British Airways Returns To Tehran

British Airways has resumed flying to Tehran this week after a 4-year hiatus.   The inaugural service, piloted by British-Iranian Captain Kami Hosseini, took off from London (Heathrow) at 2134 hrs for the Iranian capital, where it landed at 0607 hrs the next morning. The new service opens another chapter in British Airways’ long affiliation with the … Continue reading

BA, JAL To Introduce Improved Cabins

Oneworld members British Airways and Japan Airlines have revealed plans for changes to cabin products onboard its aircraft. The former is set to upgrade 18 Boeing 747-400 jets while its Japanese counterpart will introduce a new layout for its Boeing 787s.   Cabin Refresh, New Inflight Entertainment for BA 747s London-based British Airways’ make-over will bring … Continue reading

Singapore Airlines Plans Premium Economy, B777-300ER Refit

Singapore Airlines today announced upcoming changes to its onboard product. The Star Alliance carrier will introduce a new Premium Economy cabin next year, adding a fourth travel class to its inflight lineup, while also refitting its Boeing 777-300ER fleet with the latest First, Business and Economy Class seats.   Premium Economy from Second Half of … Continue reading

Cathay Pacific Confirms Manchester Return

Cathay Pacific has confirmed its return to Manchester later this year when it launches a 4 times weekly, nonstop Hong Kong – Manchester service. The announcement confirms speculation about the airline reinstating service to the British city, where it will be the only operator flying direct to the Special Administrative Region. From December 8, flights … Continue reading

British Airways Sending A380 To Singapore

British Airways (BA) has announced a decision to place its flagship Airbus A380 on the London (Heathrow) – Singapore route. The Oneworld carrier joins Singapore Airlines as the only other operator of the type nonstop between the city pair, following the pullout by Qantas last year. Beginning 28 October 2014, the double-deck jet will replace … Continue reading