Avianca’s B787 Takes First Commercial Flight

On Friday, January 16 the first Boeing B787-8 of Avianca departed from the El Dorado International Airport in Bogotá en route to New York. The aircraft carried 236 passengers and 10 crew members. Passengers of flight AV244 enjoyed a more...Read more

South African Airways Launches Go See Southern Africa Campaign

South African Airways (SAA) has launched their Go See Southern Africa campaign for the travel trade in North America. Go See Southern Africa is a collaborative campaign with participation from leading tour operators, destination tourism organizations, hotels and safari lodges...Read more

Fiji Airways Adds New Flights from Los Angeles to Wellington

Beginning on June 25, 2015, travelers will have the option to purchase round-trip flights from Los Angeles to Wellington, New Zealand with Fiji Airways. Fiji Airways’ Managing Director and CEO, Stefan Pichler, says New Zealand is an incredibly important market...Read more

Etihad Airways Named 2014 Airline of the Year by Global Traveler

Etihad Airways was recognized as “2014 Airline of the Year” by the readers of U.S.-based Global Traveler magazine. The award was presented at Global Traveler’s “11th Annual GT Tested Reader Survey Awards” on December 15 at The Peninsula in Beverly...Read more

Qatar Airways Welcomes World’s First A350 Aircraft in Doha

Qatar Airways wrote another page of history as its first Airbus A350 XWB (Xtra Wide Body) and its fourth A380 arrived in Doha simultaneously, allowing the airline to further capitalize on its rapid expansion plans. The delivery of the newest...Read more

South African Airways Named ‘Best Airline in Region’ for 11th Consecutive Year

South African Airways (SAA) has been, for the 11th consecutive year, named “Best Airline in Africa” by Global Traveler Magazine in their annual GT Tested Reader’s survey. The magazine presented the award to SAA at its award ceremony held on...Read more

Southwest Airlines Plans Additional Flights To The Riviera Nayarit

The U.S. Department of Transportation has received applications from the airline requesting approval for flights from Houston to the tourism destinations of Puerto Vallarta and the Riviera Nayarit beginning in October 2015. Southwest Airlines announced via a press release their...Read more

Delta Named Top Airline by Business Travel News

Corporate travel managers rated Delta Air Lines number one in this year’s Business Travel News Annual Airline Survey for the fourth consecutive year. This year’s honor marks the first time a carrier has earned top ranking four years in a...Read more

LAN and TAM Airlines Invest $100M to Improve Passenger Experience

LAN Airlines and TAM Airlines invested more than $100 million in technology projects in 2014 that will improve the passenger experience and facilitate the job of its workforce. As part of an annual event to showcase the latest technological advances...Read more

Etihad Airways Celebrates Five Years of Service Between Chicago and Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways recently celebrated five years of daily, non-stop flights between Abu Dhabi and Chicago at an exclusive gathering of guests, partners and employees at The Café des Architectes at the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower. Etihad Airways started flights from...Read more