BANGKOK, 25 September 24 2018: In a rare occasion an airline hosts a private dinner for travel and aviation industry influencers to mark the introduction of a new service. Air Italy was celebrating its first touchdown in Bangkok, at the...
SEATTLE, 24 September 2018: Shanghai Airlines took delivery of the carrier's first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner at the weekend. The airline says it plans to use the aircraft to upgrade its regional and long-range service from its base in China's largest...

SQ end lion bone trade

SINGAPORE, 24 September 2018: Singapore Airlines said at the weekend it has stopped accepting lion bones for cargo after the carrier was singled out in a report for transporting the animal parts from South Africa. Campaigners have long called for...

Nose bleeds turn aircraft back

MUMBAI, 21 September 2018: A cockpit mix-up left more than 30 passengers on an Indian plane bleeding from their ears and noses Thursday after the crew forgot to flick a switch regulating cabin air pressure. The Jet Airways flight to...
GUANGZHOU, 19 September 2018: Routes, a global aviation route developer, confirmed its premier event covering Asia will be hosted in Chiang Mai in 2020 following a successful bid by Airports of Thailand. Chiang Mai was identified as the host city...
DOHA, Qatar 19 September 2018: A blockade by Qatar’s neighbours caused lower revenue growth since June 2017, Qatar reported in a preamble to it’s annual financial results 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018. The airline described the financial year...
ISTANBUL, 17 September 2018: Turkish police at the weekend arrested at least 20 people as they broke up a protest against work-related deaths and poor conditions at the construction site of Istanbul's third airport, touted to be the world's...
BANGKOK, 14 September 2018: Mongolia’s national airline will resume services to Bangkok during its winter timetable from this October through to March 2019. MIAT Mongolian Airlines confirmed, earlier this week, a new series of scheduled flights for the second consecutive...
SEPANG, 14 September 2018: Typhoon Mangkhut is expected to cause service disruption to AirAsia’s southern China flights this weekend. The typhoon moving across southern China towards Vietnam and will cause heavy rain and thunderstorms across the north and northeast regions...
COLOMBO, 13 September 2018: Sri Lanka's national airline said, Wednesday, it has stopped serving cashews after the country's president flew into a rage over nuts served to him on a flight to Colombo. "Returning from Kathmandu, I was served some...