Category: Asia & Pacific

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Bamboo Airways Inaugurated Nonstop Hanoi-Melbourne Service

Reading Time: < 1 minute With the inaugural flight from Melbourne to Hanoi launched on April 27, Bamboo Airways became the first Vietnamese airline to operate this route. On April 27, Bamboo Airways’ flight QH82 took off at Noi Bai International Airport, marking the airline’s first regular nonstop route connecting Hanoi with Melbourne. The new service helps shorten travel time […]

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Russian Rockets Destroyed Ukrainian Dnipro Airport

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russian military forces destroyed an airport in the Ukrainian city of Dnipro, and five emergency workers were injured. “There has been another attack on Dnipro airport. There is nothing left of it,” Valentyn Reznichenko, governor of the central Dnipropetrovsk region, said on Sunday. “The airport itself and the infrastructure around it has been destroyed. Rockets […]

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Japan Removes 160 Countries from Covid Travel Ban List

Reading Time: < 1 minute Japan plans to ease COVID 19-related border restrictions and lift its entry ban for foreign nationals from 106 countries, such as the United States, Britain, France, etc. On Wednesday, the foreign ministry said that foreigners from the 106 countries would not be denied to enter Japan from Friday. However, foreigners with tourist purposes were still […]

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China Plane Crash: All 132 People on Board Confirmed Dead

Reading Time: < 1 minute China’s aviation authorities have confirmed that all 132 people on board the China Eastern Airlines jetliner that crashed in the forested mountains on Monday are dead. All passengers were China’s nationals. Victims’ families have been waiting for news from the search teams, combing the heavily-wooded area for days since flight MU5735 crashed. On Monday, the […]

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LOT Polish Airlines Returns to India

Reading Time: < 1 minute LOT Polish Airlines will commence passenger flights to Mumbai from May 31, 2022. It also resumes flights to Delhi from March 29, 2022. There has been a two-year break due to the pandemic situation in India, but now LOT Polish Airlines is ready for long-haul flights to be operated by Boeing 787 thrice weekly. “India […]

It’s Criminal Offence for Russian Aircraft to Enter UK Airspace

Reading Time: < 1 minute The UK has made it a criminal offense for Russian aircraft to enter British airspace as part of further sanctions against Moscow for its invasion of Ukraine, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced via Twitter on Tuesday. The tweet goes with an image of a Department for Transport (DfT) document signed by Shapps, which detailed the […]

International flights from India resume fully from March 27

Reading Time: < 1 minute After a two-year gap, all international flights from India resume fully from March 27. „After having recognised the increased vaccination coverage across the globe and in consultation with stakeholders, the Government of India has decided to resume scheduled commercial international passenger services to and from India from 27.03.2022, i.e. start of Summer Schedule 2022,“ the […]

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Russian Aeroflot Cancels International Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aeroflot will cancel international flights from March 8 with one exception for Belarus. All airlines in the Aeroflot group, including Rossiya and Aurora, will be affected. The airline’s flights have also been removed from Sabre, a global distribution system monitoring ticket purchases and other transactions. An Aeroflot statement on the “temporary suspension of all international […]

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Visatra Plans to Hire 1,000 Employees as Air Traffic Increases

Reading Time: < 1 minute Vistara, a joint venture between Tatas and Singapore Airlines, is looking to increase its total number of employees to 5,000 by the end of 2022. Currently, the airline has around 4,000 people. Last week, Vinon Kannan, Vistar’s CEO, said: “While we had resumed recruitment and ramp-up of resources on various fronts buoyed by optimism in […]

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Ukraine Confirms the World’s Largest Aircraft Has Been Destroyed

Reading Time: < 1 minute The world’s largest plane, the Antonov AN-225, was destroyed by Russia during the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Ukrainian officials confirmed on Sunday. The enormous airplane, named “Mriya,” or “dream” in Ukrainian, was parked at an airfield near Kyiv when it was attacked by “Russian occupants.” Weapons manufacturer Ukroboronprom estimated that restoring the “Mriya” would cost […]