Saturday, January 28, 2017

Himalayan Airlines Revises Colombo Flights

Himalayan Airlines has announced revision on its flights to Colombo effective from January 21 till April 4.
A statement by the airlines stated its Airbus A320 (H9 673) will now fly from Tribhuvan International Airport at 4 pm and land at Bandaranaike International Airport at 7:30 pm. The same aircraft will fly back to Kathmandu after an hour at 8:30 pm and land in TIA at 11:45 midnight.
Vijay Shrestha, airlines administration's Vice president, said the flights had to be rescheduled due to the ongoing maintenance work on the runway in Bandaranaike Airport, Colombo. The airport remains closed from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm every day until April 6 for maintenance on the runway, said Shrestha.

Hudson Valley Honor Flight Announces Spring 2017 Schedule

Walden-based Hudson Valley Honor Flight has announced its Spring 2017 Washington, D.C.,flight schedule and is inviting Hudson Valley veterans to participate.

Two flights will take veterans to visit the nation’s war memorials on daylong trips.

Missions 15 and 16The first, called Mission 15, is scheduled for Saturday, April 8, from Stewart International Airport in Newburgh in Orange County.

Mission 16, which is Saturday, May 20, leaves from Westchester County Airport in White Plains.

Hudson Valley Honor Flight (HVHF) is a nonprofit organization honoring American veterans for all their sacrifices by bringing them to Washington, D.C., to visit their respective war memorials at no cost to them.

Friday, June 20, 2014

American Airlines Cuts Flight Schedules To Venezuela




Major US airline American Airlines announced that it will trim its schedule from the United States to Venezuela significantly starting in July, apparently due to an alleged dispute in ticket revenues.

American Airlines, headquartered in Forth Worth, Texas, said it will cut 38 of its 48 weekly flights to the South American country and totally end its Caracas – Dallas / Fort Worth and San Juan – New York JFK service after 1 July.

In a statement to Flightglobal, American Airlines said it will continue to serve Venezuela through tits eight weekly flights between Caracas and Miami and two weekly flights between Maracaibo and Miami.

Friday, May 3, 2013

Air France's Singapore flights to use smaller Boeing plane

Air France will start to serve its Shanghai route three times every week with the Airbus SAS double-decker A380s even as it took superjumbos off its Paris-Singapore route to move these to the China route.

Air France spokesperson Ulli Gendrot said that the airline's Singapore flights will now be using smaller Boeing planes. Gendrot added that it is the policy of Air France-KLM to utilise its planes while considering demand and market situation.

Hong Kong Express Airways to turn into budget airline

In seeking a slice of the pie of Asia’s booming low-cost flights market, Hong Kong Express Airways Ltd wants to turn itself into a budget airline in Q3 of 2013.

Company President Yang Jianhong said that it will reveal plan details in May. Yang added that Hong Kong Express sees the potential for growth in budget-carrier services, because the Asian market has been relatively untapped compared to the European and North American markets.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Hotel News Asia

We have created a new website that features the latest hotel, resorts, and airline news in Asia and around the world. Please visit www.hotelnewsasia.com for hotel updates, discounts, promos as well as airline fare discounts and more.

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Thursday, July 5, 2012

Alaska airline modifies 'free beer' promotion

Sorry guys, no more free beer. That was the unfortunate message to passengers of Era Alaska, which had to roll back a free-drink promotion earlier this month after fears that the offer for a complimentary Single Engine Red beer might run afoul of state law.

Era Alaska had been offering one free 6-ounce Single Engine Red to adult passengers on several of its intra-Alaska routes. However, the airline pulled the plug on the promotion after Alaska officials expressed concern the promo could violate a state law that prohibits companies from offering free alcohol as marketing tool.

Philippine Airlines launches 'fly-all-you-can' promo

The Philippine Daily Inquirer reported that the country's flag carrier, Philippine Airlines, would start selling "Fly all you can" passes for 11 regional and two domestic destinations to travellers planning trips from July to second week of December this year.

