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Aer Lingus and CityJet join forces on Dublin-London City Route

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September 24, 2018

Leasing deal with CityJet will see Aer Lingus fly to London City Airport from October Aer Lingus to operate 50 daily flights daily between Dublin and London Aer Lingus and CityJet today announced details of an agreement which builds on CityJet’s long-established presence at London City Airport and further expands Aer Lingus’ London schedule offering…. Read More ›

Air France La Première presents its new dishes signed by Jean-François Rouquette

Dishes to discover on departure from New York, Tokyo and Shanghai Starting October 1st 2018, Air France is for the first time entrusting the creation of two signature dishes per month in the La Première cabin to Jean-François Rouquette, the famous Michelin-starred head chef at the Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme hotel. For even more culinary delights… Read More ›

Brussels Airlines invests further in its Africa network

The airline ceases its Mumbai service on 6 January Brussels Airlines continues to invest in its position on the African market, by further reinforcing its flight offer to and from the continent. As of next year, the airline adds 3 extra flights per week to Banjul (Gambia) and will operate 3 out of the 7… Read More ›

Air Canada-Air Canada Unveils New Maple Leaf Lounge at Saskatoon

Showcases Saskatchewan and Canadian design and artworks by local artists The airline’s 17th Maple Leaf Lounge in Canada and the 23rd across Air Canada’s international network SASKATOON, Sept. 14, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Air Canada today unveiled its newest Maple Leaf Lounge at Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport (Skyxe). The lounge seats up to 40… Read More ›

Jet Setting to JAX! Spirit Airlines Expands Florida Footprint with Ultra-Low Fares to Jacksonville

Florida’s hometown airline is growing again in its home state with the addition of Jacksonville to the Spirit Airlines network!  Beginning December 20, 2018, Spirit (NYSE: SAVE) will begin nonstop daily service from Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) to Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Detroit Metro Airport (DTW).   Jacksonville will mark Spirit’s 69th destination in… Read More ›

Hong Kong Airlines adds Macao to network with new TurboJET codeshare

Hong Kong Airlines has announced that it will add the entertainment centre of Macao to its growing network, following the signing of a codeshare agreement with ferry services company, TurboJET. The new partnership, which is the first of its kind for Hong Kong Airlines, will see TurboJET add the airline’s “HX” code onto its multiple… Read More ›

KLM launches Augmented Reality for hand baggage check

KLM’s AR hand baggage check uses a transparent, virtual KLM suitcase, which indicates the permitted dimensions for hand baggage on board. AR technology makes it possible for a virtual image to be placed in reality and to be used interactively. This makes it easy for a passenger to check at home whether their hand baggage… Read More ›

Aeroflot and UAC sign agreement for 100 Russian-built Superjet 100

Aeroflot and United Aircraft Corporation have signed an agreement for the delivery to Aeroflot, the national carrier, of 100 Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft. The document was signed by Aeroflot CEO Vitaly Saveliev and President of PJSC United Aircraft Corporation Yury Slyusar during the Eastern Economic Forum in the presence of President of the Russian Federation Vladimir… Read More ›

Norwegian Named Most Fuel-Efficient Airline on Transatlantic Routes for a Second Time

The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) unveils 2017 findings Crowning Norwegian as the undefeated Leader. The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) today released its white paper analysing the fuel efficiency of the 20 leading airlines on routes between Europe and the United States in 2017. Norwegian once again rose to the top as… Read More ›

American Airlines turns on free live TV for domestic flights

American Airlines has activated free live TV on its first 100 domestic aircraft, with plans to extend live TV and high-speed internet across its long-term mainline narrowbody fleet of more than 700 aircraft during 2019. American is already the only U.S. airline to offer live TV on international flights. What you can watch Twelve live… Read More ›

ANA HOLDINGS and JAXA Partner to Create a New Space Industry Centered Around Real-World Avatars

ANA HOLDINGS INC. (hereinafter ANA HD) and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) are proud to announce the launch of “AVATAR X,” a multi-phased program to revolutionize space exploration and development using real-world Avatars(*1). AVATAR X aims to capitalize on the growing space-based economy by accelerating development of real-world Avatars that will enable humans to remotely… Read More ›

Norwegian launches biggest ever USA sale from the UK and Ireland

15 transatlantic routes included in the autumn sale from £140/€99 one-way Airline has also included the Premium cabin for the first time with fares from £415 one-way Norwegian has today launched its autumn sale offering holiday makers from across the UK and Ireland the chance to book flights to the USA for less. For two… Read More ›

Frontier Airlines Adds Six New Routes and 100th City to Network with Harlingen, Texas Flights

Frontier Airlines announced the one-hundredth city in the low-fare carrier’s network and the addition of six new routes to its network. The airline will add new, low-fare service to/from Harlingen, Texas with the only non-stop service to Denver and Chicago as well as international service from Las Vegas with non-stop flights to both Cancun and… Read More ›

Jetstar partners with online travel platform Fliggy

Travellers will soon be able to book Jetstar flights directly on Alibaba Group’s online travel service platform, Fliggy, following the formation of a new partnership between the two companies, which will give Jetstar access to some of Alibaba Group’s 617 million mobile active users in China. With more than half of its users under 30,… Read More ›

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

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 ›

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