Tigerair Taiwan pursues rapid expansion in the Philippines as tourism booms

Tigerair Taiwan is looking at further expansion in the Philippines following the successful launch of three Philippine destinations within only six months. The expansion in…..

Video of the week – LCCs in North Asia: industry perspectives

LCCs have been rarely out of the news over the past 20 years as they disrupted market after market. And ever since, full service airlines…..

Preparing for a gathering storm – CAPA releases 12-point survival plan for LCCs

Like any business, airline management is expected to control the airline prudently through a downturn to minimise the impact on profitability and shareholder returns. Given…..

Cebu Pacific accelerates its focus on the regional market within Asia Pacific

Cebu Pacific is accelerating its focus on the regional market within Asia Pacific and upgauging following a new Airbus order. Long haul services to North…..

Accessing the future traveller – what drives the future traveller’s decision process?

The future traveller is being driven by the information age and has therefore forced airlines to constantly look for new and exciting ways to provide…..

Aircraft Developments: Can new generation long haul narrowbodies drive change in North Asia?

New generation aircraft offer game-changing economics and range for LCCs. In the narrowbody space, several LCCs are now operating or have on order new generation narrowbody aircraft on long…..

An air finance outlook – from the LCC perspective 

As with the funding of any business, those providing any type of funding to LCCs will consider the business model/management, the quality of the corporate…..

There remains an appetite for airline partnerships, and LCCs head the target list

Partnerships of various permutations, whether they are cross border JVs, alliances with full service carriers or LCCs forming their own alliances, are an increasingly important…..

When the world comes to North Asia: ensuring the success of mega events continues long after the party is over

The 2018 Winter Olympics may have come and gone in Pyeongchang but the hard work continues for destination marketers, with the Korea Tourism Organisation aiming…..

LCC development in South Korea – news kids on the block join the accidental success story

South Korea was Northeast Asia’s first major LCC market and today remains the largest and most vibrant. But, its success was more by accident than…..