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AirAsia May Launch Hua Hin Flights

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Aug. 09–Malaysia’s AirAsia has indicated the possibility of launching the first regular international flight to Hua Hin in December.

The no-frills carrier intends to offer a daily service from Kuala Lumpur airport 2 (Klia2) to Hua Hin airport with Airbus A320 narrow-body jets.

The plans can only be confirmed once the Ministry of Transport approves a package of incentives that the airline has requested to make the flight viable, Darun Saengchai, director general of the Department of Airports, told the Bangkok Post yesterday.

Indonesia AirAsia makes it to Macau

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Indonesia AirAsia has added a new destination from its Jakarta (CGK) hub with the launch on 7 August of a three times weekly service to Macau (MFM). The 3,228-kilometre sector will be flown by the LCC’s A320s not facing any direct competition.


Passengers of Cebu Pacific plane that overshot runway now in Manila

Saturday, August 5th, 2017

MANILA – Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) passengers stranded for hours at the Mactan Cebu International Airport after their plane overshot the runway Friday night have all been flown to Manila early Saturday morning, the airline said.

In an advisory, CEB said Cebu Pacific flight 5J556, the last flight carrying affected passengers from flight 5J570, left for Manila at 4 a.m. Saturday. The airline said all 435 passengers had been flown to Manila as of 5:30 a.m., or roughly 11 hours since the incident.