Latest airline updates

18 Apr 2009

AirAsia has discounted rates to Thai cities. Singapore to Bangkok costs S$52 (US$34.70) and Singapore to Siem Reap costs S$44 (US$29.30). Booking deadline is April 26 for trips between May 5 and July 31.

AirAsia X has introduced £399 (US$586.90) one-way Business Class fare between London Stansted and Kuala Lumpur for booking until April 26 and travel between May 5 and July 29.

Jet Airways is teaming up with Brussels Airlines in a code share to add the European cities of Marseille, Toulouse, Geneva and Vienna to its existing international network.

Jetstar cuts rates on its Thailand flights. Singapore to Bangkok costs S$80 (US$53.30) and Singapore to Siem Reap costs S$85 (US$56.60). The offer is valid until April 19 for travel between May 1 and October 31.

Korean Air has lowered prices by 30 percent on flights between Hanoi and destinations in Europe and North America via Seoul until June. Passengers spending more than nine hours in transit will also receive free accommodation.

Tiger Airways is flying one-way to Bangkok and Phuket for S$55 (US$36.70) and S$50 (US$33.30) respectively. Promotion lasts until April 21 and passengers can travel between May 1 and October 24.

The Singapore-based airline also launched A$30 (US$22) offers for domestic flights to anywhere in Australia for booking until April 21. Passengers fly between May 1 and 31.

There are also special prices for international flights out of Perth. Flights to Singapore cost A$139 (US$101.25), flights to Bangkok cost A$175 (US$127.50), flights to Kuala Lumpur cost A$148 (US$107.80), flights to Macau cost A$258 (US$188), flights to Ho Chi Minh city cost A$195 (US$142) flights to Manila cost A$225 (US$163.90) and flights to Chennai cost A$319 (US$232.40).

United Airlines
will charge severely overweight travellers for two seats. This applies for all UA flights and will only apply for full flights. Passengers who require more space may purchase an extra seat using Mileage Plus miles.

Joshua Tan

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