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This airline is opening a restaurant that only serves plane food

This airline is opening a restaurant that only serves plane food

Out of the many repulsive things about air travel, airline food probably ranks high. But not for AirAsia. Asia’s largest low-cost carrier is betting people love its food so much that it opened its first restaurant on Monday, offering the same menu it sells on flights. It’s not a gimmick, either: AirAsia, based in Malaysia, said it plans to open more than 100 restaurants globally within […]

by × December 11, 2019 ×
Bali gears up for the holiday season with extra AirAsia seats

Bali gears up for the holiday season with extra AirAsia seats

The Christmas and New Year holidays always see a spike in both local and foreign visitor arrivals to Bali. And this year is expected to be no different. In anticipation of more traffic, local news wires are reporting AirAsia Indonesia would be adding an additional 65,000 seats from December 1 to January 5, 2020. Speaking to reporters in Jakarta, Head […]

by × December 11, 2019 ×
Bamboo Airways expects profits to take off in 2020

Bamboo Airways expects profits to take off in 2020

Private budget airline Bamboo Airways says it expects profits in the first quarter next year as its fleet expands to 30 aircraft. The carrier’s deputy chairman Dang Tat Thang said at a press conference Tuesday that it was operating 20 aircraft with over 100 trips a day, but an airline typically needs to operate at least 25-30 jets. “We hope […]

by × December 11, 2019 ×
Viec.Co scoops Vietnam Startup 2019 title

Viec.Co scoops Vietnam Startup 2019 title

Viec.Co, a platform connecting employers and freelancers, scored the highest in a startup competition organized by VnExpress, Vietnam’s most-read online newspaper. Viec.Co surpassed other contestants in the top 5 to be named the winner of the Vietnam Startup 2019, which concluded in the final Gala on December 2 in Ho Chi Minh City. Themed “Unicorn to be”, the final gathered […]

by × December 11, 2019 ×
INGENICO GROUP : Semaine du Black Friday 2019 – Quel bilan pour les commerçants européens ?

INGENICO GROUP : Semaine du Black Friday 2019 – Quel bilan pour les commerçants européens ?

Communiqué de presseParis, le 10 décembre 2019 Semaine du Black Friday 2019 : quel bilan pour les commerçants européens ? Selon les données de paiement d’Ingenico, la semaine de promotions du Black Friday a permis aux e-commerçants d’enregistrer leur meilleur chiffre d’affaires sur cette période dans de nombreux marchés européens (Euronext : FR – ING), le leader mondial des solutions de paiement intégrées, a enregistré […]

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