New Flights Announced from ASEAN

New international flights for the coming winter season start to be available for booking…

AirAsia is coming to Davao. The carrier plans to offer four weekly services from Kuala Lumpur to the Mindanao capital. Flights will start from December 21, 2017.

Jetstar Asia announced early this week to launch the first ever service between Singapore and Okinawa. The first flight will take on November 17 with an Airbus A320 operating the route 3 times a week- each Monday, Friday and Sunday.

Chinese low cost carrier Juneyao Airlines will launch for the coming winter season a new service to the Philippines, with a daily flight linking Shanghai Pudong to Cebu. on October 30, 2017.

Lao Airlines at the launch of winter 2017/18 season is back to Singapore, with the offering of Luang Prabang – Vientiane – Singapore route starting on October 27. The airline will put into operation an Airbus A320 aircraft which will operate the route three times a week. The carrier will also increase its frequencies between Vientiane and Pakse in Southern Laos. Lao Airlines will offer 17 weekly frequencies instead of 13 weekly flights.

Qatar Airways will add a non-stop flight between Doha and Hanoi while keeping its one-stop service via Bangkok. The daily non-stop service will be served with a Boeing B777-300ER. The new frequency will start from 1st quarter 2018. In another development, the Qatari carrier is confirming to open its Doha-Chiang Mai new route.

The new Scoot -born from its merger with the now defunct Singapore low cost airline Tiger Air- confirmed the opening of a new route linking Singapore with Kuching, The route will start to be operational from October 29, 2017. An Airbus A320 aircraft is scheduled to operate this route on a daily basis.

Thai Airways International will link from November 16 Bangkok to Vienna. The airline will now operate 777-300ER aircraft on this route, with four frequencies per week been planned.

Thai Lion Air put on its booking system the new route linking Chiang Rai in Northern Thailand to Changsha in China PRC. The route is scheduled 4 times a week with 737-800. The airline plans to operate this route from the middle of next week. The airline has decided to postpone indefinitely two new routes due to link Bangkok-Don Mueang to Taipei as well as to Denpasar in Bali. Both routes were due to start in August.