Australian Carriers Expand In Asia

Australian carriers Qantas and Jetstar continue their Asian expansion with new connections between Australia, China and Vietnam. The Flying Kangaroo has relaunched direct services to Beijing, while its low cost affiliate is to fly to Ho Chi Minh City for the first time.   Qantas Launches Sydney – Beijing After a hiatus of 8 years, … Continue reading

Scoot Outlines European Intentions With Athens Service

Singapore-based low cost carrier Scoot has revealed plans to begin flying to Athens next summer, signaling its expansion beyond Asia Pacific and further afield to Europe.   Scheduled to commence on 20 June 2017, the airline will fly nonstop to the Greek capital 4 times a week. Flight TZ 702 will depart Singapore Changi International … Continue reading

Jetstar Plans Sanya Flights

Low cost carrier Jetstar has announced a new service to Sanya, connecting the Southeast Asian city-state with a second point on Hainan Island.   From 2 August 2016, flight 3K 881 will operate twice weekly on Tuesdays and Saturdays, taking off from Changi International Airport at 0700 hrs and arriving at Sanya Phoenix International Airport … Continue reading

VietJet Adds Kuala Lumpur To Network

Fast-growing low cost carrier VietJet has launched flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Kuala Lumpur, adding the Malaysian capital to its network which now spans destinations in Myanmar, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.   Operating daily, flight VJ 825 departs Tan Son Nhat International Airport at 0930 hrs to arrive in Kuala … Continue reading

Middle East Growth For AirAsia Group

Southeast Asian low cost carrier giant AirAsia group has outlined its plans for expansion in the Middle East. Kuala Lumpur-based AirAsia X and Bangkok-based Thai AirAsia X have announced new routes from their respective hubs to Tehran, with the latter also introducing new flights to Muscat.   The Iranian Connection Following the easing of sanctions … Continue reading