Articles Tagged ‘AirAsia’

AirAsia grew by 23% from Kota Kinabalu in 2018 and added two international links; operates a 20-destination network from the airport

AirAsia grew by 23% from Kota Kinabalu in 2018 and added two international links; operates a 20-destination network from the airport

Kota Kinabalu is AirAsia’s second largest base regarding annual capacity, having offered 5.73 million two-way seats from the airport in 2018. Jonathan Ford looks at the LCC’s development from the Malaysian airport over the past couple of years, including the expansion of international markets in North Asia.

Münster/Osnabrück welcomes one million passengers in a year for first time since 2012

Münster/Osnabrück welcomes one million passengers in a year for first time since 2012

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Münster/Osnabrück welcoming one million passengers in 2018, AirAsia signs a Memorandum of Cooperation, confirming its aim to set up a low-cost carrier in Vietnam with local partners.

AirAsia scores new route hat-trick

AirAsia scores new route hat-trick

AirAsia adds three new routes including one domestic service, plus flights to China and Singapore.


AirAsia adds new routes to Macau and Vietnam at start of W18/19

AirAsia adds new routes to Macau and Vietnam at start of W18/19

AirAsia introduces services from Kota Kinabalu to Macau and from Kuala Lumpur to Phu Quoc.

AirAsia celebrates 10 years at Hong Kong with new route announcement

AirAsia celebrates 10 years at Hong Kong with new route announcement

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with AirAsia’s celebration of serving Hong Kong for 10 years, Virgin Atlantic and LanzaTech mark the first use of a next generation sustainable jet fuel, plus there is route news from St. Petersburg regarding upcoming services for W18/19.

Asia records fifth success in 2018 Arch of Triumph challenge

Asia records fifth success in 2018 Arch of Triumph challenge

Asian airports represent 60% of the five FTWA entries this week and have now claimed 13% of all victories in this year’s competition. Read on to find out which airport in the region did enough to take home the crown this week.


AirAsia opens latest domestic connections from Johor Bahru

AirAsia opens latest domestic connections from Johor Bahru

AirAsia launches flights from Johor Bahru to Alor Setar and Ipoh – both served four times weekly.

Madrid takes Cake of the Week for Norwegian long-haul; World Routes 2020 announced and Routes Africa marketing award winners revealed

Madrid takes Cake of the Week for Norwegian long-haul; World Routes 2020 announced and Routes Africa marketing award winners revealed

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, KLM toasts its 150,000th passenger from Inverness while China Southern Airlines opens a second non-stop service to Rome Fiumicino. More news also from AirAsia, Germania, Flybe and Blue Panorama Airlines, plus St. Petersburg and Melbourne airports.

European airports have seven of 2018 Arch of Triumph top 10

European airports have seven of 2018 Arch of Triumph top 10

In a week when the nation’s football team failed to beat Croatia in the FIFA World Cup Round of 16, a little bit of Danish national pride will have been restored as a result of an Arch of Triumph win against 14 other airports in the FTWA World Competition.


AirAsia adds a pair of international routes from Penang

AirAsia adds a pair of international routes from Penang

AirAsia introduces Hanoi and Phuket services from Penang.

Asia takes its fourth Arch of Triumph win

Asia takes its fourth Arch of Triumph win

The summer keeps moving on and so does the number of water arches that we receive, with another 17 sent in this week. Another seven days like that and we will pass the 200-mark of FTWAs three weeks sooner than last year.

AirAsia hops into Hua Hin

AirAsia hops into Hua Hin

AirAsia begins new link from Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin in Thailand.