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The State Railway of Thailand has received a letter from the consortium contracted to build the 30 billion baht Suvarnabhumi airport railway link requesting for a deadline extension of 652…

South Korea jet deal

SOUTH Korea's defense procurement agency said that US aerospace giant Boeing was the only company to bid yesterday for a $2.5 billion contract to supply South Korea with 20 fighter jets by…

ASEAN focus in Australia

ABOVE: The ASEAN Promotional Chapter for Tourism (APCT) recently announced its plans to jointly promote the ASEAN region to Australian business and leisure travellers, aiming to strengthen…

MH picks SAS

Malaysia Airlines has selected SAS Ground Services as its new provider for ground handling at London Heathrow Airport.The deal is valid from 16 May and will cover MH's double daily…

AAPA pushes new licence

The surging demand for pilots across the region has led the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) to announce a symposium about how airlines can implement a new type of pilot's…

Tan joins Millennium

MILLENNIUM & Copthorne Hotels has recently appointed Mr Tan Kim Seng assenior VP (operations) for Millennium & Copthorne International Ltd.Tan will be responsible in overseeing…

HOFEX tradeshow

HOFEX 2007, the 12th Asian International Exhibition of Food & Drink, Hotel, Restaurant & Food service Equipment, Supplies & Services Trade show will be held from 13-16 May 07 in…

SQ cargo to Nairobi

SINGAPORE Airlines Cargo has commenced a once-weekly flight service to Nairobi, making the city the 75th destination in the SQ passenger and cargo network. The airline said the service will…

ITB heads to Asia

Singapore's Suntec Exhibition Centre has been announced as the site for German travel expo ITB's foray into Asia next year.ITB said it was hoped the B2B event would become "the primary…

Garuda ex-ceo arrested

The former chief executive of Indonesian flag carrier Garuda was taken into custody last Sat in connection with the murder of a passenger on a GA flight to Amsterdam in 2004.Indra…

All eyes on Phuket

International hotel management companies are searching for new projects in Phuket as the city continues to out-perform its Asian rivals for tourists demanding luxury accommodation.…
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