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February 17, 2016
SkyTeam Partners With UNICEO To Strengthen Visibility In The Corporate MICE Segment

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has announced a partnership with UNICEO, the international association for senior corporate event organizers. The tie-in further position's SkyTeam's Global Meetings product as a competitive and conven...
February 17, 2016
Qatar Airways Expands Offering In Africa With New Comair Code-Share Agreement

Qatar Airways today announces a new code-share agreement with Comair, a franchise of British Airways, that will add three new African destinations to the Qatar Airways route map, and provide additional flight options to travellers in Cape T...
February 16, 2016
Finnair Prepares For Growth And Plans An Organisational Renewal

Finnair is accelerating its growth and is therefore planning an organisational renewal as of 1 March 2016 in line with its growth strategy. After multi-year savings programmes, the company is now preparing for growth on the back of its n...
February 12, 2016
Lufthansa Takes Delivery Of The World's FirstAirbus A320neo As Launch Customer

Lufthansa, Airbus and Pratt & Whitney held a delivery ceremony in Hamburg -- First scheduled A320neo flights with better fuel efficiency and more passenger comfort achieved through quieter engines - 40 years of partnership between Lufthansa...
February 12, 2016
The Second Embraer Jet Of Austrian Airlines Took Off Today For Inaugural Flight To Warsawa

Austrian Airlines today inaugurated another jet in it's fleet for scheduled flights: The second Embraer 195 of Austrian Airlines took off this morning from Vienna Airport at 07:40 a.m. under flight number OS 625. The initial flight was dest...
February 10, 2016
Qatar Airways To Showcase Three Of Its Latest Generation Aircraft At Singapore Airshow 2016

Qatar Airways today announced it will be showcasing three state-of-the-art aircraft from its fast-growing fleet at the upcoming Singapore Airshow from 16 to 18 February 2016. The three-time Skytrax Airline of the Year winner will be showcas...
February 07, 2016
SAS Gives Customers Traveling Light More Choice

Since the fall of 2015, SAS has offered SAS Go Light on selected destinations in Europe and the response from SAS customers has been very positive. Therefore SAS now launches SAS Go Light on all European destinations. SAS Go Light is design...
February 05, 2016
Summer 2016 Schedule For Nice Côte D'azur Airport

9 new destinations / 15 new scheduled routes / 107 destinations and 62 scheduled airlines: a record Nice Côte d'Azur Airport presents its new 2016 summer collection: a selection of 107 destinations reaching out directly to all of Europe,...
February 03, 2016
Qatar Airways Expands Its United Arab Emirates Network With Four Weekly Flights To Ras Al Khaimah

Qatar Airways started non-stop service between Doha and Ras Al Khaimah yesterday, 2 February, its fifth destination in the United Arab Emirates. Ras Al Khaimah is known to be a gateway to many of the UAE's natural treasures, popular for wee...
February 03, 2016
Finnair Unveils New Signature Dishes For The Hong Kong Business Class Service

Finnair today unveiled its new signature dishes for the Hong Kong-Helsinki business class service, to be served on board Finnair's Hong Kong flights starting 4 February. Inspired by contemporary Finnish traditions and authentic Nordic ta...
February 02, 2016
Air France Launches New "A La Carte" Menu By Jean Imbert

Air France has partnered with Jean Imbert -- a rising star in French cuisine and the 2012 winner of the French TV show Top Chef -- to create new dishes for one of the airline's "A la Carte" menus offered on flights from Paris in Economy an...
February 02, 2016
Air Astana Signs Codeshare Agreement With Air France and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Air Astana and two of Europe's leading airlines, Air France and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, have today deepened their cooperation by signing a codeshare agreement for flights between Astana and Paris operated by Air Astana. Effective for fli...
February 01, 2016
Asiana Airlines and Austrian Airlines Sign Codeshare Agreement

Asiana Airlines of South Korea and Austrian Airlines signed their first codeshare agreement. In line with the stipulations of the agreement, flights to the South Korean capital city of Seoul via Tokyo or Bangkok are immediately bookable at ...
January 26, 2016
New Passenger Facility At Munich Airport To Open On April 26 2016

The new satellite facility for Munich Airport's Terminal 2 will be commissioned on April 26, 2016 -- exactly three months from today. That date has now been finalized by Munich Airport and Lufthansa. The additional handling capacity for a t...
January 25, 2016
SkyTeam Launches Discounted Round the World Travel

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, is offering customers more of the world for less, with a 10% discount off Round the World fares in 2016. The promotional fare is available for economy-class tickets for travel up to 26,000 miles purc...
January 25, 2016
SAS Takes Off With Biofuel In The Tank

SAS is the only Scandinavian airline to be taking part in Avinor's biofuel project at OSL, which from January 22 will ensure regular delivery of the most eco-friendly aircraft fuel. This will make OSL the first international airport where b...
January 25, 2016
Qatar Airways Starts 2016 With Significant Expansion Across Eastern Europe

Qatar Airways is starting 2016 with an expansion programme across Eastern Europe, enabling passengers to benefit from a wide range of additional flight options via Doha's Hamad International Airport. The further expansion by the award-wi...
January 25, 2016
AeroGround Berlin GmbH Takes Over Ground Handler Acciona Airport Services, Berlin GmbH

AeroGround Flughafen München GmbH, a ground handling subsidiary of Flughafen München GmbH (FMG), has announced a further addition to its off-campus business. Effective as of January 1, 2016, it has acquired the established ground handli...
January 25, 2016
First Lufthansa A320neo Lands In Frankfurt

Today, the world's first Lufthansa Airbus A320neo has been transferred to Frankfurt. The A320neo, with the registration D-AINA, took off with the flight number LH9922 at 1:34 pm local time from the Airbus factory site in Hamburg-Finkenwerde...
January 25, 2016
2015 Proved To Be Award Winning Year For El Al Israel Airlines

EL AL Israel Airlines has been recognized in four prestigious award competitions. The national airline of Israel was honored for its Matmid Frequent Flyer Club by The Freddie Awards, the most prestigious awards in the travel industry. In ad...
January 24, 2016
Qatar Airways Announces Service To Armenia

Qatar Airways has announced that commencing 15 May, the airline will offer four-times weekly non-stop flights between Doha and Yerevan, the capital of Armenia. Speaking at the launch of Qatar Airways' new scheduled service to Los Angeles...
January 18, 2016
Lufthansa WorldShop Now Offering "Preflight Shopping"; Passengers Can Reserve Online For Inflight Shopping

Shopping above the clouds is now easier and more convenient for Lufthansa passengers. The airline's leisure and business travelers can now reserve their desired items from the Inflight-Shopping-selection of Lufthansa WorldShop online at ...
January 18, 2016
Royal Jordanian's Crown Lounge wins the Priority Pass Lounge of the Award Year 2015

Royal Jordanian's Crown Lounge, at Queen Alia International Airport, was named the winner of the Africa & Middle East Lounge of the Year Award 2015, by Priority Pass, part of the Collinson Group. This is the 11th year the prestigious Lou...
January 15, 2016
Passenger Traffic At Munich Airport Rises To 41 Million In 2015

Munich Airport posted yet another all-time high for total passengers in 2015 and topped the 40 million mark for the first time. Bavaria's international hub handled some 41 million passengers. This represents an increase of 3 percent over th...
January 15, 2016
Air France Brings The Airbus A380 To Mexico, Becoming World's First Airline To Fly The Jet To Latin America

This winter, Air France is offering six weekly flights between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Mexico. Starting January 12, 2016, three of the flights are operated by Airbus A380, the airline's largest jet. The other three flights are operated ...
January 14, 2016
Pay For SAS Flights With Just One Click

SAS is increasing the payment options available to its customers by offering PayPal One Touch as a payment solution. This allows SAS customers to choose the solution that suits them best: bank card, credit card, direct payment, invoice, or ...
January 13, 2016
Lufthansa Group Achieves Record Number of Passengers In 2015

The airlines of the Lufthansa Group transported 107.7 million passengers in 2015, which is a new record. The Group carried 1.6 per cent more passengers than in the previous year. At the same time the company carried out more than one millio...
January 07, 2016
Royal Jordanian Passengers Requested To Be At The Airport Three Hours Prior To Their Flights

Royal Jordanian (RJ) asked its passengers traveling via Queen Alia International Airport to be present at the airport three hours prior to their flight schedule, starting January 5, 2016. This request is addressed to Economy Class passen...
January 05, 2016
Gulf Air Signs New Technology Agreement With Sabre To Streamline Operations

Sabre Corporation has signed a new technology agreement with Bahrain's national carrier, Gulf Air, to provide its AirCentre Flight Plan Manager solution to streamline the airline's operations. For the past eight years, Gulf Air has been...
January 04, 2016
First Austrian Airlines Embraer Jet Took Off Today For Inaugural Flight To Stuttgart

The first Embraer 195 of Austrian Airlines given the name "Central Europe" took off from Vienna Airport today at 7:46 a.m. operating under flight number OS 177. The initial flight was destined for Stuttgart. The airplane landed at its targe...
December 30, 2015
Finnair Proceeds With Its Growth Strategy; Expands And Modernises Its European Fleet

Finnair has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with BOC Aviation Pte Ltd ("BOC Aviation") to lease four new Airbus A321-200 narrow-body aircraft. BOC Aviation is a Singapore-based subsidiary of Bank of China, specialising in aircraf...
December 30, 2015
Qatar Airways Celebrates A Milestone Year of Significant Expansion

Qatar Airways experienced a milestone year in 2015, from beginning with the start of A350 operations for which it was the global launch customer, to growing its fleet by 20 per cent, through to ending on a high note by launching a new brand...
December 21, 2015
Royal Jordanian and Vueling Airlines Sign Cooperation Agreement

Royal Jordanian (RJ) and Spanish low cost carrier Vueling Airlines signed an interline agreement whereby RJ passengers can connect to Vueling's 150 cities via the latter's hub in Barcelona and to 65 destinations from Rome's Fiumicino Airpor...
December 21, 2015
Qatar Airways Celebrates New Service Between Doha and Durban

Two days of celebrations marked the launch of Qatar Airways' new four-times-weekly service between Doha and Durban last week in the South African beachfront city. Qatar Airways' inaugural flight QR1367, operated with a Boeing 787 Dreamli...
December 16, 2015
Qatar Airways To Expand Its Network In South Africa With The Launch of Its New Doha-Durban Route

Qatar Airways will launch new services between Doha and Durban on Thursday, 17 December 2015, offering passengers the opportunity to experience another idyllic subtropical destination. The four-times-weekly service to Durban further comp...
December 14, 2015
Qatar Airways Announces Free Passenger Wi-Fi Through Exclusive 3-Year Sponsorship Deal With Ooredoo

Qatar Airways has announced that Ooredoo, the fastest-growing telecommunications company in the world, will be the exclusive three-year sponsor of on-board Wi-Fi across the airline's state-of-the-art fleet. This pioneering partnership sees ...
December 11, 2015
Air France Will Launch Two New Routes For Summer 2016

