Capella Enters USA With Washington DC Opening

Luxury hoteliers Capella Hotel Group (formerly known as West Paces Hotel Group) has announced the opening of the Capella Washington DC Georgetown, a 49-room property set in the heart of historic Georgetown. The hotel lies beside the quaint C&O Canal and enjoys easy access to the capital city’s museums and galleries, specialty shopping and dining … Continue reading

Etihad Launches Abu Dhabi – Washington DC Flights

Etihad Airways today launched daily nonstop flights between Abu Dhabi and Washington DC, connecting the capital cities of the UAE and the USA for the first time. The inaugural flight touched down at Washington Dulles International Airport to a traditional water cannon salute marking the occasion.   Flight EY 131 departs Abu Dhabi daily at … Continue reading

Emirates Launches Daily Washington DC Flights

Dubai’s Emirates has launched daily flights to Washington DC, providing a nonstop connection between its base and the capital of the USA. The Honorable Michael Corbin, ambassador of the USA to the UAE, joined the airline’s President Tim Clark and senior executives onboard the inaugural flight, which arrived to a warm welcome at Washington-Dulles International … Continue reading

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Debuts In Africa With Ethiopian Airlines

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner made its African debut with the arrival of Ethiopian Airlines’ first jet in Addis Ababa. Registered ET-AOQ and dubbed “Africa First”, the new aircraft touched down at Bole International Airport yesterday morning from Washington DC with invited guests, media, paying passengers and company executives led by Chief Executive Officer Tewolde Gebremariam.   … Continue reading

SAS To Add San Francisco Flights, Boost New York Service

SAS Scandinavian Airlines will boost its presence in North America next year. The Star Alliance member has revealed plans to connect San Francisco and its Copenhagen base with nonstop flights, as well as increase frequency on its Copenhagen – New York (Newark) route.   Copenhagen – San Francisco Beginning 8 April 2013, flight SK 935 … Continue reading