Articles Tagged ‘DAD’

New entrant Vietravel to initially focus on soaring domestic market

New entrant Vietravel to initially focus on soaring domestic market

Vietravel is Vietnam’s top tour operator. Half of its customers flew last year, so it wants in on the action. We examine the country’s domestic market.

Starlux Airlines commences operations

Starlux Airlines commences operations

Starlux Airlines, Taiwan’s newest carrier, starts operations on three routes with ambitious plans for global expansion.

New airline routes launched (06 August - 12 August 2019)

New airline routes launched (06 August – 12 August 2019)

A total of six routes were launched by six airlines this week, including Vistara’s new service between Mumbai and Singapore Changi. The Indian airline will compete head-to-head with FSCs Singapore Airlines and Air India, which already serve this route.


Jetstar Pacific lands in Kaohsiung from Da Nang

Jetstar Pacific lands in Kaohsiung from Da Nang

Jetstar Pacific launched direct services between Da Nang to Kaohsiung.

Vietnam Airlines develops Da Nang to Can Tho connection

Vietnam Airlines develops Da Nang to Can Tho connection

Vietnam Airlines launches a daily service on a domestic link between Da Nang and Can Tho.

Qatar Airways inaugurates third Vietnamese route

Qatar Airways inaugurates third Vietnamese route

Qatar Airways begins a four times weekly service between Doha and Da Nang. 


Europe takes home the honours amid strong global competition in this week's Arch of Triumph

Europe takes home the honours amid strong global competition in this week’s Arch of Triumph

Seven airports battle it out for Arch of Triumph glory this week, with entries coming thick and fast from around the globe. Airports in Europe, South America, Africa and Asia have all shown what they can do with an impressive average score of 30.4. Find out which airport won the weekly crown here.

Thai VietJet Air vaults between Bangkok and Da Nang

Thai VietJet Air vaults between Bangkok and Da Nang

Thai VietJet Air links Bangkok Suvarnabhumi with Da Nang – to compete directly with Bangkok Airways.

Vietnam's international visitors up 23% for first nine months of 2018; commercial aviation market quadruples in size over past 10 years

Vietnam’s international visitors up 23% for first nine months of 2018; commercial aviation market quadruples in size over past 10 years

Schedules state that 121.07 million seats will be flown to/from Vietnamese airports during 2018, up 9.9% versus 2017, and four times as many when compared to the nation’s aviation market in 2008. Jonathan Ford looks into the recent growth, highlighting the domination of LCCs and the South Korean boom.


Air Seoul more than doubles capacity since S17; Japan is leading country market while Osaka Kansai tops the route leaderboard

Air Seoul more than doubles capacity since S17; Japan is leading country market while Osaka Kansai tops the route leaderboard

Air Seoul will offer 43,900 weekly seats across its network this summer, up 132% on the same period last summer, with the South Korean carrier having added a number of new routes since then. Nick Preston takes a look at the LCC’s expanding schedule, including its leading airport pairs and country markets.

VietJetAir develops Da Nang to Daegu sector

VietJetAir develops Da Nang to Daegu sector

VietJetAir launches a daily service between the Vietnamese and South Korean cities.

China Southern Airlines homes in on Heathrow from Wuhan

China Southern Airlines homes in on Heathrow from Wuhan

China Southern Airlines links Wuhan to London Heathrow – also starts Guangzhou to Da Nang route.