C-3PO To Take Flight With ANA

Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) has announced plans to add a new Star Wars-themed aircraft to its fleet, the fourth to feature characters from the acclaimed movie franchise as part of the ANA Star Wars Project in partnership with The Walt Disney Company (Japan) Ltd.   Unveiled to fans at the Star Wars Celebration Europe … Continue reading

United Set To Launch Nonstop San Francisco – Singapore Service

United Airlines has announced plans to launch nonstop flights between San Francisco and Singapore. When it is inaugurated on 1 June 2016, the new daily service will become the airline’s longest scheduled flight, as well as holding the same accolade for US carriers and the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.   Flight UA 001 will depart San … Continue reading

London (Heathrow) Terminal 2 Open For Operations

London’s Heathrow International Airport, one of the busiest air hubs in the world, marked a milestone in its revitalization today with the opening of the newly-rebuilt Terminal 2. Passengers onboard United Airlines flight UA 958, arriving from Chicago at 0543 hrs this morning, were the first to utilize the facility, dubbed The Queen’s Terminal in … 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

Dreamliners Begin Return To Service

Operators of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner have begun plans to return the aircraft to service, after manufacturer Boeing was cleared by the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) to modify faulty lithium ion batteries used on the beleaguered jets. Civil aviation regulators around the world are also expected to progressively endorse the FAA directive, ending a lengthy … Continue reading