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

Scandinavian Airlines Puts Europe on Sale for Winter and Spring

Scandinavian Airlines is offering low fares from more than 100 cities in the U.S. to destinations throughout Scandinavia and Europe for winter and spring travel. Roundtrip fares start at $699 including taxes and fees, for travel in SAS Go (Economy)...Read more

Air India: Starting the Year with Good News

Air India has reason to celebrate. As 2013 was coming to an end, the Star Alliance voted unanimously for Air India’s entry into this elite group. If all goes well, the airline should officially be a part of the Alliance...Read more

Artisan Traveler and Qatar Airways Partner for Australia Promotion

Artisan Traveler and Qatar Airways  are offering a deal where travelers can book any six nights in Perth, Australia flying on Qatar Airways and receive two nights free. With the first time promotion, East Coast USA residents and beyond can...Read more

Etihad Airways Announces Dallas/Fort Worth – Abu Dhabi Service

Etihad Airways announced  it will begin flying three times a week between its Abu Dhabi base and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport as of December 3, 2014. “The United States is one of Etihad Airways’ most important global markets and we...Read more

Sunrise Airways Looks Toward Added Growth and Fleet Expansion in 2014

Sunrise Airways enjoyed a strong first year in operation, launching both domestic and international routes from Port-au-Prince and Cap Haitien as part of the company’s strategy to better connect the Western Caribbean. For 2014, the carrier plans to spread its wings even further, while...Read more

Seahawk’s Russell Wilson Named ‘Chief Football Officer’ for Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines has a new quarterback onboard — Seattle Seahawks’ Russell Wilson. As part of the exclusive multi-year partnership, Wilson will appear at events, take part in marketing activities for Alaska Airlines, and work with the carrier to support youth...Read more