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

Garuda Indonesia Becomes 20th Member of SkyTeam Alliance

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has welcomed Garuda Indonesia as its 20th member and second airline from Southeast Asia. Garuda’s membership adds Jakarta as an alternative gateway to and from South East Asia, as well as 40 new destinations to...Read more

SATA Airlines Expands Flights to the Azores, Lisbon and Porto

SATA Airlines is expanding service from Boston to Portugal in 2014 to offer daily flights. Beginning in April until September, SATA Airlines will offer a weekly Friday non-stop direct flight from Boston Logan Airport to Lisbon. In June, the airline...Read more

Scandinavian Airlines Launches Next-Generation EuroBonus

EuroBonus has been a central part of SAS’s customer offering since 1992, and the development and experiences since then have led to a re-launch of the loyalty program, which currently has 3.2 million members. From being a frequent flier bonus...Read more