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

Iberia Launches Far East Expansion With Shanghai Service

Spanish airline Iberia has launched its expansion to the Far East with thrice weekly flights to Shanghai. The Oneworld member touched down in Asia for the first time in over a decade earlier this week after a transcontinental flight from Madrid.   Operating every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday, flight IB 6889 departs Madrid Barajas International … Continue reading

Disneyland Shanghai Opens

The Walt Disney Company culminated one of its most ambitious projects this week with the opening of the new Shanghai Disney Resort, its sixth worldwide and largest, most technologically-advanced park to-date. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger joined distinguished guests, celebrities and local officials to celebrate Disney’s first park in Mainland China with a … Continue reading

Jetstar Plans Sanya Flights

Low cost carrier Jetstar has announced a new service to Sanya, connecting the Southeast Asian city-state with a second point on Hainan Island.   From 2 August 2016, flight 3K 881 will operate twice weekly on Tuesdays and Saturdays, taking off from Changi International Airport at 0700 hrs and arriving at Sanya Phoenix International Airport … Continue reading

Genting Targets Asian Premium Market With New Dream Cruises Brand

Genting Hong Kong has signaled its intention to compete in Asia’s premium cruise market with the launch of Dream Cruises. Unveiled today onboard the SuperStar Virgo to a select group of 1,000 guests from the media and travel industry, the new brand comes just months after the company’s acquisition of luxury line Crystal Cruises and will deploy … Continue reading