Delta Air Lines Receives First Airbus A350

Delta Air Lines has become the first North American carrier to operate the advanced Airbus A350.   Taking delivery of the first of 25 A350s on order from the French manufacturer in Toulouse, the Atlanta-based airline begins its fleet modernization with the composite jet as competition intensifies with rivals American Airlines and United Airlines. The … Continue reading

South Korea Opens New High Speed Line, Introduces Second Operator

South Korea has opened the new Suseo high-speed line, a branch on the busy Seoul – Busan and Seoul – Mokpo rail corridors that provide a third terminus in the South Korean capital and better connectivity for Gyeonggi province.   Constructed over 4 years from 2011 to 2015, the 61.1-kilometer branch runs from Suseo station … Continue reading

Singapore Airlines To Fly Nonstop To San Francisco, Suspends Sao Paulo

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has announced changes to its services in the Americas. The Star Alliance member has unveiled a new nonstop Singapore – San Francisco service and a second daily Los Angeles flight, while suspending Sao Paulo services from October 2016.   Nonstop Singapore – San Francisco to become Longest SIA Flight Currently served twice … Continue reading

Incheon Airport Maglev Begins Revenue Service

South Korea’s main air travel gateway, Incheon International Airport, has opened a new urban maglev line. Planned since 2006, the first phase of the Incheon Airport Maglev serves to provide access within the Incheon Sky City as well as being a technology demonstrator for developers Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials (KIMM) and Hyundai Rotem. … Continue reading

Korean Air Launches New Premium Cabins

Skyteam member Korean Air has launched the latest generation of its premium cabin products, unveiling a new First Class Kosmo Suite and Business Class Prestige Suite first revealed in February 2015.   First Class – Kosmo Suites Traditionally a semi-enclosed seat, the airline has opted for higher partitions and sliding doors for the latest iteration of … Continue reading