ÖBB To Expand Nightjet Services

Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) is on course to expand its Nightjet overnight train services, with the operator working to take over several night train routes from German counterparts Deutsche Bahn (DB).   Following an announcement earlier this year from DB to cease its City Night Line services, ÖBB will add 6 routes to its Nightjet network from … Continue reading

Bombardier CSeries Enters Service With SWISS

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) became the world’s first airline to operate the new Bombardier CSeries this week. Kanton Zurich, the Star Alliance member’s first CS100 jet, left Zurich shortly after noon for Paris (Charles de Gaulle) operating flight LX 638.   The historic first flight was celebrated with an inaugural ceremony at the departure gate … Continue reading

Mandarin Oriental Opens In Milan

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group continues its global expansion with the opening of the new Mandarin Oriental Milan. Housed within 4 elegantly redeveloped 18th century buildings, the intimate yet contemporary hotel offers a distinctly residential feel in the heart of the city on the central Via Andegari, steps away from fashionable Via Manoni and Montenapoleone.   … Continue reading

Qantas To Place A380s On Sydney – Dallas Route, Retimes Melbourne – Dubai – London (Heathrow)

Australian carrier Qantas has announced changes to its Airbus A380 operations. The airline revealed it will fly its flagship Airbus A380s on its Sydney – Dallas/Fort Worth route in a bid to maximize aircraft utilization as part of its turnaround plan, while also retiming its Melbourne – Dubai – London (Heathrow) flight to free up … Continue reading

Four Seasons Takes To The Skies With Branded Private Jet

Discerning and well-heeled travellers take note! Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts has taken luxury travel to the next level with the introduction of the Four Seasons Jet, the industry’s first fully branded private jet experience.   Painted in a striking black colour with “Four Seasons” on the fuselage and the iconic Four Seasons logo on … Continue reading