Air Transport Capacity in South East Asia - A Market Snapshot

With Routes Asia fast approaching we take a closer look at the air transport landscape in South East Asia. Looking at schedule data for the past two years shows that seat capacity on flights within and from South East Asia increased 13.0 per cent in 2013, versus 2012, with departures up 10.9 per cent.  In the tables below we highlight the largest airlines and airports in the South East Asian market by seat capacity in 2013 and compare these with the previous year.

The data is all supplied by OAG Aviation using its OAG Schedules Analyser tool.

SCHEDULED AIR CAPACITY WITHIN AND FROM SOUTH EAST ASIA (non-stop departures; 2013)

Rank

Operating Airline

Available Seats

% Share

% Change v 2012

1

Lion Air (JT)

45,120,963

13.1 %

21.0 %

2

AirAsia (AK)

25,796,040

7.5 %

10.1 %

3

Garuda Indonesia (GA)

24,340,489

7.0 %

16.4 %

4

Thai Airways International (TG)

19,905,902

5.8 %

6.2 %

5

Vietnam Airlines (VN)

17,607,223

5.1 %

3.7 %

6

Malaysia Airlines (MH)

18,491,697

5.4 %

17.0 %

7

Cebu Pacific Airways (5J)

16,963,568

4.9 %

9.9 %

8

Singapore Airlines (SQ)

14,527,762

4.2 %

5.2 %

9

Thai AirAsia (FD)

11,505,330

3.3 %

24.2 %

10

Sriwijaya Air (SJ)

10,460,909

3.0 %

4.8 %

11

Indonesia AirAsia (QZ)

10,224,510

3.0 %

58.4 %

12

Philippine Airlines (PR)

7,313,445

2.1 %

(-21.3) %

13

PAL Express (2P)

7,580,160

2.2 %

2.7 %

14

Nok Air (DD)

7,016,338

2.0 %

49.4 %

15

Bangkok Airways (PG)

6,047,676

1.8 %

14.0 %

TOTAL

345,521,509

-

13.0 %

 

SCHEDULED AIR CAPACITY WITHIN AND FROM SOUTH EAST ASIA (non-stop departures; 2013)

Rank

Airport

Available Seats

% Share

% Change v 2012

1

Singapore (SIN)

36,237,033

10.5 %

5.0 %

2

Jakarta (CGK)

36,640,707

10.6 %

8.6 %

3

Bangkok (BKK)

32,445,477

9.4 %

(-4.8) %

4

Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

31,584,709

9.1 %

15.1 %

5

Manila (MNL)

22,642,536

6.6 %

4.6 %

6

Ho Chi Minh City (SGN)

12,281,851

3.6 %

7.4 %

7

Surabaya (SUB),

11,529,540

3.3 %

32.4 %

8

Denpasar Bali (DPS)

9,707,479

2.8 %

16.1 %

9

Hanoi (HAN)

7,912,917

2.3 %

2.8 %

10

Ujung Pandang (UPG)

7,785,059

2.3 %

28.7 %

11

Bangkok (DMK)

10,270,044

3.0 %

219.6 %

12

Phuket (HKT)

6,032,665

1.7 %

15.1 %

13

Cebu (CEB)

5,300,127

1.5 %

9.9 %

14

Balikpapan (BPN)

5,529,101

1.6 %

38.0 %

15

Kota Kinabalu (BKI)

4,713,510

1.4 %

19.9 %

TOTAL

345,521,509

-

13.0 %

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