Aviation roundup: LOT Polish Airlines, AirAsia, Thai Vietjet, and more

Here’s our weekly roundup of new air routes.

Singapore to get first flights from Poland
LOT Polish Airlines is set to launch Singapore-Warsaw services – Changi Airport’s first flights from Poland – starting May 15, 2018.

Serviced by the 252-seat Boeing 787-8, the route will launch with thrice weekly services, before increasing to four times weekly from July 2018.

AirAsia inaugrates two Johor routes
AirAsia has launched flights connecting Johor Bahru to Kolkata and Macau.
On Wednesdays and Fridays, AK1208 leaves Johor Bahru at 07.05 for arrival in Macau at 10.55. On the return, AK1209 departs Macau at 11.30 and arrives in Johor Bahru at 15.20.
For the rest of the week, AK1208 leaves Johor Bahru at 10.00, arriving in Macau at 13.50. AK1209 then departs Macau at 14.20 for arrival in Johor Bahru at 18.10.

On the Kolkata route, flights depart Johor Bahru at 21.30 for arrival at 23.10 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. It is then scheduled to leave Kolkata at 23.40 to arrive back in Johor at 06.25 the next day.

Thai Vietjet launches Bangkok-Dalat route
Thai Vietjet will commence four times weekly services between Bangkok and Dalat on December 18.
Operated by an Airbus A320, the flight departs Bangkok at 10.45 and returns from Dalat at 12.45 on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, with a flight duration of one hour 45 minutes each way.

Broome lands direct flights from Singapore
SilkAir will run four return trial flights from Singapore to Broome next June, the outcome of a deal with Broome International Airport and Australia’s North West regional tourism organisation.

Fares and flight schedules will be released soon and Australia’s North West will work with SilkAir to develop packages for travellers, while Tourism Western Australia will promote the flights and packages through its Singapore office.

Jetstar’s Singapore-Clark flights takes off
Jetstar Asia has launched thrice weekly flights between Singapore and Clark International Airport, operated by an Airbus A320.

On Tuedays, Thursdays and Saturdays, flight 3K777 departs Singapore at 02.20 and arrives in Clark at 06.00. Flight 3K778 departs Clark at 07.00 on the same day for arrival in Singapore at 10.40.

Three additional services will be added over Christmas and the New Year between December 21, and January 4, 2018.

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