SINGAPORE – Singapore Changi Airport handled 4.28 million passenger movements in May 2013, a growth of 4.7% compared to the same period in 2012. Flight movements increased by 5.4% to 28,500.
lthough Rolls-Royce admits it “clearly fell short” in the Qantas A380 incident two years ago, it has learned and applied the lessons learned to prevent a similar type of event from occurring in the
Air Pacific has officially re-branded to Fiji Airways, with new elements being rolled out internationally.
Hong Kong Aviation Capital (HKAC), a fast growing aircraft leasing company based in Hong Kong, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus for the purchase of 40 A320neo and 20 A321neo
A Qantas navigations officer, dressed partly in a pilot’s uniform, has been accused of riding in the cockpit of a return flight between Sydney and Dubai.
AirAsia has signalled it can no longer work with All Nippon Airways (ANA) when it comes to the shared management of AirAsia Japan.
Kenya Airways has doubled the frequency of flights to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia ahead of this year’s Hajj season.
Singapore Airlines (SIA) has increased its orders for the A350 XWB with an additional 30 A350-900s, plus options for a further 20 aircraft. The agreement firms up a commitment announced last month.
MUMBAI - Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, has entered into codeshare agreements with premium European carriers Air France and KLM, open for sales as of today, for travel effective
INDONESIA - Flying high after its success at the International Paris Air Show 2013, Garuda Indonesia is celebrating two prestigious award wins. Garuda Indonesia was awarded The World's Best Economy
BEIJING - Air China recently launched the "72-hour visa-free stay" excursion products in Beijing and Shanghai in cooperation with a few domestic travel operators. The products can give transfer
Korean Air has announced its recent policy to suspend the carriage of shark fins on its cargo flights in a bid to protect sharks, one of the globally endangered marine species.
THE codeshare agreement between Jet Airways and Air France-KLM came into effect yesterday.
STAR Alliance this week officially welcomed its EVA Air into its fold, strengthening the airline alliance's presence in the cross-straits market.
BANGKOK : Airports of Thailand reports an increase in both aircraft movements and passenger traffic, in May, at six airports under its management.
Malaysia Airlines received its 5-star Airline Certification at the SKYTRAX World Airline Awards™ 2013, joining an elite group of airlines for their truly consistent and high quality of product and
In a special ceremony here, AirAsia announced that it has ordered additional CFM LEAP-1A engines and CFM56-5B engines to power the 100 Airbus A320 aircraft it ordered in a deal announced last December
Every airline surveyed in the annual SITA/Airline Business IT Trends survey 2013 admitted to investment plans to update IT systems, enabling them to learn more about their customers and better tailor
Cathay Pacific Airlines has been fined US$1.5 million for its involvement in a price-fixing scheme.
Singapore Airlines has received confirmed from Australia’s Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) that it will not object to the carrier’s proposed stake increase in Virgin Australia.
Boeing, Korean Air announce commitment to purchase 11 twin-aisle airplanesLE BOURGET - Boeing and Korean Air today announced that the airline has agreed to purchase five 747-8 Intercontinental
PARIS - Embraer S.A. disclosed a firm order from Japan Airlines (JAL) for another four EMBRAER 170 jets. The firm order is already included in Embraer's backlog as an "undisclosed" customer. With this
HONG KONG - Dragonair has been voted “World’s Best Regional Airline” in the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards™ programme for the third time. No other airline has achieved this feat since this
PARIS - Embraer S.A. announced during the 50th International Paris Air Show, at Le Bourget, France, that Air Costa of Vijayawada, India, has acquired three E-Jets for launch of its scheduled regional
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