Articles Tagged ‘Jakarta’
anna.aero meets with Garuda Indonesia’s GM for the UK & Ireland, Jubi Prasetyo, at World Travel Market to discuss the carrier’s Gatwick service
During this year’s World Travel Market exhibition at London’s ExCeL Centre, anna.aero’s Jonathan Ford caught up with Garuda Indonesia’s Jubi Prasetyo, to discuss the success of the carrier’s London Gatwick service which has now been operating for 13 months, and how he hopes that the route will become non-stop in 2016.
Citilink, Indonesia’s fast-growing LCC, handled 3.8 million passengers in 2012; eyes 100 new routes in 2013
Initially created as Garuda Indonesia’s alternative low-cost airline in 2001, Citilink became a fully independent airline last year. Ambitious plans for 2013 include the doubling of passenger throughput and 100 new routes.
Garuda Indonesia gradually re-establishing itself as a significant Asian airline; passengers up 22% in 2012 H1
Indonesia’s flag-carrier has recently won a number of awards and is growing rapidly. But are domestic routes, international routes or its Citilink LCC operations growing fastest this year? And which two new international routes have been introduced in the second quarter of this year?
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?
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?
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
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?
Indonesia’s traffic up 3.5% last year; Lion Air now #1 among domestic carriers; still no non-stop flights to Western Europe
Despite 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.
Indonesia’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.
AirAsia may be Asia’s biggest and most successful low-cost carrier, but its Indonesian operation has had more than its fair share of troubles recently. How does it schedule its fleet and what are average fares like in this market? Which new destinations have been added most recently?