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  • Ansett Flight Simulator Centre adding five simulators

    News | 18 Apr 2008 17:00 | Leithen Francis

    Ansett Flight Simulator Centre adding five simulators
  • Low-cost joint venture for Nepal

    News | 18 Feb 2008 11:35 | Nicholas Ionides

    A new joint venture between Air Arabia and Nepal's Yeti Airlines aims to capitalise on the decline of Nepal Airlines Low-cost airline operations have...
  • Cosmic Air to launch new services to India

    News | 14 Jun 2005 00:00

    Privately owned Nepalese carrier Cosmic Air is planning to add services in July to the Indian cities of Varanasi and Kolkata now that it has taken delivery of a fourth Fokker 100.<BR><BR>Cosmic Air's Fokker 100s are all leased from Debis AirFinance, says Lawrence Liew, the carrier's general manager of marketing, in Kathmandu.<BR><BR>The fourth Fokker 100, which arrived in Nepal on 27 May, will be used to launch thrice-weekly services linking Kathmandu with Varanasi and Kolkata in the middle of July, says Liew.<BR><BR><STRONG>Available</STRONG><BR><BR>He also says the carrier wants two of the Kolkata flights to go on to Myanmar's capital Yangon and the traffic rights are already available under the air services agreements between the respective countries.<BR><BR>Other new destinations earmarked include Lucknow, Mumbai and Bangalore in India as well as Bangkok in Thailand, but Cosmic Air has yet to set a timeframe.<BR><BR>"We are still looking at Bangkok. Lucknow has been given to us but
  • Boom in South-East Asia as low-cost carriers vie for dominance

    News | 02 Nov 2004 00:00

    <p>Low-cost carriers in South-East Asia are racing to expand their fleets to keep up with surging demand and intensifying competition.</p> <p>Indonesia's Lion Air says it has leased five Boeing MD-90s to support expansion of its fledgling international network. The carrier, which operates 19 MD-82s and two Boeing 737-400s, will add its first MD-90 in December and immediately launch charter services to South Korea followed by scheduled flights on 12 January.</p> <p>Lion is planning to launch early next year services to Guangzhou in China, Hong Kong, Perth in Australia and, pending regulatory approval, several cities in India using the newly acquired MD-90s. Lion has also leased 10 additional 737-400s and is looking to lease 15 more MD-82s or 737-400s by mid- 2005. Its Wings Air subsidiary is seeking to triple its Bombardier Dash 8 fleet next year from three to nine aircraft. Indonesian rival Adam Air says it is planning to double its fleet from three to six Boeing 737s by year-end. </