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US airlines to cut thousands of jobs as COVID-19 support expires

Dhaka, Aug. 16 -- Major US airlines warned that they will have to slash tens of thousands of jobs in October when the Cares Act payroll support programme for the aviation industry expires, leading man... Read More


THAI reports USD 900m loss for 2020 first half

Dhaka, Aug. 16 -- The national carrier of Thailand Thai Airways reported on August 14 a loss of USD 900 million (THB 28 billion) for the first half of 2020 following the coronavirus pandemic which has... Read More


Sarah Resort offers Monsoon Full Board package this August

Dhaka, Aug. 16 -- Sarah Resort at Gazipur is offering Monsoon Full Board package for the month of August to provide guests with utmost entertainment at a reasonable price. The package offers room acc... Read More


The Westin Dhaka introduces contactless buffet

Dhaka, Aug. 16 -- The signature restaurant of The Westin Dhaka - Seasonal Tastes - has introduced a "new normal" buffet which requires zero contact. The reimagined buffet spread is now serving all Pa... Read More


Airlines to collect airport development, security fee from fliers effective Aug 16

Dhaka, Aug. 16 -- Air travellers using the services of the airports in Bangladesh will now have to pay newly imposed fees aimed at funding airport development and strengthening passenger security, ann... Read More


SIA offers cabin crew early retirement following cost minimisation efforts

Dhaka, Aug. 13 -- Singapore Airlines is offering its cabin crew the option of early release or retirement, as the carrier seeks to further minimise costs and mitigate the impact of the coronavirus pan... Read More


Cathay forecasts weak passenger demand but stronger cargo

Dhaka, Aug. 13 -- Hong Kong based Cathay Pacific does not expect to make a significant recovery in passenger demand for some time due to COVID-19 following the announcement of a record first-half loss... Read More


Air Arabia reports AED 169m net loss in first half 2020

Dhaka, Aug. 12 -- The largest budget carrier of Middle East and North Africa Air Arabia on August 10 reported AED 169 million net loss in the first half of 2020 ending June 30 as the global aviation i... Read More


6,000 SIA staff take no-pay leave to help group survive COVID-19 crisis

Dhaka, Aug. 12 -- Over 6,000 of the 27,000 staff of Singapore Airlines have taken no-pay leave of various lengths to help the group survive the coronavirus crisis which led to a collapse in air travel... Read More


Emirates Skywards introduces over 1,500 new ways to earn Miles

Dubai, Aug. 12 -- Emirates Skywards, the loyalty program of Emirates and flydubai, has introduced a thousand new ways to earn Miles while shopping online with popular UK and US brands. Members can now... Read More