Etihad Begins Los Angeles Flights

Etihad Airways has launched flight services between Abu Dhabi and Los Angeles. The UAE national airline’s inaugural flight to California took off this morning at 0915 hrs, becoming one of the longest commercial flights in the world.   Flight EY 171 will depart Abu Dhabi International Airport at 0850 hrs daily, arriving in Los Angeles … Continue reading

Etihad Ups The Bar On Luxury With New Products

The national airline of the UAE, Etihad Airways, has raised the stakes in the intense competition of luxury air travel with the unveiling of its next-generation of cabin products. The Abu Dhabi-based carrier introduced new First, Business and Economy Class seats for its upcoming fleet of Airbus A380 jets and Boeing 787 Dreamliners today, promising … Continue reading

Virgin Atlantic To End Sydney Flights

British carrier Virgin Atlantic has announced plans to terminate its daily Sydney route with effect from 5 May 2014.   Currently operated with an Airbus A340-600 via Hong Kong, flight VS 200 will instead terminate in the Chinese Special Administrative Region after arriving at 1750 hrs from London (Heathrow). The jet turns around to operate … Continue reading

Etihad To Add Dallas, Perth In 2014

Etihad Airways continues its expansion with the announcement of plans to connect the UAE capital to Dallas and Perth in 2014. The national airline of the UAE will fly 3 times weekly to Texas and daily to Western Australia, boosting the hub status of its Abu Dhabi base.   Abu Dhabi – Dallas/Fort Worth Scheduled … Continue reading

Qatar Airways To Launch Flights To Hangzhou

Qatar Airways has announced plans to expand in China, with the launch of flights to Hangzhou next month. Commencing on 20 December 2013, the Oneworld member will fly 4 times a week to the capital of eastern China’s Zhejiang province, direct from Doha.   Flight QR 868 will depart the Qatari capital at 0230 hrs … Continue reading