Travelers buying PAL’s “Fly All You Can” passes from July 6 to 13 can fly as many times as they want to Cebu and Davao, or from Manila to—Hong Kong, Macau, Taipei, Singapore, Bangkok, Saigon, Jakarta, Beijing, Shanghai, Bali and Xiamen. Also included is the Singapore-Jakarta sector.   

easyJet, Ryanair and 10 other airlines to end surprice surcharges

The Press Association reported that Aer Lingus, BMI Baby, Eastern Airways, easyJet, Flybe, German Wings, Jet2, Lufthansa, Ryanair, Thomas Cook, Thomson (TUI) and Wizz Air will no longer charge debit card-paying customers with surcharges.

The carriers have agreed to include debit surcharges in the headline ticket price rather than surprise consumers at the end of the booking process, the Office of Fair Trading said.

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Malaysia Airlines' Firefly opens Kota Bharu-Singapore, Penang-Koh Samui, and Kuala Lumpur-Hat Hai flights

Firefly, the low cost subsidiary of Malaysia Airlines, announced the opening of three new routes from three different airports in Malaysia.

On August 10, the first route to be inaugurated will be Kota Bharu-Singapore. Kota Bharu is the capital city of Kelantan on the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It will be the first-ever international connection from there.

Although Kelantan regularly hits headlines in Malaysia for its rather conservative interpretation of Islam, the State is a popular destination thanks to the presence of Perhantian Island.   

Emirates Airlines expands flights to Adelaide, Perth, Lyon, Poland


Emirates Airline said it is embarking on a major expansion of its route network with three additional destinations to be launched in the next six months.

rom 1st November, Emirates will launch four weekly flights to Adelaide, rising to a daily service from 1st February 2013. Adelaide will be the airline’s fifth destination in Australia which is currently served with 70 flights per week, the carrier said in a press release.

The airline’s current double-daily service to Perth will grow to 19 weekly flights from 1st December, becoming a triple daily operation from 1st March next year.    

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

AirTan Airways offers San Juan, Mexico City fare sale


AirTan Airways announced a 48-hour fare sale offering customers airfares starting as low as USD93 one-way to San Juan and select international destinations.

These low fares are available for purchase today through April 4, 2012 for travel beginning at the start of service, pending foreign government approval, through June 27, 2012.  

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Etihad Airways Flight Schedule and Destinations

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates flies to the following destinations:

Australia
Brisbane
Melbourne
Sydney

Bahrain

Bangladesh
Dhaka
Chittagong

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Air Kiribati Flight Schedule and Destinations

Air Kiribati is the national airline of Kiribati and services the greater Gilbert Islands of Kiribati and Fiji. Aside from its passenger fleets, it also offers charters, medical evacuation and search and rescue services with its main base in Bonriki International Airport.

It's main competitor is Coral Sun Airways, which also flies to all of the Gilbert Islands starting January 2009.

Air Kiribati flies in 17 destinations, including the following:

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Airline News and Update

A sister site of this blog has been launched to provide a more comprehensive news and updates on the airline industry. If you are an airline industry player, we would suggest you visit Airline News Now for the latest in the industry.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Airline Flight Schedule: Great Barrier Airlines

Established in 1983, Great Barrier Airlines is a New Zealand Airline that operate out of Auckland Airport, North Shore Aerodrome, Great Barrier Aerodrome, Kaitaia and Whangarei Airports.

Great Barrier Airlines currently operates a fleet of 9 aircraft, with several more in the pipeline.  Our aircraft are all professionally maintained by our engineering staff.

Airline News: Turkish Airlines orders 10 Airbus A321s


Turkish Airlines, Inc., the national flag carrier airline of Turkey headquartered in the Turkish Airlines General Management Building on the grounds of Atatürk Airport in Yeşilköy, Bakirköy district, Istanbul, has signed a firm order for the purchase of ten Airbus A321s and three A330-200F freighter aircraft to meet their growth plans in the passenger and cargo markets.

