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Airlines are on the brink of the ultimate ultra-long-haul flight

We’ve almost reached peak long-haul. For decades, airlines have competed to connect the world’s most distant cities with cripplingly-long direct …

Aviation

£1003 Business Class Zurich To NYC - Round Trip On Star Alliance...

Why not try a couple awesome seats?<p>Air Canada has raised the bar for transatlantic perks, recently opening the “signature suite” at Toronto Pearson …

Top Chef

Which airlines will join oneworld connect after Fiji Airways?

The <b>one</b>world alliance has introduced a new platform for joining up airlines called <b>one</b>world connect. This essentially allows smaller airlines to join …

British Airways

Boeing Looks To Extend This Winning Streak Over Rival Airbus

<b>Boeing</b> (BA) is expected to win yet another order with its 787 Dreamliner, dealing a further blow to <b>Airbus</b> (EADSY) widebodies, though Boeing's …

Aviation

Five Helpful Airline Rules For Passengers...

Actually, sorry – that doesn’t work for me…<p>Did you know you can actually fix many ticket spelling mistakes, even if an airline says you can’t? …

Flying

Airlines adjusting hedges, fares, capacity and fleet as oil price jumps

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Airlines are locking in fuel hedges, lowering capacity, raising fares and retiring older jets to cope with rising costs alongside the highest oil prices since 2014, industry executives say.<p>The squeeze from fuel costs, which have risen much faster than ticket prices, poses a …

Oil

Singapore Airlines to Launch Longest Flight

Singapore Airlines will launch the world's longest commercial flight on October 11. The 19-hour flight will go from Singapore to Newark Liberty …

Singapore Airlines

Qatar Airways’ 777-200LRs Will Soon Have Qsuites

Qatar Airways’ Qsuites debuted between Doha and London Heathrow as of June 2017. Since then they’ve also started offering Qsuites to Paris, New York …

Traveling with Batteries? Don't Fly Without Knowing the TSA Restrictions First

Not being knowledgeable about the TSA's rules on flying with batteries could lead to some real trouble.Look at you, you little travelin' filmmaker, …

Transportation News

11:30 PM ET Thu, 21 June 2018<p>More women will now be inspired to pursue their dream careers, said Enaam Gazi Al-Aswad, who is poised to become Saudi …

American Airlines

Hong Kong International Airport Guide

<b>Hong Kong International Airport</b>, also known by its proper name <b>Chek Lap Kok</b>, is an absolute star of an airport.<p>Prior to its opening in 1998, travelers …

British Airways Intends To Lease Three Qatar Airways A330s

A week ago I wrote about how Qatar Airways was willing to lease British Airways some widebody aircraft. British Airways has a fleet of 26 Boeing …

Etihad Airways Gives Boeing And Airbus Headache

On May 6, <i>Reuters</i> reported that Etihad Airways was looking into making changes to its commitments to jet makers. The airline has over 160 unfilled …

Emirates Is an Airline That Actually Benefits From Rising Oil Prices

Emirates Group boosted full-year profit 67 percent as the world’s biggest long-haul airline scrapped lower-margin flights and benefited from a …

The One Thing You Should Always Do a Week Before Your Flight (Video)

In air travel, nothing is a done deal until it’s been done.<p>Take, for example, your seat assignment. You may believe that, since you booked seat 7A, …

How One Country Is Restoring Its Damaged Ocean

Belize City<p>Belize was criticized for putting its stunning coral reefs and other marine resources at risk. The country responded with innovative solutions.<p>The Astrum helicopter company launches from a base less than five miles from where Belize City meets the Caribbean. In the backseat, to my left, …

Airbus Wants Passengers to Start Sleeping in the Cargo Hold

It won’t be a room with a view, but may help prevent neck strain. Passengers flying on Airbus SE planes will soon be able to slip down into the cargo …

Daily Abu Dhabi flights from Edinburgh Airport to be cancelled

<b>A daily air service from Edinburgh to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates is set to be cancelled.</b><p>Etihad Airways is to end the flights from October, three years after launching.<p>Edinburgh had been Etihad's first Scottish destination but it is understood a lack of take-up is to blame for the service …

At One Airport Checked Bags are Cleaned Before They’re Returned to Passengers

In Japan checked bags -- like all other forms of service -- can be taken to the next level.A Japanese airport employee was filmed actually cleaning …

British Airways Testing Free Water for Elite Passengers (Not a Joke)

British Airways has destroyed their brand with their cuts. They offered free tap water but even hot water for tea was charged. On. British. Airways. …

France strikes cause travel chaos for rail and airline passengers

Travellers heading to, from and through France face chaos from Monday evening as strikes disrupt rail and air links.<p>Railway workers are staging a …

Trains

This Cambodian city is turning into a Chinese enclave, and not everyone is happy

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia — It was a hot, clear day. The kind of day when, a few months ago, the beach here would have been crowded with tourists deciding whether to drink a $1 beer or a $1 fresh coconut juice.<p>Instead, the beach was almost deserted. Women wandered with trays of fresh lobsters …

China

The Big Read: Flying long - the growth of ultra-marathon flights and what they mean for Kiwis

When Qantas flight QF9 takes off from Perth on Sunday, heading for London non-stop, it will break new ground in ultra-long range flying.<p>The …

New Zealand

The Best Travel Apps In 2018 - Tips From a Travel Writer

As a travel writer, I’m on the road at least once a month, and sometimes more than that.<p>Within just one year, I’ve been to Mexico, Scotland, Canada, Japan as well as U.S. cities such as Miami, Park City and Austin. I rely on apps to get me through to flights, to keep me updated on gate changes, to …

Apps

Revealed: The world's best airports for 2018 – where does Heathrow rank?

Hong Kong

Travellers complain of ‘absolute shambles’ as wintry weather causes chaos

Tens of thousands of travellers will wake up where they were not intending to be after hundreds of flights were cancelled on Sunday due to wintry …

Flying

Death Of Puppy In Overhead Bin: Has United Airlines Stopped Caring?

Related: United Airlines<p>United Airlines has a patchy history when it comes to passenger and animal welfare but it’s latest accident is hard to …

United Airlines

Manchester Airport flight delays and cancellations - updated list

Many flights in and out of Manchester Airport have been delayed or cancelled today because of the snow.<p>The cold snap, dubbed the Mini Beast From The …

Flying

Trump’s new wildlife conservation board comprises several trophy hunters

WASHINGTON – A new U.S. advisory board created to help rewrite federal rules for importing the heads and hides of African elephants, lions and rhinos …

Virgin Atlantic Is Struggling to Cope With Low-Cost Competition

Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. posted a loss last year as the weak pound hurt demand for flights from the U.K. and made it tougher for the carrier to …

Virgin Atlantic