Etihad Airways Joins South African Airways’ Voyager Program

South African Airways (SAA) confirmed today that Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has joined the Voyager airline partner family. Effective immediately, Voyager members are now able to earn miles when traveling on Etihad services. SAA...Read more

South African Airways Launches New Airbus on Washington, DC – Dakar – Johannesburg Route

South African Airways (SAA) will introduce the modern, state-of-the-art Airbus A330-200 aircraft on its daily flights between Washington, DC-Dulles Airport and Johannesburg, South Africa via Dakar, Senegal, effective September 1, 2014. The newer Airbus A330-200 is an environmentally-friendly aircraft with...Read more

New East Coast-Based Sales Managers Boost Air New Zealand’s North American Presence

Air New Zealand has appointed two new East Coast based sales managers to the airline’s expanding North American staff. Erika Brum has been named Corporate Sales Account Manager for the Eastern United States, while Caroline Alberts joins the company as...Read more

Flying Air India’s Business Class: Felt Like First Class to Me

Stepping into the warm, inviting business class environment created by Air India, it’s easy enough to mistake where you are for the much smaller first class area of the plane. From the spicy red-orange carpets beneath your feet to the...Read more

SATA to Begin Daily Flights to Portugal from Boston

This summer, SATA Airlines will offer daily flights from Boston to Portugal. This new schedule will allow SATA passengers to connect from other U.S. destinations in Boston. From June until September, SATA Airlines will expand its weekly service to the...Read more

BVI Airways Charts New Flight Path to Expansion Under New Ownership

BVI Airways announced that it has closed on the sale of the airline to a New York-based merchant bank.  Terms of the sale, including the identity of the new ownership group, were not disclosed. Effective with the sale, longtime aviation industry...Read more

Etihad Airways Launches Partnership with Major League Soccer

Major League Soccer (MLS) and Soccer United Marketing, MLS’ commercial arm, announced a multi-year partnership deal with Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates. Within the new agreement, Etihad Airways becomes the official airline partner of MLS...Read more

Scandinavian Airlines Celebrates Milestone with Increased Service to the U.S.

On April 2, 1964, Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)  launched the route to Chicago with the maiden flight from Copenhagen.  Captain Jens Mueller flew passengers and crew in a DC-8-33 to Chicago via Montreal, sowing the seeds for a successful route, which...Read more

Scandinavian Airlines Delivering on its Restructuring Program Despite Market Pressure

The weak macroeconomic trend in Europe had a negative impact on business travel to and from Europe. With SAS’s large share of business travel, they are affected to a greater degree. At the same time, the trend has led to...Read more

Airberlin Set to Begin Summer Long Nonstop Service from Los Angeles

Summer travel is almost here and airberlin, Germany’s second largest airline, commences its summer season nonstop service to Dusseldorf from Los Angeles on April 13, 2014 with its refurbished long-haul fleet featuring FullFlat seats in business class. Fares start from...Read more