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

Norwegian Cruise Line Announces 2016/2017 Deployment, Unveils Asian Season

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) today announced exciting and exotic new itineraries for the its Fall/Winter 2016/2017 deployment, offering new destinations and ports for guests. Highlights include the line’s return to Asia, the return of the Norwegian Epic to North America and explorations of South America by sea.   Norwegian Star to Asia and Australia The … Continue reading

Brussels To Become New Venice Simplon – Orient – Express Destination

The iconic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express will add a new destination to its regular schedule in May 2014, visiting Brussels for the first time. Departures to and from the Belgian city are available from Venice, Vienna, and Budapest, with 5 new itineraries ranging from 1- to 4-nights included in this season’s timetable. Beginning on 17 May 2014, … Continue reading

Qatar Airways Announces Dreamliner For Singapore Route

Qatar Airways has confirmed the deployment of its Boeing 787 Dreamliner on the Doha – Singapore route, marking the first time the aircraft is utilized to Southeast Asia. The Dreamliner will operate alongside the B777 that the Oneworld member currently flies to Singapore.   From 31 March 2014, the jet will operate services QR 938/939 … Continue reading

Eurostar Plans Amsterdam Train Service

Cross-border rail operator Eurostar has confirmed plans to launch train services between London and Amsterdam from December 2016, with the announcement of the signing of an agreement with the Dutch government and Dutch national passenger operator NS.   2 services a day would be operated using Eurostar’s new Siemens Velaro e320 trains, which are currently … Continue reading