UA flies longest route

October 30, 2017 by  
Filed under Aviation, News, Singapore

SINGAPORE, 30 October 2017: United Airlines last week launched the longest nonstop flight to or from the United States, an 8,700-mile (14,001-kilometre) journey connecting Los Angeles and Singapore.

The nearly 18-hour flight will depart Los Angeles at 2125 local time and will land on Sunday in Singapore at 0620 local time.

United officials said the daily service would be the longest nonstop flight from the US to anywhere in the world. Read more

ASIA DMC extends footprint

August 29, 2017 by  
Filed under News, People, Tour Companies, Vietnam

HANOI, 29 August 2017: Vietnam-based ASIA DMC will launch a North American sales office based in Los Angeles headed by American born, Derek Ong.

Ong will assume the role of director of sales and marketing for ASIA DMC in the US.

With a background of more than 14 selling travel in Southeast Asia with leading travel firms, Ong will introduce ASIA DMC’s products and services to US homeland. Read more

US visa service cheats Chinese

May 22, 2017 by  
Filed under News, North Asia

BEIJING, 22 May 2017: Four Chinese filed an USD50-million lawsuit against a visa fraud scheme in a Los Angeles Court on Friday.

According to the lawsuit the scheme cheated more than  100 Chinese citizens, that prompted a federal investigation followed by lawsuit by the alleged victims.

Federal authorities raided a business called California Investment Immigration Fund located in San Gabriel Valley, Los Angeles last April. Read more