Articles Tagged ‘KBV’

MEB3 carriers experience network slowdown in 2017; US, Australia and UK remain biggest country markets by ASKs

MEB3 carriers experience network slowdown in 2017; US, Australia and UK remain biggest country markets by ASKs

Emirates is catching Qatar Airways in terms of the number of destinations served by the big three Middle Eastern airlines (MEB3). We reveal the routes added (and dropped) by the MEB3 carriers in the last 12 months, and which are the top 15 country markets for the combined carriers.

China-Thailand market sees significant growth over past 10 years; Thai AirAsia is largest carrier, while Bangkok airports provide most capacity

China-Thailand market sees significant growth over past 10 years; Thai AirAsia is largest carrier, while Bangkok airports provide most capacity

The China-Thailand market experienced a 9% year-on-year increase in capacity from 2016 to 2017 and has now witnessed eight consecutive years of growth. anna.aero has been hard at work identifying key network development trends between the two Asia Pacific nations, including the fastest growing airlines and airports.

Arch of Triumph 2016 – just one week of competition left

Arch of Triumph 2016 – just one week of competition left

If your airport has aspirations of winning this year’s Arch of Triumph competition, you had better get a move on, as there is just one week left of this year’s battle. Nine more airports from around the world have probably their last attempts to break onto the 2016 leader board – see how they do.


Qatar Airways debuts new route duo from Doha

Qatar Airways debuts new route duo from Doha

Qatar Airways starts new services to Krabi in Thailand and Mahé in Seychelles.

Hong Kong Airlines heads for Krabi

Hong Kong Airlines heads for Krabi

Hong Kong Airlines links Hong Kong with Krabi in Thailand.

Thai Airways ‘smiles’ its way to network growth; Singapore and China markets grow as domestic routes get trimmed

Thai Airways ‘smiles’ its way to network growth; Singapore and China markets grow as domestic routes get trimmed

Two years, six months and one week (give or take a day or two) ago, Thai Airways launched its last service to Sapporo Chitose in Japan. Since then the Thai national carrier has used its LCC, Thai Smile Airways, to power its network growth. Our data elves delve into the airline’s network secrets.


Lucky Air adds first flights to Krabi in Thailand

Lucky Air adds first flights to Krabi in Thailand

Lucky Air links Kunming with Krabi with thrice-weekly 737-800 flights.

Spring Airlines now serves Krabi in Thailand

Spring Airlines now serves Krabi in Thailand

Spring Airlines becomes third carrier to connect Shanghai to Krabi.

Okay Airways becomes ninth carrier on Xi’an-Hangzhou route

Okay Airways becomes ninth carrier on Xi’an-Hangzhou route

Okay Airways also starts three new routes between China and Thailand.


Thai AirAsia launches second route to Guangzhou

Thai AirAsia launches second route to Guangzhou

Thai AirAsia starts second international route from Krabi, to Guangzhou in China.

firefly starts two more routes in Malaysia

firefly starts two more routes in Malaysia

firefly adds Penang-Krabi link and Johor Bahru-Ipoh link using ATR 72s.

Brussels, Detroit and Kalmar airports show-off route launch certificates

Brussels, Detroit and Kalmar airports show-off route launch certificates

Also in this week’s issue of Network Planning Community News, Tigerair Australia clocks-up a significant passenger milestone in less than seven years, while Thai AirAsia puts on a glamourous display for a new route announcement to Guangzhou.