Mon, 13 May 2019 01:00
The bird has flown, no thanks to AirAsia
I have observed an increasing tendency in recent years among low-cost airlines, particularly AirAsia, to leave earlier than the scheduled departure time, intentionally leaving behind any unfortunate passengers who do not happen to arrive at the departure gate well in advance of the boarding time.
Thu, 09 May 2019 13:10
Latest : Eleven injured as plane slides off Myanmar runway
Yangon, Myanmar - Eleven people were injured as a plane slid off a runway while landing at Yangon airport in Myanmar Wednesday, police said, as a freak storm hit the city.
Wed, 01 May 2019 01:00
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of its culinary collaboration with Hiltl of Zurich restaurant, Swiss Airlines this month is serving an exclusive vegetarian three-course Hiltl meal for Economy Class travellers on selected long-haul flights.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 18:26
Emirates airlines announces summer discounts
Emirates airlines has launched a special summer discount package.
In a press release on Friday, the company said the special promotion applies to travel from Bangkok and Phuket to popular destinations across Emirates’ extensive global network in Asia, Europe, Middle East, and America.
Wed, 10 Apr 2019 18:05
Two teachers saved ‘by the grace of God’
Two teachers from the Asia Pacific International University (AIU) in Saraburi, Pradeep Tudu and Yourssry Guirguis, arrived at Suvarnabhumi International Airport on March 9 to board a flight to Kenya.
Wed, 10 Apr 2019 01:00
New law planned to protect interests of foreign airline passengers
The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) is planning a draft regulation to protect passengers flying foreign airlines who are affected by flight delays to ensure equal consumer protection.
Thu, 04 Apr 2019 17:20
Latest : Ethiopian crew followed procedure, but unable to control jet: report
Addis Ababa - The crew of the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed last month killing 157 people, repeatedly followed procedures recommended by Boeing, but were unable to regain control of the jet, according to the investigators' report released Thursday.
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 12:40
THAI Smile wins 2019 TripAdvisor Travellers' choice award for airlines
THAI Smile Airways announced it has been recognised as a winner in the 2019 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice® awards for Airlines, named the best airline in Thailand and one of the best regional airlines in Asia, according to the airline's press release.
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:41
Boeing 787 diverted to New Caledonia with smoke from cockpit: official
Noumea - A United Airlines Boeing 787-900 jet was diverted to the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia on Monday after reports of smoke coming from the cockpit, a local official told AFP.
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 01:00
Can Tho plans logistics centres for air deliveries
THE VIETNAMESE city of Can Tho needs to develop logistics centres to meet increasing demand for the transportation of goods by international and domestic airlines. Four businesses have put forward proposals for development in cooperation with the city.
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 15:09
Boeing suspends 737 MAX deliveries as France probes black boxes
Washington - US aerospace giant Boeing said Thursday it was suspending deliveries of its top-selling 737 MAX as French investigators took delivery of the black boxes from the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157 passengers and crew.
Thu, 14 Mar 2019 01:00
US pilots reported problems with Boeing 737 MAX
Washington- As US authorities continued to resist pressure Wednesday to ground the Boeing 737 MAX following the latest deadly crash, reports from American pilots surfaced who reported issues with the plane late last year.
Wed, 13 Mar 2019 01:00
Man who missed Ethiopian flight: ‘Too young to die’
ATHENS - When Antonis Mavropoulos knew he missed the flight after arriving two minutes late on the boarding gate, the Greek man said he was initially enraged.
Tue, 12 Mar 2019 17:09
South Korea grounds Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes
South Korea on Tuesday became the latest country to suspend operations of Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, the model involved in the Ethiopian Airlines crash.
Tue, 12 Mar 2019 14:00
Boeing CEO 'confident in safety' of 737 MAX series
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg has sought to assure the public of the safety of the Boeing 737 MAX series of aircraft after several countries have grounded the 737 MAX 8 in response to the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane on Sunday, a second crash of the plane in five months.