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

ICE Celebrates 25 Years Of Service

Deutsche Bahn celebrated a key milestone this week with the 25th anniversary of its high-speed Intercity-Express (ICE) train service. To mark the occasion, the German rail operator gathered 4 generations of ICE trains, each bearing a special anniversary livery.   Launched on 2 June 1991, the first ICE service travelled from Hamburg-Altona to Munich via … Continue reading

MSC Cruises To Develop Caribbean Island Experience

MSC Cruises has confirmed it will develop a new marine reserve island experience in the Caribbean. The Geneva-based cruise line has signed a 100-year lease agreement with the Bahamas for the new Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve.   At 95 acres in size, the island will be the biggest development by a cruise company in the … Continue reading

Avalon Waterways Introduces Suite Ship To Myanmar

River cruise operator Avalon Waterways is beginning sailings in Myanmar with the launch of its first ship in the country. Part of an ambitious Southeast Asian expansion, the new Avalon Myanmar is set to cruise the idyllic Irrawaddy River and introduces the Suite Ship concept to the region.   Built by local craftsmen to reflect … Continue reading

Cathay Pacific Flies Into Dusseldorf

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways has commenced service to Düsseldorf. The inaugural flight arrived in the German city to a traditional water cannon salute from the airport’s fire brigade, witnessed by city officials, executives, invited guests and passengers.   Flight CX 375 departs Hong Kong at 0050 hrs every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, arriving … Continue reading