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Royal Brunei Airlines grows by 6.8% in 2013; signs deal with British Airways for UK access

Royal Brunei Airlines grows by 6.8% in 2013; signs deal with British Airways for UK access

Founded in 1974 with two 737s to provide services from Bandar Seri Begawan to Singapore, Hong Kong, Kota Kinabalu and Kuching, Royal Brunei Airlines has expanded rapidly, offering flights to a total of 14 destinations this October. As the carrier has recently received four 787-8s, anna.aero looks at Royal Brunei’s top routes by weekly departures […]

Fast-growing Lion Air close to offering 1m seats per week

Fast-growing Lion Air close to offering 1m seats per week

“We make people fly” says Lion Air CEO Rusdi Kirana. True to his word (and adopted as the company slogan) Lion Air made nearly 35 million people fly in 2013, making it the world’s fifth largest LCC. anna.aero takes a look at Asia’s biggest low-cost carrier.

Garuda Indonesia begins daily Surabaya-Jember services

Garuda Indonesia begins daily Surabaya-Jember services

Garuda Indonesia now links Surabaya to Jember with daily flights, using ATR 72s.


Garuda Indonesia adds second route to Jeddah

Garuda Indonesia adds second route to Jeddah

Garuda Indonesia links Surabaya with Jeddah operating thrice-weekly with 747-400s.

Airports of Thailand takes four route development awards in the 4th Asian ANNIEs along with fast-growing Kunming

Airports of Thailand takes four route development awards in the 4th Asian ANNIEs along with fast-growing Kunming

More eagerly awaited by the world’s airport and airline industry than the Skytrax awards, are anna.aero’s Asian ANNIE prizes! The Asian ANNIEs are back for their fourth outing, with awards for seven airports and four airlines that have achieved notable route and traffic-related success in the Asian region over the past 12 months.

Citilink launches first international flight from Surabaya

Citilink launches first international flight from Surabaya

Citilink introduces daily A320 flights between Surabaya and Johor Bahru in Malaysia competing with Indonesia AirAsia.


Tigerair Mandala adds two more routes to Hong Kong

Tigerair Mandala adds two more routes to Hong Kong

Tigerair Mandala now connects Denpasar and Surabaya to Hong Kong with daily flights.

Citilink adds Kupang to its Indonesian network

Citilink adds Kupang to its Indonesian network

Citilink takes on Lion Air and others as it launches daily Surabaya-Kupang flights.

Lion Air, Garuda Indonesia help Indonesia replace China as fastest-growing Asian air travel market

Lion Air, Garuda Indonesia help Indonesia replace China as fastest-growing Asian air travel market

Our annual look at capacity trends across Asia reveals several changes from a year ago. China is still doing well but several other country markets are outperforming it this summer, notably Indonesia. Jakarta is growing ten times faster than Beijing, while Bangkok’s main airport loses traffic to its predecessor.


AirAsia Indonesia launches Singapore from Surabaya

AirAsia Indonesia launches Singapore from Surabaya

AirAsia Indonesia added Surabaya Airport to Singapore Changi Airport using A320s.

Citilink, Indonesia's fast-growing LCC, handled 3.8 million passengers in 2012; eyes 100 new routes in 2013

Citilink, Indonesia’s fast-growing LCC, handled 3.8 million passengers in 2012; eyes 100 new routes in 2013

Initially created as Garuda Indonesia’s alternative low-cost airline in 2001, Citilink became a fully independent airline last year. Ambitious plans for 2013 include the doubling of passenger throughput and 100 new routes.

Indonesia: Traffic triples since 2003; capacity up by 40% in April’13

Indonesia: Traffic triples since 2003; capacity up by 40% in April’13

240 million people drive Indonesia’s booming economy forward creating an excellent environment for the country’s airlines. anna.aero examines the country’s traffic as it approaches a decade of uninterrupted growth.