Plans For Direct Flights Between Vietnam And USA

Bamboo Airways plane credit Melvinnnnnnnn on flickr The ambitious expansion plans of Bamboo Airways conitue following news that it is planning on flying to San Francisco from September. We recently reported that the Hanoi based airline had secured potentially lucrative landing slots at Heathrow Airport in London, adding to plans for direct flights to FrankfortContinue reading “Plans For Direct Flights Between Vietnam And USA”

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”

New Direct Flights Between Vietnam And Europe

Bamboo Airways credit Melvinnnnnnnnnn on flickr Bamboo Airways were last week allocated six weekly slots from Heathrow Airport (London) as the continue to plan for their expansion once the epidemic is over. Direct flights between the UK and Vietnam have so far been limited to daily flights with Vietnam Airlines which has charged a premium.Continue reading “New Direct Flights Between Vietnam And Europe”

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”

Latest Travel Updates For Southeast Asia

Many people, myself included, have started to see the light at the end of the tunnel for tourism in Southeast Asia and bookings are starting to increase for late 2021 and 2022. The prospects of travel in many places are still unclear, shrouded in mystery or subject to almost weekly changes. Here is our latestContinue reading “Latest Travel Updates For Southeast Asia”

Gradual Increase in Tourism Numbers In Thailand

Earlier this year officials in Thailand predicted that the numbers of foreign tourist arrivals would return to pre-pandemic levels by 2023. Today a much slower return was predicted. In 2019 Thailand welcomed almost 40 million foreign arrivals, a record high, and growth was predicted to continue. The arrival of the pandemic however meant that justContinue reading “Gradual Increase in Tourism Numbers In Thailand”

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