Japan’s Zipair to woo corporates with lie flat business class product

Zipair will be offering Japanese corporates a new low cost business class product when the long haul LCC start-up launches in 2020. The new Japan…..

Qantas launches ‘Points Plane’ – the start of a potential series of exclusive flights for frequent flyers

Loyalty remains a key part of any airlines’ corporate arsenal and frequent flyer programmes have evolved in order to meet the needs of regular travellers……

Using technology to boost mobility – ANA partners with Panasonic to test self-driving electric wheelchairs at Tokyo Narita

Technology is being used throughout the customer journey to deliver a better experience. That has seen significant enhancements for travellers, especially in the fields of…..

ANA selects OpenJaw Technologies to support its NDC journey and distribution partners will be able to link directly to the carrier’s reservation systems from later this year

Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) has selected OpenJaw Technologies to modernise its retailing capabilities and create a New Distribution Capability (NDC) platform. The partnership…..

Travelport and JAL combine to operate GDS tailored to the needs of the Japanese travel industry

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Travelport Worldwide will establish a new joint venture company to operate a Global Distribution System (GDS) tailored to the needs of…..

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……

Asia Pacific nations continue international frequency growth across first two months of 2019; 18 of top 20 country markets have more flights versus same period in 2018

New research from The Blue Swan Daily reveals that only two of Asia Pacific’s top twenty country markets have witnessed a rise in year-on-year international…..

Hiroshima International is the next Japanese airport lined up to be privatised and there will be many others

Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLITT) has published an implementation policy outline for the privatisation of Hiroshima International Airport under the terms…..

Delta Air Lines prepares to say ‘sayonara’ to Narita

Delta Air Lines is close to meeting an objective of dropping Tokyo Narita, where it has had a hub since the airport opened 40 years…..

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…..

ANA’s new Perth-Tokyo service to boost tourism for Australia and Japan

All Nippon Airways (ANA) unveiled plans on 26-Dec-2018 to launch services to Perth and confirmed in a 23-Jan-2019 announcement that Perth and Chennai in India…..