Articles Tagged ‘AirAsia’
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 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
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
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 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
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
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 introduces Hanoi and Phuket services from Penang.
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 begins new link from Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin in Thailand.
Airbus and Boeing’s productivity rate dropped 13% in February; Ryanair takes hold of eight 737-800s as Qatar Airways gets first-ever A350-1000
Airbus and Boeing in February handed over 87 units between them in February, down from a total of 100 aircraft in the same month of 2017. While the result is not great, historic moments did occur in month two of this year, with Qatar Airways getting its first A350-100 and Ryanair picking up eight 737-800s.
Chennai being challenged as it is poised to break 20m passenger milestone; IndiGo is #1 carrier
Chennai is India’s fourth busiest facility, but since late 2017 the airport’s monthly passenger numbers have been usurped by a faster growing competitor. Marc Watkins reviews the airport’s recent traffic figures, its seasonality profile, as well as its biggest routes and carriers, including newcomer Vistara.