Corinthia Hotel London Opens In Time For Royal Wedding

CHI Hotels & Resorts opened the Corinthia Hotel London yesterday in the heart of the British capital on Whitehall Place. Housed in a meticulously restored Victorian building dating back to the late 19th century, the 294-room hotel is minutes from iconic landmarks such as 10 Downing Street, Covent Garden, Trafalgar Square and Westminster.   Offering elaborate … Continue reading

New Look Cabins For Austrian Airlines, BMI Mid-Haul Fleets

With increasing competition from low cost carriers and an aging product, European carriers are introducing upgrades for aircraft operating their important short- and mid-haul flight segments. This week, Lufthansa Group members Austrian Airlines and BMI unveiled new cabins for its short- and mid-haul fleets.   Austrian Airlines Vienna-based Austrian Airlines has begun fitting a new seat … Continue reading

Middle Eastern Carriers Increase Presence At Copenhagen

The Danish capital of Copenhagen is set to receive more flights from Middle Eastern carriers. Qatar Airways is raising flight frequencies to a daily service using widebody aircraft from Doha, while Star Alliance-member EgyptAir has announced it will launch 3 times weekly services from Cairo.   Qatar Airways To Fly Doha – Copenhagen Daily Doha-based … Continue reading

Flydubai Touches Down In Sudan

Low cost carrier Flydubai has added its eighth route since its inaugural flight in June 2009. The airline commenced services from its base in Dubai to Khartoum, the capital of Sudan on Sunday, 8 November 2009. Onboard the inaugural flight was Flydubai’s CEO, Ghaith al Ghaith, who was welcomed by a Sudanese delegation on arrival.   … Continue reading

Bahrain Air Announces Iraq Services

Bahrain Air, the privately-owned airline from the Kingdom of Bahrain, has followed state-owned carrier Gulf Air in offering flights to the cities of Baghdad and Najaf in Iraq from its base in Bahrain. Beginning 28 August 2009, the airline will fly 2 times a week to the Iraqi capital and 5 times a week to … Continue reading