Avianca Named Best Airline in South America in 2014

The Colombian aviation company Avianca was recognized by the magazine Business Traveler. Avianca has been operating for more than 95 years now, making it the second oldest airline in the world, after the Dutch airline KLM. Avianca was voted the...Read more

Swiss Intl. Air Lines Plans New Business Class lounges in Zurich

Swiss International Air Lines is investing continuously in its fleet, its products and its services under its “Next-Generation Airline of Switzerland” strategy. In its latest action, the airline plans to open two new lounges dedicated to Business Class passengers. New...Read more

Etihad Airways Introduces Boeing 787-9 Into Commercial Service

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has introduced its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner into commercial service. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the departure gate to mark the occasion, attended on behalf of Etihad Airways by...Read more

Delta to Launch Daily Service Between Los Angeles and Shanghai

Delta Air Lines plans to begin daily nonstop service between Los Angeles International Airport and Shanghai-Pudong Airport on July 9, 2015, pending U.S. Department of Transportation and foreign government approval. Delta’s new Los Angeles-Shanghai flight will connect travelrs to more...Read more

Avianca’s B787 Takes First Commercial Flight

On Friday, January 16 the first Boeing B787-8 of Avianca departed from the El Dorado International Airport in Bogotá en route to New York. The aircraft carried 236 passengers and 10 crew members. Passengers of flight AV244 enjoyed a more...Read more

South African Airways Launches Go See Southern Africa Campaign

South African Airways (SAA) has launched their Go See Southern Africa campaign for the travel trade in North America. Go See Southern Africa is a collaborative campaign with participation from leading tour operators, destination tourism organizations, hotels and safari lodges...Read more

Fiji Airways Adds New Flights from Los Angeles to Wellington

Beginning on June 25, 2015, travelers will have the option to purchase round-trip flights from Los Angeles to Wellington, New Zealand with Fiji Airways. Fiji Airways’ Managing Director and CEO, Stefan Pichler, says New Zealand is an incredibly important market...Read more

Etihad Airways Named 2014 Airline of the Year by Global Traveler

Etihad Airways was recognized as “2014 Airline of the Year” by the readers of U.S.-based Global Traveler magazine. The award was presented at Global Traveler’s “11th Annual GT Tested Reader Survey Awards” on December 15 at The Peninsula in Beverly...Read more

Qatar Airways Welcomes World’s First A350 Aircraft in Doha

Qatar Airways wrote another page of history as its first Airbus A350 XWB (Xtra Wide Body) and its fourth A380 arrived in Doha simultaneously, allowing the airline to further capitalize on its rapid expansion plans. The delivery of the newest...Read more

South African Airways Named ‘Best Airline in Region’ for 11th Consecutive Year

South African Airways (SAA) has been, for the 11th consecutive year, named “Best Airline in Africa” by Global Traveler Magazine in their annual GT Tested Reader’s survey. The magazine presented the award to SAA at its award ceremony held on...Read more