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Firefly resumes Singapore service, studies Malacca route
After a four-month suspension because of a dispute between Malaysia and Singapore, Malaysia LCC Firefly has resumed scheduled service between the two countries, with the first flight landing at Singapore’s Seletar Airport on April 21.
Emirates, SpiceJet agree to codeshare pact
Emirates Airline and Indian LCC SpiceJet signed an MOU April 22 for a reciprocal codeshare agreement aimed at opening new routes and destinations between India and Africa, Europe, North America and the Middle East.
Spring Airlines 2018 net profit up 19.1% on cost controls
Chinese LCC Spring Airlines overcame higher fuel costs and a weakened currency to post a 2018 net profit of CNY1.5 billion ($218.1 million), up 19.1% from CNY1.26 billion in 2017.
Design approved for Hangzhou airport’s Phase III expansion
China’s Zhejiang Development Commission has approved the preliminary design for the Phase III expansion for Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport.
SIA and Garuda expand codeshare network
Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Indonesia’s Garuda announced an expanded codeshare agreement that will cover flights between Singapore and Jakarta.
Vietjet launching Ho Chi Minh to Bali flights in May
Vietnam LCC Vietjet Air has announced it will launch 5X weekly flights from Ho Chi Minh to Indonesia’s Bali-Ngurah Rai from May 29.
Juneyao Airlines Boeing 787-9
Juneyao 2018 net profit dips 7.7% on currency rates, high fuel costs
China’s Juneyao Airlines reported a 2018 net profit of CNY1.2 billion ($174.5 million), down 7.7% from CNY1.3 billion in 2017.
Firefly ATR 72
Firefly to resume Singapore service from April 21
Malaysia Airlines Group’s LCC subsidiary Firefly will resume commercial operations into Singapore from April 21 following the settlement of an airspace dispute between Singapore and Malaysia government.
Gallery: A look inside Changi International Airport's new Jewel complex
Singapore Changi International Airport has opened its doors to the Jewel complex, a multi-function facility that links Terminal 1, 2 and 3 into a seamless entity.
Changi Jewel complex
Changi opens Jewel complex, completes Terminal 1 expansion
Singapore Changi International Airport has opened its doors to the Jewel complex, a multi-function facility that links Terminal 1, 2 and 3 into a seamless entity.
China Airlines seeks compensation for ground handling incidents
Taiwan’s China Airlines (CAL) is seeking compensation from Australia’s Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, after two ground handling incidents resulted in significant delays for the carrier’s return flights, according to CAL spokesperson Jason Liu.
Hainan Airlines’ new Boeing 787-9 premium economy seats.
Hainan Airlines unveils new 787-9 premium economy seat
China’s Hainan Airlines has introduced its first premium economy product, along with a refreshed cabin interior, on its newest Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
China Eastern Airbus A330-200
China Eastern’s 2018 net profit down 57% as capacity slows
China Eastern Airlines posted a 2018 net profit of CNY2.71 billion ($394 million), down 57.4% compared to CNY6.35 billion achieved in 2017.
China Airlines A350-900
China Airlines names new chairman
Taiwan’s China Airlines (CAL) has appointed its president, Hsieh Su-Chien, as the new chairman, following a board of directors meeting April 2.
China Southern Airlines A330-300
China Southern halves 2018 profit on higher expenses
China Southern Airlines saw its 2018 annual profit shrink to CNY2.98 billion ($433 million), down 51% year-over-year (YOY), because of increased operating expenses and external economic factors.
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