The airline has a further 27 aircraft on order with Airbus from contracts placed in 2009 and 2010.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Europe Travel Update - featuring hotels, resorts, cruise, airline, tour packages

If you are planning to visit Europe in the near future, you might want to see our sister blog EuropeTravelUpdate for the latest in the travel and tourism industry in all of the European countries.

The site features updates in hotels, Resorts, Cruises, Airlines, Car Rentals, Tour Packages, Travel Deals and News in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Norway, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Switzerland, Ukraine, Vatican City State.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Cheap Airline Fare Promos...

Cebu Pacific Air is successful in its marketing efforts as it is now considered the leading airline in the Philippines, toppling the long-time leader Philippine Airlines. People now choose Cebu Pacific when flying within the Philippines and even outside the country

Cebu Pacific's success started when it began giving out P1 (US$0.02) seats for domestic flights. Locals started flying within the country and so started Philippine Airlines' flight towards a bottomless pit. The P1-seat was then followed by US$10 seats for flights from the Philippines to select Asian countries, which also stirred locals to fly to Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Korea, etc...

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Cebu Travel Blog

 Thought I'd veer away from my usual routine and create another blog about the place where I grew up and live. I am in Cebu City, the heart of the Philippines. Cebu City is a tropical paradise frequented by Europeans and Americans who want to scape winter and be in a place that offers sun, sea, and sand and can be accessed from their country in just a few hours.

I've launched today CebuTravelBlog, my personal travel blog that will chronicle my daily travels and experience in this little paradise of mine. It will feature the top beach resorts, the various hotels, the restaurants that offer delicious dishes, and a lot more.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Bahrain Air - Flight Schedule and Destinations

Bahrain Air is the second flag carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, and its main base is Bahrain International Airport. The low-cost airline currently flies to 16 destinations in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. The airline plans to increase its destinations to 23 cities by 2009 and up to 25 cities by 2010.

Bahrain Air started operations on 1 February 2008. The airline uses a modern Airbus A320 fleet, with 12 seats in business and 150 in economy.

Managing director Ibrahim Al Hamer said the plan was to increase the number of destinations to 25 in the next three years.

Bahrain Air serve the following destinations (at March 2010):

Bahrain's Gulf Air - Schedule and Destinations

Gulf Air is the main flag carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain. Headquartered in Muharraq, the airline operates scheduled services to 45 destinations in 28 countries across Africa, Asia and Europe. Its main base is Bahrain International Airport.

The company's logo features a golden falcon. Gulf Air's most popular destinations include London, Paris, Dubai and Mumbai.

The airline is not part of an airline alliance but is part of the oneworld global explorer fare. It has extensive codeshare services with other airlines and special partnerships with Jet Airways and Oman Air's Frequent Flyer Programs.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Continental Micronesia Flight Schedule

Continental Micronesia, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary airline of Continental Airlines. It operates daily flights to Honolulu, Hawaii, as well as international services to Asia, Micronesia and Australia from its base of operations at Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport on Guam, a U.S. territory in the western Pacific Ocean. The airline, a Delaware corporation, is headquartered in Tamuning, Guam.

Asia

People's Republic of China
Hong Kong - Hong Kong International Airport [resumes April 2][1]

Continental Airlines Flight Schedule and Destinations

Continental Airlines (IATA: CO, ICAO: COA, Callsign: CONTINENTAL) is an American airline based and headquartered in Continental Center I in Downtown Houston, Texas. It is the fourth-largest airline in the US based on revenue passenger miles. Continental operates flights to destinations throughout the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific regions. Principal operations are from its three hubs at Newark Liberty International Airport, George Bush Intercontinental Airport, and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.

American Connection Airlines

AmericanConnection is a brand name used by Chautauqua Airlines in the operation of passenger air service as a regional affiliate of American Airlines at its St Louis hub. AMR Corporation, parent company of American Airlines, also uses affiliated companies (corporations under common ownership) operating under the American Eagle brand to provide regional service to its other hubs in addition to the AmericanConnection service operated by Chautauqua Airlines.

By Summer 2010 American will move all existing American Connection operations to Chicago-O'Hare as part of its restructuring plan, eliminating service by American Connection at Lambert-St. Louis.