Malaysian Transport Minister: ‘We would like to see more competition’ among airlines

Malaysia‘s Minister of Transport Anthony Loke Siew Fook welcomed the entry of more foreign airlines into the Malaysian market, stating: “We welcome competition and we…..

Jetstar Asia, Scoot and SIA agree to cease pre selection of travel insurance for customers

Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE) reported (15-Nov-2018) Jetstar Asia, Scoot and Singapore Airlines (SIA) agreed to cease the practice of pre selection of travel insurance…..

China Southern Airlines will exit SkyTeam alliance from 2019

China Southern Airlines announced (15-Nov-2018) it will not renew its agreement with SkyTeam from 01-Jan-2019. The airline will complete transition arrangements in 2019.

Scoot to move to Singapore Changi Airport T1 in 4Q2019

Scoot announced (15-Nov-2018) plans to relocate from terminal 2 to terminal 1 at Singapore Changi Airport in 4Q2019. The transition is expected to facilitate the…..

Vietnam Airlines on target for 10.5% pax growth in 2018

Vietnam Airlines GM UK Phan The Thang said the airline is on target to record 10.5% year-on-year growth in passenger numbers to 24.3 million in…..

Philippine Airlines to increase Toronto and Los Angeles frequency in 2019

Philippine Airlines plans to increase Manila-Toronto Pearson frequency from five to seven times weekly, effective 31-Mar-2019, and increase Manila-Los Angeles frequency from 14 to 17…..

South Korea and North Korea to discuss civil aviation cooperation in Nov-2018 Liaison Office meeting

South Korea‘s Ministry of Unification reported representatives of South Korea’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and North Korea‘s General Administration of Civil Aviation plan…..

Citilink, Sriwijaya Air and Nam Air sign joint operation agreement

Garuda Indonesia Group plans to take over operational control of Sriwijaya Group under a joint operation agreement between Citilink, Sriwijaya Air and Nam Air signed…..

Vietnam Transport Ministry revises draft decree on aviation investment

Vietnam‘s Ministry of Transport revised a draft decree on business conditions for potential investors in the country’s aviation industry (VNA, 13-Nov-2018). The revision includes limiting…..

AirAsia Group CEO not planning to participate in proposed airport REIT, prefers ‘full privatisation’

AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes said the carrier does not intend to participate in the Malaysian Government’s proposed real estate investment trust (REIT) for airports,…..