South African Airways (SAA) has taken delivery of its first of five new leased A330-300 widebody jetliners, becoming Airbus’s first Southern African operator of the aircraft type. More News Shenzhen Airlines launch new Narita – Shenzhen ser… Japan Airlines introduces
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Etihad Airways has received the Skytrax Certified 5-Star Airline Rating – the most coveted quality standard in the airline industry, further strengthening its position as a leader in innovative guest experience, service and hospitality. More News Royal Brunei Airlines returns
Emirates today announced it will launch a daily service between Dubai and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, on December 15, 2016, serving the South Florida area, including Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and West Palm Beach. This will be Emirates’ 11th passenger route
Boeing and Qatar Airways announced an order for 30 787-9 Dreamliners and 10 777-300ERs, valued at $11.7 billion at list prices, validating the value, reliability and performance of Boeing’s twin-aisle airplanes. The airline also signed a Letter of Intent for up
flydubai has announced its Half-Year Results for 2016 and has reported total revenue of AED 2,302 million (USD 627 million) an increase of 5.4% compared to the first six months of last year and a loss of AED 89.9 million
Etihad Airways has revealed its new First Class amenity kits, designed in partnership with two leading brands from the worlds of fashion and beauty: internationally renowned fashion designer Christian Lacroix, and pioneering Hungarian skincare brand, Omorovicza. More News Boeing and China
Emirates revamps corporate loyalty programme to provide more value added incentives for business travellers
Emirates has revamped its corporate loyalty programme, Emirates Business Rewards, to provide greater value and added features for customers. The new programme has been simplified and made more competitive to allow for easier redemptions and upgrades even on last minute bookings.
Qatar Airways will introduce additional capacity to its two South American gateways from 1 December 2016, when the airline upgrades its existing aircraft operating on the route, a Boeing 777-200LR, to a Boeing 777-300ER. More News Royal Jordanian and Vueling
RwandAir, the national flag carrier of the Republic of Rwanda, has taken delivery of its first of two Airbus long-haul widebody A330 aircraft. In doing so, it becomes the East African launch operator of the aircraft and Airbus’s newest customer.
Saudi Arabian Airlines, the national carrier of Saudi Arabia, has taken delivery of its first A330-300 Regional, making it the launch customer for this new member of the versatile and successful A330 family. More News Bangkok Airways unveils renovated domestic