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

Delta Airlines Installs New Cabin Products On B747 Fleet

Following news of United Airlines’ premium cabin rebranding last week, another USA-based airline is announcing product enhancements to stay competitive. Delta Airlines has unveiled its own cabin upgrades currently being carried out on its Boeing 747-400 fleet, the first of which is already returned to service.   A workhorse of the airline’s transpacific services, the 15 jets are … Continue reading

Skyteam To Extend SkyPriority Across All Members

Global airline alliance Skyteam has announced it is to extend SkyPriority, a series of distinctively branded priority airport services offered to its Elite Plus and premium cabin customers, across its member airlines. The move is intended to align the alliance to a common and consistent service standard on the ground.   The SkyPriority services will be distinctively … Continue reading

Airlines Plan Return To Libya

European and Middle Eastern carriers are preparing to restart flights to Libya, following the end of the country’s civil war, during which commercial aviation services were suspended. Major airlines, including Star Alliance members Austrian Airlines, BMI, Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines, Oneworld’s Malev and Royal Jordanian, Skyteam’s Alitalia, as well as Qatar Airways from the Middle East, have unveiled schedules for … Continue reading

Alitalia Adds Beijing And Rio De Janeiro To Network

Italian national carrier Alitalia has expanded its flying network with the addition of flights from Rome to Beijing and Rio de Janeiro earlier this week. Operated by its 3-class Airbus A330-200 aircraft configured with 28 Magnifica, 21 Classica Plus and 181 Classica Class seats, the 2 destinations represent new forays for the airline into the booming Asian … Continue reading