SYDNEY - Amadeus, a leading technology provider for the global travel industry, has released new data on ‘What Asia Pacific Millennial Travellers want’ in the latest series of Journey of Me reports first launched by Amadeus in August 2017.
MELBOURNE - Singapore Airlines today (May 4) launched its new four- times-weekly service between Singapore, Melbourne and Wellington. The new flight will operate Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The flight adds Wellington to the SIA schedule from Melbourne, .with 32 services now weekly between Singapore and Melbourne. www.singaporeair.com (ATI).
QANTAS has ordered six additional Boeing 787-9s for its international network, to bring its fleet of Dreamliners to 14 by the end of 2020.
Arrival of the new aircraft will enable the airline to accelerate retirement of its last six Boeing 747s – an aircraft type that has been in its fleet since 1971.
Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce said: “This really is the end of one era and the start of another.
“The jumbo has been the backbone of Qantas International for more than 40 years and we’ve flown almost every type that Boeing built.
PERTH - Singapore Airlines has this week launched daily flight to Perth on its new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner. Perth becomes just the second destination in the world, behind Osaka Japan, to see the newest member of the Dreamliner family enter regular scheduled services.
HANOI – Reporting a pre-tax consolidated group profit of VIN1.46 trillion for the first quarter, Vietnam Airlines says growth in Vietnam’s aviation sector in the first months of 2018 exceeded forecasts for both domestic and international routes, creating a market of 16.6 million passengers.
For the quarter, Vietnam Airlines operated nearly 33,000 flights, up 4.3 % over the same period last year, and transported 5 million passengers - 5 % more than in the same period last year.