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CAPA TV | November 26, 2020

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LCCs in North Asia | 7-8 Jun 2016

T’way Airlines Update

June 22, 2016 |

T’way is Korea’s youngest LCC. It operates an all-737 fleet of 14 aircraft on four domestic routes and 22 regular international routes. Some routes have codeshares with another smaller Korean LCC, Eastar. T’way sees this as a way to boost … Read More

Jetstar Japan CEO Update

June 22, 2016 |

Jetstar Japan has started international flights to Hong Kong, Taipei and Manila. Some of the flights are overnight services and help improve Jetstar Japan’s aircraft utilisation rate. Jetstar is remaining focused on its A320 operation but could reach other international … Read More

Vanilla Air CEO Update

June 22, 2016 |

Vanilla Air is looking to expand its presence in Taiwan, including with fifth freedom flights to Southeast Asia. Vanilla Air has upwards of six flights a day between Japan and Taiwan. Vanilla is still studying options to serve mainland China. … Read More

Spotlight on North Asian LCC Spring Airlines

June 18, 2016 |

Spotlight on selected North Asian LCCs: Q&A with CAPA’s Stephen Pearse

Spring Airlines, President, Stephen Wang


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Narita International Airport Update

June 18, 2016 |

Tokyo Narita airport is the home of three LCCs. Narita opened its low-cost facility, terminal 3, in Apr-2015 and has seen passenger throughput of 6m. With a design capacity of 7.5m, Narita is planning expansion. Narita in a few years … Read More

The Korean LCC Market

June 18, 2016 |

Korean LCCs have largely focused on domestic flights to/from Jeju. Now that Jeju Airport is slot constrained, what is the growth outlook. Is it better to be an independent LCC or have a parent airline owner (part/full)? Are Koreans different? Will they … Read More

Kansai Airport CEO Update

June 18, 2016 |

Osaka Kansai was the first airport to be privatised in Japan. Airport ownership was transferred with high momentum as Kansai posted 20% growth on the back of strong inbound demand for tourism. Kansai in 2012 opened Japan’s first low-cost terminal … Read More

Peach Aviation CEO Update

June 12, 2016 |

Peach Aviation was the first of a new wave of LCCs to enter the Japanese market in 2012. Peach offers domestic and international flights primarily from its Osaka Kansai hub. Peach flies as far south as Hong Kong and Taipei … Read More

Vanilla Air Moving Forward

June 12, 2016 |

Keynote presentation from Japanese LCC Vanilla Air by Representative Director, Chairman, Tomonori Ishii.

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Opportunities For Foreign LCCs Flying Into/From North Asia

June 12, 2016 |

Southeast Asia is a leader in the modern long-haul, low-cost airline but Northeast Asia has only one long-haul LCC. Will there be others? What are the opportunities for long-haul, low-cost airlines flying to Northeast Asia? There are existing services to … Read More


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