Cross – Strait Flights Begin Between Taipei (Songshan) And Shanghai (Hongqiao) Airports

Shanghai and Taipei drew closer to each other this week as airlines introduced direct cross-strait flights between Hongqiao International Airport and Songshan Airport, which are located closer to the city. Taiwanese carriers China Airlines, EVA Air and TransAsia Airways launched their scheduled flights between Taipei (Songshan) and Shanghai (Hongqiao) on Monday, 14 June 2010. The former 2 airlines … Continue reading

KLM Introduces Economy Comfort Zone

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has announced it will offer more space and comfort with a new Economy Comfort zone onboard its aircraft on intercontinental flights. The new zone supplements KLM’s preferred seats which are available at an additional charge.   Economy Comfort seats offer up to 10 centimeters more legroom and back supports that recline … Continue reading

EVA Air, UNI Air Launch Scheduled Cross-Straits Air Service

Taipei-based EVA Air and its affiliate UNI Air have launched scheduled services from Taiwan to China, marking the next phase in cross-straits air travel. Both airlines will serve 12 destinations and fly 19 routes from Taipei, Taichung and Kaohsiung to major Chinese cities including Beijing, Chengdu, Dalian, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Kunming, Ningbo, Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Tianjin … Continue reading

Airlines Begin Flights To Shizuoka

Japan’s newest air hub, Mount Fuji Shizuoka Airport, has opened for operations. Located 80 kilometers from Mount Fuji, the facility is intended to serve as an alternative airport to Tokyo’s crowded Narita and Haneda Airports for air travellers.   5 airlines currently operate scheduled services to Shizuoka. South Korea’s Asiana Airlines and Korean Air fly daily to … Continue reading

Japan Airlines To Increase Domestic Flights From Tokyo (Haneda)

Utilizing the recent increase in slots at Tokyo (Haneda) Airport, Japan Airlines will be increasing flight frequencies to domestic destinations, beginning with Hiroshima in May 2009, Fukuoka in June 2009 and Naha, Okinawa in July 2009.   Tokyo (Haneda) – Hiroshima From 8 May to 31 May 2009, Japan Airlines will operate an additional daily flight between … Continue reading