BANGKOK, 30 June 2016: Thai Airways International will transfer its Chongqing, China and Penang, Malaysia flights to its subsidiary company THAI Smile Airways, effective July. In a press statement released Wednesday, THAI president, Charamporn Jotikasthira, said Thai Smile Airways will...
GENEVA, 30 June 2016: The International Air Transport Association expressed outrage at Tuesday’s terrorist attack on Atatürk Airport Istanbul, Turkey, that left 42 dead and almost 300 injured. "Once again, innocent travellers have been attacked in a cowardly and murderous act....
AUCKLAND, 30 June 2016: American Airlines launched a daily nonstop Auckland-Los Angeles service, earlier this week, the airline's seventh destination  in the Pacific. The new service uses a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner and adds 1,600 seats a week on the Auckland-Los...
COLOMBO, 29 June 2016: SriLankan will suspend flights to Frankfurt and Paris at the start of its winter timetable, effective 1 November. The last flights to Europe will arrive in Frankfurt and Paris 30 October. After that, SriLankan will serve Europe...
MANDALAY, 27 June 2016: Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism reports nearly 160,000 international tourists visited the former royal capital of Mandalay,  January to May, this year, an increase of 22% over the same period, last year. Global New Light...
YANGON, 24 June 2016: A French-Italian aircraft manufacturer that builds ATRs plans to open an aircraft maintenance centre at Yangon International Airport. Global New Light of Myanmar reported that there are no maintenance centres for detailed checks that must be carried out...
SINGAPORE, 24 June 2016: Vietjet has launched its latest international route connecting Ho Chi Minh City and Tainan in Taiwan. The inaugural flight was welcomed by government officials from both Vietnam and Tainan, as well as senior leaders from Vietjet...
DUBAI, 24 June 2016: Emirates will operate its daily nonstop services between Dubai and Auckland using an A380 aircraft instead of a Boeing 777, effective 30 October, the airline announced Thursday. After less than a year using a Boeing 777...
BANGKOK, 23 June 2016: Airports of Thailand reports strong increases in both aircraft movements and passenger traffic during May at six airports under its management. AoT reported, earlier this week, that all of its supervised airports served 9,633,787 passengers up...
YANGON, 22 June 2016: Myanmar Airways International plans more flights between Myanmar and Singapore following the signing of a visa-free travel accord between the two countries. Myanmar and Singapore citizens will no longer need a visa to travel between the...