Kiwis Spend Almost $2 Million on Tickets to Space

Kiwis have spent more than $1.8 million on space travel to embark on flights with the world’s first commercial space service. New Zealanders are able to secure their tickets with the Virgin Galactic service through its travel partner House of Travel. Interest in these history-making flights is expected to increase as Kiwis learn more of […]

Etihad again Middle East’s Leading Airline

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has received the prestigious title of Middle East’s Leading Airline at the 2013 World Travel Awards Middle East, for the seventh consecutive year. The accolade was one of three awards won by the airline at the black tie event held at Dubai’s Le Royal Meridien […]

Cathay – birthday fares

CATHAY PACIFIC LAUNCHES SPECIAL 30TH BIRTHDAY FARES TO PARIS AND SELECTED ASIAN DESTINATIONS Cathay Pacific is celebrating this month the 30th anniversary of its first flight from Hong Kong to Auckland and is releasing special birthday fares every week to mark the occasion. This week’s specials include a return economy class fare to Paris from […]

Virgin moving to free food, drinks

Virgin Australia will take a step closer to matching Qantas’ ‘full service’ standard this month with the debut of free meals and drinks for economy class travellers on selected flights. The deal includes even the cheapest, most heavily-discounted economy tickets, but will only be offered on flights of more than 2 hours 45 minutes. First […]

Etihad – daily to Belgrade

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will commence daily nonstop flights between Abu Dhabi and Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, from June 15, 2013. JatAirways, Serbia’s national carrier, will place its JU code on the new service, as well as to 21 destinations on the Etihad Airways network. In return Etihad […]

Airline passenger security charges to increase

Airline passenger security charges paid by airlines for departing passengers are set to increase, Civil Aviation Authority Chairman Nigel Gould announced today. The increases, which takes effect from 1 June 2013, will see the international charge rise by $3.98 to $11.98 (GST inclusive) and the domestic charge rise by $0.90 to $4.60 (GST inclusive) per […]

CTC Aviation to escalate global expansion

CTC Aviation, the airline training and pilot resource company based in the United Kingdom and New Zealand, has announced ambitious plans to expand globally as it releases new research revealing huge anticipated growth in the aviation sector, and unprecedented demand for new pilots. To capitalise on this, over the past 12 months, it has invested […]

Malaysia Mobile App

Travellers to Malaysia can now access insights on Malaysia’s exotic travel destinations, historical heritage, colourful events, homestay and accommodation through the newly launched TrulyAsia.TV Mobile App. Produced under Tourism Malaysia’s Web TV project, the TrulyAsia.TV Mobile App aims to provide a portable source of travel information on Malaysia to travellers around the world. It is […]

Lufthansa app

Lufthansa app for iPad users Lufthansa is now offering a free mobile application for all iPad users, providing numerous functionalities and services centred around flying with Lufthansa. Individual functions have been tailored to iPad specifics, giving iPad users a totally new experience. The central feature of the iPad app is an interactive world map which […]

Kenya To Guangzhou Via Bangkok

Kenya Airways has announced the commencement on April 1, 2013 of daily flights between Guangzhou and Nairobi via Bangkok, boosting the connections between Africa and China. The daily flights will be departing from the airline’s hub at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi.