ITA Airways launches new Chicago-Rome nonstop Flight

Source: ITA Airways This new intercontinental destination joins the direct long-haul flights already operating to another 6 in North America and to São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires in Latin America Today ITA Airways opened its new Chicago O'Hare - Rome Fiumicino nonstop connection. The inaugural flight, which departed at 3:00 p.m. (local time) from the American city, was operated with the new Airbus A330neo, the cutting edge of ITA Airways’ fleet and the ultimate reference in technology, digitalization, innovation, efficiency and “Made in Italy” design. To celebrate the launch of the new intercontinental route, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held today at the departure gate of Chicago O'Hare International Airport in the presence of Emiliana Limosani, ITA Airways [...]

2024-04-08T13:29:21+03:00April 8th, 2024|AIRLINES, News|

Air Canada Inaugurates Newest Pacific Route from Vancouver to Singapore

Source: Air Canada The only non-stop flights linking Canada and Singapore Four times weekly, year-round flights facilitating connections across North America via YVR and to Southeast Asia, Southern India and Western Australia via Singapore Route is nearly 13,000 km and is Air Canada's longest flight measured by distance  Air Canada's much anticipated route launched from its Vancouver (YVR) Pacific hub last night and arrived this morning in Singapore, marking the inaugural of the airline's newest international route and the only non-stop flight between Canada and Singapore. Stretching 12,818 kilometres (7,965 miles), the route is the airline's longest flight measured by distance with a flying time of up to 16 hours and five minutes. "Air Canada is thrilled to welcome customers onboard our [...]

2024-04-05T15:13:19+03:00April 5th, 2024|AIRLINES, News|

Frontier Airlines Announces New Routes, Expanding Operations Across 12 Airports

Source: Frontier Airlines Ultra-low fare carrier Frontier Airlines (NASDAQ: ULCC) will launch nonstop service from various airports across the U.S. in June and July of 2024, to destinations spanning the East Coast to West Coast and Pacific Northwest to the Southeast. To celebrate, America's Greenest Airline is offering fares as low as $19*. "As consumers look to take to the skies this summer for leisure or business travel, we're thrilled to further expand our route map from coast to coast," said Josh Flyr, vice president of network and operations design, Frontier Airlines. "More destinations from more airports means Frontier Airlines can provide 'Low Fares Done Right' to even more customers during the busy summer travel season." New service from Buffalo [...]

2024-04-05T15:22:28+03:00April 5th, 2024|AIRLINES, News|

Air Canada and Jane Goodall Institute of Canada Spotlight Illegal Wildlife Trade and Biodiversity Challenges

Source: Air Canada Air Canada launches new awareness campaign across its in-flight entertainment, social media and more to raise awareness of illegal wildlife trade Preserving wildlife has been a component of Air Canada's environmental and sustainability efforts to "Do More" Aeroplan to launch a points match week in support of the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada from April 22-28 Air Canada is first airline globally to showcase conservation documentaries onboard from Age of Union Building on its partnership with the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada (JGIC), Air Canada is launching a new initiative to spotlight illegal wildlife trade (IWT) and its impact on global biodiversity. In collaboration with JGIC and involvement from Dr. Jane Goodall herself, the awareness campaign will [...]

2024-04-04T08:09:08+03:00April 4th, 2024|AIRLINES, News|

American Airlines, Make-A-Wish® and Disney host Wish Flight in support of 28 children battling critical illnesses

Source: American Airlines Wish Flight is part of the month-long celebration leading up to World Wish Day® on April 29 American Airlines, Make-A-Wish and Disney will grant the wishes of children battling critical illnesses in celebration of World Wish Month. On April 17, 28 wish families will board the Wish Flight and fly on a one-of-a-kind, chartered plane from Dallas-Fort Worth to Orlando, Florida, to fulfill their wishes to go to Walt Disney World Resort®. American recently hosted a special wish reveal celebration at its Fort Worth, Texas, headquarters with local wish families. Team members came together to cheer on the wish kids with congratulatory signs, refreshments and photo stations as the children learned about the extraordinary Wish Flight they [...]

