Bangkok could soon get its third airport as Utapao redevelopment project gets to the bidding stage

The Royal Thai Navy, operator of Utapao Rayong-Pattaya International airport, recently unsealed tender bids for the USD9 billion redevelopment of the facility under the Thai…..

Japanese corporates to have new low-cost premium cabin option from 2020

Japanese corporate customers will have a new option for Bangkok and Seoul in 2020 as Japan Airlines (JAL) launches its new widebody LCC, Zipair Tokyo……

Bangkok’s second terminal gets go-ahead; considerable investment at both the city’s main airports

Airports of Thailand (AoT) has approved a second terminal for Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport. AoT will release three tenders in the coming months related to…..

Thai AirAsia X enters Australia market with Brisbane-Bangkok service. Is Avalon next?

AirAsia has selected Brisbane-Bangkok as its first route connecting Australia and Thailand, a surprise move given the LCC group does not currently have any services…..

ANA continues Southeast Asia expansion with selection of Bangkok and Singapore as first 787-10 routes

All Nippon Airways (ANA) is adding capacity to its two most popular Southeast Asian destinations, Bangkok and Singapore, as it introduces Boeing 787-10s, the largest…..

As WTTC publishes the world’s top ten cities by tourism market size, we bring an economic value of air transport parameter into the equation

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has published its 2018 City Travel & Tourism Impact report, which details 72 of the world’s most important…..

Thai Airways joins the premium economy trend with initial 777-200ER retrofit trial

Thai Airways has decided to introduce a premium economy product in 2019 starting with its 777-200ER fleet, an airline executive confirmed to a CAPA –…..

Airport Insight: Bangkok Don Mueang International Airport

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Asian markets provide best value for money for long haul city breaks from Europe

A trio of Far Eastern cities have been named best value for a long haul city break in a new barometer of costs for holidaymakers…..