SINGAPORE – SIA’s flagship online retail store, KrisShop.com, will soon allow travellers to pre-order duty-free merchandise up to 60 minutes prior to flight departure out of Singapore.
SINGAPORE - Chubb has announced the launch of Flight Delay Insurance, an insurance cover for air travellers. Partnering with Swiss Re and FlightStats, the insurance is available through the Chubb Connect App which was launched in October last year.
GENEVA - announced Global passenger traffic results for June released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) show that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 7.8% compared to June 2017. This was up from 6.0% year-over-year growth recorded in both May and April.
HONG KONG - Best Western Rewards is offering double points to members who book and stay at its participating hotels and resorts all across Asia between August 1 and October 31. Visit www.bestwesternasia.com/doublepointasia (ATI).
TOKYO – Since Japan Airlines and TripAdvisor jointly launched a multi-media portal titled "Untold Stories of Japan" last October, interest in Japan from Asia-Pacific travellers has increased 40% on-year, led by consumers from Singapore, South Korea, Australia, Thailand, New Zealand, India and Vietnam.
TOKYO - Japan Airlines (JAL) and China Eastern Airlines have signed an MoU to pursue a joint business agreement, effective this financial year (ending March 2019).
The two airlines have been offering codeshare flight operations between Japan and China since 2002.