Virgin Australia Expands Business Class To Domestic Routes

Virgin Australia has expanded its Business Class offering to the majority of its domestic routes, following the product’s introduction on the airline’s Airbus A330-200 coast-to-coast service in 2011. The move places Virgin Australia in direct competition with Qantas for premium travellers within Australia, a monopoly the latter has enjoyed for more than a decade.    Featuring 8 … Continue reading

Gulf Air To Launch New Services To Copenhagen And Nairobi, Add Milan Frequencies

Gulf Air has announced expansion plans to its flight network with new routes and frequency increases as part of plans to compete with regional rivals Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways. The Bahraini national carrier will launch services to Copenhagen and make a return to Nairobi after an absence of 7 years, as well as raise … Continue reading

Gulf Air To Fly To Milan And Geneva

Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air has announced that it will launch flights from its Manama base to Milan and Geneva, providing travellers in the Gulf state greater flexibility when travelling to Europe. Aimed at business and leisure travellers, Milan will receive 4 weekly services from 27 March 2011, while Geneva will be served 3 times … Continue reading

Hainan Airlines Inaugurates Beijing-Dubai-Luanda Route

China’s Hainan Airlines has begun flights from Beijing to Angola’s capital city Luanda via Dubai. The airline is the first Chinese airline to operate flights to Angola and joins fellow carriers Air China and China Southern Airlines on the Beijing-Dubai route.   Flight HU 7923 departs Beijing Capital Airport every Monday and Thursday at 1910 hrs, arriving in … Continue reading

Oman Air Unveils New Business Class Product, Adds New Destinations

Oman Air has unveiled a new Business Class seat which will be fitted on the airline’s new Airbus A330  aircraft, which it will begin taking delivery of later this year. The new Business Class cabin onboard the A330-200 and A330-300 will be configured with 5 rows of seats in a 1-2-1 layout.   For the development … Continue reading