YOGYAKARTA, 13 February 2015: Direct flights between Yogyakarta and Myanmar could start, this year, mainly to promote cultural and religious related tourism. The Jakarta Globe media quoted Indonesian ambassador to Myanmar, Ito Sumardi, as saying the Indonesian government discussed details...
BANGKOK, 13 February 2015: Nok Air will launch a daily Fly ‘n’ Ride service, 2 March, from Bangkok to Maha Sarakham using its daily Khon Kaen flight that will connect with a bus service. Maha Sarakham is located in the heart...
BANGKOK, 12 February 2015: Thai AirAsia X will launch a daily flight connecting Thailand’s (Don Mueang Airport) to Japan’s Sapporo New Chitose Airport, 1 May. The airline CEO, Nadda Buranasiri, said the airline has seen rapid growth in travel between...
WASHINGTON, 12 February 2015: US-based Business Travel Coalition has urged the US Department of Transportation to investigate airline fuel surcharges that it claims contravene DOT guidelines. “Consumers were sold on the need for fuel surcharges based on the sharp rise...
YANGON, 11 February 2015: Myanmar’s Civil Aviation Department recently granted Air Myanmar Aviation Service permission to operate the first-ever commercial helicopter service. The Xinhua news agency reported the company would use two AS350 B3 helicopters for charters, survey flights and...
BANGKOK, 11 February 2015: Amadeus and Jet Asia Airways, a Thai airline based at Suvarnabhumi Airport, announced Tuesday that they have completed successful implementation of the full Amadeus Altéa Suite. The project has been the fastest Amadeus migration to date...
HANOI, 11 February 2015: Vietnam Airlines is planning an additional Hanoi-Seoul flight, for launch this October using an Airbus 350. The new service is a response to growing demand as South Korea’s investment in Vietnam increases, fuelling business travel. Vietnam Airlines...
BANGKOK, 11 February 2015: The Tourism Authority is backing a cooperation agreement signed between the Airports of Thailand and New Kansai International Airport Company Limited to boost two-way travel. AoT has pledged to promote tourist attractions in the Kansai region...
BANGKOK, 9 February 2015: Bangkok Airways has recruited a local movie and TV star to represent the airline as its “brand ambassador”. Yaya Urassaya Sperbund is the star in the airline’s latest TV commercials that started broadcasting nationwide on most TV...
VIENTIANE, 6 February 2015: Direct charter flights between Russia and Laos are among proposals to strengthen tourism between the two countries, but the economic crisis in Russia could discourage private companies. Vientiane Times reported that the proposal was among key...