TAM To Leave Star Alliance And Join Oneworld

Brazilian carrier TAM has announced it will leave Star Alliance and join its sister carrier LAN in the rival Oneworld alliance. Both airlines were merged under the LATAM Airlines Group last summer and were consolidating its operations including membership in one alliance network.   In selecting Oneworld, LATAM cited benefits and connectivity for passengers, airline … Continue reading

Air Berlin To Fly To Los Angeles, Increase Frequency To New York

Air Berlin has announced plans to bolster its North American services. The German carrier will introduce a new nonstop link between Berlin and Los Angeles from 1 May 2012, as well as raise frequency on the Berlin – New York (JohnF. Kennedy) route.   3 Times Weekly Berlin – Los Angeles Flight AB 7022 will depart Berlin … Continue reading

Malaysia Airlines To Join Oneworld

Airline alliance Oneworld strengthened its position in Asia today with the announcement that Malaysia Airlines is to join as its first Southeast Asian member. The Kuala Lumpur-based flag carrier was unanimously nominated by the CEOs of the alliance’s member airlines and will complete a formal membership agreement soon, with flights as part of Oneworld expected to commence by late 2012. … Continue reading

Air Berlin Unveils Berlin – Dubai Schedules

Air Berlin, Germany’s second largest airline, has unveiled the flight schedule for its upcoming Berlin (Tegel) – Dubai service. Beginning 3 November 2010, the airline will launch nonstop, 3 times weekly flights to the emirate, which will be a new destination for the German capital city and marks Air Berlin’s expansion to the Middle East.   … Continue reading

Air Berlin To Join Oneworld In 2012

Germany’s Air Berlin has announced it is to join Oneworld, becoming the first low cost carrier in the world to be part of a major airline alliance. The airline is expected to start flying as a part of Oneworld in early 2012, coinciding with the opening of the new Berlin Brandenburg International Airport, which is being developed as … Continue reading