Articles Tagged ‘Bangkok’
Thai VietJet is to start 5 new routes, each highly competitive on a city basis, with between 70 + 112 weekly frequencies by competitors. But, it’s different at airport level.
AirAsia’s Malaysia AOC to restart 8 domestic routes from 29 April, with remaining 31 in May/June. We look at its plan & domestic ops across the Group.
As Thai VietJet plans Bangkok – Haikou, its first China route, we look at the market and the primarily domestic Thai operator.
China’s domestic seats are down 135 million and international seats 27 million, led by Thailand; leisure destinations are badly hit.
China is the number-one country to Thailand for tourists, with China-Bangkok seats up by 14 million since 2010. 69 routes operate between the two on an airport-level basis, involving 44 airports and 28 airlines. Bangkok-Guangzhou has 30 return-trips a day across nine airlines. Thai LCCs now dominate the airline rankings.
Thailand’s Nok Air celebrates 10 years of operations; new Q400s open up possibility of more international routes
The latest LCC to celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2014 (we have already had Wizz Air and Vueling) is Thailand’s Nok Air. Operating almost exclusively domestically from Bangkok’s Don Mueang Airport the airline currently offers around one-quarter of all domestic seats in the domestic market.
After several years of stagnant passenger numbers, Thai Airways is reporting growth in 2012 and capacity is set to rise as the airline takes delivery of its new generation aircraft on order. But which European destination did the Star Alliance airline drop last year, and which route did it start instead? In which market is […]
Thai Smile launches with service to Macau; domestic routes starting soon to make Thai Airways more competitive
Thai Airways’ new lower-cost all A320 airline launched this week from Bangkok. But what other routes is it launching in the coming weeks and what competition does it face on its routes? How is Thai AirAsia responding to the challenge?
Scoot launches with flights from Singapore to Sydney; Gold Coast, Bangkok and Tianjin starting by end of August
The latest medium to long-haul LCC is up and running in Singapore. Just how cheap are its fares to Sydney (and back)? What’s included in the ‘headline’ price, what additional (non-optional) fees are there, and what extras do you have to pay for? We take a look at available fares on the Sydney route all […]
Award season is here. The time has come for the second annual Asian ANNIES, awarded to airports and airlines for their route development achievements in the Asia-Pacific region. But which airport takes the most awards? Which airline has launched the most long-haul routes? And which is the biggest new airline in the region?
Thailand maintains good international connections; V Australia and Kingfisher new in 2009; only one US non-stop
Bangkok handles 80% of all Thailand’s airport traffic, but which other airports play an important role in the country? Which six carriers are competing in the domestic market and how many of Europe’s major carriers are present?
Nok Air may have celebrated its fifth anniversary this summer but its fleet is still relatively small. Where does it fly to and what competition does it have? And what role do SGA play?