Singapore Airlines Confirms Latest Flight Schedule

Singapore airlines A380 credit Roderick Eime on flickr Singapore Airlines has released its latest confirmed flight routes up to June 2021. Although tickets are being sold on many routes for later in 2021 and early 2022, the airline is only confirming routes on a short-term basis. By the end of June the airline will beContinue reading “Singapore Airlines Confirms Latest Flight Schedule”

Malaysia Airlines Sustainability Plan

Malaysia Airlines plane credit Riik@mctr on flickr The parent company of Malaysia Ailines and Firefly, Malaysia Aviation Group, has launched a sustainability blueprint designed to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 and to promote socio-economic development. The group has announced that it has 66 initiatives in various stages of implementation in 5 key areas; Economic,Continue reading “Malaysia Airlines Sustainability Plan”

More Crew Than Passengers On Singapore Airlines Flight

Picture Singapore Airlines credit Timothy Werner on flickr The world’s longest scheduled commercial flight is the Singapore Airlines route between Singapore Changi and New York JFK. Passenger numbers on most routes that have still been flying during the pandemic have been low. Have many been as low as on flight SQ24 on 12th April whenContinue reading “More Crew Than Passengers On Singapore Airlines Flight”

More International Direct Flights To Hua Hin In Thailand

The majority of international tourists who visit Hua Hin and neighbouring Cha Am will travel by road or rail from Bangkok or by boat. In the future many more may fly direct to the region. The private initiative the Phoenix Group have announced plans for the “Phoenix Plan” which has a key aim “to bringContinue reading “More International Direct Flights To Hua Hin In Thailand”

Free Flights In Thailand

Picture Phuket, Thailand credit Akash Rai on Unsplash The Bangkok Post are reporting that the Thai Tourism and Sports Ministry is considering offering free provincial flights to foreign tourists. The move is intended to take advantage of the upcoming quarantine-free status in Phuket from 1st July. It is hoped that tourists will visit other areasContinue reading “Free Flights In Thailand”

World Travel Awards Have Your Say

Voting in the World Travel Awards 2021 has opened and you can have your say in the vote for the best of the best. The WTA was established in 1993 to acknowledge excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. The awards as seen as one of the most prominent and prestigious awards in theContinue reading “World Travel Awards Have Your Say”

Is It Time To Book A Southeast Asia Holiday

Photo Bali Beach Vibes. Credit Timo Wagner on Unsplash Southeast Asia has, for the most part, been closed to foreign tourists for almost a year since borders started to be closed during March last year. After a couple of false starts, raised hopes, and gradual relaxation programmes, there is finally real hope that tourism willContinue reading “Is It Time To Book A Southeast Asia Holiday”

Thai Airways To Slash Jobs and Planes

Thai Airways tailfin. Credit TwentyFour Students on flickr Thai Airways have now submitted their Debt Rehabilitation Plan as they attempt to fight off bankruptcy and it includes reductions in their fleet and staffing levels. The embattled airline has confirmed that it is planning, by 2025, to cut its workforce by 50% to between 13,000 andContinue reading “Thai Airways To Slash Jobs and Planes”

February Highlights

It has been an incredibly busy month for Flyingdog Travel and international travel to Southeast Asia finally starting to look like it will become more accessible in the coming months as global vaccination programmes get under way. Eco-Tourism Projects in Southeast Asia Welcome news as a number of projects either with a focus on eco-tourismContinue reading “February Highlights”

Can Thai Airways Survive

Thai Airways plane. Photo credit tjdarmstadt on flickr. The day of reckoning is coming for Thai Airways. The 2nd March is the latest, and probably final, deadline for the embattled carrier to submit their debt rehabilitation plan to the Thai Central Bankruptcy Court. If they fail to submit a plan by then, without a furtherContinue reading “Can Thai Airways Survive”

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