HANOI, 20 February 2019: As Vietnam’s tourism and airline business expands by double digit growth rates, there are concerns the country needs to invest more on its safety check inspectors. Aviation safety checks, carried out by...
BANGKOK, 20 February 2019: Emirates makes changes to its flights to Yangon in Myanmar and to Phnom Penh, Cambodia for the summer timetable. The airline will reduce flights between Dubai and Yangon from daily to four weekly...

Garuda drops fares by 20%

JAKARTA, 18 Feb: Indonesia’s national airline, Garuda International, slashed fares by 20% at the weekend, following criticism and a call by the country’s president for airlines to offer cheaper air travel. The fare cuts...
FRANKFURT, 15 February 2019: Star Alliance has partnered with travel search engine, Skyscanner, to allow travellers browsing the Star Alliance website to search for flights, view fares and book them directly with its member airlines.
SINGAORE, 13 February 2019: Singapore Airlines will add a third daily service to Osaka’s Kansai International Airport this April, to meet growing demand for travel between Singapore and Japan. SIA already operates two flights daily on the...
SEPANG, 13 February 2019: AirAsia was served, with a letter of demand, Monday, from Malaysia Airport Holdings Berhad (MAHB) ordering it to retract and withdraw press statements on an ongoing dispute. AirAsia countered saying it was  “not...
SINGAPORE, 12 February 2019: Vietjet has officially opened sales for its first flight connecting Phu Quoc and Hong Kong, with tickets already available on all of Vietjet’s sales channels. The Phu Quoc – Hong Kong route...
SEPANG, 11 February 2019: AirAsia will upgrade its Navitaire New Skies reservation system this weekend to improve the passenger online experience. The upgrade will cause a 24-hour blackout for all bookings system-wide across all channels.
GENEVA 12 February 2019: Global passenger traffic results for 2018 showed demand (revenue passenger kms or RPKs) rose by a healthy 6.5% compared to full-year 2017, according to the latest data from the International Air Transport Association.
SINGAPORE, 11 February 2019: Amadeus has signed a new distribution agreement with Qantas, Australia’s national carrier, that includes a private channel. The private channel will be known as the Qantas Channel and becomes effective...