The first A350 XWB for Thai Airways International (THAI) has rolled out from cabin furnishing & engine installation at the Airbus Toulouse Final Assembly Line, bearing the airline’s full distinctive
SAN FRANCISCO - Traveling between the West Coast and the South Pacific just got easier as United Airlines launched new nonstop service between its premier Pacific gateway at San Francisco
LONDON Britain’s vote to leave the EU could open a period of turbulence for the country’s airline industry, which has soared under the EU’s Single European Sky system over the last two decades.
GENEVA IATA’s Preliminary estimates suggest that UK air passengers could drop by 3% to 5% by 2020, driven by the expected downturn in economic activity and the fall in the sterling exchange rate.
YANGON A French-Italian aircraft manufacturer that builds ATRs plans to open an aircraft maintenance centre at Yangon International Airport.
YANGON Myanmar Airways International plans more flights between Myanmar and Singapore following the signing of a visa-free travel accord between the two countries.
YANGON Myanmar’s Department of Civil Aviation confirmed, last week, it is crafting a new aviation legislation to be presented to the government soon.
NEW DELHI India approved a civil aviation policy, Wednesday, aimed at making air travel affordable for millions of Indians and vastly expanding the country’s aviation market.
BRUSSELS Iranian flag carrier Iran Air has been taken off a safety blacklist and cleared to fly in the European Union, the European Commission said Thursday.
AMMAN – Royal Jordanian and Qatar Airways have announced an expansion of their current code-share agreement, which will add six new destinations to Royal Jordanian’s network. RJ will enhance Qatar
DANANG Vietnam Airlines will launch flights from Danang to Bangkok, 26 June, with four flights weekly using an Airbus A321 aircraft.
SYDNEY Qantas Group announced, Tuesday, the completion of an AUD500 million share buy-back.
ISTANBUL Turkish authorities have sunk an A300 Airbus jet off a resort on the Aegean Sea to boost dive tourism in the region, reports said Sunday.
BANGKOK China Eastern Airlines will introduce flights connecting Bangkok and Wuhan in China starting 2 July.
CHIANG MAI More airlines are planning to launch services to Chiang Mai during the remainder of the year that will strengthen its status as the main aviation gateway to North Thailand.
SEATTLE - Alaska Airlines and Japan Airlines (JAL) have announced plans for a codeshare agreement and frequent flier partnership, which will provide seamless travel and mileage earning opportunities
WASHINGTON It could be a case of racial profiling — or doing maths in the wrong place at the wrong time.
HONG KONG Seventeen passengers were injured Saturday when a Hong Kong Airlines flight hit severe turbulence over Borneo after taking off from the Indonesian resort island of Bali, an airport official
SINGAPORE Lion Air has selected global technology provider, Sabre Corporation, to deliver an end-to-end airline operations and crew management platform that will optimise daily operations and reduce
BANGKOK Ministry of Tourism and Sports has asked local airlines with head offices in Thailand to expand services to ASEAN countries and India.
LUANG PRABANG SilkAir’s plans to launch a service to Luang Prabang and Vientiane in Laos, late October, will boost tourism and is an important addition to the SQ group’s network in ASEN, according to
BANGKOK Thailand’s Nok Air and its long-haul associate, NokScoot, will focus on expanding services to China for the remainder of 2016, according to Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation’s recent analysis.
FRANKFURT Walkouts by members of Germany’s biggest services sector union, Verdi, led to the cancellation of more than 1,200 flights in and out of the country’s main airports on Wednesday, with flag
ABU DHABI Etihad Airways said on Wednesday its net profit for 2015 surged 41% to USD103 million on the back of rising passenger numbers and cargo volumes.
BANGKOK Thai AirAsia will launch a daily flight from Bangkok to Vientiane in Laos effective 1 July.