ÖBB To Expand Nightjet Services

Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) is on course to expand its Nightjet overnight train services, with the operator working to take over several night train routes from German counterparts Deutsche Bahn (DB).   Following an announcement earlier this year from DB to cease its City Night Line services, ÖBB will add 6 routes to its Nightjet network from … Continue reading

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

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

Singapore Airlines Premium Economy Takes Flight

Singapore Airlines’ new Premium Economy product unveiled earlier this year, has entered service on 9 August 2015, coinciding with Singapore’s Golden Jubilee celebrations.   Sydney is the launch destination for the new product, with passengers onboard flight SQ 231 being the first to experience it. Operated by a Boeing 777-300ER, the flight departed Singapore’s Changi … Continue reading