NEW YORK – American Express has opened its first signature airport lounge network, The Centurion Lounge, in Hong Kong for Amex Platinum Cardholders and Centurion members.
BEIJING - China witnessed more than 710 million tourist trips during the eight-day National Day and Mid-Autumn holidays, ringing up to about RMB 590 billion (US$88.68 billion) in tourism income, according to the National Tourism Administration.
The State newsagency, Xinhua, reported that the National Day holiday, one of China's two Golden Weeks, saw a surge in tourist revenue along with passenger flows. This year the holiday was extended by one day as the Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Cake Festival, fell on October4.
GENEVA -Global passenger traffic data for August shows demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometres or RPKs) climbed 7.2% compared to the year-ago period. At the same time, the upward trend in seasonally-adjusted traffic has eased from that seen at the end of 2016.
GENEVA - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) as called on the European Union to significantly strengthen economic regulation of major European airport monopolies by focussing on the interests of passengers.
SINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines and Lufthansa Group from October 1 have launched their joint venture co-operation covering flights between Singapore, Australia and Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Belgium.
BEIJING - Air China will begin flights from Beijing to Brisbane from December 11, giving Brisbane access to 18 points in Europe, nine points in North America, and almost anywhere in China and Asia.