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Articles Tagged ‘Indonesia’

Indonesia's Mandala Airlines re-launches as partner airline of Tiger Airways with three routes

Indonesia’s Mandala Airlines re-launches as partner airline of Tiger Airways with three routes

Does Indonesia’s competitive aviation market need another carrier? Local private equity company Saratoga Capital and Singapore’s Tiger Airways seem to think so. But what competition will the resuscitated Mandala Airlines face on the only three routes it has announced so far?

China dominates Asian domestic markets; China - Hong Kong - Taiwan triangle reporting impressive growth

China dominates Asian domestic markets; China – Hong Kong – Taiwan triangle reporting impressive growth

While the European and North American air travel markets are showing signs of maturity, air travel is still booming in Asia. How big are the leading domestic markets and how fast are they growing? Which are the leading international markets in the region, how fast are they growing (or not) and what role is politics […]

Indonesia’s #1 domestic airline Lion Air positions for $1bn IPO; adds 26 Boeings in two years, 139 more to come

Indonesia’s #1 domestic airline Lion Air positions for $1bn IPO; adds 26 Boeings in two years, 139 more to come

Only five airlines received more new Boeing aircraft in the last two years than Lion Air, but where is it operating them? What other aircraft types does it operate and where does it fly to outside of Indonesia? On which route does it operate 15 flights each day?


Singapore breaks 40 million mark as demand surges 13% in 2010; two new airlines already welcomed in 2011

Singapore breaks 40 million mark as demand surges 13% in 2010; two new airlines already welcomed in 2011

Singapore’s Changi airport had an excellent 2010 reporting double-digit growth and welcoming nine new airlines. But which are the leading carriers at the airport and which are the leading country markets? And what’s coming in 2011?

Indonesia’s 6th biggest domestic airline grounded; Mandala Airlines has 45 days to find new investors to keep flying

Indonesia’s 6th biggest domestic airline grounded; Mandala Airlines has 45 days to find new investors to keep flying

Indonesia’s highly competitive domestic market appears to have claimed another victim. What share of the market did Mandala Airlines have and how many routes did it operate? What competition did it face on its busiest route?

Indonesia's Mandala goes international to Singapore, Hong Kong and Macau; fleet of eight A320s to become 38 by 2014

Indonesia’s Mandala goes international to Singapore, Hong Kong and Macau; fleet of eight A320s to become 38 by 2014

Mandala Airlines has a well known airline investor guiding its future path. But what is its current network and just how much competition does it face on its busiest domestic and international routes?


Top 30 Asian airports offering 7% more capacity than a year ago; Beijing passes Tokyo Haneda; Jakarta growing fastest

Top 30 Asian airports offering 7% more capacity than a year ago; Beijing passes Tokyo Haneda; Jakarta growing fastest

You want proof that the Asian economies are doing well? Then take a look at airport capacity stats for the leading airports in the region. Only two of the top 25 airports are not growing again.

China at the forefront of Asian air travel growth; Indonesia and Vietnam booming in 2010; Hong Kong, Japan and Thailand struggle

China at the forefront of Asian air travel growth; Indonesia and Vietnam booming in 2010; Hong Kong, Japan and Thailand struggle

Europe’s had volcano issues (and strikes), the US has had a major merger announcement but what’s happening in Asia? Which airlines and country markets are growing fastest? We have a couple of handy graphs summarising the trends.

Boeing delivers one aircraft more than Airbus in April; Hawaiian Airlines receives first Airbus

Boeing delivers one aircraft more than Airbus in April; Hawaiian Airlines receives first Airbus

Aircraft deliveries from the two major manufacturers Airbus and Boeing slowed down in April, but Boeing took a point over its European rival. Which US carrier had its first Airbus aircraft delivered? Which was the most popular aircraft model? And which launch customer received its last ordered aircraft of an unusual type?


Bali traffic up over 50% in two years; LCCs now have 20% share; KLM returns (via Singapore) after 12 years

Bali traffic up over 50% in two years; LCCs now have 20% share; KLM returns (via Singapore) after 12 years

Denpasar airport on the island of Bali has experienced strong growth over the last few years, but which airlines serve the Indonesian island and from where? Which routes have recently been launched and which European airline has resumed flights after a 12-year hiatus? And will the airport be able to deal with further growth?

Indonesia’s traffic up 3.5% last year; Lion Air now #1 among domestic carriers; still no non-stop flights to Western Europe

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusDespite the collapse of Adam Air Indonesia’s airports still grew last year handling almost 80 million passengers. The domestic market is highly competitive but non-stop long-haul routes to Europe and North America are still missing.

Jakarta’s rapid growth dented by Adam Air’s demise; still 7th busiest Asian airport

Jakarta’s rapid growth dented by Adam Air’s demise; still 7th busiest Asian airportIndonesia’s air traffic has grown rapidly in recent years after a setback in the late 90s. However, the demise of Adam Air in March has resulted in Jakarta’s traffic falling in recent months. There are few services to Europe and none to the US, but Lion Air has ambitious plans.