Asia & Pacific Airline Updates

Hong Kong Airlines Celebrates Win at 2017/18 Airport Safety Recognition Scheme 4th Consecutive Year

Hong Kong Airlines has once again been recognized for its commitment in upholding safety standards in order to provide the safest travel experience to its passengers. The 2017/18 Airport Safety Recognition Scheme by the Airport Authority of Hong Kong (AA) saw the airline take home three individual awards: the Accident Prevention Measures Award – Fire […]
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Bhutan’s Drukair Opts for the A320neo

Drukair, the flag carrier of the Eastern Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, has signed a purchase agreement for one A320neo to support its growth plans and complement its existing fleet of three A319s. The aircraft will be powered by CFM Leap-1A26E1 engines optimized for high altitude operations, and will also become the largest aircraft operating out […]
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Vietjet Takes Home ‘Best Vietnam Deal’ Award for Successful IPO in 2017

Vietjet Aviation Joint Stock Company was recently presented the ‘Best Vietnam Deal’ award in recognition of its successful IPO held in early 2017 by Finance Asia, Asia’s leading finance publication. A true testament to Vietjet’s well executed IPO, as well as the airline’s subsequent accomplishments throughout the year, the award successfully lifts the Vietnam based […]
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Xiamen Airlines New 787 Flies UN Livery for Sustainability

Xiamen Airlines received its first aircraft presenting the UN (United Nations) message of sustainable development, hoping to raise awareness worldwide. The Boeing aircraft is painted with UN-sanctioned livery, featuring the symbol of the 17-point Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and inscriptions in both Chinese and English. Zhao Dong, president of Xiamen Airlines, told the delivery ceremony […]
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