Malaysia Airlines

Could planes start installing bunk beds in economy?

You’ve got a 12-hour flight to Dubai: would you rather be sitting up or lying down? For most, it’s an easy answer. No-one likes being strapped to a chair, sharing armrests with strangers for such a long stint; that's why it costs a lot of money to get horizontal on a plane. Which got us thinking.<p>As …

Aviation

AI Is Now YouTube's Biggest Weapon Against the Spread of Offensive Videos

YouTube has for the first time revealed a report detailing how many videos it takes down due to violations of the platform’s policies—and it’s a …

Internet

A Guide to Oneworld Alliance Program Airline Members

Oneworld is one of the leading global airline alliance programs, with many major world airline members. Founded in part by American Airlines, dozens …

American Airlines

Qantas is moving to Jakarta Airport's Terminal 3 on May 11

by David Flynn | April 23, 2018<p>Qantas and Jetstar will move into Terminal 3 of Jakarta's Soekarno-Hatta Airport in May.<p>The airlines currently use the …

Qantas

What You Need to Know About The Barclays Arrival Premier World Elite Mastercard

Barclays Just Launched an Amazing New Card With Airline Transfer Partners, Here’s What You Need to Know<p>Barclays launched the brand new <b>Barclays</b> …

Mastercard

Dan Hannan: Putin's 'useless idiots'

As far as we know, Vladimir Lenin never used the phrase “useful idiots." But he certainly recognized the concept. Throughout the Soviet Union’s …

Russia

Measles alert for passengers on flight to Auckland from Kuala Lumpur

Travellers who arrived at Auckland International Airport on a Malaysia Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur over a week ago may have been exposed to …

Kuala Lumpur

Oman Air's new Boeing 787 first class suites are cosy Dreamliner dens

by David Flynn | April 23, 2018<p>Oman Air will fit eight 'First Class Mini Suites' to a new tranche of Boeing 787-9 jets, joining the handful of …

Kuala Lumpur

10 of the Craziest Aviation Conspiracy Theories Ever

You'll have to read them to believe them (or not).<p>If you’ve ever wondered why airplanes leave cloud-like trails in their wake, conspiracy theorists …

Airports

Odisha: Terminal connect plan sends Biju Patnaik International Airport on a high

BHUBANESWAR: Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) is on a high. After recording a 40.2 per cent increase in footfall in 2017-18 financial year …

Airports

Malaysia Says MH370 Investigation Report to Be Released After Latest Search Ends

<b>Kuala Lumpur:</b> The full investigation report into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will be released after the latest search efforts …

Airplanes

10 ‘Nice’ Celebrities Who Are Secretly Jerks

Whether you’re simply not a morning person or you’re just having a rough day, pretty much everyone is prone to coming off as a jerk at least a few …

Malaysia Airlines

My Kuala Lumpur Travel Diary

While I’ve made three visits to both Singapore and Bangkok, I somehow hadn’t been to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia until just recently. Friends of Ben and I …

Asia Travel

Focus on life restored for Maslins

ON THE endless horizons of WA’s Wheatbelt, Anthony Maslin and wife Rin Norris have found fresh purpose and new reason to take joy in life.<p>“Putting …

Airlines

Asia in 3 minutes: Malaysian shaman to Russian sex guru – the week Asian politics got weird | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

<b>Would you elect someone who looked for a plane with a ‘magic’ carpet?</b><p>A shaman who drew ridicule by trying to locate the missing Malaysia Airlines …

News (China)

Russian leaks reveal spin on MH17 disaster

Airlines

What the codes on your boarding pass really mean

When you get a boarding pass there’s probably only one bit of information you really check - the flight number. But have you ever wondered where …

Flying

Airline boarding passes are full of secrets

From the moment we arrive at the airport until we pick up our luggage at the other end, our flight number guides us every step of the way.<p>But have …

Flying

How to Find Cheap Flights to Asia

Anyone who's planned a trip to Asia has, at least fleetingly, wondered what kind of voodoo is required to find affordable airfare. Cheap flights to …

Travel

Malaysia's 'Raja Bomoh' eyes contest against deputy prime minister in general election

IPOH: Malaysia’s “Raja Bomoh”, or self-styled king of shamans, has announced his intent to run as an independent candidate for Bagan Datuk federal …

Asia

Malaysian shaman mocked for attempting to find flight MH370 using coconuts and 'magic' carpet announces political plunge - Firstpost

<b>Ipoh:</b> A Malaysian shaman who drew widespread ridicule by trying to locate flight MH370 using coconuts and a "magic" carpet announced he will run in …

Asia

Star Alliance Gold Challenge: Turkish Airlines Business Tunis – Kuala Lumpur (Return): 962 Euro

Mit Turkish Airlines Business von Tunis nach Kuala Lumpur kann man gerade sehr nice die Status Challenge erfüllen ...

Kuala Lumpur

Fernandes calls A350 too expensive for AirAsia X

AirAsia X group co-chief executive Tony Fernandes has thrown the carrier's order for 10 Airbus A350-900s into doubt.<p>Speaking in a Facebook video he …

Aviation

Malaysia's 'Bomoh King' plans to contest in general election, report says

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's self-styled Bomoh King of the World plans to contest in the upcoming general election, the Harian Metro tabloid reported on …

Asia

AirAsia X won't buy 'too expensive' Airbus A350: co-group CEO | Reuters

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Malaysia’s AirAsia X Bhd (AIRX.KL) has no plans to buy the Airbus SE (AIR.PA) A350 widebody jet, the airline’s co-group CEO said on Monday, despite the airline having 10 of them on order.<p>A Scoot airplane takes off past an Airasia airplane at Changi Airport Terminal 4 in …

Aviation

Booking European summer flights when all routes lead to Rome

Most enjoyable distraction of past few days between working on taxes was tackling the problem of how to get from Lithuania, Latvia or Estonia to Rome …

European Travel

Huge KLM rival Emirates launches Amsterdam roadshow to attract pilots

Photo: Depositphotos.com<p>Dubai-based airline Emirates plans to hold a two-day ‘Pilots Roadshow’ in Amsterdam starting on Wednesday to attract pilots …

Netherlands