Signs of recovery until Omicron arrived

KUALA LUMPUR, 12 January 2022: Preliminary November 2021 traffic figures released Tuesday by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) showed notable improvement in international air passenger demand as some regional governments began to relax the strict border...

AirAsia Philippines plots 2022 recovery

MANILA, 6 January 2022: AirAsia Philippines expanded its domestic market share to19% in 2021, climbing 3.5 notches up from its 15.5% share in 2019. The low-cost airline has also peaked at 95% load factor over the course of the recent holiday period while ending...

Trip.com Group looks forward recovery

MACAU, 13 December 2021: Trip.com Group, a leading global travel service provider, held its 2021 Global Partner Summit in Macao at the weekend. Adopting the theme “Forward Together”, the summit drew over 1,600 professionals representing every sector of the travel...

A new round of travel bans threatens recovery

GENEVA, 7 December 2021: The International Air Transport Association reports air travel recovery continued in October with broad-based improvements in both domestic and international markets. But it cautioned that the imposition of travel bans by governments, against...

New flight signals Sarawak recovery

KUCHING, 3 December 2021: Sarawak added another milestone to its tourism journey by welcoming Malaysia Airlines’ inaugural direct flight (MH2721) from Penang that landed at the Kuching International Airport on Thursday. The return of direct flights between Penang and...