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Condor Launches New Service from Austin

On Monday, Condor Airlines launched service from Austin, Texas with new service to their hub in Frankfurt. The History of Condor Condor Airlines was founded in 1955 under the name of Deutsche Flugdienst by four German travel and shipping companies; Norddeutscher Lloyd, Hamburg American Line, Deutsche Lufthansa, and Deutsche Bundesbahn. The airline used three Vickers VC.1 Viking aircraft based at Lufthansa's hub in Frankfurt, Germany. The 36 seat turboprop started flying on March 29, 1956. The first scheduled service flew…

Singapore Airlines to Start San Francisco to Singapore Service

Singapore Airlines has announced that they will start new service to San Francisco, California in October of 2016, allowing the airline to serve the United States for the first time since 2013. This announcement comes exactly two weeks after Star Alliance member, United, started service on the same route. The…

Alaska Air Flies With Biofuel Made from Corn

In efforts to lower emissions, airlines and biofuel companies have been testing new possibilities and pushing their limits to create cheaper jet fuel that's safer for the environment. One airline has partnered with a biofuel company to create and test new solutions. Alaska Air joined with Gevo, a biofuel company,…

United Launches Direct Service Between San Francisco and Singapore

On Wednesday, United started new service from its hub in San Francisco, California to Singapore's Changi Airport. This new route will be the first and only non-stop flight between the two cities using  the 787-9 Dreamliner. Singapore is a country known for it's architecture, food, and of course, its culture. Kershing Goh,…