Air Astana Begins Almaty – Kuala Lumpur, Tiger Airways Resumes Singapore – Hat Yai

Air travellers in Southeast Asia now have greater options when flying beyond and within the region. Kazakh national carrier Air Astana has commenced flights from Almaty to Kuala Lumpur, while low cost carrier Tiger Airways returns to the southern Thai city of Hat Yai.   Air Astana Links Malaysia With Kazakhstan Travellers now have a … Continue reading

Air Arabia Adds New Routes From Casablanca And Sharjah

Middle Eastern low-cost carrier Air Arabia is to add 2 new destinations in Russia and Switzerland from its hubs in Sharjah and Casablanca respectively.   Sharjah – Samara From 26 October 2009, Air Arabia will fly twice weekly to Samara, Russia. Situated on the banks of the Volga River, the city is among the top 10 Russian … Continue reading

Etihad Airways To Launch Flights To Astana

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways has announced it will begin flights to Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, from 7 May 2009. Astana is Etihad’s second destination in Kazakhstan after Almaty. Following the launch of the Abu Dhabi-Astana route, Etihad’s existing 4 times a week service to Almaty will be reduced to 3 times a week.   Flight … Continue reading

Etihad Moves Flights To New Terminal, Announces New Flights To Larnaca

The national carrier of the UAE, Etihad Airways, has begun moving part of its flight operations to the new Terminal 3 at Abu Dhabi International Airport. Flights to Almaty, Bangkok, Brisbane, London, Manchester, Manila, Minsk, Moscow, Paris and Singapore are now departing from the new USD300 million, dedicated Etihad terminal.   The move begins phase 2 of … Continue reading

Etihad Begins Flights to Moscow, Almaty

Etihad Airways has begun flights from Abu Dhabi to Moscow, Russia. The inaugural flight, EY 069, took off at 0859 hrs and arrived in Moscow’s Domodedovo airport at 1356 hrs. Moscow is Etihad’s eleventh destination in Europe and its first in Russia.   The airline will fly to the Russian capital 5 times a week … Continue reading