United Airlines Receives First Boeing 777-300ER

United Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing 777-300ER jet, featuring the all-new United Polaris business class. The aircraft, registered N2331U, was ferried from the plane maker’s Everett factory to San Francisco, where it is planned to begin scheduled services to New York (Newark) from February 2017.   Configured with 366 seats across 2 … 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

United Begins Nonstop Singapore Service, Unveils New Business Class

Change is in the air at United Airlines as the Star Alliance member looks to better compete against domestic and international carriers. The airline became the first to reconnect the USA with Southeast Asia nonstop in over 2 years with the inauguration of new Singapore – San Francisco flights and has unveiled its next-generation business … Continue reading

United Set To Launch Nonstop San Francisco – Singapore Service

United Airlines has announced plans to launch nonstop flights between San Francisco and Singapore. When it is inaugurated on 1 June 2016, the new daily service will become the airline’s longest scheduled flight, as well as holding the same accolade for US carriers and the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.   Flight UA 001 will depart San … Continue reading

Gulf Carriers Focus On North America

The big 3 Gulf carriers – Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways- have reaffirmed their focus on the North American market. Amid lobbying from rivals American Airlines, Delta Airlines and United Airlines against US expansion by the Middle Eastern airlines, all 3 are moving ahead with introducing new destinations and deploying their flagship products.   … Continue reading