British Airways Refreshes Boeing 747s

The iconic Boeing 747 is set to continue in British Airways service, with the airline earmarking 18 aircraft to receive onboard products similar to its latest Boeing 787 and Airbus A380 jets.   To-date, the Oneworld member has refitted 6 jets with to feature new interiors. Each 4-class aircraft gains an additional 16 Club World business … Continue reading

Cebu Pacific To Launch Flights To Sydney, Kuwait

Cebu Pacific Air, the Philippines’ largest low cost carrier, has announced it will launch flights from Manila to Sydney and Kuwait later this year in a continued build up of its long-haul operations to compete against legacy rival Philippine Airlines.   Manila – Kuwait City From 2 September 2014, the airline will begin 3 times … 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

Hilton Enters Qatar With Doha Hotel

Hilton Worldwide added Doha to the list of destinations in its global portfolio with the opening of its first property in the Qatari capital under its flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand. Located on the headland of the Corniche, the new 309-room Hilton Doha is a 15-minute drive from the international airport and the city’s … Continue reading

IHG Expands In Middle East With New InterContinental Doha The City

InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the opening of its latest property in Qatar. Located in the exclusive West Bay district, the new InterContinental Doha The City stands tall opposite the City Center Shopping Mall amid the financial district and Diplomatic Street, with Doha International Airport a short 15-minute drive away.   360 guestrooms and suites, together with 176 InterContinental … Continue reading