Dreamliner Joins American Airlines Fleet

American Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787 jet, adding the Dreamliner to its widebody fleet. The first aircraft, a B787-8 registered N800AN, was officially handed over at Boeing’s factory in Everett, Washington and flown to its new home at Dallas-Fort Worth on Friday afternoon.   The Oneworld founding member has fitted its … Continue reading

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

Qantas To Place A380s On Sydney – Dallas Route, Retimes Melbourne – Dubai – London (Heathrow)

Australian carrier Qantas has announced changes to its Airbus A380 operations. The airline revealed it will fly its flagship Airbus A380s on its Sydney – Dallas/Fort Worth route in a bid to maximize aircraft utilization as part of its turnaround plan, while also retiming its Melbourne – Dubai – London (Heathrow) flight to free up … Continue reading

American Airlines Connects Dallas/Fort Worth With Seoul

American Airlines has launched its new daily nonstop service between Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and Seoul’s Incheon International Airport. The new service is operated as part of the airline’s joint business agreement with fellow Oneworld alliance member Japan Airlines and highlights a strategic push towards the Asia-Pacific region.   Flight AA 027 departs Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport … Continue reading

Qantas To Realign US Operations

Australia’s Qantas has announced plans to realign its US operations with a new destination and flight frequencies. The airline will launch 3 times weekly services between Sydney and Dallas/Fort Worth in May 2011 and increase the frequency of its Los Angeles – New York (John F. Kennedy) to daily, while the Sydney – San Francisco route will … Continue reading