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

Emirates To Add Yangon, Hanoi To Network

Emirates has revealed plans to launch its first-ever flights to Myanmar this summer. Beginning 3 August 2016, the airline will operate a nonstop Dubai-Yangon service, continuing onwards to Hanoi. Flight EK 388 will depart Dubai daily at 0250 hrs, arriving in Yangon at 1105 hrs. The aircraft continues at 1235 hrs for Hanoi, landing at … Continue reading

Vietnam Airlines Introduces Airbus A350

Vietnam Airlines has begun operating the new Airbus A350-900XWB, marking the arrival of its first next-generation aircraft and the start of an ambitious modernisation programme for its long-haul fleet.   Configured in a 3-class layout comprising 29 business, 45 premium economy and 231 economy class seats, the jet is currently flying between Hanoi and Ho … Continue reading

Korean Air Launches New Premium Cabins

Skyteam member Korean Air has launched the latest generation of its premium cabin products, unveiling a new First Class Kosmo Suite and Business Class Prestige Suite first revealed in February 2015.   First Class – Kosmo Suites Traditionally a semi-enclosed seat, the airline has opted for higher partitions and sliding doors for the latest iteration of … Continue reading

Thai Airways Welcomes B787 To Fleet

Thai Airways welcomed the Boeing 787 Dreamliner to its fleet with the arrival of the first of 8 aircraft. Royally bestowed the name “Ongkharak” and registered HS-TQA, the state-of-the-art jet landed at Bangkok Subarnabhumi Airport at 1642 hrs following a nonstop, 15-hour delivery flight from Seattle.   Nearly 250 members of the media joined 300 invited … Continue reading