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Emirates to Portugal from July

Emirates Airline from 9th July is launching service to Lisbon in Portugal. Service operates daily on board Boeing 777-200ER aircraft. Schedule: Ek191 DXB 0915 – 1445 LIS 772 D EK192 LIS 1755 – 0435+1 DXB 772 D

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Scoot Selects Gold Coast as Second Destination

 SIA’s low cost long haul subsidiary, Scoot, has announced that Gold Coast (IATA:OOL) in Australia will become its second destination. The airline earlier selected Sydney as its first destination. Campbell Wilson, Scoot CEO, with the Premier of Queensland and the Queensland Tourism Minister  The airline plans to offer five weekly nonstop flights to Gold Coast from Singapore, […]

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Korean Air expands into East Africa with Nairobi link

Korean Air, from 21st June 2012, launches nonstop service on the Seoul Incheon – Nairobi route; making it the rapidly expanding airline’s first Eastern African destination. The route will operate thrice weekly on board Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Schedule: KE959 ICN 2230 – 0530+1 NBO 332 246 KE960 NBO 1030 – 0450+1 ICN 332 357 With […]

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Thai Smile to commence services on July

 Thai Smile plans to conduct its first flight on 1st July, said Thai Airways in its annual report. Thai Smile is a new fully owned Low Cost Carrier subsidiary of Thai Airways.  The new LCC is expected to utilize the TG code, but will have a lower cost base than its parent. The new airline will […]

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American Drops JFK – Narita to Resume JFK – Haneda

 American Airlines, on 31st May will be suspending its New York JFK – Tokyo Narita route in favor of resuming its JFK – Tokyo Haneda service which it deferred for one year with DoT approval. The Haneda service launches on 1st June with the first flight from Haneda departing on 3rd June. The new schedule […]

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ExpoAir Resumes Colombo – Jaffna flights, and a look at the Sri Lankan domestic market

 ExpoAir (IATA:8D) from 1st February, resumes operation on Colombo – Jaffna, Sri Lanka’s prime domestic route. The airline will operate twice daily from the Ratmalana Airport (RML) in Colombo City. Schedule: EXV711 RML 0700 – 0815 JAF CNC D EXV713 RML 1500 – 1615 JAF CNC D EXV712 JAF 0845 – 1000 RML CNC D […]

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Emirates launches Barcelona flights, increases Madrid

Making another prediction by The Networker true – Emirates Airline has just announced that it will be launching flights to Barcelona, as well as adding the second daily flight to Madrid. Flights to Barcelona will begin from 3rd July, while the second daily flight to Madrid will be in operation from 1st July. Both routes […]

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AirAsia X to launch Sydney flights

AirAsia X from 1st April launches Sydney service. Flights will operate daily on board Airbus A330-300 aircraft. First flight departs Sydney on 2nd April. The carrier is also expected to announce flights to a range of other Asian destinations soon. D7 222 KUL 2340 – 0945+1 SYD 333 D D7 223 SYD 1055 – 1730 […]

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germanwings replacing Lufthansa on Cologne – LHR service

 Lufthansa, from 25th March, appears to be replacing its Cologne – London Heathrow service with low cost subsidiary germanwings service. The LCC will take over all three of LH’s daily frequencies and will operate the flights with Airbus A319 aircraft, same as the type used by LH at present – albeit with a larger economy class. This […]

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AirAsia X to launch Sydney flight

After years of battling with regulatory hurdles, AirAsia X will be launching flights to Sydney from April 2012, according to a report on the Malaysian website The Star. The new service will likely operate on board Airbus A330 aircraft. The news was confirmed by Tony Fernandes, Group CEO of AirAsia, who retweeted a number of […]

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