Tag: economy class

Air Seychelles goes tit for tat with Air Mauritius

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- June 12, 2019 01:20

As soon as Air Mauritius confirmed it would begin flights between the Mauritius capital of Port Louis and Mahe in Seychelles, Air Seychelles responded with its own enticement. Beginning July ... Read More

Seychelles’ Best recognized at World Travel Awards in Mauritius

editor editor- June 4, 2019 21:56

Seychelles’ best performing tourism related businesses have been recognized at the 26th Edition of the World Travel Awards (WTA) in Mauritius  on June 1, 2019 in a ceremony held at ... Read More

Qatar Airways lands in Malta for the first time

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 15:17

Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight from Doha to Malta landed at Malta International Airport on Tuesday 4 June 2019, marking the launch of the airline’s newest gateway to Europe. Operated by ... Read More

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019 02:16

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best of the best. This is the 26th Wrld Tavel Awards organized ... Read More

With 71 new jet deliveries, TAP Air Portugal launches new Chicago, San Francisco & Washington, DC flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 15:45

TAP Air Portugal just added the 100th aircraft to its fleet, an Airbus A330neo, as the carrier prepares to inaugurate service tomorrow from Chicago O’Hare, and later this month from ... Read More

Qatar Airways inaugurates its third gateway to Morocco

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 16:38

Qatar Airways’ first flight from Doha to Rabat landed on Wednesday at Rabat–Salé Airport, marking the airline’s third gateway to Morocco. Qatar Airways flight QR 1463, operated by a Boeing ... Read More

Qatar Airways’ Doha-Izmir flight marks the addition of airline’s seventh Turkish gateway

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 15:40

Qatar Airways’ first flight from Doha to Izmir landed today at Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport, marking the addition of airline’s seventh Turkish gateway. Qatar Airways flight QR 347, operated by ... Read More

Korean Air receives 200th Boeing aircraft

editor editor- May 23, 2019 02:35

Korean Air received delivery of its 25th B777-300ER on May 14, the 200th Boeing aircraft the airline has received since 1971. The first Boeing aircraft Korean Air received delivery of ... Read More

Airbus first in the Americas: Azul A330neo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2019 08:02

he first A330neo of the Americas has been delivered to Azul Linhas Aéreas on lease from Avolon, becoming the first airline from the Americas to fly the A330-900. The aircraft ... Read More

Fiji Airways to become A350 XWB operator

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 2, 2019 08:14

Fiji Airways has adopted the A350 XWB as part of its expansion plans to broaden its international network. Two A350-900s will be leased from Dubai based DAE Capital, making Fiji ... Read More

Qatar Airways launches ‘Quisine’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 21:15

Qatar Airways has revealed a new Economy Class on-board experience branded ‘Quisine’, designed to further elevate customers’ dining experience when they travel with the award-winning airline. To begin their dining ... Read More

Middle East’s finest travel brands revealed at World Travel Awards in Abu Dhabi

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019 16:09

The Middle East’s finest travel brands have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The elite of the travel industry gathered for the World Travel Awards ... Read More

Hawaii hotels: Flat average daily rate, lower occupancy so far in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 19:17

For the first three months of 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported flat average daily rate (ADR) and lower occupancy, which resulted in lower revenue per available room (RevPAR) compared to ... Read More

Hainan Airlines announces nonstop Beijing-Oslo service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 16:30

Hainan Airlines Holding Co., Ltd. (Hainan Airlines) plans to formally launch nonstop service between Beijing and Oslo on May 15. This will be the first direct route between mainland China ... Read More

Air Mauritius takes delivery of its first Airbus A330neo jet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 15:16

Mauritius has taken delivery of its first A330-900, on lease from ALC during a ceremony held in Toulouse. The National carrier of the Republic of Mauritius is the first A330neo ... Read More

Nonstop between Washington Dulles and Acrra, Ghana grows on SAA

editor editor- April 3, 2019 02:07

Starting today, South African Airways (SAA) has increased its frequency on nonstop flights between Washington, D.C.-Dulles International Airport and Accra’s Kotoka International Airport to 5 days weekly. SAA offers the ... Read More

Himalaya Airlines new service Kathmandu to Nepal is good news for tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 06:37

Himalaya Airlines’ inaugural flight from Kathmandu, Nepal Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), landed in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, 31st March. Himalaya Airlines launched three weekly flights connecting Abu Dhabi to Kathmandu, ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Hawaii hotels’ occupancy, revenue down in February 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 19:55

