Articles Tagged ‘AirAsia’
World LCC route launches: Ryanair +200; over half of Indonesia AirAsia’s network new; Interjet drops no routes
It’s time for anna.aero’s annual network analysis of 32 of the world’s biggest LCCs to see which have started (and stopped) the most routes in the last 12 months. Ryanair retains the number one position in two categories, and every LCC analysed (except one) dropped at least one route in the last 12 months.
AirAsia inaugurates services from Kota Kinabalu Airport to Hangzhou Airport in China.
The AirAsia Group might be facing mixed fortunes in other markets, but in Malaysia it has grown to represent a major threat to the country’s national carrier Malaysia Airlines. But as the two carriers compete for market dominance, other players loom on the horizon, including the Lion Air-backed Malindo Air.
AirAsia Group still growing at 20% but drops 11 routes; most new routes in Indonesia, Zest Air merger in the Philippines
Asia’s biggest LCC is still highly profitable, and growing quickly. But along the way even the AirAsia group of airlines has dropped a few routes in the last 12 months, and we reveal which ones. However, it is also starting more than twice as many as it is dropping.
Malaysia Airlines welcomes A380s, oneworld membership and return to profitability as competition intensifies
Competing against AirAsia obviously isn’t easy, but after a difficult period, Malaysia Airlines is gradually getting itself back on track, thanks to new aircraft, capacity and route cuts and lower costs. Air France, Malindo Air and Turkish Airlines are all set to make things even more challenging in the coming months.
CityJet shows off RotW award; PIA grows in Leeds Bradford; AirAsia passengers witness first female in-flight proposal
In this week’s portion of network planning community news, anna.aero reports from CityJet HQ, where a Route of the Week certificate was spotted. Further news include Transaero, Pakistan International Airlines and Aeroflot.
In this week’s portion of Network Planning Community News, anna.aero reports on the latest happenings from India and Malaysia.
AirAsia launches daily service from Kota Kinabalu to Guangzhou.
AirAsia launches thrice-weekly service from Kuala Lumpur to Nanning.
AirAsia starts operations in the Chinese Kunming with services from Kuala Lumpur.
AirAsia now flies to Lombok in Indonesia from its base at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
The gap between Airbus and Boeing further widened in May to the advantage of the American air framer. But which airline named their aircraft after Louis Gallois, the previous CEO of Airbus? By how much did Boeing increase its widebody deliveries compared with last year? And how many APAC carriers now fly A380s?