Delta Air Lines Receives First Airbus A350

Delta Air Lines has become the first North American carrier to operate the advanced Airbus A350.   Taking delivery of the first of 25 A350s on order from the French manufacturer in Toulouse, the Atlanta-based airline begins its fleet modernization with the composite jet as competition intensifies with rivals American Airlines and United Airlines. The … Continue reading

Now Open: W Shanghai – The Bund

Marriott International celebrated the opening of the new W Shanghai – The Bund, bringing the energy of W Hotels to China’s economic powerhouse.   Situated on the North Bund at the confluence of the Huangpu River and Suzhou Creek, the hotel enjoys an enviable location with easy access to Shanghai’s major transport hubs as well … Continue reading

China Airlines Set For London Return With A350

Skyteam member China Airlines has announced plans to relaunch nonstop flights between Taipei and London from 1 December 2017, a route which it abandoned in 2012.   Flown using its new Airbus A350 jets that boast improved operating economics, the 13-hour flights will run 4 days a week between Taipei (Taoyuan) and London (Gatwick). Flight … Continue reading

Norwegian Cruise Line Celebrates Norwegian Joy Christening In Shanghai

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has christened its new custom-designed ship for the Chinese cruise market, Norwegian Joy.   In a lavish ceremony held onboard while she was docked in Shanghai, invited guests and members of the media were treated to a phoenix-themed performance by renowned dancer and choreographer Wang Yabin that pays homage to the ship’s … Continue reading

Network Enhancements From Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific has announced flight frequency changes to several key destinations later this year.   21x Weekly Hong Kong – San Francisco San Francisco, a popular North American destination for the airline, will be served by 3 daily flights from the end of October 2017. Its Airbus A350 will be introduced on the Hong Kong-San … Continue reading