Qatar Airways and SriLankan Airlines have entered a new bilateral code-share agreement.
The airlines will share their codes on each other’s flights to Colombo and Doha, providing customers with additional convenience and flexibility.
The agreement will strengthen the competitive offerings of both companies, while allowing their passengers to enjoy benefits, such as frequent flyer miles and special privileges and fares across both carriers’ networks.
The Ministry of Finance of Nepal has approved a loan of NPR21.47bn ($198.59m) for the construction of a regional international airport in Pokhara, Nepal.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal will repay the loan in 13 years at a 5% interest rate.
The Export-Import Bank of China (China Exim Bank) has also come forward to finance 25% of the project cost as an interest-free loan.
Bangladeshi airline United Airways has announced a private placement of 400 million shares to raise BDT4bn ($49.72m).
TAC Aviation, SWIFT Aircargo and Phoenix Aircraft Leasing have agreed to acquire the shares at a price of BDT10 ($0.12) each.
Air New Zealand (ANZ), the national airline of New Zealand, has formed a code-share agreement with Singapore Airlines (SIA).
The airlines will share codes on each other’s flights from Singapore to the Indian cities of Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata and Mumbai.
Image: SriLankan Airlines is a member of oneworld Alliance. Photo: courtesy of Qatar Airways.