Air France will be enhancing its flight schedule for summer 2016 with two additional routes. Starting from June 2016, Air France will begin service from New York to Paris-Orly, in addition to the four daily frequencies to Paris Charles de G...
December 09, 2015
Star Alliance Launches Connecting Partner Model To Expand Network Reach Via Low-Cost and Hybrid Airlines

Star Alliance is set to expand its network reach with the launch of its Connecting Partner Model. Under this new concept, routes operated by "low-cost" and "hybrid" airlines will be able to connect to the Alliance network. This will allow c...
December 08, 2015
Qatar Airways Becomes The First Commercial Airline To Fly The State-Of-The-Art Airbus A350 To USA

Qatar Airways today becomes the first airline to fly the Airbus A350 to the United States. The ferry flight left Hamad International Airport this morning at 0740 local time and will land in at JFK International at approximately 1400 local t...
December 07, 2015
Qatar Airways Continues Network Frequency Increases With Additional Flights To The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Qatar Airways has announced increased frequencies to its gateways in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the largest Arab country of the Middle East, starting this month. With 39 additional flights to Abha, Gassim, Ta'if, Jeddah, Riyadh and Madina...
December 07, 2015
Royal Jordanian To Inaugurate New Direct Regular Route From Amman To Ankara, Turkey

Royal Jordanian (RJ) inaugurates its new direct regular route from Amman to the Turkish capital, Ankara, tomorrow Dec.8, 2015. RJ President/CEO Captain Suleiman Obeidat said that Royal Jordanian is expanding its network in Turkey by addi...
December 04, 2015
Finnair Recruits 400 Pilots and Cabin Crew Members

Finnair prepares for growth in its long-haul traffic starting in 2016 and begins the biggest recruitment drive in the company's history. In addition to the approximately 70 pilots and 130 cabin attendants recruited this year, the company is...
December 04, 2015
Austrian Airlines Launches Flight Service To Havana

Next year Austrian Airlines will add another new tourist destination to its flight schedule. Austria's national carrier will offer flight service once a week to Havana, the capital of Cuba, as of October 25, 2016. Flights will be operated o...
December 02, 2015
Finnair & Jetstar Asia Launch New Codeshare Through Singapore Hub

Finnair and Singapore-based Jetstar Asia launch a codeshare cooperation today that will provide Finnair customers with a wider choice of destinations and departure times across Asia and Australia. From December 15 2015, Finnair customers...
November 24, 2015
Austrian Airlines Launches Flight Service To Isfahan, Iran

Austrian Airlines will increase its flight offering to Iran starting with the summer flight schedule 2016. As of Monday April 4, 2016, Austria's national carrier will operate four weekly flights to the Iranian trading city Isfahan. In addit...
November 23, 2015
Emirates Introduces New Generation In-Flight Entertainment System

Emirates introduces its new generation in-flight entertainment (IFE) system reaffirming its commitment to continual product enhancement. The latest features include larger screens in First Class and Economy Class and three times the media s...
November 13, 2015
Air France-KLM Celebrates The 10th Anniversary of Its Flying Blue Program

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Air France-KLM's Flying Blue loyalty program invites consumers to "Open Your Skeyes," an immersive music experience on the Flying Blue 360 app featuring a performance by Talisco on Legzira Beach in Morocco...
November 11, 2015
Air France Unveils Redesigned Accent By Graffiti Artist Jonone

Air France teamed up with New York-born painter and graffiti artist JonOne to redesign the Air France accent. Measuring four meters by seven meters, the giant accent was unveiled yesterday, November 10 at the heart of Air France Industries'...
November 03, 2015
Munich Airport's New Satellite Terminal: New Services and Amenities For The Utmost In Passenger Comfort and Convenience

Quiet zones, showers near the gates and baby changing tables in the men's and women's restrooms: A wide range of new and attractive services and amenities will await passengers in Munich Airport's new satellite terminal, which is due to ope...
October 28, 2015
Austrian Airlines Hires 240 New Flight Attendants

Austrian Airlines is hiring a total of 240 new flight attendants this year and in the coming spring. 90 are already undergoing training, another 150 flight attendants are still being sought by the airline. The new positions are related to t...
October 28, 2015
Qatar Airways & JetBlue Strengthen Their Successful Code-Share Agreement

Qatar Airways has announced the expansion of its code-share partnership with JetBlue, adding 29 new code-share destinations on the airline's route network from Boston Logan International Airport. The expanded partnership will take effect f...
October 27, 2015
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Launches "Pack Your Bags" Campaign To Inspire Travel To Africa

Starting today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines launches "Pack Your Bags," an interactive, video-based microsite. Inspired by "bucket list" destinations in eastern and southern Africa, the site will promote KLM's various gateways while inviting co...
October 26, 2015
Qatar Airways Further Expands Its Network In The U.K.; Announces New Doha To Birmingham Route

Qatar Airways will operate a new service between Doha and Birmingham, in the United Kingdom, from 30th March 2016, adding to its existing services to London Heathrow, Manchester and Edinburgh. With eight flights a week, including two flight...
October 26, 2015
Emirates Announces Codeshare Agreement With Alaska Airlines

Emirates today announced a new codeshare and lounge agreement with Alaska Airlines (AS). Pending governmental approval, Emirates will begin marketing up to 300 daily Alaska Airlines flights, which will give customers the simplicity of p...
October 22, 2015
Air France's New Cabins To Arrive In Boston

Starting October 25, 2015, Air France customers traveling from Boston Logan International Airport can enjoy the airline's new long-haul cabins with a one-time weekly route on Sundays, with frequency increasing soon. The updated plane featur...
October 20, 2015
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Addresses Aviation Figures At IATA Passenger Symposium

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, today brought a lively debate to the IATA World Passenger Symposium in Hamburg, when interviewed live on stage by BBC correspondent Mr. Rajan Datar. Speaking with Mr...
October 20, 2015
Austrian Airlines Increases Flight Frequencies To Teheran

Austrian Airlines is expanding its flight service to Iran, offering one additional daily flight to Teheran starting on March 11, 2016. As a result, Austria's national carrier will be departing from Vienna up to twice a day to head for the I...
October 20, 2015
Bavarian Companies Solidly Back The Third Runway At Munich Airport

The construction of the third runway at Munich Airport in the near future will be vital for the ongoing competitiveness of the Bavarian economy. That is the conclusion of a new study just released by VBW, an association representing the int...
October 19, 2015
Austrian Airlines Invests Further In Its Product and Fleet

Austrian Airlines is systematically implementing the growth strategy introduced in May. The cornerstones are investments in its product and fleet, expansion of long-haul flight services and a new air fare model for continental flight traffi...
October 16, 2015
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Debuts New Flight Safety Film Featuring Delftware Animation

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is proud to debut its new innovative and unique flight safety film, inspired by Delftware decoration techniques, which will be screened on all intercontinental flights effective November 1, 2015. Delftware Crafts...
October 15, 2015
François Adamski Signs New Dishes In Air France's Business Cabin

For the next six months, Air France Business customers will be able to enjoy new dishes signed by the starred chef François Adamski on board Air France's medium-haul* flights on departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle. These gourmet creatio...
October 12, 2015
Qatar Airways Signs Code-Share Agreement With Sun-Air

Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar and one of the world's fastest growing airlines, has signed a code-share agreement with Danish carrier SUN-AIR, a franchise of British Airways. From October 8, 2015 SUN-AIR and Qa...
October 08, 2015
SAS Introduces New Daily Service Boston-Copenhagen

Starting with its summer 2016 program, SAS is launching yet another year round service between the US and Scandinavia. From late March 2016, SAS will operate daily nonstop flights between Copenhagen and Boston. As such, SAS will be the firs...
October 07, 2015
KLM Celebrates Its 96th Anniversary By Introducing New Delftware Miniature

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines celebrates its 96th anniversary today and in true tradition, introduced its latest Delftware miniature. The choice for KLM's 96th house went to the Hamel House in Gorinchem. Pieter Elbers, KLM President & CEO pre...
October 05, 2015
Qatar Airways Wraps Up Successful Participation At The Expo Milano 2015

Qatar Airways concluded its highly successful presence at Expo Milano 2015 in Italy this week, where it showcased its award-winning five-star service and hospitality. The national carrier of the State of Qatar took the opportunity to dis...
October 05, 2015
Ground-Breaking Ceremony Launches Construction Start of Frankfurt Airport's New Terminal 3

More than 400 employees of Fraport AG simultaneously performed the symbolic first cut of the spade today, marking the ground-breaking and start of construction for Frankfurt Airport's new Terminal 3. This symbolic act has set the stage fo...
October 05, 2015
Delta Air Lines Adds Rome Flight From Minneapolis-St. Paul

Twin Cities, meet the Eternal City: Delta Air Lines is adding nonstop daily service from its Minneapolis-St. Paul hub to Rome during the peak summer season beginning May 26, 2016. Rome will be Delta's fifth long-haul international destin...
October 05, 2015
Delta Air Lines Adds Two Trans-Atlantic Flights From Midwest Hubs

Delta Air Lines will boost its trans-Atlantic route portfolio with two new routes from its Midwest hubs next summer. The airline will operate daily flights from Minneapolis-St. Paul to Rome, as well as six weekly flights from Detroit to Mun...
October 02, 2015
Winter Flight Schedule 2015/16: Austrian Airlines Expands Its Network

Austrian Airlines is expanding its route network in the entire year 2015. The airline added nine new destinations to its flight offering this year i.e. Odessa, Menorca, Manchester, Miami, Colombo, Mauritius, Marrakech, Shanghai and Bari. Fl...
September 30, 2015
British Airways and Iberia To Provide 24/7 Trade Support Beginning October 1st

The British Airways and Iberia trade support desks will be extending opening hours to offer 24/7 support starting on October 1. The two airlines' support teams will also merge to provide enhanced service to travel agents across North Americ...
September 30, 2015
Qatar Airways Adds Sydney To Rapidly Growing Network From 1 March 2016

Qatar Airways has announced its highly anticipated daily direct services from Doha to Sydney starting from 1st March 2016, the third Australian city in the Qatar Airways network. Currently, the Doha-based carrier operates daily non-stop fli...
September 25, 2015
Finnair Extends Miami Route To Summer Season, Adds Frequencies To Chicago For Summer 2016

Starting from April 2016, Finnair will extend its Miami service to be year-round, and will operate to Miami with three weekly frequencies in summer 2016. "We are excited about extending our Miami route to cover the whole season," says Ju...
September 24, 2015
Delta Air Lines Increases Service Between New York-JFK and Tel Aviv

Delta Air Lines will add four weekly year-round flights between its New York-JFK hub and Tel Aviv beginning May 26, 2016. The new flights will be available for sale beginning Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015. The additional flights will compleme...
September 24, 2015
Delta Air Lines Adds Nonstop Service From Raleigh-Durham To Paris

