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Thai Airways Launches Bangkok - Sendai

Thai Airways Returns to Sendai After 5 Years of Absence, Considers One-Stop Thai Smile Flights Too

On October 30, 2019, Thai Airways returned to Sendai in Japan’s Tohoku region for the first time in more than five years. At the same time, the airline indicated that it is also considering additional, one-stop flights to the city to be operated by its subsidiary Thai Smile Airways. TG626/627: Bangkok Suvarnabhumi- Sendai and Back …

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Drukair Starts Singapore - Dili Flights Under Arrangement with East Timor's Air Timor

Drukair Starts Singapore – Dili Flights Under Arrangement with East Timor’s Air Timor

Not having any aircraft in its fleet, Air Timor – East Timor’s sole international airline – has been relying on other airlines to operate its flights. Starting yesterday, the airline resumed flights between Singapore and East Timor’s capital Dili through a charter arrangement with Bhutan’s Drukair. KB900/901: Singapore – Dili and Back Air Timor’s new …

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Jetstar Japan A321LR Cabin

Jetstar Japan Unveils A321LRs Cabin Configuration, Plans to Receive the First Airframe in Mid-2020

Jetstar Japan is set to receive three Airbus A321LR aircraft starting from mid-2020. Today, the airline revealed more details about the aircraft’s configuration. Jetstar Japan’s Upcoming Airbus A321LRs Jetstar’s parent, Qantas, placed an order for 18 Airbus A321LR aircraft back in 2018. While most of the aircraft will join Jetstar in Australia, three will be …

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Could the Sukhoi Superjet Be Norwegian's Key to Unlocking the Siberian Flight Corridor?

Could the Sukhoi Superjet Be Norwegian’s Key to Unlocking the Siberian Flight Corridor?

Since Norwegian Air Shuttle’s rebranding to the simpler Norwegian in 2002, the airline has expanded its footprint significantly. It has evolved from an airline mostly intra-European routes out of Norway to one of the world’s leading short- and long-haul low-cost airlines. Besides its expansion within Europe, it launched long-haul routes to the United States, South …

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JAL's Domestic Traffic Increased

JAL Group Reports H1 FY2019 Results, Records Profit Decline Despite Revenue Growth

On October 31, 2019, JAL released its financial results for the first half of fiscal year 2019. While the company recorded higher revenue than in the first half of the previous fiscal year, it experienced considerable decline in profits. The announcement comes just a couple of days after ANA revealed similar trends in its H1 …

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VietJet to Add 20 A321XLRs to Its Fleet, 15 New Orders and 5 Conversions of A321neos in Its Backlog

VietJet to Add 20 A321XLRs to Its Fleet, 15 New Orders and 5 Conversions of A321neos from Backlog

On October 31, 2019, the Vietnamese low-cost airline VietJet has announced that it will add 20 Airbus A321XLR aircraft into its fleet with deliveries starting from 2023. The announcement comes just a couple of days after IndiGo placed an order for the long-range narrow-body aircraft in one of Airbus’ largest aircraft orders to date. VietJet …

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AirAsia X Announces Naha Okinawa Schedules

AirAsia X Announces the Schedule of Its Upcoming Route to Okinawa

While the schedules for AirAsia X’s upcoming flights to Naha in Okinawa were loaded into the airline’s reservation system earlier, it officially announced them yesterday. The flight will be an extension of one of the airline’s existing Kuala Lumpur – Taipei rotations. D7384/385: Kuala Lumpur – Taipei – Naha and Back AirAsia X will start …

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Trans States Holdings Cancels SpaceJet Order

Trans States Holdings Cancels Mitsubishi SpaceJet Order

Mitsubishi Aircraft announced today that Trans States Holdings, one of the manufacturer’s few customers, has cancelled its SpaceJet order. The company had the larger SpaceJet M90 – which is not compliant with scope clauses in U.S. airline pilot contracts – on order. Trans States Holdings Cancels Order of Up to 100 SpaceJets Trans States Holdings, …

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Cathay Pacific First Class Breakfast

Review: Cathay Pacific 777-300ER First Class from New York JFK to Hong Kong

While Cathay Pacific has not updated its first class seat in quite a long time, it still offers one of the world’s best first class experiences – both onboard and on the ground – in the world. As such, after having flown it on intra-Asian segments, I was excited to try Cathay Pacific’s first class …

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