Articles Tagged ‘Kuala Lumpur’

Cathay Dragon ends – had 14 million seats and 51 routes in 2019

Cathay Dragon ends – had 14 million seats and 51 routes in 2019

Cathay Dragon ceased to exist on 21 October. Will Cathay Pacific or HK Express take up the 10 destinations that are now unserved?

Delhi's top-20 international routes had 7.5 million P2P passengers in 2019

Delhi’s top-20 international routes had 7.5 million P2P passengers in 2019

With Air India announcing Delhi – Vancouver and United starting Chicago, we explore Delhi’s top-20 international routes last year. Where features?

Hanoi's top-20 international routes had 7 million passengers in 2019, up 7% YOY

Hanoi’s top-20 international routes had 7 million passengers in 2019, up 7% YOY

We look at traffic + fares across Hanoi’s top-20 international routes. Seoul #1, but Tokyo Narita grew by 40% from a 25% fare fall from VietJet’s entry.


Malaysia Airlines’ Tokyo grown well; we explore Tokyo connectivity over KUL

Malaysia Airlines’ Tokyo grown well; we explore Tokyo connectivity over KUL

Last year was Malaysia Airlines’ best ever to Northeast Asia. Japan grew well, so we look at connectivity over KUL. Leisure and VFR markets key. 

AirAsia Malaysia domestic flights down just 34% YOY with 1,600 in mid-Sept, website shows

AirAsia Malaysia domestic flights down just 34% YOY with 1,600 in mid-Sept, website shows

AirAsia Malaysia’s domestic market is rebounding, with over 1,600 weekly flights bookable across 35 routes and 16 airports in a week next month.

AirAsia resumes domestic flights from 29 April across five AOCs

AirAsia resumes domestic flights from 29 April across five AOCs

AirAsia’s Malaysia AOC to restart 8 domestic routes from 29 April, with remaining 31 in May/June. We look at its plan & domestic ops across the Group.


Kuala Lumpur traffic doubles in nine years; passed 50 million in 2016 as AirAsia Group and Malaysia Airlines account for over 70% of demand

Kuala Lumpur traffic doubles in nine years; passed 50 million in 2016 as AirAsia Group and Malaysia Airlines account for over 70% of demand

Kuala Lumpur International Airport, next week’s IATA Slot Conference host, reported almost 8% growth in traffic in 2016, driven by Malindo Air’s rapid growth. We look at how traffic has developed since 2007, the leading airlines and international routes and what new services have launched in 2017.

AirAsia now serves over 60 destinations from its main Kuala Lumpur base; almost 75% of flights compete directly with Malaysia Airlines

AirAsia now serves over 60 destinations from its main Kuala Lumpur base; almost 75% of flights compete directly with Malaysia Airlines

AirAsia has now overtaken Malaysia Airlines to be the biggest carrier at KLIA. We reveal the airline’s growth during the last decade, leading and fastest-growing country markets, and overlap with national carrier.

Malindo Air prepares for launch from Kuala Lumpur

Malindo Air prepares for launch from Kuala Lumpur

If Malaysia’s AirAsia can operate a joint venture in Indonesia, then Indonesia’s Lion Air can operate a joint venture in Malaysia. Malindo Air has announced its first two routes and will operate at a service level between AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines with 737-900ERs.


Malaysia Airlines welcomes A380s, oneworld membership and return to profitability as competition intensifies

Malaysia Airlines welcomes A380s, oneworld membership and return to profitability as competition intensifies

Competing against AirAsia obviously isn’t easy, but after a difficult period, Malaysia Airlines is gradually getting itself back on track, thanks to new aircraft, capacity and route cuts and lower costs. Air France, Malindo Air and Turkish Airlines are all set to make things even more challenging in the coming months.

US market underserved from Malaysia; MAS’ oneworld membership raises hopes for BA and Qantas

US market underserved from Malaysia; MAS’ oneworld membership raises hopes for BA and Qantas

Malaysia’s air transport market is facing changes with the partnership between the country’s two main airlines; Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia. How are the country’s regional airports attracting new services compared with Kuala Lumpur? And which are the main network gaps to fill? anna.aero spoke to Tan Sri Bashir Ahmad, Managing Director and CEO of Malaysia […]

AirAsia X leaves Europe and India; Sydney instead next destination

AirAsia X leaves Europe and India; Sydney instead next destination

AirAsia Group’s long haul low-cost airline is pulling out of its longest routes – to London and Paris in Europe – as well as the Indian market. But how has the London route fared compared with the airline’s new partner Malaysia Airlines? What developments have been seen in the Indian market? And what implications is […]