Aviation

Aviation

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ASEAN’s island airports safety questioned

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While ASEAN member states are pouring funds into their glitzy main airport hubs to cope with ever-increasing traveller numbers, smaller airports in popular tourism destination are missing out on modernisation.
Vietnam seeks funds for airport upgrades

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Vietnam is calling for domestic and foreign private investment in its airports in line with its airport development programme, which aims to increase the...
Lion Air’s rapid expansion questioned

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Indonesia's Lion Air, the discount airline that placed the largest-ever order for Boeing in 2012 when it inked a deal for 230 planes and...
Personalised hospitality in Kuching, Sarawak

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The Ranee, located in the heart of Kuching along the Sarawak River, is a pioneer of boutique hotels in Sarawak. Inside Investor asked managing director Rosemarie Wong about the hotel’s involvement in hosting business travelers.
Philippine Airlines lands deal in Cambodia

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Philippine Airlines (PAL), the Philippines' national carrier, is planning to take a 49 per cent stake in newly founded Cambodia Airlines, according to a...
Kuching to host Routes Asia 2014

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In dire need of greater airline connectivity itself, Kuching will play host to the Routes Asia conference, to be held on March 9-11, 2014. The...
Lufthansa plans low-cost airline for Asia

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Germany's national carrier Lufthansa, one of the world's largest airline groups, has said it is considering to launch a long-haul budget carrier to serve...
AirAsia X IPO lined up for June

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AirAsia X, the long-haul subsidiary of AirAsia Berhad, has readied its highly anticipated listing on Bursa Malaysia for June, AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes...
Lion Air places record Airbus order

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Indonesian carrier Lion Air has signed a $20 billion order for the delivery of more than 200 A320 medium-haul jets on March 18. It...
Philippine pension fund to invest big

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State-owned Government Service Insurance System (GSIS), the Philippines's largest pension fund with assets of $17.6 billion, has said it will step up its infrastructure...
UAE, Qatar step up Malaysia investment

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) have finalised two investment deals worth $12.8 billion with Malaysia on March 12 on high-impact projects in Malaysia, while...
AirAsia buys into Philippine competitor

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The Philippine subsidiary of AirAsia, the region's largest low-cost airline, has signed a deal to buy 49 per cent of Manila-based Zest Airways and...
Malindo Air to take off on March 22

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Kuala Lumpur-based low-cost carrier Malindo Air, a joint venture between Malaysia's National Aerospace Defence Industries and Indonesia's largest domestic carrier Lion Air, is set...
Philippines scraps common carriers tax

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Philippine tourist arrivals are expected to balloon after President Benigno Aquino III signed a new law on March 7 exempting foreign air and shipping...
Myanmar airport construction to start

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Myanmar is set to begin construction on the new Hanthawaddy International Airport in July 2013. The airport will be located in the central Bago...
US approves $1.1b for Indonesia airline

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The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) has approved a final commitment of $1.1 billion to finance the export of a fleet...
Investors not too worried about Sabah conflict

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Companies and investors in Sabah said in a recent poll conducted by The Malaysian Reserve newspaper that they believe the conflict with the Philippine...
ASEAN budget airlines to raise $750m

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In several initial public offerings expected in 2013, a number of ASEAN budget airlines will raise a combined $750 million from the capital markets,...