Delta Air Lines will connect the Research Triangle to the world with nonstop service from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport beginning May 12, 2016. The flights will be available for sale beginning Satur...
September 23, 2015
Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines Showcase NY-LON Lounge Bar; The Best of New York and London

NY-LON, The O2's new Lounge Bar, held its official launch party last night, Tuesday 22 September. Owned by Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines, the airline partners of The O2, NY-LON celebrates their most important travel route, New Yor...
September 22, 2015
Virgin Atlantic Airways Expands MedAire Partnership

Virgin Atlantic Airways selects MedAire, the leading provider of medical and travel safety solutions for airlines, to assist with the health and safety concerns of its crewmembers, including duty travellers. MedAire will provide medical...
September 22, 2015
Frankfurt Aiport's New Interactive Airport Desk Provides Better Orientation For Passengers

Starting this week at Frankfurt Airport (FRA), a newly installed large touchscreen called the Interactive Airport Desk (I-AID) expands the information options for passengers. With I-AID, passengers may confirm the status of their flight and...
September 21, 2015
SAS First In Europe To Fly The New Airbus A330-300 Enhanced

SAS is the first European airline to fly the new long-haul Airbus A330-300 Enhanced. The first commercial flight leaves today from Copenhagen to Chicago. SAS continues to strengthen its intercontinental offering with new aircraft and the la...
September 17, 2015
Lufthansa: New Business Class On All Long-Haul Aircraft

Lufthansa has now successfully completed the most extensive cabin renewal programme in the company's history. As of now, only aircraft with new cabin interiors are in scheduled service. Thus, all 106 Lufthansa long-haul aircraft in the Busi...
September 16, 2015
SAS Launches New Travel Cash Service

From today, September 16, SAS is offering a brand new service via EuroBonus -- Travel Cash. This will make travel easier for SAS's frequent fliers and offers the ability to load 12 different currencies onto their EuroBonus card. They also e...
September 15, 2015
Air France-KLM Named Airline Leader In The Dow Jones Sustainability Index For Eleventh Consecutive Year

For the eleventh consecutive year, the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)*, the main international index evaluating companies on their performance in terms of corporate social responsibility, has ranked Air France-KLM leader in the "Airl...
September 15, 2015
SAS Introduces Double Daily Departure To New York

SAS is boosting its offer to Scandinavian frequent flyers with more than 60,000 seats between Copenhagen and New York in 2016. The additional evening departure will be operated by PrivatAir with a reconfigured Boeing 737 that has most recen...
September 14, 2015
Qatar Airways Continues Network Expansion Across Europe

Qatar Airways is continuing its rapid growth and responding to increasing demand within Europe with a substantial increase in flight frequencies to Stockholm in Sweden, Copenhagen in Denmark and Brussels in Belgium. From 1 December 2015,...
September 14, 2015
Royal Jordanian, Turkish Airlines Sign Code Share Agreement

Royal Jordanian and Turkish Airlines (TK) signed a codeshare agreement on routes between Jordan and Turkey on September 14, which is set to further expand travel opportunities for the customers of the two airlines. The agreement will be eff...
September 10, 2015
Austrian Airlines First Flight To Manchester From Vienna

Today the first Austrian Airlines flight to Manchester took off from Vienna. Effective immediately, Austrian Airlines is operating a Fokker 100 aircraft on this route. The flight departs daily from Vienna at 9:50 a.m. and arrives in Manches...
September 09, 2015
Air Canada To Launch New Service From Montreal To Casablanca

Air Canada will launch non-stop service between Montreal and Casablanca, the carrier's first African route and the only scheduled non-stop service to North Africa by a North American carrier. Flights between Montreal and the famed Moroccan ...
September 09, 2015
Air Canada Adds To Its Growing International Network For Summer 2016

Air Canada today announced one of its most far-reaching summer schedule expansions ever with its first route to Africa and the addition of four major European cities to its global network. The new Air Canada rouge service to Casablanca, Mor...
September 08, 2015
Rental Car Offerings For Almost All Austrian Airlines Destinations

Austrian Airlines is expanding its rental car offering, and is launching a partnership with CarTrawler, the world's largest online booking platform for rental cars. In this way passengers can compare the offers of numerous rental car compan...
September 07, 2015
LOT and Frankfurt Aiport Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Flights Between Warsaw and Frankfurt

Exactly 50 years ago, on September 7, 1965, LOT operated its maiden scheduled flight between Warsaw and Frankfurt. The German financial center quickly became one of the key cities in LOT's route network. Currently, the Polish carrier perf...
September 04, 2015
Transavia Starts New Route From Munich To Paris Orly

Transavia now offers direct flights between Munich and Paris Orly and does so 6 times a week. At the request of many within the travel industry, Transavia decided to add the Bavarian capital to her network of scheduled flights. The first fl...
September 03, 2015
London Oxford Airport Customers To Benefit From Groundbreaking New Fast Rail Link To Capital

London Oxford Airport customers will soon enjoy even faster access to London when a groundbreaking high speed rail service linking brand new Oxford Parkway Station with the capital is launched on October 26th. Oxford Parkway station which m...
September 03, 2015
Qatar Airways Launches Eighth Route To Saudi Arabia

Qatar Airways has launched a new service to its eighth destination in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with four flights a week to Abha. The inaugural flight landed at Abha International Airport on September 2, 2015. Qatar Airways flight QR12...
September 01, 2015
MedAire Assists easyJet In Meeting The Needs Of Customers With Reduced Mobility

easyJet now utilises onboard wheelchairs across its fleet to assist passengers with reduced mobility. MedAire, a leading provider of medical and travel safety solutions for airlines and easyJet's supplier of onboard medical kits, was instr...
August 27, 2015
Air France Business Class Sale To Europe

From now until September 3, 2015 Air France is having a Business Class Sale to Amsterdam, London, Paris and Rome. Book a trip to Amsterdam or London from New York, Boston, Detroit, Seattle and Atlanta with special offers starting from $3...
August 27, 2015
Qatar Airways Returns To Nagpur, India

Highlighting the importance of its ongoing expansion and commitment to the Indian market, Qatar Airways will be reinstating its non-stop flights to Nagpur, India, from Doha, starting 1st December 2015. The re-instated service will take the ...
August 26, 2015
SAS Celebrates Four Million EuroBonus Members

Since SAS launched a major new initiative to develop its loyalty program SAS EuroBonus two years ago, the number of members has rapidly grown. There are now four million EuroBonus members who can earn points when buying everything from flig...
August 26, 2015
Austrian Airlines Launches Service To Marrakech In Its Winter Flight Schedule

Austrian Airlines will once again add a new tourist destination to its flight schedule in the winter of 2015. Starting on November 14, 2015, Austria's national carrier will fly once per week to Marrakech in Morocco. "In addition to Miami, M...
August 25, 2015
Air France: Combine 'Oh Lala! Deals' And 'Paris Along The Way' To Travel In Business Class And Stay At The Méridien Etoile De Paris, Limousine Service Included

As part of its 'Oh lala! Deals' promotion from Vancouver, Air France is presently offering Business class tickets starting at $2,499. Those deals, except if Paris is the final destination, can be combined with the 'Paris along the way' p...
August 25, 2015
SAS Expands With New Direct Routes To USA

SAS is expanding and opening three new direct routes to USA in 2016. The new routes being launched are Los Angeles from Stockholm, Miami from Oslo and Miami from Copenhagen. SAS is also increasing the number of departures from Stockholm to ...
August 19, 2015
Qatar Airways And Royal Air Maroc Announce New Code-Share Routes

Qatar Airways and Royal Air Maroc are set to further strengthen their recent business partnership with the launch of new code-share routes across Royal Air Maroc's extensive West African network, as well as on both airlines' routes between ...
August 11, 2015
El Al Israel Airlines Upgrades To Bed-Like Seats In Business Class; Now Offers Economy Class Plus On Flights From The U.S.

Business Class on EL AL Israel Airlines now features newly upgraded bed-like seats and Economy Class Plus offers more comfort for excellent value. Both of these offerings are available on EL AL flights departing the USA. "We continuously...
August 06, 2015
El Al Israel Airlines Announces Largest Aircraft Acquisition Program In History

The Board of Directors of EL AL Israel Airlines has announced that exclusive negotiations with the Boeing Corporation will begin in mid-2017 regarding the purchase and lease of 15 new wide-body 787-8 and 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft with the o...
August 06, 2015
Qatar Airways Enforces Absolute Ban On Transportation of All Hunting Trophies

Qatar Airways has today announced the extension of its existing embargo on transporting hunting trophies to encompass all species identified by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) of Wild Fauna and Flora. ...
August 05, 2015
UPS, FedEx, South African Airways Among Major Carriers Urged To Ban Hunting Trophy Shipments

Some of the world's largest air carriers, including UPS, , FedEx and South African Airways, are under pressure from leading animal protection charity Humane Society International to adopt an immediate ban on the transport of hunting trophie...
August 04, 2015
South African Airways Celebrates Inaugural Flight From Washington D.C. To Accra, Ghana

South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, continues to expand its West African network and celebrated its inaugural flights between Washington D.C. and Accra, Ghana, on August 3, 2015. SA #209 from Accra arrived at Washing...
August 02, 2015
Royal Jordanian and Qatar Airways Enhance Ties With New Code Share Agreement

Royal Jordanian (RJ) has further enhanced its ties with oneworld partner Qatar Airways by launching a new code share agreement that is set to further expand travel opportunities for the customers of both airlines. Through the new agree...
August 01, 2015
Norwegian, Europe's Low-Cost Airline, Launches Flights To Martinique and the Guadeloupe Islands

Norwegian Airways has announced of the launch of new nonstop flights to Martinique and Guadeloupe from three major gateways in the Northeastern United States -- New York (JFK), Boston (BOS), and Baltimore/Washington, D.C. (BWI) -- aboard No...
July 29, 2015
More Comfort At Frankfurt Airport: "Check-In To Gate Service"

Passengers at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) can get to their plane even faster and more comfortably thanks to Fraport's new Check-In to Gate Service now being offered at Frankfurt Airport. With this service, passengers at Germany's largest aviati...
July 24, 2015
KLM Partners With Chef Beck Bolender and 121 Inflight Catering; New Menu Items

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will partner with North Salem's Chef Beck Bolender and 121 Inflight Catering to bring new menu items to World Business Class passengers traveling from New York to Amsterdam. Since 1919, KLM has been committed to pro...
July 20, 2015
The Lufthansa Group Publishes Its 21st Sustainability Report: Quality, Efficiency and Innovation

In order to make traveling an even more efficient, sustainable and attractive experience for its passengers, the Lufthansa Group is increasing its focus on network innovation management and will invest 500 million euros towards innovations ...
July 20, 2015
Qatar Airways Launches Two New Destinations In Pakistan On Consecutive Days

Qatar Airways, the national airline of the State of Qatar, has launched two new destinations in Pakistan on consecutive days -- Sialkot and Faisalabad. Beginning 16th July, the airline commenced four weekly passenger services to Sialkot ...
July 20, 2015
Austrian Airlines Will No Longer Offer Direct Flights To Dubai

