Lufthansa Presents New A350

Lufthansa has presented its first Airbus A350, the newest addition to its fleet, in a launch ceremony held at the Lufthansa Technik hangar in Munich.   Invited guests and members of the media joined Lufthansa Group CEO Carsten Spohr, Bavarian Finance Minister Dr. Markus Söder, Munich Airport CEO Dr. Michael Kerkloh and Airbus CEO Thomas … Continue reading

Air China Launches B747-8 Operations

Air China has launched operations for its new Boeing 747-8I jet, becoming the first Asian operator of the type after taking delivery of the new jet from manufacturer Boeing at the beginning of the month. Flight CA 1315 took off from Beijing Capital International Airport at 1141 hrs bound for the southern Chinese city of … Continue reading

Air France To Offer Private Jet Connections

European carrier and Skyteam member Air France has announced a new private jet service for its best-heeled passengers. Exclusive to La Première travellers and their companions connecting at Paris (Charles de Gaulle), the airline will soon offer bespoke flights in partnership with business jet operator Wijet.   Flying the Cessna Citation Mustang jet, passengers can … 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

Lufthansa Presents Premium Economy Product

Lufthansa has unveiled its new long-haul premium economy seat at the ITB Berlin trade fair, with the product entering service in November 2014 on the Boeing 747-8I. The German carrier joins a growing number of airlines introducing premium economy products to battle slowing demand for business class travel. Manufactured by ZIM Flugsitz GmbH, the new … Continue reading