VietJet conducting cabin crew recruitment in Jan-2019

VietJet Air announced (09-Jan-2019) plans to hold “the biggest” cabin crew recruitment in Hanoi on 18-Jan-2019 and Ho Chi Minh City on 23-Jan-2019.

Scoot opens sales for Singapore-Luang Prabang-Vientiane-Singapore service

Scoot commenced (10-Jan-2019) sales for three times weekly Singapore-Luang Prabang-Vientiane-Singapore service, scheduled to commence on 01-Apr-2019. Scoot will replace SilkAir on the route. The service…..

China’s airlines took delivery of 426 aircraft in 2018

China‘s airlines, according to a xmyzlcom Weibo post, took delivery (08-Jan-2019) of 426 aircraft in 2018, including 193 Boeing 737 series aircraft and 135 A320…..

Hong Kong Airlines ranks first in on time performance among airlines in Asia Pacific

Hong Kong Airlines received an 88.11% on time performance rate in 2018, ranking first among airlines in the Asia Pacific, according to the OAG punctuality…..

Air India launches ‘business lite’ bidding system for business class upgrades

Air India‘s chairman and MD Pradeep Singh Kharola reported the airline launched “business lite”, a new system permitting economy class passengers to place bids to…..

Hainan Airlines to join alliance by 2022: report

Hainan Airlines will reportedly consider joining a major airline alliance by 2022 (, 09-Jan-2019). The airline’s management stated it will assess the prospects of joining…..

Boeing grows order book with 893 net orders

Boeing expanded (08-Jan-2019) the order book with 893 net orders, valued at USD143.7 billion according to list prices. Orders include 203 aircraft sales in Dec-2018. While…..

Pakistan International Airlines issues recruitment notice for CEO position

Pakistan International Airlines reportedly issued a notice for the recruitment of a CEO under the terms of a three year contract (History of PIA, 08-Jan-2019)……

HK Express to launch HK-Bangkok service in summer 2019

HK Express announced (08-Jan-2019) plans to launch five times weekly Hong Kong-Bangkok Suvarnabhumi service from 31-Mar-2019. Reservation opened on 08-Jan-2019. HK Express will be the…..

Korean Air resumes Cairo service following seven year absence

Korean Air resumed service at Cairo International Airport following a seven year absence (, 08-Jan-2018). The airline will operate weekly charter services to Cairo for…..

NokScoot CEO expects 2019 to be the airline’s ‘best year ever’

NokScoot CEO Yodchai Sudhidhanakul said the airline expects 2019 to be its “best year ever” (Travel Daily News, 07-Jan-2019). The airline expects to take delivery…..