Articles Tagged ‘KUL’

AirAsia X lands in Lanzhou

AirAsia X lands in Lanzhou

AirAsia X commences a four times weekly service between Kuala Lumpur and Lanzhou. 

Iberian Peninsula power shows as Faro and Jerez win Part II of S19 voting for Cake of the Week and Arch of Triumph

Iberian Peninsula power shows as Faro and Jerez win Part II of S19 voting for Cake of the Week and Arch of Triumph

Following on from Hamilton and Aarhus’ winning streak last week, the power of the Iberian Peninsula shows this week as Jerez takes Cake of the Week glory for the bake celebrating easyJet’s inaugural flight from London Gatwick, while Faro claims sweet SAS Aarhus glory in the Arch of Triumph vote.

Malindo Air adventures to Adelaide

Malindo Air adventures to Adelaide

Malindo Air commences a four times weekly routing between Kuala Lumpur, Denpasar and Adelaide.


Aarhus steals the show in Arch of Triumph Part I voting; Choose now from 30 arches and select your favourite Arch of Triumph – S19 Part II

Aarhus steals the show in Arch of Triumph Part I voting; Choose now from 30 arches and select your favourite Arch of Triumph – S19 Part II

Aarhus Airport stole the show in S19 Part I of the Arch of Triumph Public Vote, securing 71% of all ballots. With a further 30 entries in Part II of the S19 season launch voting, take a peruse through the global salutes and choose your favourite today. Vote now!

AirAsia takes Can Tho into an international league

AirAsia takes Can Tho into an international league

AirAsia launches first international flights to Can Tho in Vietnam from Kuala Lumpur.

Malindo Air jumps into Japanese market

Malindo Air jumps into Japanese market

Malindo Air begins flights to Sapporo Chitose from Kuala Lumpur – operates via Taipei Taoyuan.


AirAsia X fits Fukuoka into its network

AirAsia X fits Fukuoka into its network

AirAsia X begins a four times weekly service from Kuala Lumpur to Fukuoka – its fourth Japanese route.

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.