Bombardier CSeries Enters Service With SWISS

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) became the world’s first airline to operate the new Bombardier CSeries this week. Kanton Zurich, the Star Alliance member’s first CS100 jet, left Zurich shortly after noon for Paris (Charles de Gaulle) operating flight LX 638.   The historic first flight was celebrated with an inaugural ceremony at the departure gate … Continue reading

India’s Spicejet Extends Reach Beyond South Asia

Indian low cost carrier Spicejet has extended its reach beyond its native South Asia. The Chennai-based airline has launched flights to Dubai, taking the opportunity to unveil plans for 6 new international destinations.   Daily Delhi – Dubai, Mumbai – Dubai Flights To maximize aircraft utilization, the airline has opted for a Delhi – Dubai … Continue reading

Qatar Airways Partners Flexjet To Expand North American Coverage

Travellers onboard Qatar Airways will soon enjoy greater access in the Caribbean, Central and North America with a new strategic partnership between the Middle Eastern carrier and fractional jet programme provider Flexjet. Under the new agreement, travellers can combine a premium private jet service with their Qatar Airways flight to and from Houston, Montreal, New York or Washington DC … Continue reading

Mexicana Joins Oneworld As Its 11th Full Member

Mexican airline Mexicana has joined Oneworld as its eleventh full member, with its subsidiaries MexicanaClick and MexicanaLink becoming affiliate members of the alliance. The 3 airlines bring forth an extensive Central American network to Oneworld, extending the alliance’s reach to almost 700 destinations in nearly 150 countries.   As part of Oneworld, members of the MexicanaGo frequent … Continue reading