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Articles Tagged ‘AirAsia’

Fast-growing Lion Air close to offering 1m seats per week

Fast-growing Lion Air close to offering 1m seats per week

“We make people fly” says Lion Air CEO Rusdi Kirana. True to his word (and adopted as the company slogan) Lion Air made nearly 35 million people fly in 2013, making it the world’s fifth largest LCC. anna.aero takes a look at Asia’s biggest low-cost carrier.

Record June for Airbus and Boeing; Air New Zealand receives #1 787-9

Record June for Airbus and Boeing; Air New Zealand receives #1 787-9

Airbus and Boeing recorded strongest June since anna.aero started tracking aircraft deliveries in 2008, with the American producer handing over 71 airframes, 16 more than its European counterpart. Airbus will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with Boeing, which leads the 2014 delivery race by 39 units.

AirAsia expands presence at Johor Bahru with three new routes

AirAsia expands presence at Johor Bahru with three new routes

AirAsia now links Johor Bahru to Ho Chi Minh City, Yogyakarta and Lombok using its A320s.


Ryanair’s three million milestone at Memmingen Airport; AirAsia to re-enter Japan’s low-cost market; Brussels Airlines arrives at Malta Airport; more news from Rome Fiumicino and Munich airports

Ryanair’s three million milestone at Memmingen Airport; AirAsia to re-enter Japan’s low-cost market; Brussels Airlines arrives at Malta Airport; more news from Rome Fiumicino and Munich airports

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair celebrates three million passengers at Memmingen Airport, AirAsia announces its return to the Japanese low-cost market, and Malta Airport greets Brussels Airlines with the traditional water arch salute. We also have news from Munich and Rome Fiumicino airports.

Airbus delivers more units than Boeing for the first time in 2014; Asiana Airlines receives first A380

Airbus delivers more units than Boeing for the first time in 2014; Asiana Airlines receives first A380

Airbus managed to deliver 55 airframes in May, more units than its American counterpart for the first time this year. Nevertheless, the European manufacturer will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with Boeing, which is still leading the 2014 delivery race by 23 units.

Record April for Airbus and Boeing; United Airlines receives 8000th 737 family aircraft

Record April for Airbus and Boeing; United Airlines receives 8000th 737 family aircraft

Following a busy March, both Airbus and Boeing handed over fewer airframes in the fourth month of the year. However, both manufacturers recorded the strongest April since anna.aero started tracking aircraft deliveries in 2008, with the American producer leading this year’s delivery race by 24 units.


AirAsia starts first international route from Kuala Terengganu

AirAsia starts first international route from Kuala Terengganu

AirAsia launches third route from Kuala Terengganu to Singapore with thrice-weekly flights.

AirAsia launches three new routes in Malaysia

AirAsia launches three new routes in Malaysia

AirAsia adds new international routes from Malaysia to Kalibo and Singapore.

AirAsia adds four new Malaysian domestic routes

AirAsia adds four new Malaysian domestic routes

AirAsia adds two new routes from Kuching Airport and from Miri Airport, all with just three to four weekly flights.


Philippines capacity up 5.4% in 2013; Cebu Pacific Air commands half of domestic market

Philippines capacity up 5.4% in 2013; Cebu Pacific Air commands half of domestic market

Benefiting from an emerging economic climate, seat capacity in the Philippines has grown rapidly since we last looked at this market two years ago, offering over 41 million one-way seats in 2013. anna.aero investigates the biggest carriers operating in this dynamic market and reveals which airports are going to grow this summer. 

Chiang Mai Airport passed five million passengers in 2013; Thai AirAsia becomes #1 carrier

Chiang Mai Airport passed five million passengers in 2013; Thai AirAsia becomes #1 carrier

Thailand’s fourth busiest airport according to AOT, Chiang Mai, has grown rapidly over recent years, seeing several new services and noting a new high passenger record in 2013. anna.aero takes a closer look at how Chiang Mai has developed in the last 12 months and reveals which are its top 12 destinations.

Airbus-Boeing 2013 deliveries up 7.2%; Seattle wins race as Airbus delivers 1,000th China unit

Airbus-Boeing 2013 deliveries up 7.2%; Seattle wins race as Airbus delivers 1,000th China unit

An impressive 1,275 airframes were delivered to worldwide airline customers by Airbus and Boeing last year, turning 2013 into a record year, Boeing delivered 649 aircraft and wins the race for the second year in a row.