Tag Archives: Asia

Norwegian to fly London-Singapore from Sep 28

rp_norwegian-300x289.jpgApril 27 (TravelAndy): Budget airline Norwegian will start flights between London and Singapore from September 28, 2017, the airline said.

With this, the airline’s growing low-cost long-haul network expands to Asia.

Norwegian will operate four weekly flights, increasing to five in the winter, from London’s Gatwick to Singapore’s Changi Airport. Continue Reading →

Istanbul-Dhaka railway route on the table

Train.jpgMarch 21 (TravelAndy): The proposal for an Istanbul to Dhaka railway route was discussed at a two-day meeting attended by the representatives of more than 11 countries in New Delhi last week.

The meeting on “Strengthening Railway Transport Connectivity in South and South West Asia” was organised by United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in co-ordination with Organization for Cooperation between Railways (OSJD) and the Indian railway ministry.

Discussions were held to strengthen the rail transport and provide connectivity to the countries in South Asia and South East Asia. Among the countries that took part in the meeting are Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Iran, Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkey and India. Continue Reading →

AirAsia X to start US flights from June 28

Aircraft at Klia2, AirAsia's hub in Kuala Lumpur

Aircraft at Klia2, AirAsia’s hub in Kuala Lumpur

February 16 (TravelAndy): AirAsia X will start flights between Kuala Lumpur and Honolulu, in Hawaii, US, from June 28.

The budget airline is offering all-in one way inaugural fares from MYR899. Premium flatbed fares start from MYR2,999.

These fares are available on bookings till February 26, 2017 and travel from June 28, 2017 to February 6. 2018. Continue Reading →