Articles Tagged ‘Phuket’

Thai Smile now has 21 times more flights than Thai Airways

Thai Smile now has 21 times more flights than Thai Airways

Thai Smile now has 16 bookable routes, with domestic routes up by three YOY. Its remaining international destinations are at pre-pandemic levels.

Tokyo’s top unserved routes; Barcelona largest, but not by fare

Tokyo’s top unserved routes; Barcelona largest, but not by fare

Tokyo has 18 unserved routes with 40,000+ passengers. We examine them – which is strong by fare per kilometre? Vote to say which you think will happen!

Melbourne will be Singapore Airlines' top destination in December

Melbourne will be Singapore Airlines’ top destination in December

Singapore Airlines will have 153 weekly departures in December, with Melbourne top. We investigate this and the carrier’s top-20 O&Ds from Melbourne.


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?

Phuket Airport traffic grows 195% in 10 years; LCCs account for 44% of passengers; VietJetAir among many carriers launching flights in 2018

Phuket Airport traffic grows 195% in 10 years; LCCs account for 44% of passengers; VietJetAir among many carriers launching flights in 2018

Situated in Southern Thailand, Phuket Airport handled just shy of 16.85 million passengers in 2017, up from 5.70 million in 2008. One of Asia’s leading leisure hot-spots, Jonathan Ford investigates the growth that has taken place in recent years, highlighting the airport’s leading carriers plus its top connections.

Bangkok Airways again focuses on domestic network; long haul expansion from 2015

Bangkok Airways again focuses on domestic network; long haul expansion from 2015

Ranked third in the Thai market  after Thai Airways and AirAsia, Bankok Airways labels itself “Asia’s Boutique Airline”. But since 2008, it has radically changed its route network, downsized internationally, and focussed on the domestic and regional core market. Now, with orders for four A350s, the airline clearly has ambitious, new expansion plans to go […]


Thailand maintains good international connections; V Australia and Kingfisher new in 2009; only one US non-stop

Thailand maintains good international connections; V Australia and Kingfisher new in 2009; only one US non-stop

Bangkok handles 80% of all Thailand’s airport traffic, but which other airports play an important role in the country? Which six carriers are competing in the domestic market and how many of Europe’s major carriers are present?