Asian air route updates: Cebgo, IndiGo, Air China and Malaysia Airlines

Cebgo provides first ever flights to Tablas

Where? Manila to Tablas (both the Philippines)
When? Four times a week, effective immediately
Who? Cebgo
Why? Designed to stimulate traffic to and from the “Marble Capital of the Philippines”
Anything else? The new service becomes the first scheduled flight from Tablas’ Tugdan Airport

IndiGo expands Gulf links

Where? Thiruvananthapuram (India) to Sharjah (UAE)
When? Daily, effective 8 April 2017
Who? IndiGo
Why? Latest trans-Arabian Sea link between India and the Gulf, providing more opportunities for trade, tourism and overseas Indian workers
Anything else? The capital of Kerala state, Thiruvananthapuram is located close to the southernmost tip of India

Air China to resume Zurich flights

Where? Beijing (China) to Zurich (Switzerland)
When? Four times a week, effective 7 June 2017
Who? Air China
Why? Airline continues to expand long-haul links, taking advantage of growing trade and tourism ties between Switzerland and China
Anything else? Air China previously suspended its Beijing-Zurich service in 2000

Malaysia Airlines takes off in China

Where? Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) to Nanjing, pictured (China)
When? Three times a week, effective 13 June 2017
Who? Malaysia Airlines
Why? National carrier aims to tap potential of China’s large second tier cities as part of strategic regional shift
Anything else? Other new services will follow this summer, connecting KL with Wuhan and Fuzhou

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