In February 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported decreases in both average daily rate (ADR) and occupancy, which resulted in lower revenue per available room (RevPAR) compared to February 2018. According ... Read More

All Nippon Airways takes delivery of its first Airbus A380 Superjumbo

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 15:30

Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) has taken delivery of its first A380 at a special ceremony in Toulouse, becoming the 15th operator of the world’s largest passenger aircraft. The delivery ... Read More

Dubai – London Stansted now 2 times daily

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2019 10:17

Emirates today announced the launch of a second daily flight from Dubai (DXB) to London Stansted (STN) starting 1st July, 2019. The additional flight means that Emirates customers will now ... Read More

Air Senegal takes delivery of Africa’s first Airbus A330neo

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 21:20

Air Senegal has taken delivery of its first A330-900 from Airbus’ production line in Toulouse. The carrier is the first African airline to fly Airbus’ new generation wide-body aircraft featuring ... Read More

Qatar Airways unveils new Economy Class, seven new destinations at ITB Berlin 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 22:10

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, revealed the airline’s new Economy Class experience and announced seven upcoming additions to its rapidly-growing global network on the ... Read More

Air Seychelles to go daily to Johannesburg

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 5, 2019 00:20

Air Seychelles has earlier today confirmed that the airline will operate daily flights between Seychelles and the commercial capital of South Africa’s and the country’s biggest city, Johannesburg from June ... Read More

Men’s style guide for traveling in business class

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019 09:54

If you have a job that involves a lot of traveling to different cities and countries, then you hopefully work for a company that has the means to send you ... Read More

Pakistan International Airlines flies from Peshawar to Al Ain, UAE

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 19:10

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) launched bi-weekly flights connecting Al Ain, UAE with Peshawar, Pakistan. Maarten De Groof, Chief Commercial Officer of Abu Dhabi Airports, said: “Pakistan has always been one ... Read More

Japan Airlines and Vistara sign codeshare agreement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 23, 2019 16:21

Japanese JAL and Indian Vistara airlines have entered a codeshare partnership that will open up more routes between India and Tokyo. With the signing of this agreement, Vistara becomes the ... Read More

Emirates airline launches new service between Dubai and Porto

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 20:05

Emirates announced today it will launch a four times weekly service between Portugal’s second largest city, Porto, and Dubai, from 2 July 2019. Porto will become Emirates’ second destination in ... Read More

Flydubai launches direct Dubai-Tashkent service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019 18:05

Dubai's government-owned low-cost airline flydubai is set to start flights to Tashkent from March 11, 2019. The five-times weekly service between Dubai and Tashkent will become a daily operation from ... Read More

How did Hawaii hotels perform in 2018?

editor editor- January 25, 2019 21:56

Hawaii hotels statewide concluded 2018 with modest increases in revenue per available room (RevPAR) and average daily rate (ADR), and a small decrease in occupancy. Read More

Avianca Airlines enters its 100th year of uninterrupted operation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 16:20

In 2019 Avianca Airlines celebrates its 100-year anniversary. It ratifies its position as the oldest airline in the Americas and the oldest in the world with uninterrupted operations. In order ... Read More

Happy Birthday, Jumbo! Legendary Boeing 747 turns 50

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 17:40

It's been 50 years since the first Boeing 747-100 took off over Seattle on its official maiden flight on February 9th, 1969 – to the cheers of thousands of spectators. ... Read More

Qatar Airways celebrates the launch of its second Swedish gateway

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 16:25

To celebrate the launch of Qatar Airways’ new direct service to Gothenburg, Sweden, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, hosted a press conference today at ... Read More

Qatar Airways CEO addresses Global Aviation Summit in Mumbai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 18:20

A Qatari delegation led by the Qatari Minister of Transport, H.E. Mr. Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti, which also included the Chairman of Qatar’s Civil Aviation Authority, H.E. Abdullah bin ... Read More

Dubai Runway Closure: Emirates adjusts schedule

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019 09:02

Emirates has announced adjustments to its operational schedules in 2019 to minimise the impact of the closure of Dubai International Airport’s Southern Runway in April and May 2019, and to ... Read More

Flydubai launches European operations with Naples and Budapest flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 16:35

Government-owned low-cost airline flydubai will operate up to five direct flights a week to Naples and Budapest in Europe from June 4 and June 27, 2019, respectively. Emirates will codeshare ... Read More

Qatar Airways celebrate the launch of its third Vietnamese gateway

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 16:10

To celebrate the launch of Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight to Da Nang, Vietnam, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, hosted a press conference today at ... Read More