AirAsia Japan Ceases Operations

AirAsia Japan ceased operations yesterday, following the decision from its parent company, AirAsia Group, to shut it down due to the impact on air traffic created by the coronavirus. The airline was the smallest subsidiary of the AirAsia airline group (the largest only low-cost airline group in Asia), which also operates in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, […]

Peach takes delivery of its 1st Airbus A320neo

Japanese LCC Peach Aviation has taken delivery of its 1st Airbus A320neo. The airline has 27 more A320neos and 6 Airbus A321LRs (the Long Range version of the A321neo) in its order book. Peach Aviation’s A320neos have a 188-seat, single-class layout and will permit the airline to expand its operations in Japan. Peach Aviation already […]

Vietnam Airlines to resume flights to Tokyo

Vietnam Airlines (the flag carrier of Vietnam) will restart nonstop flights from Hanoi to Tokyo later on this week. The airline will offer 4 one-way flights from Hanoi to Tokyo Narita Airport, departing on the 18th, 25th and 30th of December at 23:45 (I don’t know what time zone). It will also operate a flight […]

Problems for the Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation

Due to the coronavirus, the Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation has decided to halve its operating budget for the SpaceJet program to $561 million. The SpaceJet program is owned by the Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation and the Toyota Motor Corporation who are working with the Subaru Corporation (who is designing the aircraft). Its aim is for Japan to […]