July 17, 2021| 70 0

Cathay Pacific Prepares for Maiden A321neo Flight Service

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific is on schedule to introduce its first-ever Airbus A321neos into maiden service, as the airline aims in continuing to gradually increase its route network and passenger capacity. Chief Executive Officer Augustus Tang said, “We’re incredibly excited to see our next-generation A321neo take to the skies for the first …

February 8, 2021| 87 0

Cathay Pacific Loses 5 China Routes After Shutting Cathay Dragon

The Cathay Pacific Group looks set to exit five cities in mainland China. A recent update from the Civil Aviation Administration of China gives the airline group the right to fly to more than 15 cities in mainland China. But the previously served cities of Jinan, Kunming, Changsha, Guilin, and Nanning are missing from the list. Not all bad news for …

January 14, 2021| 73 0

Why Finnair Is Confident That Asia Travel Will Bounce Back

Before the global health crisis, Finnair performed over 104 weekly flights to 21 Asian destinations. However, the pandemic’s impact has continued to rock the flag carrier of Finland’s operations since the beginning of last year. Nonetheless, Ole Orvér, Finnair’s chief commercial officer, told Simple Flying that he is confident that his carrier’s ac …

January 4, 2021| 103 0

Shanghai’s Third Airport – What Is The Latest?

For a couple of years now, speculation has floated around regarding Shanghai’s proposed third airport. While there’s not a lot of official information on any new airport, media reports suggest the 20 square-kilometer airport will likely be located at Haimen in Nantong, north of Shanghai, and able to handle 50 million passengers annually. Informal ad …

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