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

MSC Lirica To Shanghai In 2016

MSC Cruises has unveiled plans for the line’s first sailing to China, with the revitalized MSC Lirica calling in Shanghai on 1 May 2016 following a transcontinental repositioning sailing.   The ship, which will be fully renovated and stretched in November 2015 prior to deployment, will depart Rio de Janeiro on 3 March 2016 on a … Continue reading

Now Open: Hyatt Regency Naha Okinawa

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has opened its latest property in Japan – Hyatt Regency Naha Okinawa.   Located 20 minutes from Naha Airport, the property is Hyatt’s first on the southern Japanese island and promises warm Okinawan hospitality. Like its address at the between the vibrant Kokusai Dori main street and the historical pottery workshops on Tsuboya Yachimun Dori, … Continue reading

Jetstar Drops Auckland For Fukuoka

Australian low cost carrier Jetstar has elected to adjust its flying network from Singapore, launching a new Fukuoka service and dropping the current Auckland flight. Daily Singapore – Bangkok – Fukuoka Beginning 26 June 2014, flight 3K509 departs Singapore at 2250 hrs, arriving in Bangkok at 0020 hrs the next day, before taking off again … Continue reading

Hawaiian Airlines Adds Taipei To Network

Hawaiian Airlines has launched non-stop service from Honolulu to Taipei, its seventh Asian destination and the latest addition to its expanding international network. Gate-side festivities for the inaugural flight included the traditional Hawaiian blessing, music and hula, Taiwanese cultural performance and the presentation of lei to passengers, as government and commercial VIPs joined the transpacific … Continue reading