JAKARTA, 11 December 2018. Batik Air, a member of the Lion Air Group, introduced a new service from Jakarta to Samarinda last week. Welcomed by both business and leisure travellers the service reduces travel time and makes it more convenient...
BANGKOK, 7 December 2018: THAI and Worldpay signed a MoU to expand payment channels for travellers buying tickets directly on the airline’s website. The Memorandum of Understanding will expand the payment channel options for THAI passengers when sourcing tickets online. Backed...
NEW DELHI, 6 December 2018: Amadeus and Vistara have renewed a multi-year distribution agreement that guarantees Vistara’s travel agency partners continue access to the airline’s full range of fares. Vistara, a full-service airline in India, launched what it calls branded...
NEW DELHI, 6 December 2018: Financially troubled Jet Airways will stop meal service on domestic flights effective 1 January. Reuters reported the decision would impact on domestic services but its “JetPrivilege” members will still be offered an infligt meal. It’s all...
DUBAI, 4 December 2018: Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Air Arabia and Al Fursan took to the skies in unison at the weekend to celebrate the UAE’s 47th National Day. The spectacular flypast - a world-first and a UAE civil aviation milestone...
WASHINGTON, 4 December 2018: United Airlines announced a three-way deal at the weekend with Panama's Copa and Colombia's Avianca that will include revenue-sharing and cover 12,000 city pairs. The US airline said the deal, which is subject to approval by...
KUALA LUMPUR, 4 December 2018: AirAsia X will launch direct route connecting Kuala Lumpur with Fukuoka, Japan effective 28 February 2019. It offers four weekly flights to the airline group’s fifth destination in Japan and fourth destination from Kuala Lumpur. The...

Possible M370 debris turns up

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia, 3 December 2018: Relatives of those on board Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 at the weekend handed over new-found debris believed to be from the ill-fated plane, hoping it could help shed light on the jet's mysterious disappearance...
KUALA LUMPUR, 3 December 2018: Krabi’s travel industry will be heartened by the news Air Asia will increase services to the South Thailand resort destination to four daily flights effective 9 January. Faced with declines in Chinese visitors to neighbouring...
SINGAPORE, 30 November 2018: Singapore Changi Airport handled 5.38 million passenger movements in October, a 4.3% year-on-year increase. Aircraft movements were 3.2% higher at 32,800 landings and take-offs, while airfreight throughput grew 2.1% to reach 190,000 tonnes for the month. For...