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Greenland eyes Chinese constructer – causes Danish concern

Greenland has recently shortlisted a Chinese construction company to help expand three airports. This calls for concern from the Danish government. A government official told Reuters that Chinese involvement could upset one of Denmark’s closest allies, The United States of America, and that “we are deeply concerned. China has no business in Greenland.” The official…

Singapore delegation visited Stockholm Arlanda, Swedavia

A delegation with representatives from organisations such as Singapore Airlines, the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore and Changi Airport have visited Swedavia to learn more about the airport’s work to reduce its climate impact, with bio aviation fuel being a key factor. The delegation also made a visit to Stockholm Arlanda Airport’s fuel depot to…

Singapore Changi airport awarded as world’s best

The Singapore Changi airport is for the sixth consecutive year the world’s best airport according to the yearly World Airport Awards. And Singapore Changi has certainly made its way into people’s hearts, ranking in the top ten of 11 out of 16 categories including ‘best airport’. And Asia in general seem to really have gotten…

Finnair to offer digital newspapers on long-haul flights

Passengers of Finnair will soon be able to enjoy a wide variety of international newspapers digitally on long-haul flights, the company stated in a press release. The customers will not need to sign unto the wifi on board, since the newspapers are available on a local network thus not forcing the passengers to pay for…

Akaryn Hotel Group appoints cluster resorts manager

AKARYN Hotel Group has appointed Thomas Koessler as new Cluster Resorts Manager. The seasoned international hotelier brings more than two decades ofexperience to two luxury resorts: Aleenta Phuket Resort & Spa and akyra Beach Club Phuket AKARYN Hotel Group, the Southeast Asian luxury boutique resort specialist, has announced the appointment of Thomas Koessler as its…

Norway at ITB Asia

As Norway attend the travel convention ITB Asia is held in Singapore. On this occasion, H.E. Ambassador Anita Nergaard held a reception at the residence – in cooperation with Innovation Norway (Innovasjon Norge), Visit Norway and representatives from the Norwegian tourism industry. The increase in global tourism is noticeable in Norway, and more tourists are…

70 Finnish exhibitors attend ITB Asia travel show Singapore

ITB Asia in Singapore is under way during 25-27 October 2017, , with a record of 70 exhibitors from all over Finland promoting their services in Singapore. The Finland stand is bigger than ever to mark Finland’s 100’s birthday. “We thought we broke our exhibitors’ record last year with 60, but we managed to do…

Norwegian launches world’s longest low-cost route to Singapore from under £150

Norwegian, voted world’s best low-cost long-haul airline, continues its global expansion today by launching its first route from London Gatwick to Asia with a special Singaporean themed celebration to mark the carrier’s inaugural flight to Singapore. The new 12-hour 45 minute flight from London Gatwick to Singapore Changi Airport is now the world’s longest route…