SIEM REAP, 4 January 2017: Cambodia has commissioned a Chinese consortium to build a new international airport at Siem Reap. Phnom Penh Post reported the Chinese state-run Yunnan Investment Holdings Ltd (YIHL) will build a new USD880 million airport about...
YANGON, 30 December 2016: Myanmar’s vice president, U Henry Van Thio, has called for a show of transparency to ensure the Hanthawaddy International Airport project becomes a showcase for the country’s tourism development. Global New Light of Myanmar quoted the...
PHNOM PENH, 30 December 2016: A direct flight connecting Cambodia and Indonesia remains in the pipeline, although airlines have told officials it will depend on commercial viability and the chances of success are remote. Khmer Time quoted the State Secretariat...
SIHANOUKVILLE, 29 December 2016: Expansion and other improvements at Sihanoukville International Airport are underway, that will extend the runway and terminal capacity to 500,000 passengers a year. Phnom Penh Post quoted Cambodia Airports’ communications director, Khek Norinda, saying the upgrades...
BANGKOK, 29 December 2016: Six airports managed by Airports of Thailand will achieve record passenger and aircraft movements during the holiday season, 29 December to 4 January. Officials say 2.69 million passengers will board and deplane aircraft at the six...
WASHINGTON, 29 December 2016: FlyersRights, a US-based airline passenger organisation, and Travellers United, have joined forces with an aggrieved airline passenger whose personal injury claim was denied by a Federal Appeals court. In a short 2-1 decision, the 9th Circuit...
BANGKOK, 27 December 2016: Airports of Thailand reports strong increases in both aircraft movements and passenger traffic at six airports under its management during November. AoT reported, late last week, that all of its supervised airports handled 9,768,489 passengers an...
HANOI, 23 December 2016: Vietnam Airlines is planning a new route from Hanoi to Prague in Czech Republic. Local media reported that the Vietnamese national flag carrier confirmed long-term interest in opening the route after it established a general sales...
AUCKLAND, 23 December 2016: Chinese carrier Tianjin Airlines launched, Thursday, a new nonstop service from two major Chinese cities, Chongqing and Tianjin, to Auckland in New Zealand. The Auckland-Chongqing-Tianjin route operates three times weekly using a 260-seat Airbus A330 aircraft....
BANGKOK, 22 December 2016: Peach Aviation, a Japanese low-cost airline, opened a booking and payment channel, Tuesday, for Thais to buy tickets in baht currency for its flight to Okinawa. The carrier will launch daily flights from Okinawa to Bangkok starting...