China Eastern Airlines Unveils New Cabin Products

China Eastern Airlines has unveiled its new First, Business and Economy Class cabin products, set to debut on its upcoming Boeing 777-300ER jets. The Shanghai-based carrier has ordered 20 of the popular aircraft, which will replace its aging Airbus A340-600 fleet and support long-haul expansion plans.   First Class The airline is raising the bar … Continue reading

Garuda Indonesia Inducted Into Skyteam

Global airline alliance Skyteam, welcomed its 20th member today. Garuda Indonesia became the second Southeast Asia airline to join the grouping, boosting its ambitions as it seeks to spread its coverage beyond the region. The Indonesian carrier’s customers will now enjoy seamless access to Skyteam’s 1,064 destinations, the earning and redemption of miles on member-operated … Continue reading

China Southern Airlines Takes Delivery Of First Dreamliner

Boeing’s B787 Dreamliner made its debut in China yesterday with the delivery of the first of 10 jets to China Southern Airlines. The aircraft, sporting a special livery, touched down at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport after a transpacific flight from Boeing’s factory in Everett, Washington. China Southern Airlines has opted for a 3-class configuration for … Continue reading

Skyteam To Extend SkyPriority Across All Members

Global airline alliance Skyteam has announced it is to extend SkyPriority, a series of distinctively branded priority airport services offered to its Elite Plus and premium cabin customers, across its member airlines. The move is intended to align the alliance to a common and consistent service standard on the ground.   The SkyPriority services will be distinctively … Continue reading

China Southern Prepares For A380 Revenue Service

China Southern Airlines became the first Chinese operator of the Airbus A380 yesterday when its first superjumbo arrived at Beijing Capital International Airport. Registered B-6136, the jet landed to a traditional water cannon salute and delivery festivities as the airline prepares to place it in revenue service on domestic routes between Beijing, Guangzhou and Shanghai.   The … Continue reading