Austrian Airlines will no longer offer direct flights to Dubai. Passengers of the Lufthansa Group will still be able to reach this city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the future by flying via Frankfurt, Zurich or Munich. The over-capa...
July 15, 2015
Munich Airport Welcomes Ruling By Federal Administrative Court Regarding Third Runway

Munich Airport welcomes the ruling by the Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig, in which the court has now dismissed the six outstanding complaints filed by the environmental group Bund Naturschutz Bayern and five private individuals. Th...
July 15, 2015
Royal Jordanian Launches Its First Tabuk, Saudi Arabia Service Today

Royal Jordanian today will launch its first regular route between Amman and Tabuk, northern Saudi Arabia. The two weekly flights may increase to more in light of the demand for more flights. The new addition raises the number of destina...
July 14, 2015
Ethiopian Airlines Ushers In The Summer With Flights To Dublin, Los Angeles and Manila

Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable aviation group in Africa, has ushered in the summer with the launch of flights from Addis Ababa to Dublin and Los Angeles effective June 19th and Addis Ababa to Manila on July 9th....
July 12, 2015
Royal Jordanian To Operate Its First Flight To Najaf

Royal Jordanian will operate its first flight to Najaf on July 13, launching a new regular service between Jordan and Iraq. With this addition to the RJ network, the number of Iraqi destinations on the RJ network increased to six, includ...
July 09, 2015
SWISS Unveils The Cabin and Route Network For Its New Flagship Boeing 777-300ER

SWISS will usher-in a new era in the history of its long-haul aircraft fleet next January with the arrival of the first of its nine new Boeing 777-300ERs. The new SWISS twinjets will seat 340 passengers, include three-classes of service, an...
July 08, 2015
Air France's New Cabins Land In Los Angeles and Washington, DC

Air France customers traveling from Los Angeles International Airport and Washington, DC Dulles International Airport (IAD) can now enjoy the airline's new Business cabin, a cocoon in the sky, plus fully-updated seats in Premium Economy and...
July 05, 2015
Royal Jordanian To Open Tabuk, Saudi Arabia Route Mid-July

Royal Jordanian will start operating regular flights between Amman and Tabuk, northern Saudi Arabia, starting with July 15. The two weekly flights may increase to more in light of the demand for a larger capacity on this route. The new ...
July 01, 2015
Satellite Facility For Munich Airport's Terminal 2 To Open In April 2016

Three years and two months after breaking ground for the satellite terminal, Munich Airport has now announced the time frame for the opening of the new facility. The responsible executive committees of Munich Airport (FMG) and Lufthansa hav...
June 29, 2015
Qatar Airways Announces Partnership With Kaligo; Increased Benefits For Privilege Club Members

Members of Qatar Airways' Frequent Flyer Programme, Privilege Club, can now earn up to 10,000 Qmiles with a few simple clicks of their mouse. The five-star airline has partnered with leading global hotel booking platform, kaligo.com to give...
June 26, 2015
Lufthansa Now Flying More Quietly

Experts from Lufthansa Technik will be equipping the 100th aircraft of the Lufthansa A320 fleet with sound-reducing vortex generators in the next few weeks. The Lufthansa Group and German Aerospace Center project is part of the research gro...
June 25, 2015
Air Canada Adds Lyon, London-Gatwick To Its Growing Global Network

Air Canada today further expanded its extensive global network with the announcement of new non-stop services to Lyon, France and London's Gatwick airport beginning in summer 2016. The two new routes will provide customers even more conveni...
June 24, 2015
Scandinavian Airlines New Long Haul Cabin On Flights To Newark

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) is upgrading its long haul fleet with a completely new cabin interior design. Four aircraft have been upgraded so far which means that the absolute majority of SAS Newark flights to and from Scandinavia is operat...
June 24, 2015
LOT Polish Airlines Hosts Star Alliance Chief Executive Board In Warsaw

Star Alliance member carrier LOT Polish Airlines hosted the mid-year Chief Executive Board (CEB) Meeting during which the member carrier CEOs endorsed enhancements to further improve the network travel experience offered to customers and ga...
June 17, 2015
Qatar Airways Announces Launch of All-First Class Service From Doha To Jeddah

Qatar Airways has announced the launch of a new daily All-First Class service from its hub in Doha to Jeddah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to coincide with the start of Ramadan. With the additional daily flight starting from June 18, servi...
June 17, 2015
Air France Wins Two Awards At Skytrax World Airline Awards 2015

Air France was named World's Most Improved Airline and, for the second consecutive year, Best First Class Airline Lounge Dining, at the World Airline Awards. Organized by Skytrax, the World Airline Awards took place on Tuesday, June 16 at t...
June 17, 2015
Qatar Airways Launches New Service Between Doha and Amsterdam

Qatar Airways, the award-winning five-star airline, has commenced services between Amsterdam and Doha with the inaugural flight landing at Schiphol Airport on Tuesday 16 June, welcomed with a traditional water cannon salute. Amsterdam i...
June 16, 2015
Lufthansa Group Airlines Win Five Awards At The World Airline Awards

This year, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group won a range of World Airline Awards. The awards are based on results of the world's largest customer survey in the airline sector, which is conducted annually by the quality institution, Skytra...
June 16, 2015
Qatar Airways Wins 'Airline of The Year' Honour At 2015 Skytrax Airline Awards

Qatar Airways has been honoured with three of the top aviation accolades at the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards, winning Airline of the Year for a third time -- a major accomplishment for an airline to reach multiple times. The highe...
June 16, 2015
oneworld Named Skytrax's Best Airline Alliance For Third Year In A Row

oneworld has today been named the World's Best Airline Alliance 2015 for the third year running in the World Airline Awards presented by the independent Skytrax airline quality ratings agency -- confirming oneworld's position as the most hi...
June 16, 2015
Skytrax: Austrian Airlines Is European Champion In Service; Number One In Business Class Catering

Austrian Airlines has been named as one of world's top airlines for another year in the renowned Skytrax World Airline Awards 2015. Austrian's standards of service on the ground and in the air received the highest awards of all, with first ...
June 16, 2015
Skytrax Recognizes Finnair As Northern Europe's Best Airline

Finnair has been named Northern Europe's Best Airline at the World Airline Awards at the Paris Air Show, for the sixth year running. Organized by Skytrax, the recognition is based on an independent survey of some 18 million travelers from m...
June 16, 2015
SkyTeam Introduces Yoga On The Go

Following a successful pilot yoga program in SkyTeam's Exclusive Lounge at London's Heathrow Airport, the global airline alliance has launched two new Yoga tutorials for passengers to enjoy wherever they are in the world and even at 30,000 ...
June 15, 2015
Qatar Airways Showcases A Selection of Its Fleet At The Paris Air Show 2015

Qatar Airways has today showcased its latest generation fleet on the opening day of the Paris Air Show with five aircraft on display. As one of the world's leading and most anticipated aviation events, the Paris Air Show takes place thi...
June 15, 2015
Royal Jordanian To Launch A New Regular Route To Najaf, Iraq

Royal Jordanian will commence its direct regular service between Amman and Najaf, in Iraq, on July 9, 2015. This will increase the number of Iraqi destinations on the RJ network to six, including Mosul, which has been suspended since June 2...
June 11, 2015
Emirates and Porter Airlines Announce New Interline Agreement

Emirates, a global connector of people and places, and Porter Airlines are announcing a new interline agreement that provides Canadians greater access to Dubai and beyond with two of the world's most service-driven airlines. The agreement a...
June 10, 2015
Turkish Airlines Signs New Technology Agreement With Sabre To Accelerate Regional Growth

Sabre Corporation has signed a new technology agreement with Turkey's leading passenger air carrier, Turkish Airlines, to provide its AirCentre Flight Plan Manager solution to streamline the airline's operations. In addition, the airline w...
June 10, 2015
SkyTeam Alliance's Focus On Customers Paying off

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, continues to deliver multiple initiatives that offer tangible benefits to passengers. Over the last few years, the alliance has focused on improving the travel experience for passengers on its 20 mem...
June 09, 2015
Lufthansa Long-Haul Travel: 60 Years of Top-Notch Service

When Lufthansa's Lockheed 1049 "Super G" Constellation first took off from Hamburg, Germany for New York on 7 June 1955, it was not just the birth of the airline's long-haul service, but also the start of six decades, and counting, of top-q...
June 09, 2015
South African Airways Wants To Drive Aviation Growth In Africa

South African Airways (SAA), the South African National Flag Carrier, wants to focus on growing its African network and improving inter-connectivity on the continent. With more than 80 years of operations and a leading position in Africa, S...
June 08, 2015
Qatar Airways Announces Eighth Route To Saudi Arabia

Qatar Airways announces that it will begin flights to Abha, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, beginning September 2. The non-stop service from Doha will operate four times a week. The city of Abha is the capital of Asir, a south-western pr...
June 05, 2015
Air Canada Inaugurates Non-Stop Services To Amsterdam and Mexico City

Air Canada further expanded its global network with this morning's arrival of AC824 in Amsterdam from Toronto and the departure of AC994 from Montreal to Mexico City. The launch of these non-stop services marks a further advance of the airl...
June 05, 2015
EVA Air and Turkish Airlines Initiate Taipei-Istanbul Code-Share; Services Start In June

Star Alliance members EVA Air and Turkish Airlines have initiated a code-share agreement on the Taipei-Istanbul route, effective today (June 4, 2015). EVA has added its code to Turkish Airlines' current daily flights. When EVA launches ser...
June 02, 2015
Winter Program: Over Half A Million More SAS Seats

SAS continues to open new direct routes from Scandinavian airports. In its 2015/2016 winter program, SAS is launching several all-new routes, continuing a number of its most attractive summer destinations and increasing the number of depart...
June 01, 2015
Flying Intensive Care Unit Now Available On Lufthansa Long-Haul Routes

Beginning June 2015, the unique "flying intensive care unit" will be available on all planes in the entire Lufthansa long-haul fleet. The Patient Transport Compartment (PTC) was developed by the technology company, Lufthansa Technik, in coo...
June 01, 2015
Qatar Airways Announces First A350 XWB Route To USA

Qatar Airways, the Global Launch Customer of the A350 XWB, has announced that Philadelphia will be the first destination it will fly to in the USA using the state-of-the-art aircraft. Qatar Airways plans to begin operating an A350 on its...
May 29, 2015
WestJet Launches Service To Bonnie Scotland

WestJet today launches non-stop daily service between Halifax and Glasgow, Scotland, with same-aircraft service beginning in Toronto. The inaugural flight on WestJet's #TartanTail leaves Toronto Pearson tonight at 6:10 p.m. EDT with a brief...
May 29, 2015
Austrian Airlines Launches Flight Service To Manchester

Austrian Airlines is once again adding a new destination to its route network in the year 2015. Starting on September 10, 2015, it will fly up to once a day to Manchester. The city is an important industrial and cultural center and the hub ...
May 27, 2015
South African Airways Expands West Africa Network With New Service Between Washington, D.C. & Accra, Ghana

