AirAsia X To Launch Adelaide Flights

Long-haul, low cost carrier AirAsia X has revealed plans to launch flights between Kuala Lumpur and Adelaide. The announcement comes as welcome news for travellers in the South Australian city, which lost a vital international link when Qantas ceased overseas flying operations in Adelaide earlier this year.   From 31 October 2013, the airline will … Continue reading

Malaysia Airlines A380 Now Flying Kuala Lumpur – Hong Kong

Malaysia Airlines continues to expand the flying network of its flagship Airbus A380 aircraft, with the commencement of flights between Kuala Lumpur and Hong Kong. The superjumbo replaces the smaller Airbus A330-300 operating flight MH 072/073 and represents a significant capacity increase for the airline.   Passengers flying the route can now experience the airline’s … Continue reading

TAM To Leave Star Alliance And Join Oneworld

Brazilian carrier TAM has announced it will leave Star Alliance and join its sister carrier LAN in the rival Oneworld alliance. Both airlines were merged under the LATAM Airlines Group last summer and were consolidating its operations including membership in one alliance network.   In selecting Oneworld, LATAM cited benefits and connectivity for passengers, airline … Continue reading

Qantas Unveils Revised Asian Flight Schedules

Australian carrier Qantas has revealed its new timetable for Asian flights, focusing on business-friendly schedules and maximizing connectivity with its partners in the region. As it ramps up its alliance with Emirates, the revised strategy sees the continent regarded as a destination rather than a stopover point for European services, which will be routed via … Continue reading

Malaysia Airlines Launches Airbus A380 Operations

Malaysia Airlines became the latest operator of the Airbus A380 this week, with the commencement of flight services by the double-deck jet on its flagship Kuala Lumpur – London (Heathrow) route. Following a glittering send off ceremony attended by government officials, invited guests and airline executives, the aircraft took off for the British capital last night … Continue reading