Bangkok Airways to restart international flying

Bangkok Airways intends to resume international flights for the first time in 16 months to aid Thailand’s attempts to boost inbound tourism. Flights between Samui International (USM) and Singapore (SIN) will resume on August 1, beginning operating three times per week on Mondays, Thursdays, and Sundays. The service will be provided by Airbus A319 aircraft. […]

Singapore may drop quarantines for travellers in September once vaccination rates increase

Singapore’s government may reduce travel restrictions to the city-state by September and allow for quarantine-free travel as the country continues its vaccination campaign against the COVID-19 pandemic. For the past year, the country has imposed some of the strictest restrictions on travelers – both foreigners and residents – which has taken a significant toll on […]

Malaysia Airlines puts Airbus A380s up for sale

Malaysia Airlines is selling its Airbus A380s. The airline had planned to sell these superjumbos six years ago. The airline has now announced the announcement on its LinkedIn page, stating that offers can be submitted until noon on August 12. Malaysia Airlines operates six Airbus A380s, including the company’s 100th A380. Captain Izham Ismail, Group […]

China Southern Airlines gears up for borders opening, adds foreign destinations

Despite the fact that the Chinese government now imposes stringent restrictions on international flight services, China Southern Airlines (ZNH) wants to begin service to 24 overseas destinations in August 2021. China Southern Airlines (ZNH) intends to launch twice-weekly flights from Guangzhou (CAN), China, to North America, including service to Los Angeles (LAX) in the United […]

Vaccination passports: Important in re-opening Asian markets

A common vaccination passport in Asia will be vital in giving ‘conservative’ governments the confidence to restore international connectivity. Vaccination passports, according to Fukuoka International Airport’s CCO Chin Leong Teo, can play a vital part in the revival of aviation across Asia, but the sector and governments must establish common ground and ensure the solution […]

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