South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, will launch new nonstop service between Washington, D.C.-Dulles International Airport and Accra's Kotoka International Airport on August 3, 2015. With the introduction of this new ...
May 25, 2015
Qatar Airways To Set Aviation First By Showcasing Five Of Its Aircraft At This Year's Paris Air Show

Qatar Airways is preparing to showcase the newest and best of its fleet with a display of five aircraft at the 2015 Paris Air Show, which takes place next month at Le Bourget in Paris. With bespoke, highly-customised interiors, the airl...
May 20, 2015
Munich Airport Opens Third Recreation Area In Terminal 2

Leaning back in a lounge chair, losing yourself in a novel or catching up with your mail -- just a few of the pleasant options enjoyed by visitors to the recreation areas in Munich Airport's Terminal 2. With the two existing ones becoming m...
May 20, 2015
Finnair's New A350 XWB Wins Recognition For Cabin Design

Finnair has won a prestigious International Yacht & Aviation Award for the design of its new Airbus A350 XWB cabin interiors in Economy and Business Class. Finnair's A350 cabin, the creation of Helsinki-based dSign Vertti Kivi & Co, applies...
May 19, 2015
Royal Jordanian - Official Carrier For The World Economic Forum 2015

Ever since its first meeting on the Dead Sea shores, in 1995, the World Economic Forum has been selecting Royal Jordanian (RJ) to be the official carrier of the forum participants. RJ President/CEO Captain Haitham Misto expressed the air...
May 19, 2015
Qatar Airways To Fly The Airbus A350 Xwb On Its Double-Daily Service To Munich

Qatar Airways, the Global Launch Customer of the A350 XWB, has announced the expansion of its A350 services to Germany, with the new state-of-the-art aircraft being deployed on its Doha-Munich route. Commencing 1st October 2015, the Doha-b...
May 19, 2015
Austrian Aims To Return To A Growth Path After Restructuring Period

Following the restructuring which took place in recent years, Austria's flag carrier, Austrian Airlines, will return to a cautious growth path. A new pricing model, new medium-haul fleet, new destinations, the expansion of the business as a...
May 18, 2015
Austrian Designer Marina Hoermanseder Creates New Austrian Airlines Uniform

The new uniform, which will be worn by about 3,500 Austrian Airlines employees in uniform highlighting the airline's red color at the Austrian Airlines ground stations (airports) and on board, was designed by the Austrian designer Marina Ho...
May 14, 2015
Qatar Airways Calls For Continued Open Skies

His Excellency, Mr. Akbar Al Baker, Group Chief Executive for Qatar Airways, held a landmark press conference in Washington D.C. yesterday, adding the airline's voice to the ongoing US Open Skies debate. During his visit, Mr. Al Baker also ...
May 13, 2015
Lufthansa Now On The Apple Watch

Use your watch as a boarding pass and have your essential flight information displayed on your wrist -- Lufthansa is now offering this innovation to its passengers with an app developed especially for the new Apple Watch. The Lufthansa app ...
May 13, 2015
Finnair Expands Codeshares With oneworld Partners Japan Airlines and Qantas

Finnair is strengthening ties with fellow oneworld alliance members Japan Airlines and Qantas, with new codeshares on the airlines' respective services to Busan, South Korea and Perth, Australia. Busan is a new addition to Finnair's exte...
May 12, 2015
Lufthansa's New Premium Economy Class Already Offered On Half of Airline's Long-Haul Fleet

The retrofitting of Lufthansa's new Premium Economy class on the airline's fleet is on schedule. Today, experts from Lufthansa Technik completed the installation of Premium Economy class seats in an Airbus A340-300 with the registration D-A...
May 11, 2015
Qatar Airways Launches Asia's First A350 XWB Service To Singapore Changi Airport

Qatar Airways, as the global launch customer for the A350 XWB, became the first airline to operate the world's newest aircraft to Singapore and the Asia Pacific region today, with the inaugural A350 XWB service arriving in Singapore Changi ...
May 06, 2015
Qatar Airways and Royal Air Maroc Announce Strategic Joint Business Partnership

Qatar Airways and Royal Air Maroc have announced the launch of a strategic joint business agreement on their services between the State of Qatar and the Kingdom of Morocco. Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al...
May 06, 2015
Qatar Airways To Expand Its UAE Network With The Launch of Daily Flights To Ras Al Khaimah

Qatar Airways has announced an expansion to its UAE services with the launch of direct flights to Ras Al Khaimah, commencing 1st October 2015. Operating daily, QR1120 will depart Doha's Hamad International Airport at 20:15 hours and arri...
May 06, 2015
Qatar Airways Introduces First Ever Shuttle Service Between Doha And Dubai

Travelling between Doha and Dubai is about to get a whole lot smoother with the introduction of Qatar Airways' newest offering, the Doha-Dubai Shuttle. Having launched this week, the Doha-Dubai Shuttle will offer flights from Doha's Hamad I...
May 04, 2015
Lufthansa Flies Its Flagship Aircraft - The A380 And B747-8 - To New York's JFK International Airport

With the introduction of the 2015 summer schedule, Lufthansa has reinstated its night flight, LH 405, which departs New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport at 9:55pm and arrives in Frankfurt at 11:35am the following day with a Boei...
May 04, 2015
Qatar Airways Set To Expand Its USA Network With The Addition of Three New Routes

Qatar Airways announces the next phase of its USA route development with the introduction of three new passenger routes to Los Angeles, Boston and Atlanta. With these new destinations, Qatar Airways will offer daily nonstop services to all ...
April 30, 2015
Austrian Airlines Is An Official Partner of the Vienna Card

Starting May 1, 2015, Austrian Airlines is an official partner of the Vienna Card, the city's official card for guests offered by the Vienna Tourist Board. The Vienna Card enables passengers with Economy Class tickets on an Austrian Airline...
April 29, 2015
Qatar Airways' Latest First & Business Class Cabin Offerings To Take Centre Stage At ATM Dubai

Qatar Airways will showcase the airline's latest First and Business Class offerings at the region's largest travel trade event Arabian Travel Market (ATM), taking place at the Dubai Convention and Exhibition Centre from May 4-7. Qatar Ai...
April 27, 2015
La Compagnie Begins London To New York Service

La Compagnie, the boutique all-business-class French airline, is now operating its innovative take on business-class travel from London Luton to New York Newark. After passing through a celebratory water salute at London Luton Airport, the ...
April 27, 2015
A Virtual Tour of The SAS Lounge In Copenhagen Using Google Street View

Now you can experience the SAS lounge using Google Street View. The lounge in question is the one in Copenhagen, giving everyone the chance to explore this popular SAS lounge. SAS recently gave everyone the chance to explore its refurbi...
April 23, 2015
Royal Jordanian Celebrates 40 Years of Continuous Amman-Amsterdam Operations

On April 22, Royal Jordanian marked 40 years of operation between Amman and Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport. Today, Royal Jordanian operates four flights weekly to this European city, using the Airbus 320 family, at very convenient hours o...
April 22, 2015
Finnair Offers More Hand-Baggage Only Fares On Flights To Europe and the Middle East

Finnair's Light ticket type, a hand-baggage only fare, will be offered from 5 May on flights throughout Finnair's network in Europe and the Middle East, with the exception of Russia. Light is the lowest-fare option in Finnair's ticket ty...
April 21, 2015
Ethiopian Airlines Ranked 6th Most Dependable Airline In The World

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and most profitable airline in Africa has been ranked the 6th most dependable airline in the world according to US travel site WanderBat. The travel site researched carriers across the globe and ranked each o...
April 21, 2015
SAS App Updated For Apple Watch

With the launch of the Apple Watch, SAS is updating its app to support Apple Watch functionality. This move will enable SAS customers to utilize the latest technology as soon as the Apple Watch becomes available on the market. Apple re...
April 20, 2015
Qatar Airways Named World's Most Dependable Airline

Qatar Airways has been named the "World's Most Dependable Airline" in a comprehensive study of all major carriers, published by CBS MoneyWatch and conducted by recognised travel site, WanderBat. Qatar Airways was chosen to lead a select...
April 19, 2015
Qatar Airways Increases Frequency To 10 Destinations Throughout Network

Qatar Airways has responded to the continuous rise in passenger demand with an increase in the frequency of weekly flights to 10 of its most popular destinations throughout the Middle East and Europe. The airline, which currently flies to 1...
April 16, 2015
South African Airways Honored As "Top Producing Airline" By South African Tourism

South African Airways' (SAA), the national flag carrier of South Africa and Africa's most awarded airline, received the "Top Producing Airline" award at the annual South African Tourism Ubuntu Awards in New York City on April 13th. The Ubun...
April 16, 2015
Finnair Expands Codeshare Cooperation With airberlin

Finnair is expanding its codeshare cooperation in Europe with fellow oneworld alliance member airberlin. Finnair's AY designator will be added to selected services operated by airberlin or its subsidiary Niki to Bucharest, Catania, Chani...
April 16, 2015
Air Astana Introduces New In-Flight Menus; Paris Passengers Among The First To Enjoy

Air Astana has started to roll out a range of new in-flight menus using flavours from Central Asia, South and Eastern Asia, the Middle East and Europe, to offer the widest variety of international cuisine to passengers across its route netw...
April 15, 2015
Need for Future Terminal 3 At Frankfurt Airport Reconfirmed Following Detailed Assessment

Fraport AG, the owner and operator of Frankfurt Airport (FRA), has announced its final decision to commence construction of the new Terminal 3 in 2015. The decision comes after a comprehensive and detailed analysis of an audit study commis...
April 15, 2015
Airline Services Interiors Awarded British Airways 747 IFE Upgrade Work

The new dedicated Airline Services Interiors business, one of three distinct divisions under a new streamlined structure announced by Airline Services Ltd this week at Aircraft Interiors Expo (Hall 6 Stand B78), has been awarded a contract ...
April 14, 2015
Qatar Airways Named World's Most Dependable Airline

Qatar Airways has been named the "World's Most Dependable Airline" in a comprehensive study of all major carriers, published by CBS MoneyWatch and conducted by recognised travel site, WanderBat. Qatar Airways was chosen to lead a select li...
April 10, 2015
Korean Air Resumes Service To St. Petersburg

Korean Air has announced that as from 26 April it will resume its service between Incheon and Russia's second largest city St. Petersburg. The service will operate three flights a week, utilizing A330-200 aircraft equipped with AVOD in all ...
April 10, 2015
La Compagnie, The Boutique French All-Business-Class Airline, Announces London-New York Fares

La Compagnie, the boutique French all-business-class airline are preparing for the exciting new route from London, Luton to New York, Newark starting on the 24th April, 2015. Imagine alfresco lunch accompanied by a glass of wine in the ...
April 09, 2015
Finnair Opens Sales For Flights With All-New Airbus A350 XWB

