Airline News - Asia / Pacific.


Mar 10, 2008

Air Canada, Jet Airways

Air Canada will operate daily Calgary-Newark from June 16 aboard an Airbus A319. Separately, it launched a codeshare arrangement with Jet Airways under which Air Canada will place its code on Jet's flights from London Heathrow to Mumbai and from Toronto to Chennai via Brussels. Mar 5, 2008

Air China

Air China will launch four-times-weekly Shanghai-Milan Malpensa on March 30 aboard an Airbus A340. Mar 5, 2008

Cathay Pacific Airways

Cathay Pacific Airways passenger demand was high throughout the year. The two carried a record 23.2 million passengers, an increase of 28.5% over 2006. Yield, driven by a greater number of premium passengers, grew 14.6% to 55.2 cents. Mar 6, 2008

Cathay Pacific Airways

Cathay Pacific Airways launched the Eye Spy Asia Sweepstakes, which gives participants the chance to win an All Asia Pass. From now until March 31, travelers can go online for a chance to win two All Asia Passes in Cathay Pacific's Eye Spy Asia Sweepstakes. The sweepstakes, which includes an interactive online game related to the 24 destinations of the 2008 All Asia Pass, gives consumers an engaging way to explore some of Asia's top destinations even before boarding the plane there. All Asia Passes must be booked through a travel agent. Some restrictions apply and all travel must be completed by December 8, 2008. This offer is only valid for U.S. residents and travel must originate in the U.S. All prices are exclusive of applicable taxes. Mar 5, 2008

Cathay Pacific Airways

Cathay Pacific Airways' 2008 All Asia Pass offers one low fare and new features for travel throughout Asia. The pass offers passengers roundtrip economy class travel between San Francisco, Los Angeles or New York to Hong Kong with up to 21 consecutive days of travel to a choice of up to four cities chosen from 23 Asian destinations. Destinations include Bangkok, Busan, Cebu, Denpasar, Fukuoka, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Jakarta, Kaohsiung, Karachi, Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Nagoya, Osaka, Penang, Phuket, Phnom Penh, Sapporo, Seoul, Singapore, Surabaya, Taipei and Tokyo. The All Asia Pass airfare starts at $1,099 for travel to Hong Kong plus two cities, $1,399 for travel to Hong Kong plus three cities and $1,699 for travel to Hong Kong plus four cities. Departure dates are February 25 through May 15 and August 28 through December 1. Mar 5, 2008

China Southern Airlines

China Southern Airlines will double its twice-weekly Beijing-Tehran...

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