LONDON, 31 March 2015: Global on-demand jet charter service launches mobile app, allowing travellers to search, compare, book and board, with no membership fees.
Victor, a global on-demand jet charter service launched Victor mobile, last Thursday, that allows companies or individuals to book private jet travel.
The launch is part of Victor’s journey... [Read full story]
BANGKOK, 31 March 2015: Moves by Thailand-based airlines to increase flights, or use different aircraft to increase capacity to Japan, have been banned from 1 April.
Thailand faces its first outright ban on increasing international flights following an audit by the International Civil Aviation Organisation that flagged significant concerns about... [Read full story]
NAY PYI TAW, 31 March 2015: Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism says it is studying ways to boost tourism to Nay Pyi Taw, the country’s capital city.
Eleven Myanmar media reported, Monday, that the ministry plans to create city tours that will include a visit to the Lower House of Parliament and will also launch a website for the capital... [Read full story]
LUANG NAMTHA, 31 March 2015: Sing district in Luang Namtha, northern Laos, recently approved the construction of a Sing Pillar Park that will serve as new tourist attraction for both local and visitors.
Lao New Agency reported that approval of the project was given, last week, at the Sing District Administration Office between Sing district chief,... [Read full story]
PATTAYA, 31 March 2015: Asia’s largest multi-class racing regatta will take place in Pattaya 30 April to 4 May attracting a record participation of more than 700 sailors.
The 11 th edition of Top of the Gulf Regatta, will be officially introduced at a press conference Wednesday 1 April at 13:30, at the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Hotel, Bangkok.
Top... [Read full story]
SYDNEY, 31 March 2015: Qantas Group confirmed, Monday, it will adopt the rule of two ensuring there are two approved people in the cockpit at all times in-flight to improve safety.
The adoption of the rule of two also applies to all Qantas, QantasLink, Network Aviation and Jetstar flights.
When one pilot needs to leave the cockpit for any reason,... [Read full story]
BANGKOK, 31 March 2015: Jetstar Pacific launched a new service between Hanoi and Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport on Monday.
It follows the recent launch of daily flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok. The airline said the additional services reflects growing passenger demand for low fare options on routes between Vietnam and Thailand.
The services... [Read full story]
SHANGHAI, 31 March 2015: Solar Impulse 2 landed early Tuesday in China, the world’s biggest carbon emitter, completing the fifth leg of its landmark global circumnavigation powered solely by the sun.
With pilot Bertrand Piccard at the controls, the revolutionary plane landed in Chongqing airport at 1:35 am (1735 GMT Monday) after a 20-and-a-half... [Read full story]
BANGKOK, 31 March 2015: Thai authorities Monday said they would use special powers under junta rule to “urgently” improve airline safety as several carriers face bans on new international flights following concerns raised by a UN aviation agency.
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a United Nations body, recently reported... [Read full story]
BANGKOK, 30 March 2015: Thailand’s events related travel is picking up from Italy despite a weakening of the Euro against the Thai baht.
Commenting on the lucrative events business to Thailand, Orientours managing director, Ugo Salamone, said there were strong indications of recovery so far in 2015.
Orientours handles between 10,000 and 15,000 tourists... [Read full story]
VIENTIANE, 30 March 2015: The Lao PDR government has recently signed off on a Lao World Company and Champassak Grand Hotel proposal to construct a five-star hotel near Pakpasack Technical College in Vientiane .
The project will have a dual role of serving tourists and offering on-site hotel training for students.
The joint venture partners Lao World... [Read full story]
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