Iran Air Enters New Era With First New Airbus

Iran Air celebrated a milestone today with the delivery of its first new aircraft in 24 years, heralding the start of a fleet renewal and modernisation of the airline. The jet, an Airbus A321 registered EP-IFA, was flown to Tehran’s Mehrabad International Airport from the Airbus headquarters in Toulouse, France.   The European planemaker held … Continue reading

Air New Zealand Takes Delivery Of First Dreamliner

Air New Zealand has taken delivery of its (and the world’s) first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, clad in a striking, limited-edition all-black livery. The aircraft was handed over to the airline at a celebratory event in Seattle featuring chart-topping American country rock group The Band Perry and will make the transpacific flight to Auckland today as … Continue reading

JetBlue’s Mint Takes Off

Following its reveal last September, JetBlue Airways’ hotly-anticipated Mint premium service was launched on the carrier’s New York (John F. Kennedy) – Los Angeles route. The first of 11 new Airbus A321 jets comprising its transcontinental fleet took to the skies with the enhanced product onboard.   Fully-customized to the specifications of JetBlue, the Mint … Continue reading

Window Or Aisle? Seat Selection Tips For A Comfortable Flight

You’ve booked your tickets and packed your bags, ready for your flight. All that remains now is getting onboard the plane and enduring the next couple of hours flying to your destination.   Most people do not give much thought to planning and selecting their seat for a flight, but turns out it actually pays … Continue reading

EVA Air To Launch Kaohsiung – Tokyo (Narita) Service

New Star Alliance member EVA Air will add a new Kaohsiung – Tokyo (Narita) route to its network, taking advantage of the growing popularity of Japan as a holiday destination among Taiwanese travellers. Beginning 11 December 2013, the airline will fly the route daily with its new Airbus A321 jets seating 8 Business and 176 … Continue reading