HONG KONG Hong Kong Airlines confirmed at the weekend it bought nine Airbus aircraft, for a catalogue price of USD2.31 billion, seeking to bolster its Asian network as an expanding Chinese middle
JAKARTA Garuda Indonesia is upgrading services to China, effective 30 October, either by adding frequencies, or changing aircraft type.
BANGKOK Emirates will start a new daily service, 30 October, from Bangkok to Auckland, via Sydney.
Hong Kong HK Express has started a new twice weekly service between Hong Kong and Yangon.
BANGKOK Thai Airways International will assign its first A350, delivered last week, to fly the Melbourne route.
HANOI Vietjet will launch two international routes connecting Hanoi with Taipei, 30 October and Ho Chi Minh City with Kaohsiung, 12 December.
BANGKOK NokScoot will focus expansion on China routes in the short-term, while considering Japan and South Korea further down track, according to a recent Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation’s analysis.
SYDNEY Australian carrier Qantas, on Wednesday, reported a record annual net profit and announced a first payout to shareholders in seven years in a strong turnaround after major restructuring.
TOKYO A powerful typhoon was on course for a direct hit on Tokyo, Monday, with nearly 400 flights grounded due to heavy rain and strong winds.
BANGKOK EasyJet and Amadeus, today announce the renewal of a long-term partnership, giving Amadeus subscribers continued access to EasyJet’s range of fares.
HANOI Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam reports more than 20,000 domestic flights were delayed during the first half of this year.
LONDON Britain’s Serious Fraud Office said on Sunday it had opened a criminal probe into Airbus Group, investigating allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption.
SINGAPORE Singapore Airlines will fly nonstop between Singapore and Manchester from 30 October 2016.
HANOI The Airports Corporation of Vietnam faces the difficult task of banning birds from overflying airports in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
An Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on August 3 touched down in Shanghai from Abu Dhabi on its first flight into China. The new Dreamliner features the airline’s next-generation Business and
HONG KONG - Commencing on 14 September 2016, Hong Kong Airlines, a full-service airline, will be the first and the only carrier providing direct twice-weekly flight service between Hong Kong and
Etihad Airways has upgraded its Chinese operations with the deployment of its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft to Shanghai.
Qatar Airways has upped its stake in International Airlines Group (IAG) to 20.1%.
Qantas and Tourism Australia have signed a AU$20 million (US$15.2m) deal to promote Australia to the world, in a move that is said to mark a “new era of partnership” between the two organisations.
MUMBAI - Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, will fly the largest aircraft in its fleet, the Boeing 777-300 ER, on the Mumbai-Amsterdam route with effect from October 30, 2016 to meet
Sunshine Coast Airport has finished an incredible year of achievements on a high, breaking passenger number records and topping national growth charts.
RICHMOND - On July 25, Vancouver International Airport (YVR) celebrated the inaugural flight ofXiamen Airlines to North America. The new year-round, non-stop, Boeing 787 service will operate three
SINGAPORE SilkAir will launch services to Fuzhou, China, from 21 November subject to applicable approvals.
BANGKOK Thai Airways International will operate a new service to Tehran this October and add more flights to Moscow.
YANGON Myanmar aviation authorities plans to switch the country air traffic system to a space-based surveillance model to keep track of the rising number of foreign and domestic aircraft flying