Articles Tagged ‘SIN’

Qantas starts first non-hop Perth-London Heathrow service

Qantas starts first non-hop Perth-London Heathrow service

Qantas begins historic non-stop flights between Australia and UK.

Chennai being challenged as it is poised to break 20m passenger milestone; IndiGo is #1 carrier

Chennai being challenged as it is poised to break 20m passenger milestone; IndiGo is #1 carrier

Chennai is India’s fourth busiest facility, but since late 2017 the airport’s monthly passenger numbers have been usurped by a faster growing competitor. Marc Watkins reviews the airport’s recent traffic figures, its seasonality profile, as well as its biggest routes and carriers, including newcomer Vistara.

Wide-body aircraft on short- and medium-haul routes; Japan is leading market in 2018, ANA and JAL top airline rankings

Wide-body aircraft on short- and medium-haul routes; Japan is leading market in 2018, ANA and JAL top airline rankings

Wide-body aircraft are typically linked with long-haul services. In recent years this has included new low-cost routes, but some carriers choose to deploy twin-aisle types on shorter sectors. Nick Preston reveals the leading airlines, airports and country markets for short- and medium-haul wide-body flights in S18.


International airline growth picking up at Brisbane Airport; Malaysia Airlines set to return in June; airport traffic has doubled since 2000

International airline growth picking up at Brisbane Airport; Malaysia Airlines set to return in June; airport traffic has doubled since 2000

Passengers who travelled on international airlines from Brisbane grew by 5.1% in 2017, whereas traffic growth on domestic and regional airlines increased by just 1.0%. With the city set to be the backdrop of Routes Asia later this week, Jonathan Ford looks in more detail at the airport’s recent developments. 

S18 airport analysis; Paris CDG and Frankfurt lead the way in early standings with strong presence from European hubs

S18 airport analysis; Paris CDG and Frankfurt lead the way in early standings with strong presence from European hubs

The start of S18 is now less than one month away, and having already considered early airline trends, our next sneak preview focuses on airports. Nick Preston finds out which airports are scheduled to serve the most destinations and country markets and welcome the most airlines during a peak week this summer. 

Indonesia AirAsia adds two Singapore services on same day

Indonesia AirAsia adds two Singapore services on same day

Indonesia AirAsia launches flights from Medan and Padang to Singapore.


Asia scoots to its second win of 2018 in Arch of Triumph competition

Asia scoots to its second win of 2018 in Arch of Triumph competition

With Europe still in a deep freeze this winter when its comes to Arch of Triumph entries and also wins, the rest of the world’s airports are happily filling the first flight marketing void. Find out which one of three global entries takes home this week’s prize.

Belfast City Airport announces £15 million infrastructure investment

Belfast City Airport announces £15 million infrastructure investment

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Belfast City announcing its infrastructure investment, AirAsia celebrates its launch of flights between Kuala Lumpur and Davao, a route which began back in December. More news as well from Singapore Airport which has signed a new agreement with Xiamen Airlines.

Scoot launches short hop connection to Kuantan

Scoot launches short hop connection to Kuantan

Scoot begins a three times weekly service between Singapore and Kuantan in Malaysia.


JC International Airlines launches first Singapore service

JC International Airlines launches first Singapore service

JC International Airlines has begun operating daily flights between Phnom Penh and Singapore.

BA in the market for more A380s; Dubai and Phoenix possible new routes with type

BA in the market for more A380s; Dubai and Phoenix possible new routes with type

British Airways’ parent IAG is apparently back in the A380 market, following Emirates’ recent $16 billion deal for the superjumbo. We take a look at where BA currently flies with the type, where it may use any future aircraft and whether Iberia will get any.

Low-cost long-haul flights up by 38% for S18; Norwegian extends lead over AirAsia X; Gatwick now top airport

Low-cost long-haul flights up by 38% for S18; Norwegian extends lead over AirAsia X; Gatwick now top airport

The low-cost long-haul (LCLH) market continues to gather momentum after another year of double-digit growth. We reveal the leading airlines and airports for S18, with flights up 38% compared to the previous year, and the number of departure airports increasing by more than one third.