IATA boosts Singapore presence

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has strengthened its presence in Singapore following the signing of an agreement with the Government of Singapore.

Japan has it all: Hankyu Travel

Japan has more to offer than people expect said Hankyu Travel assistant sales manager Hiroko Murakoshi at the DMS Annual Workshop in Sydney this week.

Chinese interest increases in Fiji

The number of Chinese visitors has shot up in Fiji since Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama announced two years ago that Chinese travellers would not need a visa to enter Fiji.

AIME aims for successful 2011 show

Celebrating its 19th year with exceeding exhibitors, visitors and a record number of new hosted buyers has prompted higher expectations for AIME attendees this year, suggesting the GFC challenges fro...

Ash delays Cathay flights to Japan

People travelling on Cathay Pacific to Japan yesterday faced delays of up to eight hours after volcanic ash covered the area of southern Japan.

New Year new record for Mainland China

The seven day Chinese New Year pushed Mainland China numbers up to a new high of 662,928, a 15.7 percent increase compared to the Golden Week last year.

Singapore Airlines defends its A380s

Singapore Airlines has leapt to the defence of its A380 aircraft following two recent incidents involving two of the carrier’s superjumbos.

Indians choosing new destinations: survey

Indians are steering away from their preferred leisure destination Singapore, choosing to travel to new locations like China, Maldives, Indonesia, Africa and Bangladesh.

Boeing celebrates 1000th aircraft

Last month Boeing unveiled its 1000th Boeing 767 in front of a gathering of past and present employees who at one time or another worked on the aircraft.