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

Air France and Air Malta Sign Code-Share Agreement

Air France and Air Malta have signed a code-share agreement whereby Air France will place its code and flight numbers on flights operated by Air Malta between Malta and Paris-CDG and Orly, and also between Malta and Lyon. Starting on...Read more

Travelport Launches the Capability to Sell United Economy Plus Seating in the U.S.

Travelport and United Airlines have announced that Travelport-connected agents in the U.S. can now sell United Economy Plus extra-legroom seating. With this announcement, Travelport becomes the first global distribution system (GDS) to re-launch the capability for travel agents to sell...Read more

Qantas Awarded Best In-Flight Wines

National carrier Qantas may be fighting skirmishes on several fronts, but no one can dispute the chances of getting a good glass of wine in its business and first class cabins after it dominated the Cellars In The Sky awards...Read more

China: American Airlines to Launch Service Between Dallas/Fort Worth and Shanghai June 11

American Airlines has announced the schedule for its new service between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport (PVG), further strengthening its commitment to serving the Asia-Pacific region. Customers can begin booking flights on the new route...Read more

Delta Named Airline of the Year by Air Transport World

Delta Air Lines has been named the 2014 Airline of the Year by Air Transport World magazine, the first time for a U.S. carrier in a decade. The ATW awards are among the most coveted and valued honors in the...Read more