Asia

Finnair losses continue with Asia shut to international travel

Finnair expects Asia markets will mostly stay closed until 2022, hurting its financial results  ...


SIA expects passenger capacity to grow as demand picks up

SIA expects passenger capacity to reach 37% of pre-pandemic levels....


East and Southeast Asia: when will domestic and international travel recover?

The recovery in the East and Southeast Asia region may take another three years.  ...


Cathay Pacific lowers capacity plans due to ongoing restrictions

Cathay Pacific is still being hurt by operational and travel restrictions, meaning it cannot increase capacity as much as planned this year  ...


Garuda Indonesia may halve its fleet as it seeks to survive

Garuda Indonesia reportedly plans a major restructuring that may cut its fleet by half....


Wizz Air hints a possible entry to Asia, Africa after the pandemic

While talking about post-pandemic plans, Wizz Air CEO said the airline saw the possibility of entering Asian and African markets....


SIA sees traffic numbers down, hopes for “measured recovery”

Due to the ongoing pandemic, SIA passenger carriage figures decreased by 90%....


Aircrew quarantine worsens Cathay Pacific travel figures in March

Cathay Pacific air traffic numbers fell by 94% amid COVID-related travel restrictions and aircrew quarantine measures....


AIR Convention Asia brings aviation industry giants to Bangkok

Two years ago Thailand’s capital Bangkok became the most visited city in the world, overtaking destinations like Paris and London. Tourism is thriving in the country accounting for 22% of its GDP in 2018 and Thailand is expecting a record 41.1 million foreign tourists in 2019. Unsurprisingly, air travel companies are taking note. Bangkok is becoming one of the top attractions for aviation industry giants and new government initiatives are u...


How to manage booming capacity – Asian aviation case

Asia is one of the most important aviation markets as it undoubtedly ascending. The number of air passengers in Asia keeps continuously growing, concurrently driving global air traffic. Aggregate factors, implicating fast economic development, liberalization of the market, growing middle class and bigger salaries – all largely contribute to the significant growth of air traffic in the region, making it highly compelling. The expansion of lo...