Today Finnair launches a new era of air travel between Europe and Asia -- and opens a new chapter in its history -- as tickets go on sale for its first long-haul destinations to be served with next-generation Airbus A350 XWB aircraft. Finna...
April 08, 2015
Another Record Year For Duesseldorf Airport - 21.8 Million Passengers In 2014

Five consecutive years of record-breaking passenger numbers at Düsseldorf Airport (DUS) and a 24% profit increase are testimony to the airport's strategy for growth and its appeal to travelers. An extended network of European connections a...
April 08, 2015
Qatar Airways Expands Its Code-Share Agreement With S7 Airlines

Qatar Airways has strengthened its relationship with fellow oneworld member S7 Airlines, with the implementation of additional code-share routes across its network. Qatar Airways first launched a code-share agreement with S7 Airlines la...
April 08, 2015
Qatar Airways Reveals Exclusive Giorgio Armani Amenity Kits; Missoni Sleeper Suits On Board

Award winning Qatar Airways has become the first international carrier to carry products by two of the world's most renowned Italian brands; Giorgio Armani Fragrances & Beauty and Missoni. The latest luxury touches offered to Qatar Airwa...
April 07, 2015
Explore SAS's New Cabin Using Google Street View

You can now take a close look around SAS's new long-haul cabin using Google Street View. SAS is the first airline in Europe to offer a virtual tour onboard a long-haul aircraft, letting users experience what it is like to travel in SAS's up...
April 05, 2015
Qatar Airways Privilege Club Launches New Globetrotter Campaign

Qatar Airways Privilege Club, the five-star airline's loyalty programme, has launched the new Qatar Airways Globetrotter campaign exclusively for members to earn bonus Qmiles and travel badges as they enjoy exploring the airline's worldwide...
April 01, 2015
Air Astana Launches New Service From Astana To Paris

Air Astana, Kazakhstan, has launched a new three-times a week service from Astana to Paris on 29th March. The service originates In Almaty, with no change of aircraft in Astana, and is operated using a Boeing 757 configured with 16 busine...
March 31, 2015
Munich Airport Welcomes New Home Carrier: British Carrier bmi regional

Munich Airport has welcomed another "home carrier": The British airline bmi regional has permanently stationed two Embraer 145 aircraft in Munich and will launch new services to three European destinations in the summer timetable period no...
March 31, 2015
Qatar Airways Expands Code-Shares With Oneworld Partners Cathay Pacific & Japan Airlines

Qatar Airways has announced the further expansion of its code-share agreements with both Cathay Pacific and Japan Airlines, enhancing connectivity around the globe for the travelling public between these oneworld member airlines. Cathay ...
March 31, 2015
Qatar Airways To Boost Flights To Jakarta and Bali

Qatar Airways will be boosting its flight frequencies to Jakarta and Denpasar (Bali) from 5 July and 16 July 2015 respectively to meet the ever-increasing demand on these popular routes. The total number of weekly flights to the Indonesi...
March 30, 2015
SAS Launches Its Summer Timetable

SAS is launching its summer timetable for 2015 with a number of new destinations from Scandinavia. Eleven new routes are being launched and many popular summer destinations are also returning. From March 29, SAS will gradually be introdu...
March 29, 2015
Air France Inaugurates Non-Stop Paris - Vancouver Flights

On Sunday 29 March, Air France inaugurated its non-stop service between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Vancouver International Airport. Five weekly flights are operated by Boeing 777-200 equipped with 309 seats -- 35 in Business, 24 in Premium...
March 27, 2015
Munich Hub Earns Title of Europe's First Five-Star Airport

Bavaria's gateway to the world has now become Europe's first five-star airport. The coveted title, considered the "Oscar of aviation" in the industry, is granted by the London-based Skytrax Institute. The auditors from that independent orga...
March 27, 2015
Lufthansa Group Further Refines Its Safety Structures

In coordination with the German Federal Aviation Office (Luftfahrtbundesamt) other German airlines and the German aviation industry association (Bundesverband der deutschen Luftverkehrswirtschaft), the airlines of the Lufthansa Group are to...
March 22, 2015
Qatar Airways Announces Zanzibar As New Route In African Continent

Effective from 1st July 2015, Qatar Airways will launch flights to Zanzibar, the airline's third gateway in Tanzania after Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro. The new five-times-a-week flight to Zanzibar will operate via Kilimanjaro. The current...
March 20, 2015
Düsseldorf Airport Takes Off Into Summer Season With More Than 190 Destinations

Düsseldorf Airport is moving full speed ahead into this year's summer season and bringing you many destinations -- whether you're on a family vacation, city trip or business travel. Our airlines are offering more than ever at DUS, the airpo...
March 19, 2015
Finnair To Open Routes To Umea, Lulea, Norrkoping and Visby In Sweden

Finnair opens new routes to Sweden, and will fly daily to Luleå and Umeå on the coast of the Gulf of Bothnia during the summer season 2015 connecting these growing centers to Finnair's wide network of destinations in Asia, Europe and North ...
March 18, 2015
First Train For New Satellite Terminal At Munich Airport Comes In For A Landing

Work on the satellite terminal project on the eastern apron of Munich Airport, jointly developed by the airport operating company and Lufthansa, continues to move forward on schedule. The first car of the passenger transport system has now ...
March 17, 2015
Air France Reinvents Its In-Flight Safety Demonstration Video

As from April, all long-haul and some medium-haul* flights will progressively be equipped with a new in-flight safety demonstration video. Following the launch of the new advertising film 'France is in the air', Air France has revised th...
March 16, 2015
Austrian Airlines Destinations Offerings In 2015

Austrian Airlines is presenting its passengers an extensive offering of about 130 destinations in 58 countries during the summer of 2015. Furthermore, this year Austria's national carrier will increasingly focus on tourist destinations and ...
March 16, 2015
Lufthansa Group Airlines Offer 321 Destinations In 103 Countries

The Lufthansa Group Airlines -- Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Germanwings, Lufthansa and SWISS -- will become even more attractive to vacationers this upcoming summer by offering additional, popular tourist and leisure-orientated de...
March 16, 2015
Qatar Airways Hosts First oneworld Operations Control Conference

Qatar Airways hosted the first ever oneworld Operations Control Conference in Doha, Qatar, on March 11 and 12, 2015. Held in the airline's state-of-the-art Operations Control Centre, the conference was attended by representatives from a ...
March 13, 2015
First Lufthansa Airbus A380 With Premium Economy Takes Off

On March 11, at 09.50 a.m. local Frankfurt time, the first Lufthansa Airbus A380 equipped with the airline's new Premium Economy Class took off from Frankfurt Airport en route to Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport. The aircraft ...
March 12, 2015
2015 World Airport Awards - Munich Airport Is Number One In Europe

Munich Airport scored a major success in the 2015 World Airport Awards: As in the previous year, the Bavarian hub was voted Europe's best airport, and also maintained its outstanding number three position in the global rankings. By taking h...
March 12, 2015
Austrian Airlines Starts Medium-Haul Fleet Renewal This Year

Austrian Airlines is already launching a program this year, earlier than planned, to renew its medium-haul fleet. This was decided upon by the Management Board of the Lufthansa Group. This year the Austrian Airlines fleet of Fokker aircraft...
March 10, 2015
Air France-KLM Group 2015 Summer Schedule

For the 2015 summer season (from 29 March to 24 October 2015), Air France-KLM Group capacity is increasing (+ 1.7%) compared with the summer 2014 season*. Long-haul operations are increasing by 1.8%. Medium-haul activity is continuing i...
March 10, 2015
Finnair Introduces New Ticket Type For Customers Travelling With Hand Baggage Only

Finnair is introducing Light, a new ticket type for passengers travelling with hand baggage only on Finnair-operated flights between Finland, Scandinavia and the Baltic countries. Light becomes the lowest-fare option in Finnair's ticket typ...
March 09, 2015
Qatar Airways' Second A350 XWB Commences Services To Frankfurt

Qatar Airways, the Global Launch Customer of the A350 XWB, welcomed the second of this ground-breaking aircraft into its fleet as it commenced flights to Frankfurt on March 7, 2015. The introduction of the second A350 means the world's five...
March 05, 2015
Air France "France is in the Air" - Part 2: The TV Ad

Air France is launching its new advertising film «France is in the Air» as of March 8, 2015, in France and five other countries (USA, Brazil, Japan, China and Italy). Broadcast on TV channels, in cinemas, on digital media and on social netw...
March 05, 2015
Lufthansa Sets New Standards In Cabin Design And Service

Lufthansa will significantly enhance passengers' travel experience this year with a range of initiatives. The airline's various innovations are based on customer feedback: Modern cabin design in the entire fleet, new service concepts on boa...
March 05, 2015
Flybe Finland's Flights Will Have Finnair's Flight Number Starting May 1

Starting May 1 all routes operated by Flybe Finland at their own commercial risk will become a part of Finnair's contract flying arrangements, and the flights will carry a Finnair (AY) flight designator instead of Flybe's (BE) code. The rou...
March 04, 2015
Qatar Airways Unveils Three New Destinations In Pakistan

Qatar Airways today unveiled the launch dates of three new passenger destinations in Pakistan as part of the airline's continued expansion strategy. Beginning 16th July 2015, the airline will begin four weekly passenger services to Sialk...
March 03, 2015
New First Class Experience On All Lufthansa Long-Haul Flights From Munich

Lufthansa passengers can now experience the airline's new First Class service on all long-haul flights from Munich. At the end of last week, the final Airbus A340-600 in the airline's Munich-based long-haul fleet was retrofitted with the ne...
March 02, 2015
Budapest Airport and Hungary Showcases At ITB

Maintaining the momentum from its record-breaking year (9.15 million passengers in 2014), Budapest Airport will again be on the frontline to deliver a dedicated marketing promotion to the large international audience attending ITB Berlin th...
March 02, 2015
Qatar Airways Doubles The Number of Movies and TV Shows On Board

Qatar Airways has announced that it will double the number of movies and TV shows on board over the coming months, increasing the choice of entertainment channels from 950 to 2,000. This comes on top of the already wide selection of more th...
March 02, 2015
JetBlue and Royal Air Maroc To Become Codeshare Partners

JetBlue Airways, New York's Hometown Airline, and Royal Air Maroc, the flagship carrier of the Kingdom of Morocco, have today filed an application with the U.S. Governments to enter into a codeshare partnership that will offer customers eas...
February 26, 2015
SAS Transfers An Additional Landing And Take-Off Right ("Slot-Pair") At London Heathrow

SAS has entered into a slot transaction with Turkish Airlines that will take over one afternoon slot-pair at London Heathrow from SAS at the beginning of the winter traffic program on 25 October 2015. The transaction will generate a posi...
February 26, 2015
SWISS Taste of Switzerland; SWISS Takes Canton Ticino's Dolce Vita Aloft

Swiss International Air Lines is placing the culinary spotlight on Canton Ticino, the Italian-speaking and most southern region of Switzerland from March 4 through June 2 in the latest installment of the airline's award-winning "SWISS Taste...
February 26, 2015
Heathrow Terminal 2; The Queen's Terminal Named Airport of The Year

