Category: Asia

Lufthansa A380s coming to Shanghai 0

Lufthansa A380s coming to Shanghai

Lufthansa will introduce its Airbus A380 to one of its flights from Frankfurt to Shanghai Pudong Airport from September. The aircraft will operate on Mondays and Wednesdays (Tuesdays and Thursdays from Shanghai) from 26...

United plans 787 return to service in May 1

United plans 787 return to service in May

United Airlines has said that it expects to return its Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft to service on 31 May. Initially the aircraft will operate domestically between Denver and Houston. However, international service is expected...

Dubai becomes second busiest international airport 0

Dubai becomes second busiest international airport

Dubai has taken second place in the list of busiest international airports – that is, the amount of international traffic that is handled. The airport is now ahead of Paris Charles de Gaulle and...

Fiji Airways A330 delivered 0

Fiji Airways A330 delivered

Fiji Airways has taken delivery of its new Airbus A330-200 aircraft. This is the first to wear the airline’s new livery and name (it was formerly called Air Pacific), and will begin flying from...

Lion Air looks to Airbus in 234 aircraft order 1

Lion Air looks to Airbus in 234 aircraft order

Lion Air of Indonesia has switched sole allegiance from Boeing by ordering 234 Airbus A320 and A320neo family aircraft. To date, Lion Air has operated a large fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft, in addition...

Mumbai Airports Through Time – New photographic book 1

Mumbai Airports Through Time – New photographic book

I have been producing a new book by two prolific Indian photographers, entitled Mumbai Airports Through Time. The photographers are Sean DSilva and Jimmy Wadia. The book is a fantastic photographic journey from the...

Final Japan Airlines MD-90 flight 0

Final Japan Airlines MD-90 flight

Japan Airlines will fly its last McDonnell Douglas MD-90 flight on 30 March. The type has been operating with the airline, and the former JAS subsidiary, for 17 years mainly on domestic routes. The...

British Airways A380 flights bookable 2

British Airways A380 flights bookable

British Airways have made the first flights on their new Airbus A380 aircraft available to book. The aircraft are due to enter service in October, and will operate to both Hong Kong and Los...

Air Asia expanding with Indian low cost airline 0

Air Asia expanding with Indian low cost airline

Air Asia has announced it is set to commence flying with its new Indian low-cost airline by the fourth quarter of 2013. The airline is a joint venture between Air Asia and the Tata...