HANOI, 18 July 2018: Vietnam Airlines will add more seat capacity on its Hanoi-Nagoya route by switching some of the services to a Boeing Dreamliner 787. Currently, the airline serves Nagoya, Japan, with a daily Airbus A321 flight. According to airlineroute...
FARNBOROUGH, UK, 18 July 2018: British engine maker Rolls-Royce revealed plans this week to develop a hybrid electric vehicle, dubbed the "flying taxi", which takes off and lands vertically and could be commercially airborne within five years. The London-listed aerospace...

UA buys Embraer aircraft

SAO PAULO, 18 July 2018: American carrier United Airlines has ordered 25 jets from Brazilian aerospace manufacturer Embraer, valued at USD1.1 billion, the aircraft maker said Monday. The contract for the 70-seat E175 jets, signed at the firm's factory in...
SEOUL, 18 July 2018: Korea Association of Travel Agents declared Thai Airways International “a travel agent friendly airline” during its annual awards, last week. The association recognised various airlines, but THAI gained its award for its business networking and strong...
BANGKOK, 17 July 2018: Pandaw is set to ramp up its Indian cruise by deploying more ships following a decision, last May, to position a Pandaw ship in the country for the first time. Earlier the company confirmed it would...
SINGAPORE 17 July 2018: The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) confirmed 13 July that it has served a notice of intent to suspend the licence of Asiatravel.com Holdings Ltd. One of the region’s pioneers in the online travel agency business, holding...

Cathay A350 on tour

BANGKOK, 17 July 2018: Cathay Pacific flew its brand new Airbus A350-1000 aircraft to Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, the first of its version to visit Bangkok. Cathay Pacific led by Kendrick Ko, country manager, Thailand and Myanmar and Yongyut Lujintanon, sales...
LONDON, 17 July 2018: The world needs to produce 43,000 new aircraft over the next two decades to meet booming demand, Boeing's CEO forecast here on Sunday. Dennis Muilenberg, chief executive of the US aerospace giant, revealed the outlook upgrade...
HONG KONG, 17 July 2018: Pavilions Hotels & Resorts has strengthened its management team with two appointments. The group has named Scot Toon as the company’s managing director Asia and Tim Sargeant as director of marketing for Pavilions Phuket. Gordon Oldham,...
SINGAPORE, 16 July 2018: Singapore Airlines will launch nonstop service between Singapore and Los Angeles, this November, using its new Airbus A350-900ULR ultra-long range aircraft. In addition, the airline will increase its current daily nonstop flights between Singapore and San...