Airline News - Asia / Pacific.All Nippon Airways, Air Hokkaido
ANA said yesterday that it will dissolve Air Hokkaido, a wholly-owned Regional subsidiary of Air Nippon
Air Nippon ( . It operated two daily roundtrip flights between Hakodate and Okushiri on Hokkaido island with a 19-seat Twin Otter. ANA maintains a small stake in Air Hokkaido International Airlines Hokkaido International Airlines (北海道国際航空株式会社 and codeshares with the new entrant, but it is not part of the ANA group of carriers. It operates to Tokyo Haneda from four cities on Hokkaido. Mar 16, 2006
Indonesia AirAsia Indonesia AirAsia is a low-cost airline based in Jakarta, Indonesia. It operates scheduled domestic services and is an Indonesian associate carrier of Malaysian low-fare airline AirAsia. Its main base is Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Jakarta.
Indonesia AirAsia began daily Medan-Penang service Friday. Mar 13, 2006
Singapore Airlines will offer Connexion by Boeing Connexion by Boeing (CBB) was an in-flight online connectivity service from Boeing. This service allowed travellers to access a high-speed internet connection while on board a plane in flight through a wired Ethernet or a wireless 802.11 Wi-Fi connection. inflight Internet service on flights to Sydney. Mar 13, 2006
SriLankan looks to future as government mulls role. SriLankan Airlines is preparing for possible changes to its ownership structure, with CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. Peter Hill said, "In three to six months' time, the government, which holds 51% in SriLankan, will decide how it will go on with the carrier."The airline already is planning its business case for the post-2013 world. One issue on the horizon is fleet renewal. It is evaluating taking on aircraft orders from Emirates, which owns 43% of SriLankan. Its A340-300s might be replaced with 777s or A340-600s, while "to replace our A330s we are thinking about the A350 and 787," Hill said. Mar 15, 2006