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Low-cost airlines

German budget carrier launches Thailand flights

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Starting December 21, another low-cost carrier will offer direct flights between Europe and Southeast Asia. Eurowings, the long-haul budget airline of Germany's national carrier...
Asian, Asia-Pacific carriers dominate list of world’s top 10 airlines

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Frequent flyers might be interested to know which the world's top 10 airlines are in terms of safety, comfort and innovation, as well as...
Philippines budget carriers forced to cancel 149 flights to China

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Philippine budget airlines Cebu Pacific and Tiger Airways Philippines have cancelled 149 chartered flights to and from mainland China starting this month after the...
Vietnam Airlines readies for IPO in November

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Vietnam Airlines plans to sell a stake in an initial public offering (IPO) in November this year, a move seen as a test of...
New Singapore Airlines-Tata joint venture Vistara to take off in October

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Singapore Airlines and Tata Sons Ltd. said on August 11 that they have named their new airline Vistara and plan to start flights in...
Singapore Airlines’ profit drops 71%

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Singapore Airlines said on July 30 its first-quarter net profit fell 71 per cent as revenue weakened and it remains under pressure to sell...
Malaysia Airlines plane shot down delivers double blow to struggling carrier

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Malaysia Airlines, which had been struggling financially before the MH370 disappearance, now faces the even tougher task of dealing with the second loss of...
Malaysia Airlines may be taken private for restructuring

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Malaysia's state investment vehicle Khazanah Nasional Bhd plans to take Malaysia Airlines (MAS) private as the first step in a major restructuring of the...
Thai Vietjet to take off in September

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The Thai offspring of Vietnam's discount airline Vietjet is ready to take off this September. The targeted launch of Thai VietJet Air is in...
Tiger Airways shuts Indonesian venture

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Tiger Airways, the unprofitable low-fare carrier part-owned by Singapore Airlines, said its Indonesian venture Tigerair Mandala will stop flying, as the budget airline tries...
Malaysia to convert oil-palm plantations into airport city

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Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd plans to convert some oil-palm plantations surrounding Kuala Lumpur’s main air terminal into attractions such as theme parks, concert halls...
Philippines, Myanmar reach air agreement

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The Philippines and Myanmar sealed a new air agreement last week that the two countries hope will help to boost tourism and trade. According...
Garuda Indonesia loss widens in first quarter

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Garuda Indonesia on April 30 said its net loss widened sharply in the first quarter, as the national flag carrier continued to struggle with...
Malaysia’s new budget airport to open May 2

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Malaysia on May 2 will open what it calls the world's largest airport built specifically for low-cost airlines, a project driven by budget travel's...
Thai AirAsia X maiden flight to take off in June

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The new long-haul low-fare airline Thai AirAsia X will make its inaugural flight on June 17, launching a daily service between Bangkok and Seoul,...
AirAsia agrees to move to new Kuala Lumpur airport

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Malaysian budget airline AirAsia said on April 15 it would move to a much-delayed new international terminal set to open in May despite recently...
Philippine Airlines allowed to add more US flights

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American aviation authorities cleared Philippine Airlines to increase flights to the US after safety standards improved and the European Union opened its skies to...
Vietnam Airlines adapts dual-brand strategy

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Ahead of its much-anticipated initial public offering (IPO), Vietnam Airlines is implementing a dual-brand strategy for the parent company and its budget subsidiary Jetstar...