Articles Tagged ‘Garuda’
Citilink, Indonesia’s fast-growing LCC, handled 3.8 million passengers in 2012; eyes 100 new routes in 2013
Initially created as Garuda Indonesia’s alternative low-cost airline in 2001, Citilink became a fully independent airline last year. Ambitious plans for 2013 include the doubling of passenger throughput and 100 new routes.
Garuda Indonesia gradually re-establishing itself as a significant Asian airline; passengers up 22% in 2012 H1
Indonesia’s flag-carrier has recently won a number of awards and is growing rapidly. But are domestic routes, international routes or its Citilink LCC operations growing fastest this year? And which two new international routes have been introduced in the second quarter of this year?
Aircraft deliveries from the two major manufacturers Airbus and Boeing slowed down in April, but Boeing took a point over its European rival. Which US carrier had its first Airbus aircraft delivered? Which was the most popular aircraft model? And which launch customer received its last ordered aircraft of an unusual type?
Want some airport (and airline) awards that are based on transparent analysis of numerical data? You got it. Will it throw up some unusual winners? You bet.
Bali traffic up over 50% in two years; LCCs now have 20% share; KLM returns (via Singapore) after 12 years
Denpasar airport on the island of Bali has experienced strong growth over the last few years, but which airlines serve the Indonesian island and from where? Which routes have recently been launched and which European airline has resumed flights after a 12-year hiatus? And will the airport be able to deal with further growth?
Indonesia’s traffic up 3.5% last year; Lion Air now #1 among domestic carriers; still no non-stop flights to Western Europe
Despite the collapse of Adam Air Indonesia’s airports still grew last year handling almost 80 million passengers. The domestic market is highly competitive but non-stop long-haul routes to Europe and North America are still missing.
We identified 20 new routes from 13 airlines, including Air Canada, American Airlines, Garuda Indonesia, Interjet, jetBlue, Lufthansa Italia, Mahan Air, Northwest, Ryanair, Transaero, Uzbekistan Airways, Volaris and WestJet. Click here for more.
Indonesia’s air traffic has grown rapidly in recent years after a setback in the late 90s. However, the demise of Adam Air in March has resulted in Jakarta’s traffic falling in recent months. There are few services to Europe and none to the US, but Lion Air has ambitious plans.