AirAsia’s Tony Fernandes again laments the lack of low-cost terminals in Malaysia; points to Japan for inspiration

The AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes said recently that it is “absurd” that while LCCs are dominant in Malaysia’s aviation market, the country does not…..

Malacca tourism set to surge as AirAsia finally confirms its arrival date

Tourism in the historical Malaysian city of Malacca should surge as AirAsia finally launches flights to its underserved airport. Malaysia’s largest airline – and Asia’s…..

Opening the door to Vietnam’s Mekong Delta – AirAsia enters and VietJet expands in Can Tho

Tourism for Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region is poised to surge following a spate of new flights from AirAsia and VietJet. Vietnam is heavily promoting the…..

Almost four years on, what has happened to AirAsia’s Langkawi base?

AirAsia has not yet opened a base at Langkawi nearly four years after unveiling an ambitious expansion plan for the Malaysian resort island. In early…..

Malaysia’s AirAsia plans more rapid expansion in 2019 despite airport constraints and pilot shortage

AirAsia is planning further rapid expansion in its original home market of Malaysia despite airport infrastructure constraints and a shortage of pilots. Summary: Malaysia AirAsia…..

AirAsia to help put Vietnam’s Phu Quoc island on the international map

In early November, AirAsia will become the first Southeast Asian LCC to operate international services to Phu Quoc, a Vietnamese island that has long been…..

Airline Insight: AirAsia

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Catch up on CAPA’s exclusive Market Analysis pieces – Hawaiian Airlines, Pegasus Airlines, Cebu Pacific Air and more

Each week, CAPA – Centre for Aviation, produces informative, thought provoking and detailed market analysis of the aviation industry. With supporting data included in every…..

AirAsia fills gaps in domestic network as it relaunches Ipoh and Kuantan

AirAsia is filling in the last holes in its Malaysian domestic network with the launch of flights to Ipoh and Kuantan. Summary: AirAsia is resuming…..

Your weekly travel and aviation Quote-a

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a roundup of the most thought-provoking and interesting comments from those industry leaders in the know. Avianca CEO Hernán…..

Your weekly travel and aviation Quote-a

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a roundup of the most thought-provoking and interesting comments from those industry leaders in the know. Malaysia Airlines CEO…..