Articles Tagged ‘KUL’

Europe finally awakes and sends its first 2017 Arch of Triumph entry

Europe finally awakes and sends its first 2017 Arch of Triumph entry

Thank goodness for Marseille Airport, as it becomes the first airport across the whole of Europe to enter the 2017 Arch of Triumph competition. In 2016 it supplied nearly four every week, so it should have sent in 20 by now. How will Marseille do – find out here!

Himalaya Airlines launches third route from Kathmandu

Himalaya Airlines launches third route from Kathmandu

Himalaya Airlines becomes fifth carrier to connect Kathmandu in Nepal with Kuala Lumpur.

AirAsia X grows passenger numbers by 30% in 2016; now serves 11 countries from Kuala Lumpur base with 22 aircraft; US access granted

AirAsia X grows passenger numbers by 30% in 2016; now serves 11 countries from Kuala Lumpur base with 22 aircraft; US access granted

AirAsia X has been a pioneer in the low-cost long-haul (LCLH) market and celebrates its 10th anniversary in November. We look at the airline’s recent rapid growth, fleet plans and biggest country markets, as well as taking a closer look at all the routes that have failed to deliver.


Reykjavik-Hong Kong is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 230,000 annual searches; Cathay Pacific's 13th European route??

Reykjavik-Hong Kong is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 230,000 annual searches; Cathay Pacific’s 13th European route??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that in the last year 230,000 potential travellers searched the flight comparison site for flights between Reykjavik and Hong Kong ‒ but the route is unserved! With demand driven from the Asian end of the city pair, when will this become Cathay Pacific Airways’ 13th European destination??

Lucky Air launches third route to Malaysia

Lucky Air launches third route to Malaysia

Lucky Air takes on AirAsia in connecting Kunming with Kuala Lumpur

Low-cost long-haul flights up 20% this summer; Norwegian now has more flights than AirAsia X; KL and London Gatwick are top airports

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.


Cebu celebrates its Cake of the Week success

Cebu celebrates its Cake of the Week success

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 Airport celebrates its Fire Truck Water Arch victory

Akron-Canton Airport celebrates its Fire Truck Water Arch victory

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 second KL route to Laos

AirAsia starts second KL route to Laos

AirAsia starts four times weekly service from Kuala Lumpur to Luang Prabang.


Malindo Air starts third route to Thailand from Kuala Lumpur

Malindo Air starts third route to Thailand from Kuala Lumpur

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

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 starts second route to Thailand

Malindo Air starts second route to Thailand

Malindo Air links Kuala Lumpur and Chiang Mai with daily flights; competes with AirAsia.