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Aeroflot named among world’s best airlines for on-board wine selection

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August 6, 2018

Aeroflot’s wine selection in Business Class has been named among the best in the world by Global Traveler, the high-end US magazine for luxury travelers. Aeroflot’s La Capra Chenin Blanc 2016 from South Africa was named Best International Business-Class White Wine in Global Traveler’s 15th annual Wines on the Wing Airline Wine Competition. Aeroflot was… Read More ›

Ethiopian & DHL Global Forwarding Partner to Build the Leading Cargo Logistics Provider JV Company in Africa Addis Ababa

DHL Global Forwarding, the leading international provider of air, sea and road freight services, and Ethiopian Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa, today signed a new agreement to form a joint venture company – DHL-Ethiopian Airlines Logistics Services Ltd., to build the Leading Cargo Logistics provider JV company in Africa; the company will be… Read More ›

Kenya Airways launches its new catering service as part of the revamped overall customer experience

The new offering is designed to reflect African authenticity, hospitality and simplicity. Nairobi, Kenya Airways has today unveiled its revamped catering service designed to elevate guests’ experience. This is part of the airline’s strategy to review and enhance its service delivery across all touch points with the aim of making it more relevant, authentic and… Read More ›

American Airlines and Japan Airlines Announce Nonstop Service from Tokyo to Las Vegas for CES 2019

For the first time, American Airlines — together with its Pacific Joint Business partner Japan Airlines (JAL) —is announcing a special nonstop flight between Narita International Airport in Tokyo (NRT) and McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas (LAS) to support additional demand for CES® 2019. American will operate the flight Jan. 4–14, 2019. “Thousands of… Read More ›

Boeing, Bamboo Airways Announce Commitment for 20 787 Dreamliners

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Bamboo Airways today announced a commitment for 20 787-9 Dreamliners in deal that would be worth $5.6B at current list prices, when finalized. The announcement was made during a signing ceremony at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce office, witnessed by Vuong Dinh Hue, deputy prime minister of Vietnam, and Nazak Nikakhtar, Assistant… Read More ›

AEGEAN Airlines firms up order for 30 A320neo Family aircraft

Purchase agreement follows MoU signed in March 2018 Greece’s biggest airline, AEGEAN Airlines, has firmed up an order for the purchase of 30 A320neo Family aircraft at a ceremony in Athens. The purchase agreement, comprising 10 A321neos and 20 A320neos, was signed by AEGEAN Chairman Eftichios Vassilakis and Airbus Chief Executive Officer Tom Enders. It… Read More ›

Thomas Cook Group to partner with Asian Trails in new Thailand joint venture Destination Management Company from this winter

Thomas Cook Group, one of the world’s leading leisure travel groups, has reached an agreement with Asian Trails, a leading destination management company in Asia to create a new joint venture Destination Management Company (DMC) in Thailand. Thomas Cook In Destination Management (Thailand) Ltd. will begin operating on 01 November 2018 and will arrange the… Read More ›

Etihad Airways passes biennial IATA safety audit

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has once again successfully passed the biennial IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA).  The Abu Dhabi-based airline met all required standards – with the highest possible result of zero findings and zero observations – after the IOSA team examined more than 800… Read More ›

TAP Celebrates the 50th anniversary of its Lisbon – New York route

TAP has opened three new destinations in North America since it was privatised: Boston, New York-JFK and Toronto and increased its flights to Miami and Newark to every day, totalling 35 weekly flights to North America. The United States market has more than tripled its importance for TAP in terms of sales revenues as a… Read More ›

New Destinations in Central America and the Caribbean

Aeromexico continuing to build connectivity with these two new routes. Aeromexico announcing the beginning of operations to new destinations in Central America and the Caribbean, departing from our hub in Mexico City. Beginning November 2 and 10 respectively, we’ll begin offering our passengers flights to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic and Liberia, Costa Rica. Both routes… Read More ›

ANA’s “IS JAPAN COOL?” Introduces New Theme “CRAFTSMANSHIP”

Focusing on country’s traditional artisans All Nippon Airways (ANA) announced today the launch of a new website theme that celebrates “CRAFTSMANSHIP” as part of its “IS JAPAN COOL?” program, which helps promote Japan to international visitors. This new theme will have two features, including interviews with seven traditional Japanese artisans and the SAMURAI AVATAR. Japanese… Read More ›

American Airlines Education Foundation Invests in Employees’ Children by Awarding More Than $925,000 in College Scholarships

The scholarships benefit 345 students studying at 212 universities across seven countries, 27 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C. The American Airlines Education Foundation awarded $925,000 in scholarships to 345 children of team members, an increase of 16 percent compared to 2017. Each recipient will receive a $2,500 scholarship and 66 first-generation college students will… Read More ›

Innovation soars to new heights at WestJet’s first Hackathon

WestJet is taking innovation to new heights by bringing together WestJetters, frequent WestJet fliers and some of the brightest minds in the technology industry at WestJet’s first hackathon today at the hangar at the WestJet campus in Calgary. By welcoming over 100 members of the tech industry from 17 companies to Calgary, WestJet’s inaugural #hackinthehangar… Read More ›

Wizz Air announces four new winter routes from London, Luton.

Seats now on sale from London Luton to Eilat, Grenoble, Verona and Tromsø Wizz Air, the newest British airline and one of Europe’s fastest growing airline groups, today announces the launch of four new winter routes from its London Luton base. The new services are to the Israeli seaside resort of Eilat (Ovda), the gateway… Read More ›

Ukraine International Airlines Completes Implementation of PROS Revenue Management Solutions as Strategic Enablers for Global Growth Plans

the revenue and profit realization company, today announced that Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) has deployed into production PROS Origin & Destination (O&D) and PROS Real-Time Dynamic Pricing (RTDP) solutions. PROS O&D enables UIA to forecast demand and optimize network revenue associated with market trends and demand behavior, while PROS RTDP enables the airline to make… Read More ›

Cathay Pacific celebrates Hong Kong – Brussels connection

Cathay Pacific celebrated the launch of its new Hong Kong – Brussels service at an event held at the Square – Brussels Convention Centre on 14 June. Guest of honour, Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, was joined by officials from the European Union, Belgium and Hong… Read More ›

Bangkok Airways Introduces New Online Payment Channels

Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited introduces 5 new channels for online payment in order to facilitate its passengers, especially those who are digitally savvy. The five new channels are: LinePay, WeChat, AliPay, UnionPay and an installment payment plan (0% interest for 3 months) for certain credit card users. Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President of Bangkok Airways… Read More ›

Bangkok Airways organizes “Bangkok Airways Samui Half Marathon”

Recently, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited led by Mr. Kridhakorn Sirabhabhoj, Senior Director – Marketing Communications organized the “Bangkok Airways Samui Half Marathon” at Nathon Pier, Koh Samui, Surat Thani. The opening ceremony by Mr. Poonsak Soponprathumarak, Senior Deputy District Chief of Koh Samui. The race was also attended by thousands of running enthusiasts from… Read More ›

British Airways says Bula to Fiji with Fiji Airways

British Airways and Fiji Airways, Fiji’s National Airline, have today announced a new partnership which will open up more routes between London and the South Pacific than ever before. With its idyllic beaches, world-famous dive sites and lush green forests, Fiji and its extremely popular island destinations are more accessible than ever before as customers… Read More ›

AirAsia Balik Raya low fixed fares to Sabah now available!

Sabahans, we have heard your requests and we will be adding flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu during the upcoming Hari Raya Aidilfitri period. Fly back for a low fixed fare of only RM199* one-way from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu on 14 and 17 June, applicable for new bookings only and subject to… Read More ›

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