AirAsia X gets Branson approval

Virgin Blue group founder Sir Richard Branson has commended Malaysian run AirAsia X for its business success, claiming Malaysia could learn a lot from the long haul budget carrier.

Tourism laws set for Punjab

The Punjab state government has given in principle approval to a Tourism Development Master Plan which is expected to develop, organise and coordinate the state's tourism industry.

China Airlines guilty of price fixing, pays USD$40m

China Airlines has agreed to plead guilty to its role in a price fixing conspiracy of air cargo shipments and will pay a USD$40 million criminal fine, the US Department of Justice said Monday.

BA passengers soon to claim AA miles

A regulatory change is set to benefit British Airways (BA) passengers travelling between Tampa and London soon, allowing them to claim American Airlines (AA) frequent flyer miles for the trip.

Media Advisory: Air France

To celebrate its 60 years in Canada, Air France, in close collaboration with Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) is pleased to invite media representatives to participate in the activities surrounding the la...

Virgin Galactic launches space travel, hotels

Virgin Galactic is set to deliver commercial space travel within 18 months, with space hotels the next frontier, according to billionaire entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson.

Slower Growth in August

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced international scheduled traffic results for August indicating year-on-year increases of a 6.4% for passenger and 19.6% for cargo.

Italy to ditch airport body scanners

Italy's government is looking to abandon the use of full-body scanners at its major airports, after a six-month trial period has deemed them too slow and ineffective.