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

Dreamliners Begin Return To Service

Operators of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner have begun plans to return the aircraft to service, after manufacturer Boeing was cleared by the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) to modify faulty lithium ion batteries used on the beleaguered jets. Civil aviation regulators around the world are also expected to progressively endorse the FAA directive, ending a lengthy … Continue reading

TAM To Leave Star Alliance And Join Oneworld

Brazilian carrier TAM has announced it will leave Star Alliance and join its sister carrier LAN in the rival Oneworld alliance. Both airlines were merged under the LATAM Airlines Group last summer and were consolidating its operations including membership in one alliance network.   In selecting Oneworld, LATAM cited benefits and connectivity for passengers, airline … Continue reading

Qantas Unveils Revised Asian Flight Schedules

Australian carrier Qantas has revealed its new timetable for Asian flights, focusing on business-friendly schedules and maximizing connectivity with its partners in the region. As it ramps up its alliance with Emirates, the revised strategy sees the continent regarded as a destination rather than a stopover point for European services, which will be routed via … Continue reading

Airlines Suspend Dreamliner Operations

Operators of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner have moved to ground their fleets following an advisory issued by the Federal Aviation Administration pending safety testing of the onboard batteries. A series of incidents involving the aircraft (most recently an emergency landing in Japan) prompted the directive, with Japanese and US operators the first to suspend operations. … Continue reading