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

SriLankan Airlines To Join Oneworld

SriLankan Airlines has announced it is to join Oneworld by the end of 2013. Based out of Colombo, the flag carrier of Sri Lanka will boost the alliance’s presence in South Asia following the deferment of troubled Indian carrier Kingfisher Airlines’ membership application.   Operating a fleet of 21 aircraft to 34 destinations in 22 … 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

Etihad Launches Flights To Bangalore

Etihad Airways has kickstarted 2011 with the launch of flights between Abu Dhabi and Bangalore, the third most populous city in India. Airport officials welcomed passengers and crew of the UAE national airline’s inaugural flight upon its arrival on Sunday morning to begin the scheduled 4 times weekly service, with frequencies increasing to daily flights from 27 March 2011. … Continue reading