Category: Asia & Pacific

Vietnam Airlines resumes international flights to Vietnam

Reading Time: < 1 minute Vietnam Airlines officially scheduled the first flight from Seoul (Korea) to Hanoi on 25 September 2020. This is the first official scheduled international commercial flight to Vietnam since the COVID-19 situation restabilized in Vietnam. The flight will be operated on an Airbus A350 aircraft with more than 300 seats. Being the first scheduled international commercial […]

BAA Training Vietnam Turns One: Road to Success in Asia

Reading Time: 3 minutes BAA Training Vietnam, the first and only independent aviation training provider in the country celebrates its first anniversary. 19 September, 2019, marked the official beginning of BAA Training Vietnam operations as the training centre received the certificate of Approved Training Organisation (ATO) issued by the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV). It has been a […]

40% of Cathay Passenger Fleet Will Go to the Long-Term Parking

Reading Time: 2 minutes Given that the Cathay Pacific be operating just a fraction of their services in the foreseeable future, the airline will continue to transfer some of their passenger fleet to locations outside of Hong Kong for long-term parking. The Cathay Pacific Group today released its combined traffic figures for August 2020 that reflected the airlines’ continued […]

Vietnam Airlines to Resume One-Way Flights to Japan

Reading Time: 2 minutes From September 18, 2020, Vietnam Airlines will resume one-way flights from Vietnam to Japan to serve the increasing needs of passengers wishing to work, study and stay in Japan. These are the first commercial international flights in months. The airline also plans to resume return flights from Japan to Vietnam, pending actual disease developments and […]

AirAsia Group announced about new subsidiary for MRO operations

Reading Time: < 1 minute AirAsia Group Berhad announced the formation of Asia Digital Engineering Sdn Bhd (ADE), a wholly-owned subsidiary.  Based at the airline group’s global headquarters RedQ in Sepang, the newly-formed subsidiary will be providing line maintenance, engineering support, component and warehouse services, digital and innovation services for the fleet of aircraft under AirAsia’s group of airlines and […]

Bamboo Airways plans direct route to Australia

Reading Time: < 1 minute Vietnam airline Bamboo Airways is planning the regular flights from Hanoi to Melbourn from 2021, according to the Vietnam Express and Bamboo Airways information. Bamboo Airways plans using the wide-body aircraft Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. A Bamboo Airways 787-9 Dreamliner flew down to Melbourne to pick up approximately 300 Vietnamese citizens on Sunday morning. The airline […]

EU – China Bilateral Safety Agreement went into force

Reading Time: < 1 minute The EU-China Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreement (BASA) went into effect 1 September, giving a boost to the regions’ aviation manufacturers by simplifying the process of gaining product approvals from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), while also ensuring high safety and environment standards will continue to […]

Creditors give Virgin Australia sale the green light

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Administrators of the Virgin Australia Group have confirmed the airline sale to the US private equity group Bain Capital. After Virgin Australia collapsed in April, an administrator, Deloitte, was appointed, and a formal bidding process got underway. The successful bidder was Bain Capital, who mapped out a proposal for the airline’s future. “Bain Capital […]

IATA Confirms: Global Passenger Traffic to Recover Only in 2024

Reading Time: < 1 minute As the recent trends indicate, recovery of aviation would be more troublesome and would take longer than had been expected. The fears have been also confirmed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Following the slower-than-expected recovery in June, 2020, when measures in RPK, fell 86.5% compared to the year-ago period (slightly improved from a […]

First Airbus A321neo with Advanced Cabin Reaches Vistara

Reading Time: < 1 minute India’s most advanced aircraft cabin is already in the sky. Vistara, a JV between TATA group and Singapore Airlines Limited (SIA), has taken the delivery of its first Airbus A321neo  featuring flat-bed business class. Overall, Vistara’s A321neo features a three-class layout with 12 seats in business class, 24 in premium economy and 152 in economy […]