Travel and Life

Thai Airways suspends unprofitable US flights, cuts 1,401 jobs

By Mon, Jul 27, 2015 3:41PM UTC

Thailand’s beleaguered national airline will suspend flights to the U.S. as part of efforts to end years of losses.

Nepal trekking agencies doubt Annapurna safety report

By Sat, Jul 25, 2015 2:07PM UTC

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal association of trekking agencies is criticizing an assessment report that found trails around Mount Annapurna safe for hikers following April’s devastating earthquake.

Indonesia: Mount Raung eruptions ground Bali flights again

By Wed, Jul 22, 2015 1:09PM UTC

Volcanic ash from eruptions at Indonesia’s Mount Ruang volcano have grounded flights between the resort island of Bali and Australia for the second time this month.

Quake-hit Nepal asks other nations to lift travel advisories

By Thu, Jul 16, 2015 10:31AM UTC

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal’s government has urged other countries to lift travel advisories that discourage their citizens from visiting the Himalayan nation following a devastating earthquake in April that killed thousands of people.

Indonesia: Mount Raung eruption causes Bali travel chaos

By Fri, Jul 10, 2015 2:20PM UTC

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A volcanic eruption on Indonesia’s main island of Java has sparked chaos for holidaymakers as international airlines cancel flights to the resort island of Bali.