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…..

Malaysia’s Malindo resumes expansion with Sydney, Varanasi services and new Brunei base

Malindo Air is resuming expansion in 3Q2019 following a two-year hiatus in which it has shrunk capacity. Lion Group’s Malaysian affiliate is growing its international…..

Seletar reopens to airlines and offers new alternative for the busy Singapore-Kuala Lumpur market

Singapore’s Seletar airport has finally reopened to commercial services with the launch of flights from Malaysia Airlines regional subsidiary Firefly. The new Seletar-Subang route provides…..

Malaysia Airports may focus more on its home market after gaining 35 year extension to operate 39 Malaysian airports

Malaysia’s government has extended the rights of Malaysia Airports Holdings (MAHB) to operate, manage and maintain 39 airports and short take off and landing airports…..

Malaysia Airlines increases its Melbourne flights following AirAsia X’s move to Avalon 

Malaysia Airlines is increasing capacity to Melbourne Tullamarine this winter in an apparent response to rising demand following rival AirAsia X’s move to Melbourne Avalon…..

Malindo grows further in Australia with new Adelaide service

Lion Group’s Malindo Air is pursuing further expansion in the Australian market next month as Adelaide becomes its fourth destination. Malindo has expanded rapidly in…..

Thai AirAsia X enters Australia market with Brisbane-Bangkok service. Is Avalon next?

AirAsia has selected Brisbane-Bangkok as its first route connecting Australia and Thailand, a surprise move given the LCC group does not currently have any services…..

AirAsia X gives up on resuming service to Adelaide

AirAsia X has dropped consideration of resuming services to Adelaide and is now focusing on a newly revised Australia schedule that features additional capacity to…..

AirAsia’s China network reaches 20 destinations, cementing its position as leading low-cost brand

AirAsia’s Chinese network will reach 20 destinations in Dec-2018, further strengthening the group’s position in Asia’s largest market. It is already the largest low-cost brand…..

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…..