SINGAPORE 9 July 2018: Air travel demand remains robust, but airlines face increases of around 27% in fuel costs this year compared with 2017,according to performance data for May, compiled by International Air Transport Association. Rising fuel costs are negating...
SINGAPORE, 2 November 2017: Singapore Changi Airport registered 4.93 million passenger movements in September, a 7.5% year-on-year increase. Aircraft movements rose 4% to 30,490 landings and take-offs. Passenger traffic for September was boosted by growth across all regions, with traffic to...
PHNOM PENH, 30 November 2015: Cambodia and Russia signed an air transport services agreement, last week, that will facilitate direct flights between the two countries. Phnom Penh Post reported representatives from both countries signed the agreement in the presence of...

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...
BANGKOK, 26 January 2017: Thai Lion Air will strengthen its domestic network in Thailand with new flights to Trang and Surat Thani starting 10 February. The Trang service is from the airline’s base in Bangkok and the Surat Thani route...
BANGKOK, 21 February 2017: Thai Airways International’s labour union will urge Prime Minister, General Prayut Chan-o-cha, to ensure transparency and progress in the ongoing investigation into the bribery of former THAI executives by Rolls Royce UK. The union president, Damrong...

THAI’s ratings lift off

BANGKOK, 25 September 2015: Thai Airways International was recently placed in the top three in four categories at the 2015 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards ceremony in Hong Kong. At the 2015 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards ceremony THAI won Second for...
YANGON, 21 October 2016: Myanmar Airways International will launch a flight from Yangon to Kolkata in India, effective 1 December. According to the airline, the new route will offer two weekly flights on Thursday and Sunday. Kolkata is the capital of West...
BANGKOK, 21 June 2017: Thai Lion Air has revised schedules for new international routes out of Bangkok, while plans go ahead for services from Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai to China. A daily service from Bangkok’s Don Mueang Airport to...

Qatar flies to Penang

DOHA, 12 February 2018:  Qatar Airways is now serving Penang with three weekly nonstop flights from Doha. The inaugural flight touched down at Penang’s international airports, mid-last week. Having established its first service to Kuala Lumpur in 2001, the airline now...