Airline updates

27 Jun 2009

Asiana Airlines
has expanded its Magic Boarding Pass programme to 44 companies. The programme
allows passengers to get up to 60 percent discount at major tourist
attractions, hotels and shopping centres using Asiana Airlines’ boarding

China Eastern Airlines

will fly between Kunming and Kathmandu
starting July 17. Using Boeing B737 aircraft, the flight takes off Tuesday, Friday
and Sunday.

Jetstar has launched a
once-daily Wellington-Christchurch service and has increased its
Auckland-Wellington and Auckland-Christchurch services to thrice daily and six
times daily respectively.

Kingfisher Airlines
is starting a new daily flight between Ranchi in eastern India and Delhi’s
Birsa Munda Airport from July 1. It joins Indian Airlines and MDLR Airlines on
the domestic route.

Vietnam Airlines
is set to launch a new carrier with the Cambodian government, according to the Phnom
Penh Post. Cambodia Angkor Air will
reportedly make its maiden flight on July 18.

Joshua Tan

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