Wednesday, June 19 2019 | ASIA TODAY INTERNATIONAL - Reporting the Business that Matters in Asia
TOKYO - Japan Airlines and Russia's S7 Airlines (S7), both members of the oneworld® alliance, have agreed to further expand their codeshare cooperation by adding new destinations in Russia. JAL's codeshare flights in Russia will be increased from 20 to 22 routes, with flights to Irkutsk beginning from April 29 and to Novosibirsk from June 2. www.jal.com (ATI).
SINGAPORE – The Singapore-based Capella Hotel Group will open its second China property, the Capella Sanya on Hainan Island, in the last quarter of 2018.
SYDNEY - Bestselling author and TV host Luke Nguyen has been appointed Global Cuisine Ambassador for Vietnam Airlines in a bid to further promote Vietnamese culture and cuisine to the world.
YOGYAKARTA – Marriott International has opened its first Marriott-branded hotel in Indonesia in Yogyakarta. “Indonesia is one of our fastest-growing source markets for both domestic and international travel,” said Mike Fulkerson, Marriott Brand & Marketing Vice President, Asia-Pacific.
SINGAPORE - Osaka will be the first scheduled destination for Singapore Airlines new Boeing 787-10 fleet, with services expected to begin in May 2018.