NEWS 1,000 Chinese high school graduates have to parade in bikinis for a chance to become flight attendants

One school in Qingdao, north-east China, hosted its annual audition yesterday to find high school graduates who would become either models or air hostesses, according to People’s Daily Online. More than 1,000 graduates paraded in swimwear and airline uniforms in a bid to attract potentially lucrative contracts in aviation or fashion. The unusual event attracted…

NEWS Qatar Airways launches new Durban flights

Qatar Airways has launched new services between Doha and Durban, offering passengers the opportunity to experience another idyllic subtropical destination. The four-times-weekly service to Durban further complements the airline’s existing daily flights to Cape Town and double daily flights to Johannesburg, and is an expansion of the airline’s operations in South Africa. Details

HISTORY 1 year since the crash of Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ8501.

1 year ago today, Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ8501 (PK-AXC) was a scheduled international passenger flight from Surabaya, Indonesia to Singapore. The Airbus A320-200 was carrying 155 passengers which included 137 adults, 17 children and one infant. The crew consisted of two pilots, 4 flight attendants and a company engineer. Nationality included Indonesia, South Korea, France, Malaysia,…