British Airways Returns To Tehran

British Airways has resumed flying to Tehran this week after a 4-year hiatus.   The inaugural service, piloted by British-Iranian Captain Kami Hosseini, took off from London (Heathrow) at 2134 hrs for the Iranian capital, where it landed at 0607 hrs the next morning. The new service opens another chapter in British Airways’ long affiliation with the … Continue reading

Air France To Offer Private Jet Connections

European carrier and Skyteam member Air France has announced a new private jet service for its best-heeled passengers. Exclusive to La Première travellers and their companions connecting at Paris (Charles de Gaulle), the airline will soon offer bespoke flights in partnership with business jet operator Wijet.   Flying the Cessna Citation Mustang jet, passengers can … Continue reading

Garuda Indonesia Inducted Into Skyteam

Global airline alliance Skyteam, welcomed its 20th member today. Garuda Indonesia became the second Southeast Asia airline to join the grouping, boosting its ambitions as it seeks to spread its coverage beyond the region. The Indonesian carrier’s customers will now enjoy seamless access to Skyteam’s 1,064 destinations, the earning and redemption of miles on member-operated … Continue reading

Air France Reveals New International Business Class Product

Air France has unveiled its new Business Class, which it refers to as a ‘cocoon in the sky’. The move follows recent upgrades to the airline’s Economy Class, which also features a new seat and inflight entertainment.   The Skyteam member has selected Zodiac Aerospace’s Cirrus seat, customizing it with input from designer Mark Collins of Design … Continue reading

Delta Airlines Moves To JFK T4, Plans Closer Cooperation With Virgin Atlantic

Delta Airlines has completed the first phase of its move to a sprawling new concourse at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 4, with plans to eventually relocate all its flight operations at the airport under 1 roof by 2015. With a series of upgraded and new facilities, the move raises the game for the … Continue reading