Articles Tagged ‘AirAsia’

Kuala Lumpur traffic doubles in nine years; passed 50 million in 2016 as AirAsia Group and Malaysia Airlines account for over 70% of demand

Kuala Lumpur traffic doubles in nine years; passed 50 million in 2016 as AirAsia Group and Malaysia Airlines account for over 70% of demand

Kuala Lumpur International Airport, next week’s IATA Slot Conference host, reported almost 8% growth in traffic in 2016, driven by Malindo Air’s rapid growth. We look at how traffic has developed since 2007, the leading airlines and international routes and what new services have launched in 2017.

Airbus and Boeing match on single-aisle unit deliveries in March; US manufacturer outshines European counterpart in wide-body market

Airbus and Boeing match on single-aisle unit deliveries in March; US manufacturer outshines European counterpart in wide-body market

Having delivered 100 aircraft in February, Airbus and Boeing upped their games in March by handing over 136 aircraft, an improvement rate of 36% when compared to the month before. While both manufacturers matched single-aisle unit deliveries in March, Boeing handed over 12 more wide-body variants, therefore increasing its lead in the 2017 delivery race […]

AirAsia gives Bhubaneswar in India its first international link

AirAsia gives Bhubaneswar in India its first international link

AirAsia connects Kuala Lumpur with the Indian city.


China dominates Asian growth in Q2; fastest-growing major country market but Jakarta fends off Kunming for fastest-growing airport

China dominates Asian growth in Q2; fastest-growing major country market but Jakarta fends off Kunming for fastest-growing airport

With Routes Asia taking place next week and the start of the summer season less than two weeks away, we decided to take a look at Asian developments in 2017 Q2 compared with 2016 Q2. We look at the top country markets for growth, biggest airlines and fastest-growing airports.

Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 130,000 annual searches; AirAsia X's fourth Japanese route?

Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 130,000 annual searches; AirAsia X’s fourth Japanese route?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shows that in the last year nearly 130,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Nagoya and Kuala Lumpur ‒ but the route is unserved!? What is more bizarre is the fact that all the main players – All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines and AirAsia X – could […]

AirAsia X grows passenger numbers by 30% in 2016; now serves 11 countries from Kuala Lumpur base with 22 aircraft; US access granted

AirAsia X grows passenger numbers by 30% in 2016; now serves 11 countries from Kuala Lumpur base with 22 aircraft; US access granted

AirAsia X has been a pioneer in the low-cost long-haul (LCLH) market and celebrates its 10th anniversary in November. We look at the airline’s recent rapid growth, fleet plans and biggest country markets, as well as taking a closer look at all the routes that have failed to deliver.


AirAsia adds fourth international route from Johor Bahru

AirAsia adds fourth international route from Johor Bahru

AirAsia links Johor Bahru and Jakarta with three times weekly A320 flights.

Siem Reap is Cambodia's busiest airport (just); Cambodia Angkor Air is still #1 airline (just)

Siem Reap is Cambodia’s busiest airport (just); Cambodia Angkor Air is still #1 airline (just)

Although it is not the capital city, Siem Reap is the busiest airport in Cambodia – for the time being at least – serving as the gateway to the Angkor ruins – the country’s major tourism hot-spot. We take a look at the airport’s biggest airlines (and how they are growing) and its most important […]

Akron-Canton Airport celebrates its Fire Truck Water Arch victory

Akron-Canton Airport celebrates its Fire Truck Water Arch victory

Akron-Canton delivered North America’s third win of 2016, joining the likes of Denver and Kelowna with weekly wins in the Arch of Triumph battle. With 50% of this week’s six entries, North America may just provide back-to-back wins.


AirAsia starts second KL route to Laos

AirAsia starts second KL route to Laos

AirAsia starts four times weekly service from Kuala Lumpur to Luang Prabang.

Boeing and Airbus pass 1,000 deliveries for 2016; Jet2.com welcomes first brand-new 737-800 while China Airlines receives first A350

Boeing and Airbus pass 1,000 deliveries for 2016; Jet2.com welcomes first brand-new 737-800 while China Airlines receives first A350

In the ninth month of 2016 Airbus and Boeing passed the milestone of 1,000 unit deliveries, with a total of 1,025 aircraft having been delivered by both companies between January and September. Overall Boeing handed over 10 more aircraft than its European counterpart last month. However Airbus is catching up in regards to narrow-body units.

Lisbon Airport welcomes home the champions of Europe while Melbourne celebrates Cake of the Week title

Lisbon Airport welcomes home the champions of Europe while Melbourne celebrates Cake of the Week title

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair announces it will serve two Eastern European capitals from Leeds Bradford, while Blue Air picks up a special award from Hermes. More news also from Vilnius, Aarhus and Batumi airports plus the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards.