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 Begins Nonstop Singapore Service, Unveils New Business Class

Change is in the air at United Airlines as the Star Alliance member looks to better compete against domestic and international carriers. The airline became the first to reconnect the USA with Southeast Asia nonstop in over 2 years with the inauguration of new Singapore – San Francisco flights and has unveiled its next-generation business … 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

Window Or Aisle? Seat Selection Tips For A Comfortable Flight

You’ve booked your tickets and packed your bags, ready for your flight. All that remains now is getting onboard the plane and enduring the next couple of hours flying to your destination.   Most people do not give much thought to planning and selecting their seat for a flight, but turns out it actually pays … 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