Articles Tagged ‘KUL’

flyadeal joins Saudi Arabian domestic sector scramble; Dubai to be first international route in 2018?

flyadeal joins Saudi Arabian domestic sector scramble; Dubai to be first international route in 2018?

Launched on 23 September, flyadeal, the sister LCC of Saudi Arabian Airlines, is the flag carrier’s attempt to combat the growing presence of other carriers like flynas and SaudiGulf Airlines. We look at where the fledgling carrier is presently operating and try to understand where it might fly to next.

Singapore Changi traffic up 5.7% for the first eight months of 2017; passes 60 million passenger barrier; Terminal 4 scheduled to open soon

Singapore Changi traffic up 5.7% for the first eight months of 2017; passes 60 million passenger barrier; Terminal 4 scheduled to open soon

Singapore Changi between January and August this year handled 41.1 million passengers, up from the 38.9 million it processed during the same period of 2016. In June this year the airport passed the 60 million annual passenger milestone, while for the calendar year it anticipates hitting 62.04 million passengers. 

Keflavik Arch of Triumph kings revel in crowning glory

Keflavik Arch of Triumph kings revel in crowning glory

Reykjavik/Keflavik’s fire crew show off their huge certificate from last week’s competition. How will they get it on the fire station wall?? Nice to have some real geographic diversity in this week’s Arch of Triumph, with five different regions battling it out for glory.


AirAsia becomes first airline to link Nha Trang to Malaysia

AirAsia becomes first airline to link Nha Trang to Malaysia

AirAsia begins a daily service to the Vietnamese city from Kuala Lumpur.

Europe goes three weeks without a win – no entries either! North America takes back-to-back victories

Europe goes three weeks without a win – no entries either! North America takes back-to-back victories

This week’s winning airport has had an unprecedented year, not because of some significant slugs of air service development, but because it has added the Arch of Triumph as the cherry on the top of those achievements. Find out which of five global airports will have something extra to celebrate this week. 

AirAsia adds trio of new routes

AirAsia adds trio of new routes

AirAsia commences one domestic and two regional sectors.


Airbus outperformed Boeing for deliveries in May by 7.1%; latter still leads the 2017 race; Malindo Air becomes first 737 MAX 8 operator

Airbus outperformed Boeing for deliveries in May by 7.1%; latter still leads the 2017 race; Malindo Air becomes first 737 MAX 8 operator

Airbus and Boeing in May delivered 116 aircraft between them, down 12 units when compared to the same month of 2016. The fifth month of this year also marked the first time since December that Airbus has outperformed its North American counterpart in relation to monthly deliveries, handing over four more aircraft.   

Amsterdam-Ho Chi Minh City is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" ‒ over 530,000 searches; Vietnam Airlines' fifth European destination??

Amsterdam-Ho Chi Minh City is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ over 530,000 searches; Vietnam Airlines’ fifth European destination??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year nearly 530,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Amsterdam and Ho Chi Minh City ‒ but the route is unserved!? Already serving Frankfurt, London Heathrow, Moscow Domodedovo and Paris CDG, will the Dutch hub become Vietnam Airlines’ fifth destination in […]

AirAsia X touches down in Hawaii with first US service

AirAsia X touches down in Hawaii with first US service

AirAsia X links Kuala Lumpur to Honolulu via Osaka with four weekly flights.


anna.aero World Tour 2017 continues: latest stop the 140th IATA Slot Conference in Kuala Lumpur - read our magazines for FREE here

anna.aero World Tour 2017 continues: latest stop the 140th IATA Slot Conference in Kuala Lumpur – read our magazines for FREE here

Some of our data elves barely had time to unpack their suitcases before packing them all over again with freshly ironed shirts and clean underwear to leave for Kuala Lumpur to attend the 140th IATA Slot Conference. As usual, we printed our Show Daily magazines, full of all the show news – read them here […]

Philippine Airlines makes it back to Malaysia’s capital

Philippine Airlines makes it back to Malaysia’s capital

Philippine Airlines resumes service to Kuala Lumpur from Manila after three-year hiatus.

anna.aero World Tour 2017 continues: ACI-NA JumpStart in Providence

anna.aero World Tour 2017 continues: ACI-NA JumpStart in Providence

Wedged snugly between Routes Europe (in Belfast) and the IATA Slot Conference (in Kuala Lumpur next week) there is a North American air service development event ‒ ACI-NA JumpStart, hosted by Providence Airport this week. Catch-up here with anna.aero’s Show Daily magazine, printed for conference delegates.