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Nov 02, 2020

Singapore, 2 November 2020 – Chinese express carrier YTO Cargo Airlines [圆通航空] has launched thrice weekly services between Singapore and Hangzhou. The new carrier’s first flight from Hangzhou landed at Changi Airport earlier today at 1600 hrs.

Oct 11, 2020

Changi Airport Group (CAG) today opened the Changi Airport Connector, a 3.5-kilometre cycling and jogging path that links Changi Airport to East Coast Park and the Park Connector Network (PCN). Mr Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Transport, officiated at the opening.

Sep 19, 2020

As international tourism flights remain mostly suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, sightseeing flights have become very popular. Can such charter “flights to nowhere” actually save the airlines? How can Taiwan’s newest carrier, Starlux Airlines survive this crisis? Starlux Airlines Chairman Chang Kuo-wei is not...

Sep 13, 2020

In its quest to keep parts of its business running, Singapore’s flagship carrier Singapore Airlines is resorting to an unusual solution: The airline is planning flights to nowhere.

This means flights that start and end at the same airport to give potential passengers the feeling of being airborne again. The...

May 15, 2020

Cambodia shows confidence in a revival of international tourism after the coronavirus pandemic subsides and sticks to plans to open a new airport, the largest in the country so far.

The airport is currently being built for $880 million near the historical site of Angkor Wat in the country’s northwestern...

May 11, 2020

Singapore, May 11, 2020 23 – ( ASIA TODAY ) -- Singapore Changi Airport was voted by customers as the World's Best Airport for the eighth consecutive time at the 2020 World Airport Awards. Singapore Changi Airport also took the awards for the World’s Best Airport Leisure Amenities and the Best Airport in Asia.

Apr 23, 2020

New Best Practice Approach for Passenger Safety

PHOENIX & LONDON -- MedAire, the world's leading provider of in-flight medical advice and assistance to commercial airlines –announced the launch of new pre-flight COVID-19 passenger screening services to enhance safety measures for air travel.

Mar 23, 2020

Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon will reduce capacity by 96% across our passenger network in April and May in light of the severe drop in demand due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and multiple government travel restrictions that form part of the global health response plan.

As previously announced,...

Mar 23, 2020

A growing number of Southeast Asia airlines are suspending flights or even completely grounding their planes as multiple governments have decided to introduce strict immigration regulations in an effort to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

The latest to announce a tough measure was Singapore...

Mar 13, 2020

10.9% of all U.S. international flights and 16.9% of scheduled U.S. international seats will be affected

LONDON & SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OAG, the world’s leading provider of travel data and insight, released its latest analysis on the global impact of the coronavirus on the air travel market.

Mar 01, 2020

SINGAPORE, 1 March 2020 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Changi Airport Group (CAG) and the National Heritage Board (NHB) announced today that one of the two remaining iconic analogue flight information display boards at Changi Airport Terminal 2, which was retired earlier in the month, will be donated to NHB to form part of...

Feb 27, 2020

Yangon, 27 February, 2020 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Yangon Aerodrome Company Limited (“YACL”), the Airport Management company of Yangon International Airport (“YIA”), announced today that the main aviation gateway of Myanmar closed 2019 with a record high of 6.5 million passenger movements, lifted by new routes across...

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...