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Feb 24, 2020

DB Schenker, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group, TransLink Capital, and existing shareholders Lukasz Gadowski and btov join to extend Series C funding • Funding will be used to bring VoloCity towards certification • New board includes Dr. Dieter Zetsche and Frank Li among others • Total funding up to date now €122...

Feb 13, 2020

Yangon, Myanmar, 13 February 2020 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Yangon Aerodrome Company Limited (“YACL”), operator of Yangon International Airport (“YIA”), announced that 11 of its personnel have received Gold and Silver diplomas from the Airports Council International’s (“ACI”) Global Safety Network (“GSN”) Diploma...

Feb 06, 2020

Collaboration between two companies continues following announcement of strategic relationship in April 2019

TOKYO & MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--Alphabet’s Loon LLC (“Loon”) and SoftBank Corp.’s HAPSMobile Inc. (“HAPSMobile”) today announced they successfully developed a communications payload for HAPSMobile’...

Jan 18, 2020

DUBAI --( ASIA TODAY )-- Glimpses into Air Traffic Control (ATC) modernisation and innovation will be provided to aviation industry stakeholders at the ATC Forum which is returning for its third straight year in June 2020 during the record-setting Airport Show, the world’s largest annual airport industry gathering...

Jan 08, 2020

- Etihad secures exclusive naming rights for new iconic venue Yas Bay Arena to be Etihad Arena
- The Etihad Arena will host world-class concerts, sporting spectacles, family entertainment and private events year-round

Dec 27, 2019

Two new low-cost carriers will enter the Thai market n 2020, further fueling the growth of low-cost carriers in the region and presenting another challenge to ailing national carrier Thai Airways.

The new budget airlines, Thai Summer Airways and Thai Eastar Jet, both have received their air operating...

Dec 18, 2019

China Communications Construction Co Ltd and Philippine partner Macroasia Corp., an airline service company owned by Lucio Tan, chairman of national carrier Philippine Airlines, have won an auction for a $10-billion airport construction project outside Metro Manila, the latest in a multi-billion dollar push by the...

Dec 17, 2019

• The happiest travellers are also the most likely to spend upwards of US$200 at the airport, while dissatisfied travellers are the least likely to spend; according to Collinson’s 2019 ‘Airport Journey’ research
• Overall traveller satisfaction is on the rise worldwide, with 63% of travellers* saying the...

Dec 11, 2019

YANGON, 10 December 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Yangon Aerodrome Company Limited (“YACL”), operator of Yangon International Airport (“YIA”), today welcomes the first inaugural flight of flydubai, a governmentowned budget airline, direct from Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This marks flydubai’s first scheduled daily...

Nov 21, 2019

SINGAPORE, 21 NOVEMBER 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Royal Caribbean International has entered into a new multimillion-dollar marketing partnership with the Singapore Tourism Board and Changi Airport Group to promote fly-cruises. This five-year tripartite collaboration, the longest ever, is expected to bring some 623,000...

Nov 19, 2019

SINGAPORE, 19 November 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Underscoring a strong growth outlook for Asia’s aerospace and defence industries, Singapore Airshow is pleased to share that over 95% of its exhibition space has been taken up for the upcoming 7th edition held from 11 – 16 February 2020 at Changi Exhibition Centre,...

Nov 15, 2019

SINGAPORE, 15 November 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Jewel Changi Airport (Jewel), a lifestyle destination situated at the heart of Singapore Changi Airport, has been accorded the Special Jury Award at the MAPIC Awards 2019 – a prestigious industry event which honours the world’s most outstanding retail real estate...

Nov 11, 2019

In 2020, Taiwan will officially begin to provide 5G services. In anticipation of this momentous event, and in step with industry-leading smart airports from around the world, Taoyuan Airport has initiated numerous projects in recent years to make the dream of digitization a reality. The Forum was a wonderful chance...

Nov 01, 2019

SINGAPORE, 1 November 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Changi Airport Group (CAG) and The Drone Racing League (DRL) - the world’s only professional circuit for drone racing - today announced a partnership for Singapore to host its first professional drone race, the DRL Allianz: Singapore Champions, at Gardens by the Bay (...

Oct 30, 2019

Key experts explore Japanese games, from the early Famicom creations of the 1980s to today’s giant e-sports franchises.

Oct 24, 2019

Aircraft to Support the Regional Carrier’s Fleet Expansion and Modernization

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CDB Aviation, a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., Limited (“CDB Leasing”), announced today the delivery of the first of four Embraer E190 aircraft...

Oct 19, 2019

SINGAPORE, 18 October 2019 – Jewel Changi Airport (Jewel) was officially opened today by Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, six months after it welcomed the public in April 2019. The 135,700 sqm complex, built on the site of the former Terminal 1 open air carpark, offers a multi-faceted experience that...

Oct 11, 2019

Companies Join Airbus in Celebrating Delivery of 1,000th A320neo Family Aircraft for Airline Operation

HAMBURG, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CDB Aviation, a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., Limited (“CDB Leasing”), announced today the delivery of the first of a...

Oct 03, 2019

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today Air Lease Corporation (“ALC”) (NYSE: AL) announced a long-term lease agreement with MIAT Mongolian Airlines for one new Boeing 787-9 aircraft. This aircraft, scheduled to deliver to the airline in Spring 2021 from ALC’s order book with Boeing, will be the first 787-9 to operate...

Sep 27, 2019

Sep 26, 2019 (China Knowledge) - Yesterday, seven large passenger planes took off from the runway in Daxing International Airport, which meant the world’s largest international airport was officially put into operation.

Located at the frontier between Beijing and Langfang, Hebei Province, Daxing...

Sep 25, 2019

Winning team of four students and one teacher to receive a fully-sponsored week at U.S. Space Camp, Huntsville, Alabama in August 2020

WALDWICK, NJ and SINGAPORE, 25 September 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Singapore Airshow is pleased to announce its partnership with Kallman Worldwide, Inc., to launch the “...

Sep 23, 2019

Asia is home to 18 of the Top 50 Global and 11 of the Top 25 LCC Megahubs

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