Articles Tagged ‘BKI’

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.

Philippines AirAsia is #3 carrier in the Philippines; now operating 30 routes across 20 airports with a fleet of 16 180-seat A320s

Philippines AirAsia is #3 carrier in the Philippines; now operating 30 routes across 20 airports with a fleet of 16 180-seat A320s

Previously known as Zest Air and then AirAsia Zest, Philippines AirAsia is growing steadily from its main Manila and Cebu hubs. We reveal the airline’s passenger numbers and load factors since 2013, its busiest airports and top 17 routes.


Malindo Air launches second route to Taiwan

Malindo Air launches second route to Taiwan

Malindo Air becomes third carrier to connect Kota Kinabalu with Taipei.

Air Seoul starts five new routes

Air Seoul starts five new routes

Air Seoul adds Hiroshima, Kota Kinabalu, Macau, Nagasaki and Yonago to its network.

Five airports across three continents vie for Week 27 victory

Five airports across three continents vie for Week 27 victory

So far during 2016, anna.aero’s judges have received 229 FTWAs, with five being entered this week from airports in Asia, Europe and North America. With mid-season now here, and airlines preparing for their winter season launches, the world’s airports should now have a measure of what to do to make an impression – scoring more […]