Bamboo Airways licensed to start flying in Vietnam!

Earlier this year I reported of the plans to launch a new hybrid airline in Vietnam, Bamboo Airways, and now they received their license to operate from the aviation authorities in Vietnam, allowing them to start flying within 45 days – or in early 2019. The airline industry is notoriously difficult, so it’s great to see another airline enter the … Continue reading

AirAsia BIG rewards program review – is it worth signing up?

UPDATED 2018: AirAsia is the world’s favorite low-cost carrier and has its own rewards program called Air Asia BIG. From it’s humble beginnings as a way to earn points on flights,  AirAsia BIG has expanded to add benefits for frequent travelers, and more options to earn and redeem AirAsia rewards for flights and with partners! So, how good is the Air Asia rewards … Continue reading

Iceland Air buys local competitor low-cost carrier WOW Air

WOW Air was one of the low-cost carriers that sparked the fare wars over the North Atlantic, with one-way fares as low as $69 one-way, forcing competitors to respond. From their base in Iceland, they were able to fly across the Atlantic with narrow-body planes, which made for cheap, if uncomfortable flights. Now, their local competitor Iceland Air responded and bought … Continue reading

The world’s busiest airline routes – and how to fly them on-time!

OAG analyzes the on-time performance of the world’s airlines and airports and for the first time, also published the world’s busiest domestic and international routes – as well as what your chances are to arrive on-time and what airlines have the best performance no these routes! The world’s busiest domestic route is between the two South Korean airports of Jeju … Continue reading