Jetstar Pacific to transfer Hanoi-Osaka Kansai-Da Nang-Osaka Kansai to Vietnam Airlines

Jetstar Pacific plans to cancel and transfer operation of four times weekly Hanoi-Osaka Kansai-Da Nang-Osaka Kansai service to Vietnam Airlines, effective 09-Jan-2019 (Traicy, 14-Dec-2018). Jetstar…..

Boeing delivers the 787th 787 aircraft bound for China Southern Airlines

Boeing delivered (13-Dec-2018) the 787th 787 aircraft to roll off the production line to AerCap, which has leased the aircraft to China Southern Airlines. Since…..

Garuda Indonesia resumes Jakarta-London service

Garuda Indonesia resumed (13-Dec-2018) three times weekly Jakarta-London Heathrow service on 13-Dec-2018. The airline operates the service nonstop with Boeing 777-300ER equipment configured with business…..

WOW air to suspend Reykjavik Keflavik-Delhi service on 20-Jan-2019

WOW air reportedly plans to suspend Reykjavik Keflavik-Delhi service from 20-Jan-2019 (Iceland Review/Business Standard, 13-Dec-2018). As previously reported by CAPA, the LCC commenced the service…..

Philippines to record growth in tourist arrivals in 2018, but may miss target

Philippines‘ Department of Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said tourist arrivals to the Philippines for 2018 are likely to exceed the figure for 2017, but are…..

Nepal Airlines requests policy requiring civil servants to travel with Nepal Airlines

Nepal Airlines executive chairman Madan Kharel reported the airline requested Nepal‘s Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation introduce a policy requiring all civil servants…..

Singapore Airlines commences 787-10 operation between Singapore and

Singapore Airlines commenced Boeing 787-10 operation between Singapore and Fukuoka on 09-Dec-2018, becoming the fourth Japan route to operate with the aircraft after Osaka Kansai,…..

Garuda Indonesia targets loss under USD50m in 4Q2018

Garuda Indonesia president Ari Askhara expects the carrier’s 4Q2018 loss to be under USD50 million, compared to a loss of USD213 million in 2017, citing…..

Vietnam airlines year to date pax exceeds 50m

Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) reported (11-Dec-2018) Vietnamese airlines handled year to date passengers exceeding 50 million, an increase of 14% year-on-year, and 26%…..

Malaysia Airlines rebrands first class as ‘Business Suite’

Malaysia Airlines rebranded (11-Dec-2018) its first class cabins on A350-900 and A380 aircraft as ‘Business Suite’, effective 12-Dec-2018. The cabin will be available on London,…..

Xiamen Airlines launches nonstop Fuzhou-Paris service on 11-Dec-2018

Xiamen Airlines launched (11-Dec-2018) three times weekly Fuzhou-Paris CDG service with Boeing 787 aircraft on 11-Dec-2018, extending the carrier’s European network to nine cities, including…..