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Vistara Announces Flights to Singapore and New Codeshare Agreements

After finally receiving approval to begin international flights from the Indian government, Vistara has officially announced its first international destination. The airline will be launching two new routes to Singapore from both Delhi and Mumbai airports in India. This comes after months of speculation and final approval in March where a special committee of cabinet ministers finally gave the Tata Group and Singapore Airlines joint venture permission to fly internationally. Flights to Singapore The flights to Singapore will commence from…

Former United 747 Returns to the Skies

In November 2017, United Airlines retired the 747 after 47 years of service.  After being retired from revenue service, most of the former flagships of the United fleet made their way to Southern California for storage and a quiet retirement.  However, one of United's 747-400s, N119UA, has been brought out…

United Officially Debuts New Livery and Branding

United Airlines has unveiled its new livery, the first since its merger with Continental Airlines nearly a decade ago.  Over the past few weeks, the Chicago-based carrier has been offering many clues via its social media accounts as to what the new livery will bring. The new paint scheme was…

United’s Free Sandwiches and What Could Come of Them

Last week, a user on Twitter who was flying from Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport to Honolulu's Daniel K. Inouye International Airport aboard United Airlines posted a picture of a sandwich given to him on his flight. The picture didn't get much attention, save for that of a few who…

United Applies for Newark to Cape Town Route

In preparation for the upcoming seasonal offering, United applied with the U.S. Department of Transportation for authority to begin new service between Newark Liberty International Airport and Cape Town International Airport on Monday. United plans to operate nonstop three-times weekly flights to South Africa's oldest city, starting in December 2019. "We…

United Continues Industry Trend By Eliminating Award Chart

In recent decades, airlines turned to loyalty programs as a way to drum up business, a way to attract not just the lucrative business travelers who are going to fly no matter what, but also the leisure travelers who were attracted to the idea that someday, if they spent enough…

Prague Prepares for Sizable Summer Traffic Increase

Coming off a strong 2018, Prague’s Václav Havel Airport is preparing for yet another busy summer season. This summer is poised to bring in more flights, airlines and routes including the largest long-haul route map the Czech capital's primary airport has seen in its 82-year history. Although the entirety of…

Report: United to Update Globe Livery Acquired in Continental Merger

The United Airlines of yesteryear had always been synonymous with one symbol, the tulip. Although not of Dutch origins where the tulip was once a highly valued and speculated upon commodity, United had sported the tulip, merely consisting of four lines with curved edges, for nearly 40 years on its…

American and United Looking at Tokyo Expansions

United Airlines and American Airlines have both announced that they have filed applications with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for nonstop flights to Tokyo’s Haneda airport on Thursday. Chicago-based United has applied for six daily flights to Haneda from Newark, Chicago, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Houston and Guam and…

United Adds Boeing 737 MAX 9 Routes

United is planning additional operations for its 737 MAX 9, according to RoutesOnline. The routes will be for the upcoming summer season and will be operated from the airline's hubs in San Francisco and Houston. The new 737 MAX routes will be from San Francisco to New Orleans and Seattle,…