Viking Ocean Cruises Christens New Ship, Announces First World Cruise

A year after its debut with the Viking Star, Viking Ocean Cruises continues its aggressive expansion with the introduction of a second ship and the unveiling of details for the company’s first world cruise.   Viking Sea Named in London with Norwegian Flair The River Thames in Greenwich was the scene of maritime and Norwegian tradition … Continue reading

Singapore Airlines Confirms Canberra, Wellington Flights

Singapore Airlines has confirmed it will begin direct flights between Singapore and Canberra, becoming the first international airline to operate in the Australian capital. Beginning 20 September 2016, the Star Alliance member will fly its “Capital Express” route 4 times a week, with a trans-Tasman onward tag to Wellington.   Flight SQ 291 will depart Singapore … Continue reading

China Airlines To Launch Taipei – Melbourne – Christchurch Service

SkyTeam member China Airlines is to boost its network in the southern hemisphere later this year with the launch of new Taipei (Taoyuan) – Melbourne – Christchurch flights. From 25 October 2015 through 26 March 2016, the taiwanese carrier will fly the route 3 times weekly using a 2-class Airbus A330-300 aircraft.   On Tuesdays, … Continue reading

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Plans 2017 World Cruise

Luxury cruise operator Regent Seven Seas Cruises has confirmed a World Cruise in 2017. Sailing round trip from Miami, the Seven Seas Navigator will embark on a 128-night voyage on 5 January 2017, visiting 6 continents, 31 countries and more than 60 ports featuring 29 UNESCO World Heritage Sites enroute.   Following a 1-night pre-cruise … Continue reading

Revealed: Singapore Airlines’ Premium Economy Product

Singapore Airlines has unveiled its new premium economy class, revealing details of the upcoming product after it was first announced late last year. The seat will take off on 9 August 2015, coinciding with Singapore’s 50th year of independence, and will be fitted to the airline’s Airbus A380, Boeing 777-300ERs and its upcoming Airbus A350 … Continue reading