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China Airlines flies non-stop to many destinations throughout Europe from Taiwan not served by other airlines. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Albert Kuan)

Airlines Are Resuming Service to Taiwan After More Than 20 Years

Beginning in April 2018, Air France will resume service between Paris and Taipei to help boost tourism from Taiwan. Many countries are seeing a considerable number of tourism and trade opportunities coming from Taiwan and for this reason, are resuming services to the island nation, with Air Canada being one of the first airlines to resume Taipei service back in 2017. KLM and Turkish Airlines are the only European airlines serving Taiwan at the present time. There are currently no…

Cathay Pacific Adds Second South African Destination

Starting November 2018, Cathay Pacific will launch seasonal non-stop service to Cape Town, South Africa (CPT) from Hong Kong. The new flight will be flown by Cathay Pacific's new Airbus A350-1000 three times a week, and will be the first non-stop flight between Cape Town and Asia in over six…

JetSuiteX Offers Pop-up Flights to Coachella Music Festival

JetSuiteX will be flying pop-up flights in April to the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival from Los Angeles/Burbank for the weekends of April 13-16 and April 20-23, following a similar arrangement that occurred during last year's festival. Flights will depart from Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR) at various times in…

Frontier Airlines Now Second Largest Carrier at Raleigh-Durham in Destinations…

Frontier Airlines announced 6 new routes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) Thursday morning, making it the second largest carrier at the airport in terms of number of destinations served. Frontier’s new destinations include Buffalo, Houston, Milwaukee, New Orleans, San Antonio, and San Juan, PR. The carrier now serves a total…

Vanilla Air to Begin Operations at Fukuoka Airport

Narita-based low-cost carrier Vanilla Air announced Thursday that it plans to begin operations at Japan’s Fukuoka Airport in southern Japan, with its first destination from the airport being Taoyuan International Airport in Taiwan. Currently, Vanilla Air flies between Taoyuan and Tokyo, Narita, Osaka, and Okinawa. The launch of this new route…

United Gets Naming Rights for Historic Los Angeles Coliseum

The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, a famous city landmark and venue in Downtown Los Angeles, will become the United Airlines Memorial Coliseum in a $69 million naming rights agreement struck between United Airlines and the University of Southern California (USC), the coliseum’s operator. The Coliseum will assume its new name…

United Gets Naming Rights for Historic Los Angeles Coliseum

The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, a famous city landmark and venue in Downtown Los Angeles, will become the United Airlines Memorial Coliseum in a $69 million naming rights agreement struck between United Airlines and the University of Southern California (USC), the coliseum’s operator. The Coliseum will assume its new name…

Some Chinese Airlines Now Allow Inflight Smartphone Use: A Step…

For the tech-savvy traveler, taking a flight on any Chinese airline (not including carriers based in Hong Kong, Macau, or Taiwan) tends to be bothersome because these carriers don’t let you use smartphones or tablets on their airplanes, even in flight mode. That means you can’t use your phone to…

Seoul’s Incheon Airport Opens New Terminal for Korean Air and…

Seoul's Incheon International Airport, the main international gateway to South Korea, will open its second passenger terminal to the public on Jan.18. Starting that date, Korean Air will no longer operate from the main terminal, which will be renamed Terminal 1, and will move all its domestic and international operations…

DEN: The Largest Airport by Total Land Mass in the…

When it comes to airports in the middle of nowhere, Denver International Airport (DEN) is probably the most notable. This big city airport is the largest airport by total land area in the U.S, is right in the middle of the great plains of Colorado, yet it is close enough…