Bangkok Prepares To Welcome Back Quarantine Free Tourists

Bangkok is scheduled to reopen to travellers for quarantine-free travel from 1st November and preparations are underway to prevent congestion at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport. Main picture Grand Palace Bangkok credit Amazing Thailand All international arrivals will be required to undergo PCR testing on landing which raised obvious concerns of immense quesues and crowding once visitorContinue reading “Bangkok Prepares To Welcome Back Quarantine Free Tourists”

First Travellers Arrive Under Singapore Travel Lanes

The first passengers to arrive under the new Singapore Vaccinated Travel Lanes (VTL) landed at Changi Airport earlier today. Main picture sees passengers from Amsterdam arrive at Changi Airport under Singapore’s expanded Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) quarantine-free travel scheme, as the city-state opens its borders to more countries amidst the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, inContinue reading “First Travellers Arrive Under Singapore Travel Lanes”

Bali Ready For Return Of Foreign Tourists

Bali International airport has conducted a trial run in preparation for the return of foreign tourists as local businesses gear up for the reopening scheduled for 14th October. Main picture Kuta in Bali, Indonesia, credit Dennis Sylvester Hurd on flickr Travellers from Abu Dhabi, China, Dubai, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea will be allowedContinue reading “Bali Ready For Return Of Foreign Tourists”

Bangkok Airport Expansion Delayed

The opening of the Satellite Terminal 1 (SAT1) at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok is reported to be delayed until October 2022 due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Main picture concourse design of SAT1 at Suvarnabhumi Airport credit D103 Group The satellite terminal was originally scheduled to open during 2019/20 but experienced delays asContinue reading “Bangkok Airport Expansion Delayed”

Flights Between Asia And EU Threatened

[REUTERS] Regulators in Asian hubs like Singapore and Hong Kong have threatened to retaliate against European Union (EU) plans to force airlines to start using take-off and landing slots frozen during the coronavirus pandemic, a move that could oblige Europe’s carriers to fly empty seats for thousands of miles at a loss. Main picture aContinue reading “Flights Between Asia And EU Threatened”

Singapore Winners In Worlds Best Airline And Airports List

The World’s Best Awards are compiled each year by Travel+Leisure who ask readers their travel experiences around the globe — to share their opinions on the top cities, islands, cruise ships, spas, airlines, and more.  Main picture Changi Jewel credit Scribbling Geek on Unsplash This year Singapore has won two, significant awards. Singapore Airlines InContinue reading “Singapore Winners In Worlds Best Airline And Airports List”

Direct Flights Planned To Boost Hua Hin Tourism In Thailand

Hua Hin in Thailand has been a very popular destination with Thai tourists but has yet to become a mainstream, primary destination for many foreign tourists. Main picture Hua Hin, Thailand credit Dominic Rivard on flickr The majority of tourists arriving in Hua Hin, and neighbouring Cha Am, will arrive in other areas of ThailandContinue reading “Direct Flights Planned To Boost Hua Hin Tourism In Thailand”

Thailand Domestic Flights To Restart

To help contain the spread of Covid-19, domestic flights within Thailand were recently suspended, causing transport issues for many visitors to the Phuket Sandbox. Now there is better news as some internal flights are due to return to service. Main picture Bangkok Airways flight at Samui Airport credit Goh Rhy Yan on Unsplash Samui FollowingContinue reading “Thailand Domestic Flights To Restart”

Is Hydrogen Power The Future For Air Travel

Air travel is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and is seen by many as a luxury we cannot continue to afford if we are halt or reverse climate change. Main picture Airbus Blended-Wing Body concept hydrogen aircraft credit Airbus Electricity is, at least right now, not a solution to the majority of airContinue reading “Is Hydrogen Power The Future For Air Travel”

Phuket Tourists Stranded As Flights Cancelled

The vast majority of tourists who have entered the Phuket Sandbox have arrived and will leave by a direct international flight to the island. Main picture Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport credit Benoit Mortgat on flickr Some however had planned on taking an internal flight elsewhere in Thailand once their initial 14 days were completed. Others wereContinue reading “Phuket Tourists Stranded As Flights Cancelled”

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