Korean flag carrier Korean Air has extended its codeshare agreement with LAN Peru. The new contract will bring an extension of its existing Seoul-Santiago via Los Angeles route, with an additional schedule from Los Angeles to Peru’s capital, Lima.
The continuing sluggish performance of Thailand’s commercial aviation industry has prompted a series of changes at Thai airlines while the nation’s military government attempts to alter the image of a country that has lost the confidence of tourists owing to ongoing political unrest.
Singapore Airlines (SIA), key stakeholder in the Tigerair low-cost carrier (LCC) Group, has taken a controlling interest in the LCC’s holding company and sold the Tigerair Australia offshoot to Virgin Australia for AUD1 ($0.88).
With the official launch of its first schedule to Singapore, Mongolia’s MIAT Mongolian Airlines flag carrier has signaled its intention to significantly extend its east-west route network—potentially to the US and Australia.
Philippine Airlines’ (PAL) new management team is reviewing all parts of its operation to determine if any changes to fleet and network plans are required, president and COO Jaime Bautista said....More
The head of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) condemned the shooting down in July of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 as “a military failure,” and stressed that maintaining a robust, safe commercial aviation system requires the sharing of information of where and when it is safe to fly....More