Etihad To Start Amsterdam Flights, Expand Partnership With KLM

The national airline of the UAE, Etihad Airways, has announced plans for an expansion in Europe. The Abu Dhabi-based carrier will begin daily flights to Amsterdam as part of a larger cooperation with Dutch airline KLM, becoming the second Gulf carrier to serve the city after rival Emirates.   Daily Abu Dhabi – Amsterdam Service … Continue reading

Bhutan’s Drukair Prepares Launch Of Singapore Flights

Drukair, the national airline of the Kingdom of Bhutan, made its debut in Singapore yesterday with a special inaugural flight from Paro. Carrying a delegation led by Her Royal Highness Princess Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck, the Airbus A319 jet touched down at Changi International Airport to kick start month-long festivities to commemorate the route’s commercial launch … 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

Tiger Airways Plans Return To Kochi

Low cost carrier Tiger Airways has announced plans to resume service between Singapore and Kochi, 4 years since it discontinued the route due to poor loads. Beginning 27 April 2012, the Singapore-based carrier will fly 4 times weekly to the bustling seaside city in southwest India, reflecting new confidence in business and leisure travel between … Continue reading

Tiger Airways To Launch Flights To Dhaka

Tiger Airways has announced it is to launch a new Singapore – Dhaka service, its first route to Bangladesh. Beginning 9 March 2012, the low cost carrier will fly 4 times a week between the Southeast Asian city-state and the Bangladeshi capital, joining Biman Bangladesh Airlines and Singapore Airlines.   Flight TR 2654 will depart Singapore … Continue reading