AirAsia Wins Two Awards at the The Edge Billion Ringgit Club 2018

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AirAsia Wins Two Awards at the The Edge Billion Ringgit Club 2018

AirAsia has received two prestigious awards at The Edge Billion Ringgit Club 2018 for its strong profit growth over the past three years.

Etihad Airways Builds On Partnership With Born Free And Revamps Popular Child Packs

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Etihad Airways Builds On Partnership With Born Free And Revamps Popular Child Packs

Etihad Airways is reinforcing its partnership with leading wildlife charity, Born Free, by refreshing its popular ‘Etihad Explorers’ children’s packs, which now include an activity booklet developed with Born Free.

Scoot and Tigerair to Operate Under Scoot Brand from 25 July 2017

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Scoot and Tigerair to Operate Under Scoot Brand from 25 July 2017

Singapore – The vibrant and innovative travel experience offered by Scoot, Asia/Pacific’s best low cost airline[1], is set to get bigger and better from 25 July, as Scoot and Tigerair aim to complete their integration and operate all flights under the Scoot brand, subject to final regulatory approval. With this final milestone in the integration process, the airlines will begin operating under a common license or Air’s Operator Certificate. Consequently, the flight designator code for Scoot flights will be changed from the current TZ to TR, the code currently used for Tigerair flights. All flight schedules remain unchanged. Thereon, Scoot website, www.flyscoot.com, will be the sole booking platform for all flights currently operated by Scoot and Tigerair, while the Scoot call centre […]

Cathay Pacific Previews New Business Class Lounge at The Pier

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Cathay Pacific Previews New Business Class Lounge at The Pier

Cathay Pacific Airways hosted a preview of its new Business Class Lounge at The Pier at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), following a comprehensive refurbishment. Located adjacent to Gate 65 in the North West concourse of HKIA, the new Business Class Lounge occupies a space of 3,306 square metres – approximately 1,000 square metres larger than the previous lounge – and is now the largest among all Cathay Pacific lounges, with seating for 550 people. Designed by Studioilse, the London-based design studio led by Ilse Crawford, The Pier Business Class Lounge aims to create an environment that makes passengers feel relaxed and refreshed, engaging the senses and focusing on wellbeing. Aligning with the airline’s brand ethos and reflecting the airline’s commitment to […]

Cathay Dragon celebrates the launch of an exciting new era

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Cathay Dragon celebrates the launch of an exciting new era

Dragonair is today officially rebranded as Cathay Dragon, bringing the award-winning airline closer to Cathay Pacific in a launch that will provide customers with a more seamless travel experience across the airlines’ respective regional and international networks. At an unveiling ceremony at the newly-named Cathay Dragon House, the airline’s headquarters in Hong Kong, Cathay Dragon Chief Executive Officer Algernon Yau said: “This is a momentous day in the history of Cathay Dragon and I am excited about the future of the airline and the fresh opportunities that our rebranding brings. As we align more closely with Cathay Pacific, new prospects will open up on multiple fronts enabling us to become stronger and thrive in this intensely competitive industry.” The airline’s customers also […]

Discover the Magic of Winter

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Discover the Magic of Winter

KUALA LUMPUR, 24 AUGUST 2016 – Feeling the heat and dreaming of a winter escape? It’s never too early to plan the ideal winter vacation, be it a solo trip or with family or friends. British Airways is now offering special fares in all cabins, providing a great opportunity for travellers from Malaysia to fly to over 200 destinations in the UK, Europe and North America this winter. Book by 12 September on ba.com or at the upcoming MATTA fair for travel from 17 August 2016 to 30 June 2017. The long travel window enables travellers to plan more than one trip in one go. Be it a magical winter holiday in Iceland watching the Northern Lights over Christmas or New Year […]

Emirates, The Official Airline Partner for MATTA Fair 2016 Launches Exciting Global Travel Deals

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Emirates, The Official Airline Partner for MATTA Fair 2016 Launches Exciting Global Travel Deals

Kuala Lumpur – 24th August 2016: Malaysians will be able to enjoy great fares on Emirates across its vast destination network during the upcoming Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) Fair which takes place from 2nd to 4th September 2016. These fares, which cover popular destinations in Europe, the Americas, and the Middle East are offered in conjunction with Emirates’ participation as the Official Airline Partner at this year’s MATTA Fair. Bookings have to be made between 26th August 2016 and 12thSeptember 2016 for travel between 2nd September 2016 and 31st March 2017. All-inclusive Economy Class fares start at RM2,299 to the United Kingdom, RM2,679 to Ireland, RM2,339 to Europe, RM2,199 to the Middle East and RM3,929 to the Americas. […]

Dreamliner Odyssey: Scoot Spreads Its Wings to Europe!

