Malindo Air Launches Service To Hong Kong

Malindo Air has commenced flight services on its new Kuala Lumpur – Hong Kong route, expanding its international network which now covers 19 destinations across the Asia Pacific. The new route comes in time for the Chinese New Year holidays celebrated in both its native Malaysia and the Chinese Special Administrative Region.   Flight OD … Continue reading

Qantas Celebrates 95th Anniversary With New Special-Liveried Jet

Australian carrier Qantas celebrated 95 years of flying this week with the unveiling of a new vintage-liveried jet in Sydney.   Adorning one of the airline’s narrow-bodied Boeing 737-800 jets (registered VH-VXQ), the Retro Roo II design recalls Qantas’ Boeing 707 aircraft from 1959 to 1961. Presented before a group of over 300 employees, Chief … Continue reading

Qantas Marks Anniversary With Special Liveried Jet

Qantas’ celebrates its 94th anniversary in style with the delivery of its first “retro” painted aircraft.   The airline’s 75th Boeing 737-800 arrived in Sydney from the Boeing factory in Seattle, with staff members, media and its most loyal customer, 82-year old John Martin, who has flown on 958 revenue flights since July 1964. Named … Continue reading

Qantas Plans Upgrade Of B737s

Australian carrier Qantas will refurbish its Boeing 737-800 fleet next year, adding more seats and its wireless Q Streaming inflight entertainment system. 38 of the airline’s older narrow-body jets will be upgraded progressively, joining 29 existing aircraft fitted with seatback monitors and video on-demand.   Through changes to the galley and lavatory space, an extra row … Continue reading

Flydubai Announces Aden And Kandahar Flights

Hybrid low cost carrier Flydubai has announced it will launch a service to Aden and Kandahar later this year, growing its network to 68 destinations across Africa, Central and South Asia, Europe and the Middle East.   3 times weekly Dubai – Aden triangular routing via Djibouti The commercial capital of Yemen and a port city, … Continue reading