BANGKOK, 21 June 2016: Thai Lion Air will commence two daily flights linking Bangkok (Don Mueang Airport) to Yangon in Myanmar effective 22 July. The new service will competed head-on with Thai AirAsia, Nok Air, Thai Airways International, Thai Smile...
YANGON, 20 June 2016: Myanmar’s Department of Civil Aviation confirmed, last week, it is crafting a new aviation  legislation to be presented to the government soon. One of the clauses will put the brake on airline expansion. The country has...
PHNOM PENH, 20 June 2016: Cambodia and Turkey will discuss opening an airline route, on  to develop tourism and trade at joint meeting, Tuesday. Phnom Penh Post reported Cambodian Commerce Minister, Pan Sorasak , saying he had held talks, last...
BANGKOK, 15 June 2016: Promotions for Thailand’s key tourism niche markets should intensify following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, 13 June, between Emirates Airline and the Tourism Authority of Thailand. Core elements of the MoU are joint promotions...
SYDNEY, 15 June 2016: Qantas Group announced, Tuesday, the completion of an AUD500 million share buy-back. The buy-back was identified in the airline’s half year results published February 2016. Since early March, Qantas has purchased 143,599,336 shares for a weighted average...
DANANG, 14 June 2016: Vietnam Airlines will launch flights from Danang to Bangkok, 26 June, with four flights weekly using an Airbus A321 aircraft. The new flight will pitch Vietnam Airlines in a battle for traffic with Bangkok Airways that...
CHIANG MAI, 13 June 2016: Mann Yadanarpon Airlines plans to expand its fleet and open new routes on Thailand next year. The airline marketing manager, Wutyi Maw, told TTR Weekly at the Thailand Travel Mart Plus 2016, held last week...
VIENTIANE, 13 June 2016: India and Laos will soon launch direct flights as part of initiatives to increase cultural exchanges and bilateral trade between the two countries. Lao News Agency quoted India’s ambassador to the Lao PDR, Ravi Shankar Aisola,...

WOW that’s cheap

LOS ANGELES, 10 June 2016:  WOW air, Iceland's ultra low-cost airline, kicks off its West Coast service touching down in San Francisco Friday. It offers five weekly service to Reykjavik for as low as USD99*. Service to and from San...
HANOI, 9 June 2016: Airports Corporation of Vietnam says the country will need more than USD1.16 billion to upgrade its airports over the next two years and service fees may be increased to provide funding. Thanh Nien News quoted ACV...