Archive for July, 2009

PETALING JAYA: Good news for those who travel often to Tiruchirapalli as low-cost carrier AirAsia will be adding a second daily flight to the Indian district starting Sept 1. To celebrate the introduction of the flight, AirAsia will be offering an all-in fare of RM129.00 for a travel period between Sept 1 this year and [...]

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SINGAPORE, July 27 — The impressive traffic growth that has come with the liberalisation of the Singapore-Malaysia air sector demonstrates the potential for a similar outcome throughout Asean, said Singapore’s Transport Ministry (MOT). Following eight years of consecutive decline, traffic on the Singapore-Kuala Lumpur route grew 12 per cent last year, compared to the year [...]

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SINGAPORE, July 27 — Businessman Andy Bhasin has dumped buses for airplanes. “I don’t think I will ever take the bus again,” declared the 45-year-old who zips between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur once every two months. Andy and thousands others like him are reaping the benefits of what some would say is a revolution in [...]

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