London Heathrow and Star Alliance have won the World's Airport of the Year at Air Transport World's (ATW) 41st Annual Airline Industry Achievement Awards, honoured jointly for their collaborative work on the new Terminal 2 at Heathrow. The ...
February 24, 2015
oneworld Is The Best Airline Alliance For In-Flight Wine Again

Judges at a leading international wine-tasting competition have raised their glasses to oneworld as the best airline alliance for the wines served in-flight by its member airlines for the sixth year in a row. This latest award joins seve...
February 24, 2015
Qatar Airways Deepens Its Code-Share Agreement With Bangkok Airways

Qatar Airways has strengthened its relationship with Bangkok Airways with the addition of further code-share routes. The new code-shares come after a year of rapid expansion for Qatar Airways across the globe, with the addition of 12 new...
February 18, 2015
Qatar Airways Announces Major Expansion In South Africa

Qatar Airways has announced a major expansion in South Africa with the launch of a new destination Durban while simultaneously increasing its weekly frequencies to Johannesburg. The airline will also increase its weekly frequency to Cape To...
February 18, 2015
SHA Wellness Clinic To Launch Two Esenza By Sha Mini-Wellness Centers In Madrid Airport

The renowned SHA Wellness Clinic near Alicante, Spain, will launch two mini-wellness centers at Madrid International Airport in March 2015. The macrobiotic-based clinic is bringing its lifestyle techniques to two sections of Adolfo Suarez M...
February 18, 2015
Vienna, Austria To Become The First Base For The New Eurowings Outside Germany

The new Eurowings will have its first base outside Germany in Vienna. Following close consultation with Austrian Airlines and at the carrier's own request, two Airbus A320 aircraft are to be stationed there initially, offering point-to-poin...
February 13, 2015
SAS Onboard Reading Goes Digital -- Downloads From The SAS Newsstand

SAS is increasing the number of digital newspapers available to download in the SAS app. A variety of national and international newspapers are available to download from the SAS Newsstand up to 22 hours before departure. SAS offers nume...
February 12, 2015
Qatar Airways To Feature A380 First Class Seat & A350 XWB Seat Together At ITB Berlin

Qatar Airways will participate in ITB Berlin for the seventh consecutive year next month and confirmed that it will showcase its unique A380 First Class seat and A350 Xtra Wide Body Business Class seat at the exhibition, which is being held...
February 10, 2015
Finnair Opens A Route To Gdansk, Poland

Starting 11 May 2015 Finnair opens a daily service to Gdansk, Poland. A charming and historic port on the Baltic coast, Gdansk is an ideal city break destination, and also a gateway to the nearby spa and beach town of Sopot. The service ...
February 10, 2015
Lufthansa To Fly To Panama For The First Time

Lufthansa is further expanding its route network to South America. Starting November 16, 2015, the airline will offer year-round flights to Panama City for the first time, subject to government approval. An Airbus A340-300 aircraft will...
February 09, 2015
Frankfurt Airport's Terminal 1 Getting Major Redesign of Forecourt and Access Roads

As part of its goal of providing five-star service to its passengers at Frankfurt Airport (FRA), the airport manager Fraport AG has developed a comprehensive concept for redesigning the Terminal 1 forecourt and access roads. Initial work h...
February 09, 2015
SWISS Plans New Business Class Lounges In Zurich

Swiss International Air Lines, the Airline of Switzerland, is investing continuously in its fleet, its products and its services under its "Next-Generation Airline of Switzerland" strategy. In its latest action here, the airline plans to op...
February 03, 2015
La Compagnie Launch New All-Business-Class Flights From London To New York

La Compagnie, the boutique French all-business-class airline, is to launch a new route from London to New York. The flights will operate from London Luton Airport into New York, Newark International Airport. Flights will go on sale on the 3...
February 03, 2015
Iberia Allows Online Check-In On Purchase of Flight Ticket

Iberia has launched a new free service allowing customers to check-in online as soon as their have purchased their tickets, regardless of the flight date. The service is available on www.iberia.com for tickets booked through the Amadeus...
February 03, 2015
Air Astana introduces Economy Sleeper Class On Boeing 757 Services To Europe

Air Astana, the award winning flag carrier of Kazakhstan, is introducing an Economy Sleeper Class product on its Boeing 757 services from Astana to London Heathrow and Frankfurt from 3rd February 2015, with Paris to be added on 29th March 2...
February 03, 2015
Swiss European Air Lines Renamed Swiss Global Air Lines

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has renamed its Swiss European Air Lines subsidiary, the operator of its Avro RJ100 fleet. The company will now be known as Swiss Global Air Lines. The renaming has been prompted by the planned integra...
February 02, 2015
Munich Airport To Expand Successful Business Activities In The Gulf Region

Munich Airport will continue to contribute Bavarian expertise to expansion activities at airports in the Arab states of the Persian Gulf through projects in Doha (Qatar) and Muscat and Salalah (Oman). On a visit by a delegation from Munich ...
February 02, 2015
SAS Completes Acquisition of Cimber

SAS is completing the acquisition of Cimber after meeting all of the terms of the transaction, including approval from the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority. SAS has appointed Kent Hansen as the new president of the airline. He will...
February 02, 2015
Qatar Airways To Add A New Frequency To Singapore

Qatar Airways is to launch an additional daily flight to Singapore from June 1, 2015, as part of its global expansion drive and to cater to the increase in passenger demand. The airline has also announced that it will be operating the ne...
February 02, 2015
Korean Air Introduces Direct Flights to Milan and Rome

Heading Korean Air has announced that commencing 25 February 2015 it will change the current service on its Seoul Incheon - Milan - Rome -- Incheon route, to provide direct flights to both Milan and Rome, offering three flights a week to ea...
February 01, 2015
First Eurowings Airbus A320 To Take Off On Sunday

The new Eurowings will take off on its maiden flight on Sunday, 1 February 2015. An Airbus A320 with the tail number D-AIZQ and in the new livery will leave Hamburg at 10:55 a.m. and fly to Prague, where it is expected to land at 12 p.m. Th...
February 01, 2015
Austrian Airlines Adds Odessa To Its Route Network

In 2015 Austrian Airlines will once again add a new destination in its focus market of Eastern Europe to its flight schedule: Starting on March 30, 2015, Austria's national carrier will fly to Odessa in the Ukraine four times per week, name...
February 01, 2015
Qatar Airways Acquires 9.99% stake in International Consolidated Airlines Group, SA ("IAG")

As part of efforts to enhance operations and strengthen existing commercial ties initiated through codeshare agreements with IAG as well as its membership of the oneworld alliance, Qatar Airways has acquired a 9.99% stake in IAG. Non-EU ...
February 01, 2015
Qatar Airways Launches "Premium One" Service With Addition of A319 To Qatar Executive's Fleet

Qatar Airways announced today that it will add an all-Premium Class Airbus A319 to its growing corporate jet fleet, Qatar Executive, to meet the rising demand for charter luxury group and incentive travel. The Premium One A319, which is ...
January 28, 2015
Lufthansa Welcomes Brand New Jumbo To Frankfurt

The Lufthansa Group continues with the modernization of its aircraft fleet in 2015. Yesterday (January 27th, 2015), Lufthansa's 16th Boeing 747-8 landed as scheduled at its future home airport in Frankfurt. Following a nine-hour transfer fl...
January 26, 2015
Improved Service Concept On Long Haul Flights In SAS Business

On 28 January, SAS is launching an improved service concept in SAS Business on all its long haul flights. Customers will enjoy a restaurant experience in the air with an even greater number of choices, even more personal service and high qu...
January 21, 2015
Qatar Airways To Increase Its Capacity On All Routes To Italy; Introduce Double Daily Flights To Madrid

Qatar Airways is continuing its rapid growth in Europe with an increase in capacity on its flights to Italy, as well as the introduction of double-daily flights to Madrid. The increase in both capacity and service will roll out over the nex...
January 20, 2015
Royal Jordanian Introduces New Mobile Application

Royal Jordanian's passengers will be able to manage all their travel plans on the move in a simpler and more convenient way with a newly introduced RJ mobile application offering features from flight booking to flight status and more. Th...
January 14, 2015
Qatar Airways Extends Its Expansion Across Europe

Qatar Airways is continuing its 2015 expansion programme across Europe with the launch of new direct flights from Doha to Sofia from March, a destination currently served by the airline via Bucharest. The launch of direct flights to Sofia ...
January 14, 2015
Austrian Airlines Expands Flight Service to Athens

Austrian Airlines is expanding its flight service to and from Athens. Starting on April 29, 2015, it will offer four additional night flights per weeks from Vienna to Athens and back. As a result, Austria's national airline will operate up ...
January 13, 2015
Finnair Is The First Airline In Europe To Achieve IATA Environmental Assessment Program Certification

Finnair is the first airline in Europe and one of only two global carriers (South African Airways) to be certified as a Stage 2 operator in IATA Environmental Assessment (IEnvA) program, an environmental management system designed to indepe...
January 12, 2015
Qatar Airways Reveals Five-Star On-Board Entertainment During January 2015

Qatar Airways, has announced an exciting schedule of five-star inflight entertainment for its passengers on board its flights during January 2015. Ten new movie premieres from around the world will debut on Oryx Entertainment at the beginni...
January 08, 2015
Qatar Airways Welcomes Its First A350 XWB

Qatar Airways last night welcomed the airline's first A350 XWB aircraft, as global launch customer, at a spectacular ceremony in Doha. The event was inaugurated in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet ...
January 08, 2015
Finnair Improves Its Frequent Flyer Program

Finnair is improving its Finnair Plus frequent flyer program and now offers better benefits to its Finnair Plus members. Now the loyal customers can now book the Classic European award flights without having to pay fuel surcharge fee. The f...
January 05, 2015
Qatar Airways Announces New Route: Amsterdam

Qatar Airways has revealed its first new destination in 2015, to the capital city of the Netherlands, Amsterdam, starting from June 16. Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker said: "Amsterdam has long been...
January 02, 2015
Duesseldorf Airport (DUS) 2014 Passenger Numbers: New Record of 21.8 Million

Düsseldorf Airport (DUS) ends its 2014 operating year with a new record in passenger numbers: About 21.8 million travelers and 202,000 flights, representing an increase of 2.9 percent in passenger numbers at a nearly equal number of take of...
December 22, 2014
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Hails 'Year Of The Fleet' With The Arrival Of The New A350

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, chaired a press conference today at the Airbus Delivery Centre in Toulouse, France, to a crowd of more than 150 international media who had travelled from all corners o...
December 22, 2014
United Airlines Announces New Summer Flights Between Chicago and Rome

United Airlines will launch new nonstop flights between its Chicago hub at O'Hare International Airport and Rome on May 16, 2015, subject to government approval. The summer-season service will operate five-times-weekly through June 3, daily...
December 18, 2014
SkyTeam Completes SkyPriority Rollout, Announces Fast-Track Service at Select Airports

