Myanmar reopens tourist destinations for local travellers

Myanmar‘s government reopened all tourist destinations to local travellers and foreign residents in the week ended 05-Jul-2020, however a ban on international services into the…..

Cathay Pacific considering long term storage for widebody fleet

Cathay Pacific is evaluating whether to send some of its aircraft to desert locations for long term storage as it reviews the size of its…..

AirAsia OURSHOP launches next day delivery of fresh produce

AirAsia announced (06-Jul-2020) its ecommerce platform OURSHOP launched a new category called OURFRESH, offering fresh and frozen produce directly from local farmers with next day…..

Jetstar Japan to resume all domestic ops from late Jul-2020

Jetstar Japan announced (03-Jul-2020) it will resume operation of all domestic services from 23-Jul-2020.

AirAsia Group: COVID-19 initiatives expected to lead to 30% cost reduction in 2020

AirAsia Group provided (06-Jul-2020) the following COVID-19 update: Since the resumption of domestic services, demand has been positive, with passenger load factors increasing week by…..

Korean Air receives commitment for additional USD839m in government aid

Korean Air reportedly received a commitment for an additional KRW1 trillion (USD839 million) in financial support from South Korea‘s government on 02-Jul-2020 (Korea Economic Daily/The…..

Korean Air finalising agreement to sell catering and inflight duty free divisions to Hahn & Company

Korean Air is reportedly finalising an agreement to sell its catering and inflight duty free retail divisions to Hahn & Company (Korea Economic Daily/Han Kyung,…..

Changi Airport Group reports reopening of 80% of F&B stores and retail outlets

Changi Airport Group announced (03-Jul-2020) over 80% of food and beverage (F&B) stores and retail outlets in Singapore Changi Airport have reopened.

Visitor arrivals to Sri Lanka down 49.7% in 1H2020

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority reported (02-Jul-2020) no visitor arrivals were recorded for Jun-2020 due to the suspension of all passenger flights and ship arrivals…..

AirAsia Japan to gradually resume domestic ops from Aug-2020

AirAsia Japan plans to gradually resume domestic operations from 01-Aug-2020 (NHK, 03-Jul-2020). Services between Nagoya Chubu and Sapporo Chitose and Sendai will resume, but operate…..

South Korea MOLIT urges parties to finalise Asiana Airlines and Eastar Jet acquisitions

South Korea‘s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) stated (03-Jul-2020) Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Kim Hyun-mee met with representatives of Hyundai Development…..