Articles Tagged ‘Malaysia’
AirAsia’s growth boosts Malaysia’s airports; Firefly gets 737s; still no US flights from Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia’s airports handled more than 50 million passengers in 2009 and continued to grow in 2010. Which new destinations have been added from Kuala Lumpur in 2010 and what’s new for 2011? Which country market has slipped two places in the rankings since 2008?
Mohamed Sallauddin bin Hj. Mat Sah, general manager marketing, Malaysia Airports, talks to anna.aero in Kuala Lumpur
anna.aero’s Ryan Ghee talked to AirAsia last week – this week it’s the turn of Malaysia Airports for the 30 Second Interiew. In Kuala Lumpur the airport operator is building another low cost terminal to replace the temporary building opened in 2006. “We’re also open to the possibility of other airlines eventually operating from the facility” […]
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?
The sporting world will be focused on Singapore this weekend as the F1 world flies into town. Malaysian routes have been given a boost recently, but which other new services have been started?
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?