Category: Asia & Pacific

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 […]

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Ukraine Closed Its Airspace to Civilian Flights Amid Russian Military Action

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ukrainian airspace was restricted for civilian flights as Russia started attacking Ukraine early in the morning on Thursday. Airlines including Qatar Airways, Wizz Air, Turkish Airlines and others have canceled Kyiv flights scheduled for Thursday. The flights were restricted “due to potential hazard for civil aviation,” said the notice posted on a Federal Aviation Administration […]

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Vietnam Airlines Resumes Regular Flights to Europe

Reading Time: < 1 minute The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has announced it is going to resume regular flights between Vietnam and Russia, the United Kingdom, France and Germany, with the first flight departing today. The national flag carrier will operate its first flight to Europe from Hanoi to London in the U.K. on Monday and another flight from […]

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Bamboo Airways Will Resume International Flights in January

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bamboo Airways will resume its international flights in January. Shortly after, it will add regular flights to Frankfurt and Munich. Bamboo plans to start with a weekly flight between Hanoi and Tokyo-Narita, Taipei and Seoul. At the same time, the Ho Chi Minh City – Tokyo-Narita and Hanoi / Ho Chi Minh City – Osaka […]

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Australian Startup Bonza Already Has 1000 Job Applications

Reading Time: < 1 minute A new Australian startup Bonza that will only start flying in the middle of 2022, says it has been swamped with job applications. “There are some wonderful and experienced aviation professionals available out there who are looking to get themselves back into the industry,” the airline’s CEO, Tim Jordan, said. Bonza requires candidates to be […]

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VietJet Received Its First Airbus A330 on Christmas

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Christmas, VietJet took delivery of its first A330-330, preparing for considerable growth. Before that, the aircraft was operated by Malaysian AirAsia X (D7). The 13-year-old airplane has 12 business class seats and 365 economy class seats. It will operate medium and long-haul flights, servicing Hanoi, Nha Trang and Ho Chi Minh City to Moscow. […]

Qantas Returns to Rome After Long Absence

Reading Time: < 1 minute Qantas will operate direct flights from Australia to Italy from June 2022. The nation’s largest carrier last operated one-stop flights from Sydney via Singapore in 2003. According to Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce, the flights from Sydney would operate via Perth on the airline’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner three times per week from June 22 until […]