Articles Tagged ‘Thai AirAsia X’

Low-cost long-haul flights up by 38% for S18; Norwegian extends lead over AirAsia X; Gatwick now top airport

Low-cost long-haul flights up by 38% for S18; Norwegian extends lead over AirAsia X; Gatwick now top airport

The low-cost long-haul (LCLH) market continues to gather momentum after another year of double-digit growth. We reveal the leading airlines and airports for S18, with flights up 38% compared to the previous year, and the number of departure airports increasing by more than one third.

Asian LCC long-haul capacity growing faster than short-haul; IndiGo overtakes Lion Air to become continents largest; India biggest market

Asian LCC long-haul capacity growing faster than short-haul; IndiGo overtakes Lion Air to become continents largest; India biggest market

In 2017 Asian LCCs are scheduled to operate 455 million one-way seats, up from 70 million in 2007. With Asian LCC seat capacity increasing by 459% in the past decade, anna.aero decided to see how this vast capacity surge has been distributed with regards to sector length and originating country market.   

Manchester to Bangkok is the #1 unserved route between Europe and Thailand; Russia and UK top markets; MEB3 presence intensifying

Manchester to Bangkok is the #1 unserved route between Europe and Thailand; Russia and UK top markets; MEB3 presence intensifying

Europeans are the second largest contingent of visitors to Thailand after Asians. In 2015, 5.63 million European tourists visited the Asian country. anna.aero takes a closer look at the development of tourism from Europe to Thailand during the past decade, and looks into the most popular unserved connections. 


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.

Auckland Airport struts its stuff with Arch of Triumph win

Auckland Airport struts its stuff with Arch of Triumph win

The glory of winning the weekly Arch of Triumph certificate is beyond comparison for the inhabitants of airport fire stations around the world – as displayed here by Auckland Airport’s Brown Watch. Find out which of this week’s 17 combatants will secure the global accolade.

Thai AirAsia X makes it to Muscat

Thai AirAsia X makes it to Muscat

Thai AirAsia X connects Bangkok Don Mueang and Muscat in Oman with thrice-weekly flights.


Thai AirAsia X instigates Iran service

Thai AirAsia X instigates Iran service

Thai AirAsia X links Bangkok Don Mueang and Tehran with thrice-weekly flights.

Intra-Asia market doubles in size in 10 years; China set to smash one million weekly seats mark

Intra-Asia market doubles in size in 10 years; China set to smash one million weekly seats mark

Asia shows no discernible signs of slowing down its capacity growth. The region plays host to the 137th IATA Slot Conference in Singapore next month, so we thought it would be a good time to appraise just how the intra-Asian market was performing before the network planning world arrives in the region.

Thai AirAsia X charges into China

Thai AirAsia X charges into China

Thai AirAsia X starts daily service between Bangkok Don Mueang and Shanghai Pudong.


Thai AirAsia X begins third Japanese route

Thai AirAsia X begins third Japanese route

Thai AirAsia X starts Bangkok to Sapporo service with help from AirAsia X.

South Korea sees traffic grow by 11% in 2014; t’way air is the fastest growing airline

South Korea sees traffic grow by 11% in 2014; t’way air is the fastest growing airline

Home to an estimated population of 51 million, who like to describe their home country’s economic success as “Miracle on the Han River”, South Korea is served by 14 commercial airports. With the two airports serving Seoul commanding 63% of the total traffic, anna.aero investigates the airlines operating in this fast growing market and reveals […]

Liverpool Airport receives Cake of the Week award for Flybe

Liverpool Airport receives Cake of the Week award for Flybe

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Cebu Airport welcomes the arrival of Mandarin Airlines first charter flight from Kaohsiung, and Athens Airport holds a press conference celebrating Blue Air’s new route from Larnaca. More news from Thai AirAsia X, Perth, Southampton, London Stansted and Munich airports.