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  • Shrinking Jumbos: Top Ten 747-400 fleets still in service

    747-400s are out of production and being phased out, but there's much life left in the type

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  • Azul targets business travellers with US flights

    ​Brazil's Azul plans to target the corporate traveller with its inaugural international flights to the USA, and will...

  • PICTURES: V Air bares brand, names chief executive

    New Taiwanese low-cost carrier V Air has revealed its brand and named its chief executive at an event held on 24 March.

  • CAL revises pilot training after A330 bleed fault incident

    China Airlines will modify its training syllabus to allow pilots to better manage dual bleed air faults following an...

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  • ANALYSIS: The end of the gold rush for Asia-Pacific alliances

    News | 20 Aug 2015 13:44 | Greg Waldron

    ​Just over one year ago in April 2014, SriLankan Airlines joined the Oneworld Alliance. Not content to hold the ceremony in the capital city of Colombo, the carrier deployed one of its Airbus A340-300 aircraft to fly media and dignitaries 150km to the newly built, but remote, Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport in Hambontota. One participant described it as “a logistical nightmare.”
  • ​ANALYSIS: VietJet’s fatal flirtation with long-haul, low-cost

    News | 17 Jul 2015 03:21 | Greg Waldron

    Vietnamese low-cost carrier VietJet Air used the Paris Air Show to restate its interest in launching a long-haul operation, but the carrier’s modest international footprint suggests that such a venture will not make sense for several years – if ever.
  • Hong Kong Airlines, Garuda launch codeshare

    News | 17 Jun 2015 00:53 | Firdaus Hashim

    ​Hong Kong Airlines and Garuda Indonesia have signed a codesharing agreement, which took effect on 15 June.
  • Tigerair Taiwan to launch Kaohsiung-Osaka service on 3 July

    News | 15 Jun 2015 02:18 | Firdaus Hashim

    ​Tigerair Taiwan will launch a Kaohsiung-Osaka Kansai service on 3 July.
  • China Airlines to start Tainan-Osaka service in October

    News | 04 Jun 2015 06:29 | Firdaus Hashim

    ​Taiwan’s China Airlines plans to start a Tainan-Osaka Kansai service on 28 October.
  • ANALYSIS: Asian LCC joint ventures prove hard to maintain

    News | 11 May 2015 02:02 | Ellis Taylor

    Asia’s low-cost carriers have relied on complex cross-border joint ventures to enter into new markets, but there is significant doubt that the relationships will go the distance.