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...
OSAKA, 24 September 20128: Osaka’s Kansai International Airport opened for business last Friday as officials confirmed the airport has recovered most of its operational functions. The Kansai Tourism Bureau released an online video targeting both domestic and international travellers to...

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...

China arrest hotel group hacker

SHANGHAI, 21 September 2018: Shanghai police have arrested a man in connection with a data leak at NASDAQ-listed Chinese hotelier Huazhu Group after the suspect failed to sell the information online. The 30-year-old suspect had hacked and stolen user data...
BANGKOK, 21 September 2018: Expedia is partnering with the Tourism Authority of Thailand to push more tourists to secondary destinations in Thailand. The online travel booking system signed what the TAT called its “first MOU with a global OTA focused...

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...
HONG KONG, 21 September 2018: Radisson Hotel Group is accelerating its expansion in China with key appointments, hotel signings and new openings. The group’s five-year expansion plan, through to 2022 will triple its portfolio to more than 100 hotels from...
SINGAPORE, 20 September 2018: Six of Asia Pacific’s largest airports are amongst the top 20 most connected airports, worldwide, according to OAG’s International Megahubs Index 2018. OAG ranks airports with the highest ratio of scheduled international connections to the number...
BANGKOK, 20 September 2018:  Centara has inked a deal that will give it the management of three hotels in Laos by 2020. Centara’s chairman, Suthikiati Chirathivat, signed off on the management MOU with Asia Investment Development & Construction Sole Company,...
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...