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has completed the rollout of SkyPriority across its global network, offering the 'red carpet treatment' to Elite Plus, First and Business Class customers at more than 1,000 airports worldwide. To fur...
December 17, 2014
EgyptAir Selects Global Technology Company Sabre Fo Airline Transformation Project

Africa's largest carrier, EgyptAir, has signed an agreement with global technology company Sabre to help develop and implement a transformation program for EgyptAir Airlines and Express. The government-owned Star Alliance carrier is emb...
December 17, 2014
Brussels Airlines Teams Up With Microsoft and ArrivalGuides To Create A Unique Digital Experience

Brussels Airlines inaugurates "The Loft" at Brussels Airport, a new business lounge centred around comfort, technology, design and Belgian gastronomy. With this new lounge concept, Brussels Airlines sets new quality standards in hospitality...
December 16, 2014
Qatar Airways Moves Up To Eight Weekly Services To Salalah In The Sultanate of Oman

The second largest Omani city Salalah will see Qatar Airways adding four new services by next February. With effect from 16 December 2014, the airline is offering three additional flights per week, and from 3 February 2015, another addition...
December 15, 2014
Austrian Airlines and ÖBB - AIRail Takes Off: Direct Link Between Linz Central Station/Vienna Airport

Yesterday, on December 14, 2014, Austrian Airlines and ÖBB launched the cooperation entitled 'AIRail' on the route between Linz central station and Vienna Airport. Austrian passengers with an Austrian flight either preceding or following th...
December 14, 2014
Royal Jordanian Airlines Marks 51st Anniversary On December 15th

December 15 marks the 51st anniversary of the establishment of Royal Jordanian Airlines (RJ). The initially called Alia operated its first flight in 1963 from Amman to Beirut, launching the operations of the national carrier of Jordan. It h...
December 12, 2014
Iberia and Meridiana Extend Their Code-Share Agreement To Madrid-Naples Route

NapolesIberia and Meridiana has extended their code-share agreement to cover the Madrid-Naples route that the Italian carrier has just launched. The schedule of four weekly flights operated by Meridiana between the Spanish capital and N...
December 11, 2014
Enjoy Free Wi-Fi In The Sky On Emirates A380s

Over 200,000 passengers have used Emirates' free onboard Wi-Fi since October this year, taking advantage of the airline's service to connect with family, friends or colleagues when they fly. On most Emirates A380s passengers can access 1...
December 09, 2014
Delta Air Lines Opens Exclusive Arrivals Lounge At London's Heathrow Terminal 3

Delta Air Lines has opened its exclusive Delta Arrivals Lounge, at the arrivals hall of London Heathrow Terminal 3. All of Delta's BusinessElite passengers and SkyMiles Diamond and Platinum Medallion members arriving from the United States ...
December 08, 2014
Qatar Airways New Branding Graces Camp Nou Stadium, Barcelona

Qatar Airways has renewed the branding that covers FC Barcelona's stadium, Camp Nou. The new image, which is based on the concept of 'a team that unites the world' -- first introduced in the popular TV spot created to support the partnershi...
December 08, 2014
SAS Acquirers Cimber

SAS has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Cimber A/S. Since 2004, SAS has had a wet lease agreement (aircraft and crew) with Cimber A/S (Cimber) that has a cost efficient production platform for regional jet oper...
December 08, 2014
Air Canada To Launch Non-Stop Toronto Service To Dubai

Air Canada today said that it will launch non-stop service between Toronto and Dubai beginning in November 2015. The new route will extend the airline's international network farther into the Middle East at a time of increased travel betwee...
December 07, 2014
Qatar Airways Continues Expansion In Africa With Flights To Eritrean Capital Asmara

Qatar Airways has continued its expansion into Africa with the launch of services to its twelfth new destination this year, the Eritrean capital Asmara. Launched on December 4th, the new route will provide passengers to and from Eritrea wit...
December 05, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines Starts Flights To Doha

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has started three weekly flights to Doha, Qatar as of 2nd December 2014. Ethiopian flights to Doha will be operated per the following schedule: Addis Ababa...
December 04, 2014
Qatar Airways and Airbus Announce The Date Of Delivery Of The First A350 XWB

Qatar Airways and Airbus has announced the highly anticipated date of the official delivery of the first of its 80 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft on order, set to take place in Toulouse, France. The A350 XWB is a family of mid-sized wide-body ...
December 03, 2014
Qatar Airways To Introduce Significant Additional Capacity Across Europe

Qatar Airways will significantly expand its capacity across Europe in the New Year, with additional frequencies added to European cities from February. Barcelona and Manchester will become a double daily service, while Stockholm and Copenha...
December 03, 2014
Finnair Firms Up Orders For Eight Additional A350 Aircraft

Finnair has firmed up the eight Airbus A350 XWB aircraft options in its 2006 A350 order placed with Airbus. The eight A350s will be delivered to Finnair starting in 2018. At Airbus list prices, the value of the additional eight A350 aircraf...
December 03, 2014
Qatar Airways Brings Forward Its A380 Service To Bangkok

It was just last month that Qatar Airways announced that its newly received A380 aircraft would be ready for touchdown in Bangkok, Thailand, in January 2015. Responding to high demand for the state-of-the-art aircraft, Qatar Airways has bro...
December 01, 2014
easyJet Selects MedAire For Medical Kits On Aircraft

easyJet has selected MedAire to supply the onboard medical kits across all of easyJet's 226 aircraft. MedAire is a leading provider of medical and travel safety solutions for airlines. Chris Hewitt, Cabin Safety Manager at easyJet comme...
November 27, 2014
SAS and Etihad Airways Announce Codeshare Plans

SAS, Scandinavia's leading airline, and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, are set to begin codeshare operations and provide customers with enhanced travel options between Scandinavia and the UAE. The agree...
November 23, 2014
Royal Jordanian Receives Its 5th Dreamliner

Royal Jordanian (RJ) yesterday welcomed its fifth 787 aircraft, thus completing the assimilation of the first group of its 787 order. The airline received the fourth 787 on Nov. 20, while it started the introduction of this model since...
November 17, 2014
Winter Market In Munich Airport Center Features Exciting New Attractions

Passengers, visitors and staff at Munich Airport can once again look forward to an annual highlight: the popular Winter Market at the Munich Airport Center (MAC), between the two terminals, from November 22 to December 28, 2014. Once again,...
November 17, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines Named African Airline of the Year

Ethiopian Airlines has announced that the African Airlines Association named it the African Airline of the Year at its 46th Annual General Assembly held in Algiers between 9 and 11 November 2014. Ethiopian was crowned Airline of the Year...
November 17, 2014
New Scheduled Flights From Finnair For Winter 2015/2016

Finnair is offering new scheduled flights to popular destinations for next winter season, including Ho Chi Minh City, Eilat, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and Madeira. Several of these destinations have previously been served with flights charte...
November 16, 2014
Air Astana Expands In The Middle East With New Daily Schedule From Dubai To Almaty, Kazakhstan

Air Astana, Kazakhstan's award winning flag carrier, is pleased to be bolstering its presence in the Middle East with the recent inauguration of direct daily flights to Almaty International Airport (ALA) from Dubai International Airport (DX...
November 13, 2014
Finnair To Begin Operating Summer Route To Chicago

Finnair will start flying to Chicago next summer, from 13 June to 17 October 2015. Flights will be operated three times a week with Airbus A330 aircraft. Departures from Helsinki and Chicago are on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 17:25 ...
November 12, 2014
EasyJet Launches Munich To Milan Service

EasyJet has added to the list of destinations it serves from Munich with the launch of a new service to Milan. On hand to congratulate the crew on the occasion of today's inaugural flight was Oliver Dersch, Munich Airport's Head of Traffic ...
November 12, 2014
Finnair and Flybe Have Entered Into A Conditional Share Sale Agreement of Flybe Nordic

Flybe and Finnair have agreed to restructure the ownership of their jointly owned Flybe Nordic venture, and Flybe has agreed to sell the shares that it holds in Flybe Nordic to a potential new majority shareholder or to Finnair for the pric...
November 11, 2014
El Al Israel Airlines Announces Only Nonstop Service Between Boston and Tel Aviv

EL AL Israel Airlines has announced the first-ever nonstop service between Boston's Logan International Airport and Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport, more firmly connecting Massachusetts and the New England area to the global econo...
November 10, 2014
Go Crown - Allows Royal Jordanian Passengers To Bid For Upgrades To Crown Class

Royal Jordanian has announced the launch of a new feature, called "Go Crown", that allows passengers holding economy class tickets to place a bid to upgrade to Crown Class. The new feature is based on an electronic bidding system used b...
November 09, 2014
Qatar Airways Joins Interpol's Pioneering I-Checkit Initiative

As part of efforts to enhance international travel security, Qatar Airways has signed an agreement with INTERPOL to use the world police body's I-Checkit system to screen the passports of its passengers against INTERPOL's Stolen and Lost Tr...
November 08, 2014
JetBlue Airways And El Al Israel Airlines Sign Codeshare Agreement

EL AL Israel Airlines and JetBlue Airways have signed a codeshare agreement, providing travelers to Israel with expanded options and easier connections. Travelers living in 38 cities in the U.S.A. can now experience convenient connectio...
November 05, 2014
Qatar Airways Continues Fleet Expansion; Takes Delivery Of Three Aircraft All In One Day

For the first time in its history, Qatar Airways took delivery of three new aircraft in one day last week as two Boeing 787 Dreamliners and one Boeing 777 joined its rapidly expanding fleet. The delivery which took place in Seattle on O...
November 05, 2014
JetBlue Welcomes South African Airways As TrueBlue Partner

JetBlue Airways has welcomed South African Airways (SAA) to its award-winning loyalty program TrueBlue. The two airlines have partnered since 2010. JetBlue's TrueBlue members can now earn points when they travel on any flight operated by So...
November 04, 2014
SAS Launches Nine New Routes 2015

SAS is opening ticket sales for its new routes, with departures from several Scandinavian airports. The summer timetable offers nine new routes to attractive holiday destinations and major European cities. SAS will also continue to operate ...
November 04, 2014
SkyTeam Launches Revamped App

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has launched a refreshed version of its App. Free to download and available for Apple and Android devices. The updated App now offers even more useful features for global travelers on the go. "The Ap...
November 03, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines Announces Schedule From Dublin To Addis Ababa & Los Angeles From June 2015

Ethiopian Airlines, has announced today at this year's World Travel Market, the schedule for its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner flights linking Dublin with Los Angeles and Addis Ababa. Three flights per week will commence on 20th June 2015 which...
November 03, 2014
Air France-KLM Increases Services To Canada

Focus On Edmonton With KLM Edmonton is the capital city of Alberta, a Canadian province with one of the fastest growing economies in the country. This destination attracts new talent every day and significant business exchanges related ...
October 31, 2014
Austrian Negotiating Partners Sign Group Collective Wage Agreement

Today the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber and the trade union signed the completed detailed collective wage agreement applying to about 3,200 members of the flight staff of Austrian Airlines. This means the negotiated solution has now bee...
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