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SilkAir launches flights to Busan

SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, has launched the first non-stop flights between Singapore and Busan in South Korea. The inaugural flight, MI876, departed Changi International Airport on 1 May 2019 at 2337hrs (SIN time) and arrived at Gimhae International Airport at 0707hrs (Korea time) the following day. The flight duration was 6 hours

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Scoot adds flights to Laos

Scoot, the low-cost arm of Singapore Airlines, launched its inaugural flight from Singapore to Laos on Monday 1 April, marking the start of its three-times-weekly flights from Singapore to Luang Prabang and Vientiane. With the addition of Laos, Scoot’s network now spans 67 destinations across 19 countries and territories, and

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New Qantas service connects Sunshine Coast to the world 

The Sunshine Coast will be opened up to seamless travel from Europe, Asia and America, while offering locals the opportunity to connect directly with a vast number of international flights when Qantas’ new direct morning service from Sydney starts on 1 April. It is the second daily service offered by Qantas and reflects strong

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AirAsia adds Brisbane to Bangkok flights

AirAsia announced it would operate its first-ever Australian services from Bangkok, Thailand to Brisbane, Australia from 25 June 2019. Operated by AirAsia’s long-haul affiliate, Thai AirAsia X, the new services will bring around 25,000 visitors per year to Brisbane, while at the same time providing the opportunity for Queenslanders to explore Thailand’s capital and its

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Air Vanuatu adds non-stop from Melbourne

Vanuatu, the adventure capital of the South Pacific, is now more accessible than ever with Air Vanuatu’s new, non-stop service from Melbourne to Vanuatu’s capital Port Vila. From 18 June 2019, Air Vanuatu will operate three flights per week between the two cities, opening-up a new, action-packed, holiday destination for people living in Melbourne. The

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Scoot adds more flights into India

Scoot is increasing their offering of destinations across Asia, adding flights to Coimbatore, Trivandrum and Visakhapatnam in India as they take over the routes from SilkAir. Flights to Trivandrum (5-times weekly) will commence as soon as 7 May 20191, and flights to Coimbatore (5-times weekly) and Visakhapatnam (3-times weekly) will start from 27 October 2019. Trivandrum  Also

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Singapore Airlines launches new social media project #squadsq

Singapore Airlines (SIA) launched an innovative social media project to showcase the breadth of its global network and award winning products and services, collaborating with four well-known and up-and-coming Australian social media influencers and bloggers. Dubbed #squadSQ, SIA will send the group of seven travellers to a total of nine destinations

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Emirates celebrates 10 years of A380 & flydubai merger

Emirates is, this month, celebrating 10 years of A380 operations, announcing a merger alongside airline flydubai that combines their respective loyalty programmes into Emirates Skywards. Over the 10 years of operation, Emirates has grown to be one of the world’s largest operator of the A380 aircraft, flying to 49 cities on

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