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  • Gareth Bale: Real Madrid forward ruled out of Wales World Cup qualifiers

    October 3, 2017 9:16 AM 16

    Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale has been ruled out of Wales' crucial World Cup qualifiers against Georgia and the Republic of Ireland with a calf strain. Bale joined the Wales squad on Monday and, despite sitting out training, it had been hoped he would be fit. Barnsley striker Tom Bradshaw has been called up to Wales the squad in his place. Bale's absence

  • Bali-bound Malaysians advised to inform embassy of whereabouts

    September 30, 2017 2:54 AM 28

    A view of Mount Agung, a volcano on the highest alert level, as the sun rises from Amed on the resort island of Bali September 26, 2017. — Reuters picJAKARTA, Sept 30 — Malaysians arriving in Bali for holiday or on business are advised to contact the office of the Malaysian Honorary Consul in Bali or the Malaysian Embassy here to inform of their whereabouts

  • Ryanair tells customers full rights after cancellations

    September 29, 2017 11:22 PM 15

    Ryanair has been plagued by a pilot shortage that has led it to axe thousands of flights — and has now extended the wave of cancellations into early 2018. — Reuters picLONDON, Sept 30 — Ryanair said yesterday it had complied with demands from Britain’s aviation regulators to inform their customers hit by thousands of flight cancellations of their full rights

  • Luxury liner Cunard to get new ship in 2022

    September 26, 2017 12:45 AM 24

    A new ship is being built at the Italian shipyard Fincantieri, and will mark the first new Cunard ship in 12 years. ― AFP picLONDON, Sept 26 ― Luxury cruise liner Cunard will be getting a new, 3,000-passenger ship in 2022, the fourth vessel in its fleet. The new ship is being built at the Italian shipyard Fincantieri, and will mark the first new Cunard

  • Ryanair launches US$7 seat sale after flight cancellations

    September 25, 2017 10:25 AM 27

    The cheapest one-way fare is a jaw-dropping £4.99 from London Stansted airport to Lorient, France, while the rest of the airfares in the sale range from £7.99 to £16.99. — Reuters picLONDON, Sept 25 — Embattled carrier Ryanair has launched a massive seat sale with airfares as low as US$7 (RM29), in a move aimed at redeeming its name after a disastrous

  • Historic Titanic building in Belfast restored as luxury hotel

    September 21, 2017 3:31 PM 29

    Titanic Hotel Belfast Drawing Room. — Pictures courtesy of Titanic Hotel Belfast via AFP-RelaxnewsBELFAST, Sept 21 — The drawing offices where the Titanic was born have been restored to become a luxury hotel in Belfast and a tribute to the ill-fated ocean liner. Two years and £28 million (RM159.5 million) later, the historic building of Harland & Wolff

  • AirAsia launches inflight meal for children

    September 21, 2017 6:43 AM 23

    AirAsia flies more than 6,000 kids per day to more than 120 destinations. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, Sept 21 — Children aged two to 12, who will be flying with AirAsia Bhd, can now enjoy a new inflight meal catered for them — Lil’ Star Combo. Celebrating the launch of this combo, children in the age group, who fly on September 28, will receive a complimentary

  • AirAsia offers special fares for new JB-Macau route

    September 20, 2017 6:08 AM 31

    In a statement today, AirAsia said, the promotion was in conjunction with the launch of its 16th direct route to Macau from Johor Bahru to further expand the southern hub starting Nov 28, 2017 with a daily direct flight frequency. Head of Commercial, Spencer Lee, said the Johor Bahru-Macau route was part of AirAsia's long-term plan to further expand

  • Potential futuristic Hyperloop One connection for Colorado (VIDEO)

    September 19, 2017 5:27 AM 30

    DENVER, Sept 19 — Hyperloop One announced Colorado would be one of the 10 finalists in its global competition to identify the best potential Hyperloop routes. The Colorado Department of Transportation is working with the Hyperloop company to carry out a feasibility study for the proposed route between Cheyenne, Denver and Pueblo, Techcrunch reported

  • AirAsia launches new route to Nha Trang

    September 15, 2017 3:39 AM 27

    AirAsia is the first airline to operate direct flights to Nha Trang from Malaysia. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 — AirAsia Bhd continues to widen its Asean connectivity with the inaugural flight of its new route to Nha Trang, Vietnam, that flies daily directly from Kuala Lumpur. In a statement today, AirAsia said the maiden flight also marked another