Articles Tagged ‘DMK’

Bangkok-China: 17 million seats across 44 airports and 28 airlines

Bangkok-China: 17 million seats across 44 airports and 28 airlines

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.

Thai AirAsia X touches down in Brisbane

Thai AirAsia X touches down in Brisbane

Thai AirAsia X launched its latest service between Don Mueang and Brisbane on 26 June.

Thai Lion Air brings Osaka closer to Bangkok

Thai Lion Air brings Osaka closer to Bangkok

Thai Lion Air becomes the fourth airline to connect Bangkok Don Mueang and Osaka Kansai. 


Europe and Asia battle it out in the latest Arch of Triumph competition

Europe and Asia battle it out in the latest Arch of Triumph competition

In this week’s Arch of Triumph competition, four airports compete to be crowned the weekly winner. With two airports each from Europe and Asia, all of which greeted new low-cost services on single-aisle aircraft, it’s a hot battle to see which airport has taken the title given the similar characteristics of the routes.

Thai Lion Air takes flight for Nagoya

Thai Lion Air takes flight for Nagoya

Thai Lion Air begins a five times weekly service between Bangkok Don Mueang and Nagoya. 

Thai Lion Air introduces second Japanese destination from Bangkok

Thai Lion Air introduces second Japanese destination from Bangkok

Thai Lion Air launches flights between Bangkok Don Mueang and Fukuoka.


Asian airports maintain momentum in 2019 Arch of Triumph competition

Asian airports maintain momentum in 2019 Arch of Triumph competition

As we enter the second week of the 2019 Arch of Triumph competition, Asian airports show no sign of loosening their grip on this prestigious weekly award. All of the FTWA entries received so far this year have come from airports on the continent. Read on to see which one took home the honours this […]

Thai Lion Air starts first services to Sri Lanka

Thai Lion Air starts first services to Sri Lanka

Thai Lion Air launches daily flights between Bangkok Don Mueang and Colombo.

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.


Thai Lion Air departs for Denpasar

Thai Lion Air departs for Denpasar

Thai Lion Air begins a daily service between Bangkok Don Mueang and Denpasar in Indonesia. 

NokScoot brings Bangkok closer to Delhi

NokScoot brings Bangkok closer to Delhi

NokScoot commences a four times weekly service between Bangkok Don Mueang and Delhi. 

Phuket Airport traffic grows 195% in 10 years; LCCs account for 44% of passengers; VietJetAir among many carriers launching flights in 2018

Phuket Airport traffic grows 195% in 10 years; LCCs account for 44% of passengers; VietJetAir among many carriers launching flights in 2018

Situated in Southern Thailand, Phuket Airport handled just shy of 16.85 million passengers in 2017, up from 5.70 million in 2008. One of Asia’s leading leisure hot-spots, Jonathan Ford investigates the growth that has taken place in recent years, highlighting the airport’s leading carriers plus its top connections.