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Dreamliner Odyssey: Scoot Spreads Its Wings to Europe!

Kuala Lumpur – Get your Greek on and prepare to get outta’ here for a value-packed dream vacation as Scoot gears up to launch its first destination in Europe – Athens, the picture-perfect capital city of Greece! Scheduled to commence on 20 June 2017, the new service between Singapore and Athens marks Scoot’s first long-haul flight between Asia Pacific and Europe, as well as the longest flight operated by a low-cost carrier (LCC) with flight distance exceeding 10,000km. Budget-conscious travellers in Malaysia will soon be able to fly to Greece at pocket-friendly airfares from four cities – Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi and Penang – via Tigerair to Singapore and then onward on Scoot, to immerse in the rich history and culture Athens […]

Etihad Airways Bridges Abu Dhabi With Venice

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Etihad Airways Bridges Abu Dhabi With Venice

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will expand its services to Italy with a daily flight to Venice Marco Polo Airport. The new service will begin from 30 October 2016 and be served by an Airbus A319, offering 16 seats in Business and 90 in Economy. Together with Alitalia, its codeshare and equity partner, Etihad Airways will offer 35 weekly flights in and out of Italy, including double daily services to Rome and Milan. Etihad’s Venice flight will offer convenient travel times for guests travelling between the UAE and the Italian city. In addition, the new service will offer seamless connections through Abu Dhabi’s hub to the popular Australia routes of Sydney and Melbourne, as well as key […]

Say “Hello” to New Adventures with Emirates Special Fares to London

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Say “Hello” to New Adventures with Emirates Special Fares to London

Emirates unveiled special fare offers for families visiting their loved ones in London, one of its most popular destinations outside of Dubai.

Vietjet Launches “Zero Dollar” Tickets for Southeast Asian Routes

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Vietjet Launches “Zero Dollar” Tickets for Southeast Asian Routes

Kuala Lumpur, July 27, 2016 – As the tourist and shopping season approaches, Vietjet is offering 100,000 “Zero Dollar” tickets to fly across key destinations in Southeast Asia including Singapore, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Yangon, with tickets priced from USD0. The promotion is in line with the airline’s “It’s 2pm, Let’s Vietjet” programme, and will run for a limited time only, from July 27 to 29 at 12.00pm to 2.00pm (Vietnam time). Tickets are valid for the travel period from August 1 to December 31, 2016 (except on Vietnamese national holidays). Tickets can be booked between 12.00pm to 2.00pm (Vietnam time) at www.vietjetair.com (also compatible with smartphones at https://m.vietjetair.com) or www.facebook.com/vietjetvietnam (just click the “Booking” tab). Payments can be easily made with […]

Emirates named World’s Best Airline at Skytrax World Airline Awards 2016

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Emirates named World’s Best Airline at Skytrax World Airline Awards 2016

Scores a hat trick with World’s Best Inflight Entertainment and Best Airline in the Middle East awards. KUALA LUMPUR, 14 July 2016 – Emirates was named the World’s Best Airline 2016 at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards 2016, in addition to scooping up the awards for World’s Best Inflight Entertainment for a record 12th consecutive year, and Best Airline in the Middle East. Based on the results of the largest airline passenger satisfaction survey in the industry, the World’s Best Airline Awards are considered a global benchmark of airline excellence. This year’s Skytrax awards were based on a total of 19.2 million completed surveys covering 280 airlines, by customers hailing from more than 104 countries. The Skytrax survey measures quality standards […]

Vietjet launches new international route from Ho Chi Minh City to Tainan

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Vietjet launches new international route from Ho Chi Minh City to Tainan

  (Ho Chi Minh City, June 23, 2016) – Vietjet recently celebrated the launch of its new international route from Ho Chi Minh City to Tainan. All passengers, leaders of Tainan Government, Vietnam Ministry of Transportation, Vietjet management members and other dignities welcomed the route launch ceremony at Tan Son Nhat International Airport and Tainan International Airport. Thanks to its convenient flying times, affordable fares and high quality services, the route is expected to boost socio, economic and cultural exchange between Taiwan and Vietnam as well as increase the regional integration into the world in the coming time. Ho Chi Minh City – Tainan route is the second connection between the southern business and tourism hub of Ho Chi Minh City to […]

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Adds Three Weekly Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Amsterdam

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Adds Three Weekly Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Amsterdam

