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…..

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 Airlines transitions its first class cabin into a premium business class offer

Asian carrier Malaysia Airlines has dropped its first class offering onboard its Airbus A350 and A380 aircraft, but will retain the premium product, instead selling…..

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 X keen to resume Australia and New Zealand expansion – but not quite yet

AirAsia X continues to be on the hunt for new destinations in the Southwest Pacific despite shrinking its network in the region with the upcoming…..

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…..

Real Estate Investment Trusts are not uncommon, but Malaysian example may be a first for the airport sector

Malaysia’s Minister of Finance Lim Guan Eng says the government plans to establish a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) for airports. Mr Eng said the…..

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…..

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…..

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…..

Could AirAsia’s ‘BIG’ loyalty programme be in the crosshairs for divestment?

The AirAsia Group’s restructuring over the years has meant a strong refocus towards a pure airline operation. The group has moved to create a single…..