Articles Tagged ‘BKI’

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.

Spring Airlines doubles capacity over past five years; Shanghai airports dominate route network, Thailand is leading international market

Spring Airlines doubles capacity over past five years; Shanghai airports dominate route network, Thailand is leading international market

There were more than 18.5 million two-way seats available on Spring Airlines’ services in 2017. The Chinese LCC has experienced rapid growth over the past 10 years, during which time it introduced its first international destinations. We take a look at the Asian airline’s fast developing network, including its largest airports and routes.

Tigerair Taiwan takes on legacy carriers – Taipei Taoyuan #1 operation and growing fast; Japan most important country market

Tigerair Taiwan takes on legacy carriers – Taipei Taoyuan #1 operation and growing fast; Japan most important country market

Tigerair Taiwan became the first Taiwan-based LCC in 2014 (and still is) and has increased capacity by more than 250% since 2015. We take a look at what airports feed this animal the most, as well as which routes are proving to be a roaring success.