Articles Tagged ‘AirAsia’

World LCC route launches: Ryanair +200; over half of Indonesia AirAsia’s network new; Interjet drops no routes

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 launches its third route to China from Kota Kinabalu

AirAsia launches its third route to China from Kota Kinabalu

AirAsia inaugurates services from Kota Kinabalu Airport to Hangzhou Airport in China.

Seat capacity in Malaysia +14.3% in 2013; AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines compete for #1 position

Seat capacity in Malaysia +14.3% in 2013; AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines compete for #1 position

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

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

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

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.


Air France and Bengaluru Christmas surprise for their passengers; AirAsia promotes women's tennis

Air France and Bengaluru Christmas surprise for their passengers; AirAsia promotes women’s tennis

In this week’s portion of Network Planning Community News, anna.aero reports on the latest happenings from India and Malaysia.

AirAsia connects Kota Kinabalu with Guangzhou

AirAsia connects Kota Kinabalu with Guangzhou

AirAsia launches daily service from Kota Kinabalu to Guangzhou.

AirAsia connects Kuala Lumpur and Nanning

AirAsia connects Kuala Lumpur and Nanning

AirAsia launches thrice-weekly service from Kuala Lumpur to Nanning.


AirAsia launches Kunming as its fifth Chinese destination from Kuala Lumpur

AirAsia launches Kunming as its fifth Chinese destination from Kuala Lumpur

AirAsia starts operations in the Chinese Kunming with services from Kuala Lumpur.

AirAsia launches route to Lombok in Indonesia from KL

AirAsia launches route to Lombok in Indonesia from KL

AirAsia now flies to Lombok in Indonesia from its base at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

Boeing widens delivery gap over Airbus; Malaysia Airlines 8th A380 operator

Boeing widens delivery gap over Airbus; Malaysia Airlines 8th A380 operator

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?