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Laos next target for Chinese tourist “invasion”

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With hordes of Chinese tourists overrunning one Southeast Asian country after the other as a result of a new travel freedom and rising spending...
Indonesia proposes palm oil to be used as jet fuel

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Indonesia, the world’s top producer of palm oil, has suggested to use palm oil as biofuel in jet fuel and asked Boeing and Airbus...
Laos’ main airport got huge expansion despite weak visitor numbers

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The international terminal of the airport serving the Laotian capital of Vientiane, Wattay International Airport, can now accommodate as many as 2.3 million foreign...
Bamboo Air set to disrupt Vietnam’s busy airspace

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Bamboo Airways, a new airline in Vietnam launched by property developer FLC Group, is set to compete in one of Southeast Asia’s busiest aviation...
Malaysia’s aviation chief quits after MH370 report exposes shortcomings

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The head of Malaysia’s civil aviation regulator has resigned after an official report found failings in air traffic control when flight MH370 disappeared. In...
MH370 investigation hits dead end with latest report

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A report on the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 released on July 30 has highlighted mistakes and protocol guidelines that were not followed,...
Myanmar’s economic downturn hits aviation sector

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Three airlines in Myanmar suspended operations in the recent past, citing economic losses and a shortage of aircraft. Two of them, Yangon-based Air Bagan...
Brunei discovers tourism can be business – sets target of 450,000 visitors by 2020

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The sleepy mini-state of Brunei Darussalam squeezed within Sarawak in the north of Borneo Island is set to give its underdeveloped tourism industry a...
Chaos in Bali as volcano erupts again, thousands stranded at airport

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Ash from a volcanic eruption on Indonesia’s holiday island of Bali forced the closure of the international airport on June 29, as volcano Mount...
Thailand’s largest airport to receive $1.3-billion expansion

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Thailand’s main gateway to the world, Suvarnabhumi Airport, will enter its next phase of expansion to cope with ever-swelling traveler numbers. The operator, state-owned...
All Indonesian Airlines Removed from EU Blacklist

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EU Removes All Indonesian Airlines from its Safety Blacklist. The European Union has removed all Indonesian airlines from its safety blacklist on June 14 in...
AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes faces corruption probe in India

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Tony Fernandes, CEO of of AirAsia Group, is being investigated by the Indian federal police for allegedly paying bribes to influence local aviation policy....
Search for flight MH370 to be called off for good on May 29

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The search for the plane of missing flight Malaysia Airlines MH370 will end on May 29, 2018, which means that the biggest mystery in...
AirAsia boss in hot water after saying sorry for backing Malaysia’s Ex-PM

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AirAsia Group founder and CEO Tony Fernandes on May 13 publicly apologised for his pre-election support of Malaysia’s former ruling coalition Barisan Nasional and...
North Korea’s request for new air routes could change East Asia’s flight business

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As part of its strategic opening to the world, North Korea has submitted a request for the approval of new international air routes with...
Singapore-Kuala Lumpur is world’s busiest air route

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The Singapore-Kuala Lumpur route is the world's busiest international air link as per the volume of flights that operate on it, a new report...
Tourism arrivals in Brunei soar an unexpected 18%

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Brunei recorded an 18.3-per cent increase in tourist arrivals in 2017, exceeding the projected ten per cent growth set for last year, the country's...
Mahathir takes flak for rehashing MH370 takeover theory

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Malaysia's former prime minister and strident opposition candidate against incumbent Prime Minister Najib Razak in this year's election, Mahathir Mohamad, has been publicly chided...