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – 24 June 2016 – KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has increased its flight capacity between Kuala Lumpur and Amsterdam. From today, KLM will operate 10 weekly flights at two different flight times. From Kuala Lumpur on Monday, Friday and Saturday From Amsterdam-Airport-Schiphol on Thursday, Friday, Sunday KL812 : Leaves Kuala Lumpur (KLIA) at 08:45 and arrives at Amsterdam-Airport-Schiphol at 15:30 the same day KL811: Leaves Amsterdam-Airport-Schiphol at 13:00, arrives at Kuala Lumpur (KLIA) at 07:10 the following day In addition to the daily KLM flight between Kuala Lumpur and AmsterdamAirport Schiphol, the extra three flights will be operated with KLM’s newly refurbished Boeing 777-200, which comprises of 34 World Business Class seats, 40 Economy Comfort seats and 242 Economy […]

Cathay Pacific’s first A350 arrives in Hong Kong

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Cathay Pacific’s first A350 arrives in Hong Kong

Cathay Pacific Airways’ first Airbus A350-900XWB aircraft arrived at Hong Kong International Airport from Toulouse, France on Sunday, 29 May. It is the first of 48 A350s scheduled to be delivered to the airline. The new aircraft features Cathay Pacific’s latest inflight products in the Business Class, Premium Economy Class and Economy Class cabins, enriching the experience of passengers and helping the airline to deliver on its promise of a Life Well Travelled. The airline held a special event in the hangars of Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (HAECO) at Hong Kong International Airport today (30 May) to give an exclusive preview of the new arrival to aviation and trade officials, key business partners, members of the Marco Polo Club loyalty […]

Emirates Airline offers Visa Checkout to book flight tickets

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Emirates Airline offers Visa Checkout to book flight tickets

Kuala Lumpur – 17 May 2016: Emirates Airline, the world’s largest international airline, will now offer Visa Checkout, the online checkout service by Visa (NYSE: V), a global payments technology company, allowing shoppers to pay with their cards online and on any device, with just a few clicks. Visa Checkout is now available to Emirates Airline customers in 15 countries including Malaysia, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Hong Kong, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, South Africa, the UAE and the USA. Enrolling in Visa Checkout is a simple, one-time process, taking only a few minutes. Consumers simply store their shipping and payment information in a secure account with Visa once, and they never have to re-enter it again when shopping online at all […]

Vietjet announces to open its newest international route connecting  Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) with Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

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Vietjet announces to open its newest international route connecting Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) with Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

(Kuala Lumpur, April 12th, 2016) – Vietjet today announces its newest international route connecting Kuala Lumpur with Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam which will be daily operated on June 1st, 2016. Flying time per sector is about one hour and 55 minutes. The flights take off Kuala Lumpur at 1300hrs and arrive in Ho Chi Minh City at 1355hrs (local time). Return flights depart from Ho Chi Minh City at 9:30 (local time) and arrives in Kuala Lumpur at 1225hrs. Speaking at the Announcement Ceremony, Ms. Nguyen Thi Thuy Binh – Vietjet’s Vice President shared, “The launch of the new route is a latest development of our master plan to expand Vietjet’s operating network to South East Asia. With the route, […]

Over 220,000 passengers have flown Emirates’ two-class A380

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Over 220,000 passengers have flown Emirates’ two-class A380

Kuala Lumpur – 23rd March 2016: More than 220,000 passengers have flown the two-class A380 on over 450 flights, across four destinations from Dubai encompassing Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Copenhagen, and Manchester since it first entered service in December 2015. Commenting on the two-class Emirates A380 in Malaysia, Andrew Bunn, Country Manager, Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei, Emirates airline said, “We have seen a very positive response from Malaysians, both business and leisure travellers, on the two-class A380. Malaysians appreciate and see the value of newer aircraft equipped with Emirates’ quality offerings, such as onboard Wi-Fi, award-winning inflight entertainment system, and top notch service provided by our multinational cabin crew.” He added, “The A380 is an important segment in the Malaysian market, as it […]

Discover KLM’s New World Business Class

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Discover KLM’s New World Business Class

Kuala Lumpur – March 25, 2016 – KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today introduced its World Business Class (WBC) seat with brand-new cabin atmosphere, furnishings and style with aims to accentuate the warmth at-home feeling for customers. “We are excited to present the KLM World Business Class seat as it is now commercially available on KLM flights from Malaysia. I believe our customers will appreciate and enjoy the new features and design while travelling onboard with us,” said Ms. Aude-Lise Combier, Malaysia Country Manager for Air France KLM at the KLM’s Pop-Up event in The Gardens Mall. The public can view the WBC seat at KLM’s Pop-Up event on 25-27 March and participate in exciting activities such as virtual cycling around the beautiful […]

Etihad Airways Opens Refurbished Premium Lounge In Abu Dhabi

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Etihad Airways Opens Refurbished Premium Lounge In Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways has officially reopened its refurbished First and Business Class Lounge at Abu Dhabi Airport’s Terminal 1.