Articles Tagged ‘KUL’
Low-cost long-haul flights up 20% this summer; Norwegian now has more flights than AirAsia X; KL and London Gatwick are top airports
The low-cost long-haul (LCLH) market is still in its relative infancy. We reveal the leading airlines and airports this summer, as flights are up 20%, but the number of airports involved has remained unchanged. Eurowings’ Cologne Bonn operation is adding several new routes this summer.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Stockholm Arlanda welcomes the arrival of easyJet’s new route from Lyon while Wizz Air unveils its Budapest 2024 livery. Finally AirAsia X launches charter flights to Madinah and JetBlue Airways salutes its latest connection from New York Newark to Bridgetown.
Akron-Canton delivered North America’s third win of 2016, joining the likes of Denver and Kelowna with weekly wins in the Arch of Triumph battle. With 50% of this week’s six entries, North America may just provide back-to-back wins.
AirAsia starts four times weekly service from Kuala Lumpur to Luang Prabang.
Malindo Air takes on AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines on KL-Phuket route.
Aena’s Madrid Airport shows-off Route of the Week award for Iberia’s Tokyo Narita launch and Budapest celebrates new Venice service
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Flybe opens its latest Birmingham route while Prague celebrates the opening of its Ryanair base. More news also from Alicante, Berlin Schönefeld, Gold Coast and Sydney airports.
Malindo Air links Kuala Lumpur and Chiang Mai with daily flights; competes with AirAsia.
Singapore, Schiphol and JFK top the international hubs in Asia, Europe and North America; Miami shows biggest improvement
New York JFK is the fifth busiest airport in North America, but when it comes to international capacity amongst the region’s top 10, it has the highest share of weekly seats. Find out where the world’s biggest airports rank when international and domestic capacity is evaluated at each.
Not only has this airport never entered the Arch of Triumph weekly battle in nearly four years of competition, but it also secured a victory at the first attempt. Suuri tavaraa!! Fingers crossed that Google translate is working properly and we haven’t just insulted the entire Finnish nation!
AirAsia X links Kuala Lumpur with Mauritius. Competes with Air Mauritius.
Malindo Air starts daily service between Kuala Lumpur and Taipei Taoyuan.
Handling less than 1.5 million annual passengers in 2015, this small European airport joins Sydney in becoming the only two airports to have won three Arch of Triumph titles in one year. Find out which airport it is here.