Articles Tagged ‘KUL’

Thai AirAsia opens Chiang Rai base

Thai AirAsia opens Chiang Rai base

Thai AirAsia begins four new routes from Chiang Rai.

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.

SriLankan Airlines traffic fell 3.3% in Q3 2018; Melbourne route carries over 150,000 people in first year; India accounts for 33% of PAX

SriLankan Airlines traffic fell 3.3% in Q3 2018; Melbourne route carries over 150,000 people in first year; India accounts for 33% of PAX

SriLankan Airlines in 2018 operated a 35+ destination network from Colombo, having not opened a new route from Sri Lanka’s capital in over 12 months. Jonathan Ford looks at the airline’s network with regards to its top routes by passengers carried, and highlights potential future services as others are cut.


India international capacity up 5.6% in 2018; IndiGo adds most foreign seats while Sri Lanka sees the most growth this year

India international capacity up 5.6% in 2018; IndiGo adds most foreign seats while Sri Lanka sees the most growth this year

There were 80.63 million two-way seats available between India and international destinations in 2018, up 5.6% on the previous year. Nick Preston takes a look at key trends in India’s international connections, including the strongest growing airlines, country markets and individual destinations.

AirAsia X moves to Melbourne Avalon

AirAsia X moves to Melbourne Avalon

AirAsia X launches services from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne Avalon.

Tampa Airport wins Cake of the Week W18/19 public vote Part I; pick your winner from the 21 cakes in Part II - voting extended

Tampa Airport wins Cake of the Week W18/19 public vote Part I; pick your winner from the 21 cakes in Part II – voting extended

With Tampa Airport tasting success in Part I for the cake it commissioned for Swoop’s first flight from Hamilton, it is now time for Part II of the W18/19 public vote. With another 21 entries this week, which will be your choice for Cake of the Week?


Vote for your favourite Arch of Triumph – W18/19 Part II - voting extended

Vote for your favourite Arch of Triumph – W18/19 Part II – voting extended

Tampa took home double honours last week, claiming the titles for Cake of the Week and best FTWA in the public votes for the warm welcome it extended to Swoop’s first flight from Hamilton. There are another eight FTWAs to choose from in Part II of this bi-annual competition this week.

Condor creates only direct connection between Germany and Malaysia

Condor creates only direct connection between Germany and Malaysia

Condor starts a three times weekly service between Frankfurt and Kuala Lumpur.

AirAsia adds new routes to Macau and Vietnam at start of W18/19

AirAsia adds new routes to Macau and Vietnam at start of W18/19

AirAsia introduces services from Kota Kinabalu to Macau and from Kuala Lumpur to Phu Quoc.


World Routes Marketing Awards – spotlight on the hubs nominated in the 'over 50 million' passengers category

World Routes Marketing Awards – spotlight on the hubs nominated in the ‘over 50 million’ passengers category

This week anna.aero hears from the airports nominated in the ‘over 50 million’ passengers category for this year’s World Routes Marketing Awards, namely Amsterdam, London Heathrow, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. Find out what they have to say ahead of the awards ceremony in just two weeks time.

AirAsia X adds Amritsar to growing network

AirAsia X adds Amritsar to growing network

AirAsia X introduces third Indian connection from Kuala Lumpur.

Salvador Bahia showcases its latest award – the Arch of Triumph

Salvador Bahia showcases its latest award – the Arch of Triumph

Salvador Bahia in Brazil won last week’s Arch of Triumph award for the impressive aqua performance that it laid on for Copa Airlines’ inaugural flight from Panama City. See which airport this week has attempted to match the results of Salvador Bahia and tried to break into the top 10 FTWA leaderboard.