Direct Flights Between USA and Vietnam Starting Soon

Vietnam airlines Bamboo Airways and flag carrier Vietnam Airlines have both announced plans to launch long-awaited, scheduled direct flights between Vietnam and the U.S. Main picture Vietnam Airlines jet on take-off credit Ikarasara on flickr There have been desires to operate direct flights between the two countries for many years but a number of obstaclesContinue reading “Direct Flights Between USA and Vietnam Starting Soon”

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”

Challenges to Covid Tourism

The global Covid-19 pandemic has devastated many countries globally and one of the consequences was the almost complete closure of international tourism in March last year (2020). Main picture credit Chuttersnap on Unsplash The economic impact of tourism should not be underestimated. A number of countries have started to reopen their borders to foreign tourists,Continue reading “Challenges to Covid Tourism”

Southeast Asia Airlines Hoping For Awards Success

The nominees are in for this years World Travel Awards (Asia) and there are plenty of Southeast Asia based airlines among the nominees. The awards take place on 6th August. AirAsia The Malaysia based giant of low-cost travel in the region operating international and domestic flights to 25 countries. Main picture AirAsia plane credit KentaroContinue reading “Southeast Asia Airlines Hoping For Awards Success”

Southeast Asia Airline News

Thai Airways Thai Airways, the national flag carrier for Thailand has published its latest timetable which confirms flights serving the Phuket Sandbox until October. Main picture credit Thai Airways flight landing at Phuket International Airport credit Andy Mitchell on flickr The full schedule (see below), includes direct flights from key European and Asian destinations, someContinue reading “Southeast Asia Airline News”

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”

Man With Covid Boards Flight Disguised As Wife

A man in Indonesia disguised himself as his wife to board a domestic flight, despite having tested for Covid-19. Main picture winglet of Citilink plane credit Ya Saya inBaliTimur on flickr The man decided to conceal his odentity by wearing a niqab covering his face and carrying fake IDs and a negative PCR test resultContinue reading “Man With Covid Boards Flight Disguised As Wife”

Future Of Travel – Your Questions

We recently published our Future of Travel series of articles looking at various aspects of the travel industry, the effects of Covid-19 and the environment. Main picture credit Barbara Maier on Unsplash We received a number of questions from you – here are the best of them. Read the rest of the series by clickingContinue reading “Future Of Travel – Your Questions”

Phuket Welcomes First Sandbox Tourists

The first plane carrying foreign tourists into Phuket under the Phuket Sandbox has arrived on the holiday island. Main picture – Health workers stand at the COVID-19 swab test area at the airport as Phuket reopens to overseas tourists, allowing foreigners fully vaccinated against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to visit the resort island without quarantine,Continue reading “Phuket Welcomes First Sandbox Tourists”

Singapore Airlines Flight Offers From UK

Singapore Airlines have a number of excellent offers on flights from London and Manchester to Southeast Asia, available until 7th July 2021. Main picture Singapore Airlines Airbus A350 credit Transport Pixels on flickr All prices are all-inclusive fares and are subject to availability, currency and tax surcharge fluctuations. London Heathrow Economy Class Travel period 1st JulyContinue reading “Singapore Airlines Flight Offers From UK”

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