – see which airport has stolen their crown.


Bangkok Airways ventures into Vietnam

Bangkok Airways ventures into Vietnam

Bangkok Airways begins four times weekly flights between Bangkok Suvarnabhumi and Da Nang.

Turkmenistan Airlines’ Ashgabat-Turkmenabat is #1 route; Dubai is fastest growing destination; Bangkok-Moscow most popular connection

Turkmenistan Airlines’ Ashgabat-Turkmenabat is #1 route; Dubai is fastest growing destination; Bangkok-Moscow most popular connection

Turkmenistan Airlines has in the past 12 months increased its overall seat capacity by 1.6%. anna.aero takes a closer look into the airline’s developments (or lack of) during the past year, and investigates the carrier’s most popular connections via its Ashgabat hub.

Birmingham-Bangkok is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” – 420,000 searches is “biggest opportunity yet”

Birmingham-Bangkok is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” – 420,000 searches is “biggest opportunity yet”

In our biggest unserved opportunity yet, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software reveals that, in 2015, 420,000 potential travellers wanted to fly between Birmingham and Bangkok – but the route remains unserved. A new route would be ideal for nearby Leicester, whose Thai-owned football club has just won the English Premier League.


London Heathrow, Bangkok and Kuwait leading generators of connecting traffic at MEB3 hubs in Abu Dhabi, Doha and Dubai

London Heathrow, Bangkok and Kuwait leading generators of connecting traffic at MEB3 hubs in Abu Dhabi, Doha and Dubai

We reveal the leading generators of connecting traffic at the three home bases of Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways. Plus a look at traffic growth across these three airports since 2007, and what this all has to do with London’s next runway debate.

Myanmar National Airlines starts second Thai route

Myanmar National Airlines starts second Thai route

Myanmar National Airlines connects Yangon with Bangkok. Competes with four other carriers.

Chongqing Airlines goes international

Chongqing Airlines goes international

Chongqing Airlines connects Chongqing with Bangkok. Competes with Thai Airways.


Montpellier flies the flag for Europe with Arch of Triumph certificate

Montpellier flies the flag for Europe with Arch of Triumph certificate

At the fifth attempt, Montpellier Airport finally basks in the warm glow of its first ever Arch of Triumph win. Find out which of this week’s six entries – all from Asia or Australasia – has done the business this week and secured legend status for their airport.

THAI Smile starts fourth international route

THAI Smile starts fourth international route

THAI Smile links Bangkok and Siem Reap with 10 weekly flights.

China Eastern Airlines starts 34th route to Thailand

China Eastern Airlines starts 34th route to Thailand

China Eastern Airlines introduced direct flights between Wenzhou and Bangkok.