Articles Tagged ‘AirAsia’

Singapore boosted by enhanced bilateral with Malaysia; AirAsia now serves 15 destinations

nl250909-country-100.jpgThe sporting world will be focused on Singapore this weekend as the F1 world flies into town. Malaysian routes have been given a boost recently, but which other new services have been started?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 5 September – Friday 11 September):

Route NewsSome interesting new routes started this week. Aegean, Aer Lingus, AirAsia, Air India Express, Bahrain Air, jetBlue, Pacific Blue, Ryanair and SkyExpress have all had cause to keep their PR departments busy with some positive news.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 15 August – Friday 21 August)

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsThings pick up again this week, though some routes originally scheduled to start this week have been put back. But we still have Southwest’s arrival in Boston, several new routes from Norwegian, a new country market for AirAsia and Jet Airways adding flights to Dubai. Plus China Eastern, Donbassaero, SA Airlink and TACA.

Indonesia’s traffic up 3.5% last year; Lion Air now #1 among domestic carriers; still no non-stop flights to Western Europe

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusDespite the collapse of Adam Air Indonesia’s airports still grew last year handling almost 80 million passengers. The domestic market is highly competitive but non-stop long-haul routes to Europe and North America are still missing.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 21 March – Friday 27 March)

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsThe calm before the storm this week with just seven new routes identified. These came from AirAsia’s Indonesian subsidiary, Continental, jetBlue and Shanghai Airlines. Next week there will be over 200.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 7 March – Friday 13 March):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsGround-breaking new routes this week from AirAsia X and Southwest (hello Minneapolis/St Paul) while there are also new services being started by AeroMexico, AirAsia, AirTran, Athens Airways, City Airline, and Turkish Airlines.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 28 February – Friday 6 March):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsAirlines across the world seem to have decided that the beginning of March is a good time to start a new route. This week we have news and analysis on 27 new routes being started by 15 different airlines. Leading the way is Tiger Airways with five new routes, Lufthansa Italia with four new routes from Milan Malpensa and Wataniya Airways with three.

Airbus and Boeing deliver 858 new aircraft in 2008; AirAsia and Continental lead deliveries

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsAirbus delivered a record 483 aircraft last year, rather more than Boeing did. Which carriers were busy receiving early Christmas presents in December and which airlines took delivery of most new aircraft in 2008? How many A380s did Airbus deliver in 2008 and to whom?

Jakarta’s rapid growth dented by Adam Air’s demise; still 7th busiest Asian airport

Jakarta’s rapid growth dented by Adam Air’s demise; still 7th busiest Asian airportIndonesia’s air traffic has grown rapidly in recent years after a setback in the late 90s. However, the demise of Adam Air in March has resulted in Jakarta’s traffic falling in recent months. There are few services to Europe and none to the US, but Lion Air has ambitious plans.