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A Qatar Airways 777-300ER lands at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Parker Davis)

Qatar Airways Set to Launch Service to Canberra

Doha-based Qatar Airways has announced a new service to the capital city of Australia, Canberra. The new service, which is scheduled to start on Feb. 12, 2018, will not be a direct flight, but will instead route via Sydney, doubling the carrier’s current frequency to the hub. The new service will be operated by a Boeing 777-300ER, and will arrive in Canberra at 8:25 a.m. each day. The aircraft will then depart back to Sydney at 1:45 p.m., and then…

British Airways Shows Off Its Latest Safety Video

On Monday, British Airways showcased its latest onboard safety video, featuring numerous high profile celebrities including Gordon Ramsay, Sir Ian Mckellen and Rowan Atkinson. The video will be launched onboard British Airways' aircraft beginning on Sept. 1, 2017. [caption id="attachment_14243" align="aligncenter" width="1280"] Rowan Atkinson features in the video (Photo: British…

IndiGo Sets Its Eyes on Low Cost Long-Haul Service

Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo has announced its plan to acquire the international operations of India's flag carrier airline, Air India. The low-cost carrier, based in Delhi out of Indira Gandhi International Airport, expressed its intentions to acquire the international operations or both Air India and its subsidiary, Air India Express…

Emirates Lands in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Emirates Airline has just launched its first service to Cambodia with the introduction of a daily service from Dubai International Airport to Phnom Penh International Airport via Yangon. The introduction of the service brings the total number of cities served by the Dubai-based carrier to 13 in the region. The…

Qatar Airways Approved to Operate British Airways Flights During Cabin…

Qatar Airways has been approved to operate flights on behalf of British Airways during a planned cabin crew strike set to start on July 1 and last 16 days. The strike is the latest in an ongoing dispute which began over crew pay between the British carrier and mixed fleet…

Airbus’ A380plus: Too Little, Too Late?

With the recent announcement by Airbus of the A380plus, an aerodynamically enhanced version of its A380 aircraft with both efficiency and revenue potential improvements, many people are watching and waiting to see if this will be an aircraft desired by the airlines. With the Paris Air Show now underway, Airbus…

Emirates Faces Halted Expansion in China

Emirates has been blocked from adding any new routes to China for six months following two safety incidents involving the Dubai-based carrier. The ban, which will prevent the carrier from expanding its operations out towards the East, was laid out by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) on Wednesday.…

Emirates’ New First Class: Will It Win Over Customers?

Earlier this week, Emirates announced that it will debut its latest first class offering in November at the Dubai Air Show. The Dubai based carrier, which is currently the world’s largest operator of the Boeing 777 with 162 aircraft, confirmed that its latest first class suite will debut on board…

21 Airlines Begin Process of Shifting Terminals at Los Angeles…

After months of preparation, the monumental challenge of moving 21 airlines from various terminals across LAX began on Saturday morning. The cost of the move? $60 million, picked up by Delta Air Lines who plans to spend a further $1.9 billion developing its new location with upgraded check in areas,…

Qantas Outlines Start Date for Nonstop Flight Between London and…

Australian flag carrier, Qantas, has announced the first nonstop service between London Heathrow and Perth. The 14,498 km (9,009 mi) service will launch on March 25, 2018, with the first flight, QF10, due to depart London Heathrow at 13:30 before arriving into Perth at 13:15 the following day, approximately 16 hours…