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

Qantas Plans Upgrade Of B737s

Australian carrier Qantas will refurbish its Boeing 737-800 fleet next year, adding more seats and its wireless Q Streaming inflight entertainment system. 38 of the airline’s older narrow-body jets will be upgraded progressively, joining 29 existing aircraft fitted with seatback monitors and video on-demand.   Through changes to the galley and lavatory space, an extra row … Continue reading

Air Canada To Boost Brazilian Presence

Air Canada has announced a boost to its South American presence with the addition of a new route to Brazil. From 11 December 2014, the Star Alliance member will launch a non-stop service between Toronto and Rio de Janeiro, complementing its existing daily Toronto – Sao Paolo flight.   Operating thrice weekly, flight AC 098 … Continue reading

Ethiopian Airlines Expands In Far East

East African carrier Ethiopian Airlines marked a milestone this week with the launch of services between Addis Ababa and Singapore. The Star Alliance member boosted its global network when the inaugural flight touched down at Singapore’s Changi International Airport on Tuesday (3 December 2013) with government representatives from Ethiopia and Singapore onboard.   Operating 3 … Continue reading

Japan Airlines To Refit Selected B767s With New Seats

Japan Airlines has revealed that it will refurbish the interiors of selected Boeing 767-300ER aircraft and install new Business and Economy Class seats onboard. The Tokyo-based carrier is turning its attention to the 199-seat jets after implementing a similar product upgrade for its Boeing 777-300ER fleet and introducing the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner.   24 … Continue reading