2024-04-04T07:59:00+03:00April 4th, 2024|AIRLINES, News|

Your Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles go farther with Global Getaways

Source: Alaska Airlines Snag significant savings redeeming miles to aspirational international travel destinations;we’re making it easier to book redemptions and buy tickets with our partners on alaskaair.com Eager to get even more bang with your Mileage Plan miles? Alaska Airlines has just the ticket with Global Getaways. Starting today, we’re offering savings of up to 50% on award redemptions to select international destinations with us and our global partners. Mileage Plan members can redeem miles throughout April at alaskaair.com for reduced award travel from September through November to an amazing collection of locations. Four times a year we’ll mix it up and have a new list of incredible places to visit while using fewer miles to get there. The theme as we kick [...]

2024-04-04T07:55:08+03:00April 4th, 2024|AIRLINES, News|

The Aloha Behind Hawaiian’s ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi Flights

Source: Hawaiian Airlines Crewmembers of February's HA90 ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi flight. An aircraft cabin isn’t your typical setting for learning a new language – that is unless you’re traveling on Hawaiian Airlines. More of the carrier’s guests have experienced ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian language) at up to 41,000 feet, thanks to employees who are perpetuating the language and normalizing its use by incorporating it into the flight experience. Translations are available throughout our cabin, from seat numbers and wall signage to safety videos and announcements. Out of all of Hawaiian’s efforts to honor Hawaiʻi’s native tongue, the most impactful has been bilingual exchanges between its employees and guests. Cue the ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi flight, a travel experience driven by teams passionate about the indigenous [...]

2024-04-03T09:52:19+03:00April 3rd, 2024|AIRLINES, News|

Delta celebrates 90 years of service in Montréal: Plan a trip to the Canadian city

Source: Delta Air Lines   Delta celebrates 90 years of service in Montréal, helping international travelers discover the city's architectural and cultural gems while also providing the French-Canadian community with access to the world. As Delta Air Lines marks its 90th anniversary of service in Montréal, it is a moment to celebrate not just decades of aviation history but also the vibrant metropolis of the Canadian province of Quebec – a city rich in culture, history and a spirit of exploration. Montréal, the second-largest French-speaking city in the world, offers something for everyone. Visit Old Montreal to explore historic architecture, boutique shops and art galleries. Must-see attractions include Notre-Dame Basilica, St. Joseph's Oratory and Jean-Talon Market. Enjoy outdoor festivals in [...]

2024-04-03T12:08:10+03:00April 3rd, 2024|AIRLINES, News|

Air France introduces new gourmet delights

Source: Air France From April 2024, Air France will be unveiling new in-flight menus, created by distinguished new names in the world of cuisine. As an ambassador for French fine dining, the company continues to showcase French haute cuisine around the world. On departure from Paris, the triple Michelin-starred French chefs Glenn Viel and Arnaud Lallement will be creating exceptional new dishes in the La Première and Business cabins, alongside renowned pastry chefs Philippe Rigollot and Nina Métayer. In the Premium Economy cabin, the single Michelin-starred chef Frédéric Simonin continues to delight the airline’s customers with his delicious new recipes. To create these menus, the chefs work together with Servair, the world leader in in-flight catering, using fresh, local produce [...]

2024-04-03T10:13:17+03:00April 3rd, 2024|AIRLINES, News|

Eurowings enters the hot air ballooning business linking Dusseldorf with Palma de Mallorca

Source: Eurowings Holidaymakers will also be able to regularly travel the popular route from Dusseldorf to Palma de Mallorca in a hot air balloon Ballooning instead of flying: Eurowings is expanding its range to include a very special way of travelling. With the start of the summer school holidays in North Rhine-Westphalia (from 8 July 2024), holidaymakers will also be able to regularly travel the popular route from Dusseldorf to Palma de Mallorca in a hot air balloon. Germany's largest holiday airline is primarily aiming to counter growing capacity bottlenecks on the air traffic routes to Mallorca. The more than 420 weekly connections offered by Eurowings to Europe's most popular sunny island in the summer were almost fully booked well [...]

2024-04-03T11:59:53+03:00April 3rd, 2024|AIRLINES, News|