Friday, April 26 2019 | ASIA TODAY INTERNATIONAL - Reporting the Business that Matters in Asia
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.
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).
SINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines, SilkAir and Fiji Airways have signed a codeshare agreement that will give SIA and SilkAir passengers access to Fiji Airways’ non-stop flights between Singapore and Nadi, including the airline’s third weekly seasonal service which launched on April 4