Articles Tagged ‘Kuala Lumpur’
AirAsia’s Ashok Kumar, regional director, strategy, airport & planning, and Subashini Silvadas, Network Management, talk to anna.aero in KUL
In this week’s rapid-fire Q&A, anna.aero’s Ryan Ghee went to AirAsia’s Kuala Lumpur offices to talk to a room full of network planners about the new bases in Medan (Indonesia) and Chiang Mai (Thailand) and cheekily asked if the Malaysian low-cost star dabbles in over-booking.
AirAsia X confirms Paris for 2011; Delhi, Mumbai, Seoul, Tehran and Tokyo all added from Kuala Lumpur during 2010
AirAsia’s long-haul partner AirAsia X received a new A330 this week, and confirmed flights to Paris starting on Valentine’s Day. How extensive is its network and what competition does it face? How has the London service stimulated the UK market?
AirAsia expands in India; Hannover base #6 for Germanwings…and other good (and not so good) announcements…
Our new regular feature looking at the week’s most interesting route-related news plus exclusive anna.aero analysis. Some carriers are adding routes, some are cutting back. Who’s doing what?
AirAsia’s long-haul division is almost two years old and now operates six aircraft. What competition does it face and how much has traffic been stimulated on the London route? What load factors have AirAsia X managed and where is it going next?
After Australia and China, AirAsia X sets its sights on the UK with the start of flights from Kuala Lumpur to Stansted. How has the UK-Malaysia market developed recently and how many weekly frequencies can you get from a single A340? How much cheaper are AirAsia X’s fares compared to its only rival in the market Malaysian Airlines?
Malaysia’s international gateway at KLIA celebrated its 10th anniversary earlier this year. In recent years traffic growth has been impressive thanks to AirAsia. But where are the European carrier and routes to North America?
Home to some of the world’s tallest buildings and a Formula 1 Grand Prix, Malaysia’s airport traffic figures are dominated by Kuala Lumpur’s now 10-year-old airport at Sepang. Which other airports handle over one million passengers per year and how competitive has Air Asia become in just a few years? And which major countries are not served directly?
Jetstar’s Singapore based subsidiary is three years-old but still has just five aircraft. However, it starts two new routes in February to Macau and Kuala Lumpur. The new Malaysian route will see it compete head-to-head against local rivals Tiger and AirAsia. Which other routes does the airline serve and how much competition does it face?
Through government agreements three LCCs will start competing on this route from 1 February. Which of AirAsia, Jetstar Asia and Tiger Airways is the cheapest, and does it matter from which end of the route you book? We look at the first two weeks of flights and see what impact the timing of Chinese New Year is having on fares.