Articles Tagged ‘BKI’

Malaysia Airlines’ Tokyo grown well; we explore Tokyo connectivity over KUL

Malaysia Airlines’ Tokyo grown well; we explore Tokyo connectivity over KUL

Last year was Malaysia Airlines’ best ever to Northeast Asia. Japan grew well, so we look at connectivity over KUL. Leisure and VFR markets key. 

Air Busan connects Daegu and Busan to Kota Kinabalu

Air Busan connects Daegu and Busan to Kota Kinabalu

Air Busan launched two new services from Daegu and Busan to Kota Kinabalu.

AirAsia grew by 23% from Kota Kinabalu in 2018 and added two international links; operates a 20-destination network from the airport

AirAsia grew by 23% from Kota Kinabalu in 2018 and added two international links; operates a 20-destination network from the airport

Kota Kinabalu is AirAsia’s second largest base regarding annual capacity, having offered 5.73 million two-way seats from the airport in 2018. Jonathan Ford looks at the LCC’s development from the Malaysian airport over the past couple of years, including the expansion of international markets in North Asia.


Jeju Air sees out 2018 with six new services

Jeju Air sees out 2018 with six new services

Jeju Air begins six new routes including links to the Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia and Thailand.

AirAsia scores new route hat-trick

AirAsia scores new route hat-trick

AirAsia adds three new routes including one domestic service, plus flights to China and Singapore.

AirAsia adds new routes to Macau and Vietnam at start of W18/19

AirAsia adds new routes to Macau and Vietnam at start of W18/19

AirAsia introduces services from Kota Kinabalu to Macau and from Kuala Lumpur to Phu Quoc.


Asia records fifth success in 2018 Arch of Triumph challenge

Asia records fifth success in 2018 Arch of Triumph challenge

Asian airports represent 60% of the five FTWA entries this week and have now claimed 13% of all victories in this year’s competition. Read on to find out which airport in the region did enough to take home the crown this week.

China Southern Airlines launches second route to Kota Kinabalu

China Southern Airlines launches second route to Kota Kinabalu

China Southern Airlines launches a daily service between Shenzhen and the Malaysian airport.

North America notches its second Arch of Triumph win of 2018

North America notches its second Arch of Triumph win of 2018

The world’s biggest aviation market has taken until August to provide its second victorious champion of this year’s Arch of Triumph competition. What is more noteworthy is the fact that the same Floridian airport has delivered both of these wins for the region.


Thai AirAsia launches Kota Kinabalu connection

Thai AirAsia launches Kota Kinabalu connection

Thai AirAsia introduces its first flight to East Malaysia from Bangkok Don Mueang.

Malindo Air launches second Singapore service

Malindo Air launches second Singapore service

Malindo Air launches a daily flight from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore – adds to existing Kuala Lumpur route.

Air Seoul more than doubles capacity since S17; Japan is leading country market while Osaka Kansai tops the route leaderboard

Air Seoul more than doubles capacity since S17; Japan is leading country market while Osaka Kansai tops the route leaderboard

Air Seoul will offer 43,900 weekly seats across its network this summer, up 132% on the same period last summer, with the South Korean carrier having added a number of new routes since then. Nick Preston takes a look at the LCC’s expanding schedule, including its leading airport pairs and country markets.