Network Enhancements From Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific has announced flight frequency changes to several key destinations later this year.   21x Weekly Hong Kong – San Francisco San Francisco, a popular North American destination for the airline, will be served by 3 daily flights from the end of October 2017. Its Airbus A350 will be introduced on the Hong Kong-San … 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

Norwegian To Fly Transatlantic From Paris

Norwegian has announced plans for 3 new transatlantic routes from Paris (Charles de Gaulle) to New York, (John F. Kennedy), Los Angeles and Fort Lauderdale, bolstering its position as one of Europe’s leading low cost carriers.   Paris (Charles de Gaulle) – New York (John F. Kennedy) Beginning 29 July 2016, the airline will fly 4 … Continue reading

Eva Air Plans Istanbul Flights

Taiwanese airline Eva Air is preparing to launch direct service between Taipei and Istanbul, as it looks to capitalize on growing demand from leisure travellers to Turkey.   From 5 March 2016, the Star Alliance member will fly the route 4 times weekly on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Outbound flight BR 079 will depart … Continue reading

Singapore Airlines Premium Economy Takes Flight

Singapore Airlines’ new Premium Economy product unveiled earlier this year, has entered service on 9 August 2015, coinciding with Singapore’s Golden Jubilee celebrations.   Sydney is the launch destination for the new product, with passengers onboard flight SQ 231 being the first to experience it. Operated by a Boeing 777-300ER, the flight departed Singapore’s Changi … Continue reading