Singapore Airlines To Launch Flights To Stockholm

Singapore Airlines has announced plans to launch a new Stockholm service next year, marking its debut in Sweden. Beginning 30 May 2017, the Star Alliance member will fly the route 5 times weekly, which will be operated via Moscow (Domodedovo) and codeshared with partner SAS Scandinavian Airlines.   Flight SQ 362 will depart Singapore at … Continue reading

Hurtigruten Welcomes MS Spitsbergen

Norway’s Hurtigruten welcomed the latest addition to its fleet today in the country’s fabled Lofoten Islands. The 7,344-GT MS Spitsbergen was christened as the coastal and expedition operator’s 14th ship at an intimate event in Svolvaer. At 2000 hrs under the midnight sun, explorer Cecile Skog sent a bottle of champagne into the ship’s bow, witnessed … Continue reading

Viking Ocean Cruises Christens New Ship, Announces First World Cruise

A year after its debut with the Viking Star, Viking Ocean Cruises continues its aggressive expansion with the introduction of a second ship and the unveiling of details for the company’s first world cruise.   Viking Sea Named in London with Norwegian Flair The River Thames in Greenwich was the scene of maritime and Norwegian tradition … 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

SAS Returns To Hong Kong

SAS Scandinavian Airlines returns to Hong Kong today with the arrival of its inaugural flight from Stockholm, as the resurgent carrier looks to longer intercontinental routes for growth. Touching down at Hong Kong International Airport this morning, the Airbus A330-300 jet was greeted with the traditional water cannon salute marking the city’s only nonstop Scandinavian … Continue reading