AirAsia X, the long-haul, low-cost carrier based in Kuala Lumpur, has announced that it will increase the number of flights between Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, and the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia, by two return flights a week.
Hainan Airlines, the biggest private airline in China, is planning to start regular, scheduled, direct flights between Beijing, the capital of China, and Hawaii in the United States.
Ryanair, the budget airline based in Dublin, Ireland, will start new routes to Canary Islands in Spain and to Prestwick Airport in Scotland in the winter of 2009, but has decided to cut its flights at London’s Stansted Airport and at Dublin Airport during the same period.
British Airways plans to launch its first-ever long-haul Club World service – the business class-only flights – between London City Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport in New York, on September 29, 2009.
Cessna's new sport aircraft Cessna 162 SkyCatcher is now ready for deliveries after complying with the terms of ASTM international standards.
British Airways, the national flag-carrier airline of the United Kingdom, is stopping in-flight meals, except breakfast, for economy-class passengers on short-haul flights.
Jet Airways will launch new services to the capital city of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, effective from August 6, 2009.
American Eagle Airlines, based in Fort Worth, Texas, the United States, plans to launch several new domestic flights in the United States from November 19, 2009.
Cyprus Turkish Airlines (CTA), the flag-carrier airline of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, and tour operator CTA Holidays Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cyprus Turkish Airlines, have lost a plea seeking to operate direct flights between the United Kingdom and northern Cyprus.
In a rare and interesting development, the Air Force of Sri Lanka has launched domestic, civilian air service for tourists, between Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, and the high-security Palaly Airbase in the Jaffna peninsula in the country’s north.
Cambodia launched it new national airline, Cambodia Angkor Air, on July 27, 2009.
Aurora Flight Sciences successfully tested a half-scale model of its new drone and unmanned aircraft, the Excalibur VTOL UAS (Unmanned Aircraft System), in end-June 2009.
Garuda Indonesia, the national airline of Indonesia, is planning an ambitious expansion after the European Union (EU) has lifted a ban on the carrier that had been imposed on grounds of safety.
Jin Air, a low-cost short-haul South Korean carrier is all set to launch international flights from October 29th, 2009.
Following the merger, Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines, the two United States-based carriers, have decided to stop flying between Evansville Regional Airport in Indiana and Memphis Airport in Tennessee from September 1, 2009.
Delta Air Lines will cut a flight temporarily to and from Minot, North Dakota, the United States, in September 2009.
The United States-based US Airways has become the latest airline to offer passengers Aircell’s GoGo in-flight internet facility.
Emirates Airline, based in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is raising the number of its flights to Angola and South Africa later in 2009.
Ryanair, the budget carrier based at Dublin, Ireland, is reducing the number of flights at Stansted Airport in London as well as at Edinburgh Airport in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Delta Airlines and Continental Airlines have increased fees for checked baggage.
Jet Airways, the private airline based in Mumbai in India, is starting daily flight between Kochi in the southern Indian state of Kerala and Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from September 1, 2009.
Blue Air, the low-fare airline based in Bucharest, the capital of Romania, is launching short-haul flights connecting Bucharest and the Romanian city of Cluj-Napoca.
Jetstar Airways, the budget carrier based in Melbourne, Australia, has announced that it is raising the number of its weekly services between the Australian cities of Darwin and Sydney.
Wizz Air, the low-cost airline based in Vecses, Hungary, has announced launching new routes.
JetAmerica, the low-cost carrier that had attracted widespread attention with its promotional fares amounting to only $9, has wrapped up before it could ever take off. In a press release, JetAmerica, the company based in Clearwater, Florida, the United State, said it is “suspending sales to all markets” and also will ...
AirAsia, the low-fare airline based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, made the inaugural service between Bali in Indonesia and Perth in Australia on July 17, 2009.
Jin Air, the low-cost airline based in Seoul in South Korea, will start operating its first international flights on October 29, 2009 – from Incheon in South Korea to Macao in China and Bangkok in Thailand.
British Airways, the national flag-carrier airline of the United Kingdom, has announced that it is cutting its capacity to Australia by 5% by reducing a few flights during the northern winter.
Delta Air Lines is looking for a federal subsidy for its service to Tupelo Regional Airport in Tupelo in Mississippi, the United States, because of a decline in customer demand as well as an increase in the price of fuel. In a statement, Delta Air Lines, based in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States, said its services to Tupelo Regional Airport will not be interrupted.
Deutsche Lufthansa AG, the flag-carrier airline of Germany, has launched an all-business class flight between Munich in Germany and Mumbai in India. The Munich-Mumbai flight is being operated by a Boeing B737 aircraft having 44 seats in a business class-only configuration.