Eva Air Plans Istanbul Flights

Taiwanese airline Eva Air is preparing to launch direct service between Taipei and Istanbul, as it looks to capitalize on growing demand from leisure travellers to Turkey.   From 5 March 2016, the Star Alliance member will fly the route 4 times weekly on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Outbound flight BR 079 will depart … Continue reading

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

London (Heathrow) Terminal 2 Open For Operations

London’s Heathrow International Airport, one of the busiest air hubs in the world, marked a milestone in its revitalization today with the opening of the newly-rebuilt Terminal 2. Passengers onboard United Airlines flight UA 958, arriving from Chicago at 0543 hrs this morning, were the first to utilize the facility, dubbed The Queen’s Terminal in … Continue reading

Air France Reveals New International Business Class Product

Air France has unveiled its new Business Class, which it refers to as a ‘cocoon in the sky’. The move follows recent upgrades to the airline’s Economy Class, which also features a new seat and inflight entertainment.   The Skyteam member has selected Zodiac Aerospace’s Cirrus seat, customizing it with input from designer Mark Collins of Design … Continue reading

EVA Air Launches Scheduled Hakodate Flights

Taiwanese carrier EVA Air has launched scheduled flights between its Taipei base and the Japanese port city of Hakodate. No stranger on the route, the airline has operated seasonal charters since 1998, providing approximately 400 flights during this time.   EVA Air will initially fly twice weekly, with flight BR 138 taking off from Taipei … Continue reading