THAI AIR ASIA X – A HIGH-DENSITY SERVICE ADAPTED TO ITS MARKET

Thai Air Asia X is a long haul low-cost airline founded in 2014 in Kuala Lumpur. It is a subsidiary of Air Asia, of which it shares, uniforms, livery, and bookings. It deserves 10 destinations with a 13 A330s fleet. This fleet is composed of 11 A330ceo and 2 A330neo. The airline presented the latter during the last Paris Air Show in June 2019. This is the occasion for us to give you a little...

TWO DAYS IN HONG KONG

Remember, it is 9:00am and I just left my belongings at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers in Hong Kong. Even if I didn’t sleep much during my flight I don’t have time to do so right now, it’s time for adventure. As a reminder, with 7,5 M of habitants Hong Kong is one of the most populated places in the world. This population is divided on 200 islands forming 18 districts. 40% of the 1100 km2 of...

HONG KONG SHERATON HOTEL & TOWERS

It’s 7 am in Hong Kong, and I am now leaving the airport, heading to my hotel. I don't have much time to spend in Hong Kong but I’ll show you next Monday that you can visit many things in just two days in this city. As you maybe know, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China is a special administrative region as mentioned in its official name, located on...

CATHAY PACIFIC – THE SPIRIT OF HONG KONG

In September, we have presented you Cathay Pacific and its Premium Economy service between Brussels and Hong Kong. As a reminder, Cathay is a private Hong Kong-based airline flying to more than 180 destinations worldwide. Today we will present you the airline’s business class service with the flight CX339, on our way back from Hong Kong to Brussels onboard their Airbus A350. Our departure is...

CATHAY PACIFIC – LIFE WELL TRAVELLED

This is in 1946, that two men decided to found an airline in Hong Kong, initially based in Shanghai, they rapidly moved to Hong Kong. Cathay Pacific was born. They initially flew to Asian destinations like Manilla, Singapore or Bangkok. The 80’s were the consecration for Cathay. They received their first Boeing 747 in 1979 and start to fly to London the same year, and quickly open new routes to...

JOON – HOLIDAYS IN THE AIR

Who’s Joon? It’s the last creation of Air France. Joon is not a low-cost airline, contrary to what many people think. Joon is an airline that targets young travelers, especially the Millennials! They operate medium-haul flights to Barcelona since the 1st December of 2017 (Berlin, Istanbul, Lisbon, Naples, Oslo, Porto, Rome also joined the network) and long-haul flights since the 25th march of...

AIR CANADA – THE MAPLE SPIRIT

Air Canada is the flag carrier and the largest Canadian airline by fleet size and passengers carried founded in 1937 as Trans-Canada Air Lines. Its name was changed by an Act of Parliament from Trans-Canada Air Lines to Air Canada in 1964. The airline, privatized in 1989, is now owned by the ACE Aviation Holdings and is a founding member of Star Alliance. Today, the Canadian company operates a...

Weekly News 12/03/18 – 18/03/18

US-Banla Airlines crash in Nepal   The Bangladeshi company's Bombardier Dash-8 Q400, registered as S2-AGU and flying BS211, departed from its base in Dhaka on March 12, 2018 with 71 people on board, and was ready to land at Kathmandu airport under a storm. Its first approach was aborted, then according to the radio exchanges the crew received the green light from the air traffic control to...

Weekly News 26/02/18 – 04/03/18

Record profits for the IAG Group in 2017   International Airlines Group (IAG), bringing together British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus, Vueling and Level, displays for 2017 an operating profit up 18.9% to exceed 3 billion euros and expects to do even better this year. The annual financial results presented on February 23, 2018 by the British group show a net profit of 2.021 billion euros (+...

LA COMPAGNIE BOUTIQUE AIRLINE – FROM PARIS WITH CHIC

“La Compagnie”, by its full name, "La Compagnie Boutique Airline", is a French airline founded in 2013 by Frantz Yvelin, former founder of “L'Avion”. The airline started with flights from London and Paris to New York but only retained the latter at a rate of two daily flights since the announcement of the Brexit by the UK. We take you with us today on the flights, B0100 & BO101 from...