Garuda Indonesia Inducted Into Skyteam

Global airline alliance Skyteam, welcomed its 20th member today. Garuda Indonesia became the second Southeast Asia airline to join the grouping, boosting its ambitions as it seeks to spread its coverage beyond the region. The Indonesian carrier’s customers will now enjoy seamless access to Skyteam’s 1,064 destinations, the earning and redemption of miles on member-operated … Continue reading

Indonesian Expansion For Singapore Airlines And Silkair

Singapore Airlines and its regional subsidiary Silkair have announced plans for a stronger push towards the Indonesian market, with new flights and increased frequencies on key routes.   Singapore Airlines to Resume Surabaya Service, Increase Flights to Jakarta and Bali Citing increased demand, Singapore Airlines will take over one of Silkair’s double daily Singapore – … Continue reading

Singapore Airlines Retires Boeing 747s

Singapore Airlines has officially retired its Boeing 747 fleet, following the final commemorative flights by the iconic aircraft between Singapore and Hong Kong today. Flight SQ 748 landed at Singapore Changi International Airport at 1900 hrs, ending a 38-year relationship between the airline and the ‘Queen of the Skies’. Onboard the flight were company executives, media, invited guests and … Continue reading

AirAsia To Introduce Bali – Darwin Flights

Low cost carrier AirAsia has announced it will launch services between Bali and Darwin in time for the holiday season. From 23 December 2010, affiliate Indonesia AirAsia will operate the daily flights with its 180-seat Airbus A320 jets, adding approximately 130,000 seats on the route each year.   Flight QZ 8632 will depart Denpasar at 2350 hrs, arriving … Continue reading

Air France, KLM Upgrade Inflight Products

Travellers flying on Air France and KLM can look forward to onboard product and service improvements. Air France has announced it will be introducing a Premium Voyageur cabin to its Airbus A380s next summer, while KLM is launching a la carte catering onboard selected intercontinental services for Economy Class passengers.   Air France A380s To Have … Continue reading