Mon, 21 May 2018 16:16:32
THAI board approves Sumeth Damrongchaitham as airline’s next president
Thai Airways International’s board of directors has approved the outcome of the national carrier’s recruitment process for its next president, with Sumeth Damrongchaitham chosen to take up the position.
Sat, 19 May 2018 13:00:13
Cuba mourns after 107 killed in airliner crash
Cuba begins two days of national mourning Saturday for victims of the crash of a state airways plane that killed all but three of its 110 passengers and crew.
Sat, 19 May 2018 10:18:40
More than 100 killed in Cuba airliner crash
A Cuban state airways plane with 110 passengers and crew on board crashed shortly after taking off from Havana on Friday, killing all but three people on board in a mass of twisted and smoldering fuselage.
Sat, 19 May 2018 07:21:19
More than 100 feared dead in Cuba airliner crash
A Cuban state airways plane with 110 passengers and crew on board crashed shortly after taking off from Havana Friday, leaving a mass of twisted and smoldering fuselage, as the country's president warned many people were feared dead.
Sat, 19 May 2018 01:00:00
SilkAir to merge into SIA after $100m revamp of cabin products
SINGAPORE AIRLINES’ regional arm, SilkAir, will undergo a significant upgrading of its cabin products as part of plans to eventually merge with Singapore Airlines (SIA).
Fri, 18 May 2018 12:34:47
Singapore Airlines to absorb regional wing after upgrade
Singapore Airlines said Friday it will absorb its struggling premium wing SilkAir following a multimillion-dollar upgrade as part of a reform drive to stay competitive.
Thu, 17 May 2018 16:37:36
NokScoot invites travellers’ applications
NokScoot is inviting hopefuls to compete to become one of 10 travellers the airline recruits to fly free from Bangkok to Tokyo as part of its “best job in Thailand” campaign.
Thu, 17 May 2018 15:34:20
Cathay Pacific takes customer experiences to new heights with Red Hat's hybrid cloud technologies
Red Hat Inc Thursday announced that Cathay Pacific, a leading international airline, is using Red Hat solutions and services to transform its legacy infrastructure into a modern hybrid cloud architecture.
Thu, 17 May 2018 09:58:34
Singapore Airlines and Silk Air to codeshare with Fiji Airways
Singapore Airlines, SilkAir and Fiji Airways recently signed a codeshare agreement that will provide more convenient connections for customers travelling to Fiji from 10 destinations in Asia, including Thailand, and Europe through the Singapore hub.
Wed, 16 May 2018 01:00:00
Airlines ride high on tourism boom
EARNINGS posted by some of the country’s listed airlines point to a recovery in Thailand’s aviation industry in the first quarter of this year, including double-digit gains by pacesetter Bangkok Airways, amid a boom in tourist arrivals.
Wed, 16 May 2018 01:00:00
PAL to set milestone in modernisation
4-STAR CARRIER Philippine Airlines is in the midst of a fleet modernisation programme in its bid to transform itself into Asia’s airline of choice with an average fleet age of five years by end-2018.
Mon, 14 May 2018 16:18:04
Changes at the helm of Thai AirAsia
Thai AirAsia on Monday announced leadership changes aimed at powering the new era of growth for the airline.
Chief executive officer Tassapon Bijleveld will take on the role of executive chairman and supervise the company’s executive board, while long-time executive and founding member Santisuk Klongchaiya – the current commercial director – takes over as CEO of Thai AirAsia, with immediate
Sat, 12 May 2018 01:00:00
Nok Air sees losses narrow in recovery bid
NOK AIR shrank its losses in the first quarter of this year, with the struggling airline yesterday pointing to improvements in operating metrics on its path to recovery.
Fri, 11 May 2018 16:10:00
Nok Air cuts losses: CEO
Nok Air said it continued to improve the bottom line in the first quarter of this year with further reductions in losses, thanks to improvements in all key parameters.
Tue, 08 May 2018 01:00:00
Referring to Taiwan as a country is a mistake
It is natural for the Civil Aviation Administration of China to require foreign airlines not to list the Hong Kong and Macau special administrative regions and Taiwan as though they are independent countries.