AirAsia India Takes Off, Eyes Growth Amid Difficult Landscape

AirAsia India, the latest affiliate carrier to join the AirAsia Group, completed its maiden flight today with promises of more seats and low fares. Flight I5 1320 took off from Bangalore at 1510 hrs, arriving in Goa an hour later at 1625 hrs, with the bright red Airbus A320 cutting a striking figure at the … Continue reading

AirAsia Group Completes Move To KLIA2

Regional low cost giant AirAsia Group has completed the move to the new KLIA2 from its old Low-Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) base at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Coinciding with the move, affiliate company Tune Hotels has also opened a new hotel at KLIA2 and closed its existing property at the LCCT.   New Home for … Continue reading

Indonesian Expansion For Singapore Airlines And Silkair

Singapore Airlines and its regional subsidiary Silkair have announced plans for a stronger push towards the Indonesian market, with new flights and increased frequencies on key routes.   Singapore Airlines to Resume Surabaya Service, Increase Flights to Jakarta and Bali Citing increased demand, Singapore Airlines will take over one of Silkair’s double daily Singapore – … Continue reading

AirAsia X To Start Shanghai Services

Long-haul, low cost carrier AirAsia X is set to grow in China next year with services to the coastal metropolis of Shanghai, using its 2-class Airbus A330-300 configured with 12 Premium Flatbed and 365 Economy Class seats on the route. The Kuala Lumpur-based airline has announced it will begin operations to the commercial city from … Continue reading

AirAsia Moves Bangkok Operations To Don Muang

AirAsia has moved its Bangkok operations to the city’s Don Muang International Airport, transferring its jets and ground equipment within 24 hours. Over 160 domestic and international flights operated by AirAsia, Indonesia AirAsia and Thai AirAsia will now take off and land from the older facility rather than the Thai capital’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport.   … Continue reading