KUALA LUMPUR, 22 February 2018: AirAsia is posed to axe services to Tehran, Boracay and Surat Thani out of its Kuala Lumpur home base. A Malaysia website Rojak Daily alerted travel consumers to the impending cuts to services that are...
BANGKOK, 22 February 2018: Bangkok Airways is partnering with Expedia to add a new distribution channel and drive marketing campaigns globally. The airline reported that it has seen a  boost in ticket sales through various sales channels that are part...
YANGON, 22 February 2018: Myanmar National Airlines has opened bookings for a new service linking Yangon with Phuket a popular holiday island in South Thailand. Heading for a 25 March launch and bookable now for flights through to the end of...
HANOI, 22 February 2018: Vietjet Air confirmed this week it will expand seat capacity and flights on major international routes during the second quarter of 2018. Capacity on popular regional routes will increase by upgrading from A320s to the larger...

Air Italy takes to the sky

DOHA, Qatar – Meridiana, Italy’s private airline, has been rebranded Air Italy following Qatar Airways' purchase of a 49% stake last year in AQA Holding the airline’s new parent company. Meridiana previous sole shareholder, Alisarda, continues to hold 51% stake...

Rescue teams reach crash site

TEHRAN, 22 February 2018: Iranian rescue teams struggled to recover bodies from the wreckage of a plane that crashed in hazardous terrain near a mountain peak last weekend with 66 people on board. "Deep and dangerous crevices in the area...
BANGKOK, 20 February 2018: Nok Air will target a revenue increase of THB 3 billion while boosting passenger traffic by 4% to 9 million, and increasing available seat kilometres by 29%. The airline increased its available seat kilometres (ASK) by...
VIENTIANE, 20 February 2018: China Southern plans to fly to Vientiane from Chongqing in China during the summer timetable months April to October. The airline has filed for three weekly flights starting  26 March according to timetable information reported by...

Kuwait ups Bangkok flights

BANGKOK, 20 February 2018: Kuwait Airways intends to increase flights to Bangkok from daily to eight a week, effective 25 March. The airline currently serves Bangkok with a single daily flight. The new timetable will add a second service on...
DUBAI, 20 February 2018: Emirates plans to launch a new daily service from Dubai to Auckland via the island of Bali, Indonesia, starting 14 June. The new service will offer travellers three daily services to New Zealand.  Emirates already serves...