JAKARTA - ANA, Japan's leading airline group, and Garuda Indonesia, the flag-carrier airline of Indonesia, announced a comprehensive partnership under which the two airlines will codeshare on flights
BANGKOK- Thai Airways International (THAI) announced at the end of last week the resignation of Mr. Sorajak Kasemsuvan, its President. Mr. Kanit Sangsubhan, Chairman of the Executive Board of THAI
HAI Smile started a four-weekly service to Luang Prabang Saturday 15 December, a step that will raise competition between the national airline and Bangkok Airways a few notches.
SYDNEY - New services between Sydney and Perth commence on 19th December, providing over 112,000 additional visitor seats annually through Perth and Sydney Airports, significantly boosting domestic
ISTANBUL – Turkish Airlines will install 80 new self-service check-in kiosks from SITA in three of Turkey’s busiest airports to enhance customer service for its 38 million annual passengers. With the
Arafura Games, tourism, trade and investment dominated the schedule of the Leader of the Opposition, Delia Lawrie, in Kuala Lumpur this week.
AirAsia launches its “City Transfer Service” that will allow travellers to combine flights to key airports with overland transport to nearby tourist destinations.
BANGKOK- Thai Airways is reinforcing its frequent flyer program Royal Orchid Plus with the integration of Japan’s hotel chain Okura Group. A few weeks ago, Thai frequent flyer program’s management
SINGAPORE - SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, will welcome Garuda Indonesia as its 20th member on March 5, 2014. The national airline of Indonesia, Garuda will become SkyTeam’s second member from
CHENNAI - The aviation industry across the world has turned to social media as customer expectations and demands from airlines change and evolve. The aviation industry in India is growing, despite
BANGKOK - Nok Airlines Public Co Ltd and Scoot Pte Ltd have signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a new low-cost airline to be based in Bangkok.
The new airline will be named NokScoot
SINGAPORE/BANGKOK - Competition in Asia will continue to intensify in 2014 as both Singapore-based carriers Tiger Air and SCOOT are entering into new joint venture agreements. Tiger Airways is now
JETSTAR Asia is ramping up Singapore-Penang flights during the Lunar New Year period in 2014 to meet an anticipated increase in demand.
Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co (ANA) will introduce for the first time a direct flight to Hanoi, 30 March next year from Haneda, Tokyo.
Myanmar Airways will assign two recently purchased 12-seat Grand Caravan Ex planes to provide sightseeing flights over Mandalay.
SINGAPORE - Jetstar Asia is welcoming the Year of the Horse by giving children in Singapore the unique chance to design the airline’s limited edition boarding pass.
SINGAPORE - Indonesia’s national carrier, Garuda Indonesia, has appointed Sentot Mujiono as Vice President, Region Southeast Asia. In his new role, Mujiono will be responsible for growing and managing
TOKYO- As from 30 March 2014, Air France will be offering new services to Tokyo-Haneda airport, a gateway closer to the city centre, which also provides easier connections to the Japanese domestic
MUMBAI - Jet Airways, India’s premier internat ional airline has entered into a partnership with renowned Greek natural and wellness brand KORRES, for a new amenity kit to enhance in flight experience
GENEVA – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for October showing a moderate acceleration of the robust demand trend of the last few months.
MONTREAL - Air Canada announced that it will operate daily flights between Toronto-Pearson and Tokyo-Haneda (Tokyo International Airport) beginning July 1, 2014 using the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The
BEIJING - Air China will introduce its Wuhan-Chiang Mai service on December 10. The twice-weekly flight CA705/6 will operate on Tuesday and Friday.
BOSTON – China’s Hainan Airlines announced it plans to launch nonstop service from Boston’s Logan Airport to Beijing on June 20, 2014. This will represent the first scheduled nonstop flight from
HONG KONG - Qantas and China Southern have signed their first reciprocal codeshare agreement, which will significantly improve travel options for Qantas customers and open up new tourism opportunities
ASTANA - Air Astana has taken delivery of the last of six new Airbus A320 family aircraft, with the latest aircraft being the third to be equipped with Sharklets and configured in a 16 business class