Travel and Life
BEIJING (AP) — China’s airline regulator has warned travelers to expect flight delays at 12 airports through mid-August, and an airport employee says military exercises are the reason. The Civil Aviation Administration of China said Tuesday the airports affected include Shanghai, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Zhengzhou and Qingdao. The disruptions began July
Thailand’s National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) suspended plans earlier this week for an expansion of Bangkok’s popular Suvarnabhumi Airport. Mekhanin Petchplai, a managing director of Airports of Thailand, said an NCPO panel on public spending “advised the airport authorities to ‘reconsider’ the plan and make it more transparent,” according to Khaosod.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines is expanding its reach in Asia with flights between Dallas and both Hong Kong and Shanghai.
YANGON, Burma (AP) — Hilton Worldwide has signed a contract to operate five hotels in Burma , which is emerging as a popular Southeast Asian tourist destination after military rule was lifted in 2011. Hilton is teaming up with Eden Group, a Burma conglomerate with businesses from hotels to energy.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An official says Nepal is improving air transport safety by installing a new radar system and weather monitoring equipment to help prevent accidents during bad weather in the mountainous nation. Tourism Secretary Sushil Ghimire said Thursday the new radar system is being installed on a mountaintop
Thai junta defends unlimited powers under interim constitution
Wed, Jul 23, 2014 5:51PM UTC
Indonesia: French drug smuggler sentenced to 15 years in jail
Wed, Jul 23, 2014 5:10PM UTC
Bodies of Malaysia Airlines jet crash victims to leave Ukraine today
Wed, Jul 23, 2014 4:15PM UTC
British experts to analyze flight MH17 black boxes
Wed, Jul 23, 2014 1:59PM UTC
Putin: Russia will facilitate Malaysia Airlines plane crash investigation
Wed, Jul 23, 2014 1:47PM UTC
China Typhoon Rammasun toll rises to 46 dead, 25 missing
Wed, Jul 23, 2014 1:38PM UTC