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Changi Airport posts +6.3% increase in passenger traffic for January Published: 24/02/14 Source: ©The Moodie Report By Melody Ng, Asia Bureau Chief Print Email SINGAPORE. Singapore Changi Airport handled 4.60 million passengers in January 2014, an increase of +6.3% on-year. Air traffic movements grew correspondingly, with a total of 30,400 landings and take-offs recorded during [...]

Visa Vietnam makes it easy for Indian travelers to secure Vietnam visa approval within 24 hours through its Visa on Arrival Vietnam program that assures visa application and approval online FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / PRURGENT Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam (prurgent) January 24, 2014 – Amazing news for Indians eager for a Vietnam tour off late- [...]

VietNamNet Bridge – A raft of huge state-owned enterprises will make an initial public offering in the first half of 2014, as positive signs in the market fuel confidence. Vietnam Airlines might make an IPO in the second quarter of this year. The Ministry of Transport has announced plans to complete the equitisation of 11 [...]

Passengers at Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport. Photo by Hoang Quyen Normally, there are few people taking flights out of Ho Chi Minh City soon after Tet (the Lunar New Year), but not this year: On February 4 passengers were scrambling to check in at Tan Son [...]

Moves to restructure the burdensome state sector could spur more corruption, predatory capitalism, experts say A Vietnam Airlines’ Airbus A330-200 landing at the central city Da Nang’s airport.  The Vietnamese government has chalked out concrete plans to privatize a number of major state-owned enterprises – including national carrier Vietnam [...]

( Saudia Arabian Airlines (Saudia) is finalizing its preparations for the launch of its nonstop flights from Saudi Arabia to Los Angeles. The flights from Riyadh and Jeddah to the second largest city in the USA will be the fastest, most direct link between Saudi Arabia and the western region of the USA when the [...]

When China sneezes, the world catches pneumonia, as recent stock market gyrations seem to indicate. But some Asian countries have inoculated themselves against being overwhelmed by the Chinese dragon, and the best examples of how emerging markets countries are able to succeed lie in Southeast Asia. Thailand and Vietnam, both members of the Association [...]

Robert G. Vasquez, age 85, of Pasadena, Calif., passed away on Feb. 7, 2014 at Inland Valley Care and Rehabilitation Facility in Pomona Calif. He was born in Globe, Ariz. on Dec. 27, 1928, the son of Juan and Maria Vasquez. He grew up in Globe and attended Globe High School. In November 1950 he [...]

Garuda Indonesia will join the SkyTeam airline alliance next month, boosting the group’s membership to 20 airlines. Garuda will be the seventh SkyTeam airline in Australian skies alongside China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Korean Air and Vietnam Airlines. “Garuda Indonesia’s domestic and growing [...]

MEXICO CITY, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V. (“Aeromexico”) (BMV: AEROMEX), the largest global airline in Mexico, today announced its unaudited results for the fourth quarter and full year 2013. FOURTH QUARTER 2013 RESULTS The Group reported a 71.8% increase [...]