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Qantas to Launch Domestic Inflight Wi-Fi Service

Qantas has announced it will launch inflight Wi-Fi service next year on domestic flights in Australia. The airline will partner with ViaSat, a global broadband services provider and will tap into the NBNTM network. This new Wi-Fi service will be up to 10 times faster than other on-board Wi-Fi services and will give Qantas customers the ability to stream movies and television shows, including live sport events and catch up on the latest news. Qantas will trial the service with one Boeing…

JetBlue to Launch Buffalo to Los Angeles Service

JetBlue Airways has announced it will begin daily nonstop service between Buffalo, NY (BUF) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX) beginning June 16, 2016. This new route is an effort for JetBlue to increase its presence in Western, New York, as well as between New York State and California. Beginning June…

United to Launch Direct Service from San Francisco to Singapore

United Airlines has announced nonstop service between its hub in San Francisco and Singapore beginning June 1, 2016, pending government and regulatory approval. The airline will operate its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft on the new route. The aircraft features 48 BusinessFirst seats and 204 Economy seats, including 88 seats in…

Emirates to Fly Nonstop to Auckland

Dubai-based Emirates has announced it will fly nonstop to Auckland beginning March 1st, 2016. The new service will be in addition to the airline’s existing flights, which now gives New Zealand five daily roundtrip flights from Emirates. Three flights to Auckland are operated by the airline’s flagship Airbus A380 aircraft…

Ethiopian Airlines Returns to NYC

Ethiopian Airlines will restart service to New York City-JFK after a 12-year absence. Service will begin in June 2016 using the airline’s Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft, which has 24 seats in business class and 246 in economy. The 787 features the airline’s state-of-the-art on demand entertainment system and other technologies…

KLM to Launch Service to Salt Lake City and Ibiza

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced today that it will begin nonstop service from Amsterdam to both Salt Lake City, Utah and Ibiza, Spain. The airline will operate service to Ibiza for an eight-week period during the summer travel season. Service begins July 4, 2016 and ends August 25 and will…

Emirates Says “Hello” To Two New Chinese Destinations

Emirates has announced it will expand its global route map to include two new destinations in China. Beginning May 2016, Emirates will serve Yinchuan (INC) and Zhengzhou (CGO) four-times weekly. The new route complements Emirates’ existing service to Beijing, Guangzhou, and Shanghai in mainland China. Emirates will operate its Boeing…

Another Dubai Route Bites The Dust

United Airlines has announced that it will cease service to Dubai, United Arab Emirates in January of next year. The airline currently serves Dubai from its hub at Washington-Dulles International Airport. United flight 976 will make its last departure from Washington-Dulles on January 23rd, 2016. The last flight out of…