By Gavin Ang (Cover Photo by Ryan He, above photo by Malcolm Lu) 23 September 2021 – STARLUX Airlines, a new player in the Taiwanese aviation industry, launched her inaugural flight to Singapore. The aircraft of choice for Flight JX731 was B-58205 an Airbus A321Neo, delivered brand new on 23 June 2021. Taking off from Taipei’s Taoyuan International Airport at 09:20 am, the aircraft made her 4 hour long flight to Changi International Airport, and successfully landed at 1.45pm.
Apr. 7, 2020 - Qatar Airways has resumed its Airbus A380 service just days after removing the aircraft from service due to very low demand as a result of travel restrictions and growing fears of COVID-19’s spread. However, Doha Hamid International Airport, Qatar Airways base is still open to international connections and transiting passengers thus resulting in the influx of passengers that fly on Qatar Airways, while major international connecting airports such as Singapore C
(Source: Lufthansa) Apr. 6, 2020 - The next time you fly on a wide-body, long haul aircraft, there is a chance that your 13-14 hour ride had transported cartons of facemasks in between the seats you are on. Ever since governments around the world have placed restrictions on aircraft flying overseas, airlines have been flying the planes full to the brim with medical supplies from China to all corners of the world. Airlines such as the like of Scoot, Qantas, Swiss, Lufthansa, B
(March 18th 2020) - Singapore Airlines (SIA) has announced plans to cut flight capacity by 50% as more countries tighten border restrictions due to the ongoing COVID19 pandemic. The flight suspensions are expected to last till end April 2020, with the possibilities of continuing on the premise that the COVID19 crisis prolongs further. SIA CEO Goh Choon Phong said: “We have lost a large amount of our traffic in a very short time, and it will not be viable for us to maintain ou