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Top 10 Best Airlines In The World For In-Flight Food

When picking the top 10 best airlines in the world for in-flight meals, it is hard not to be biased by personal preference. For example, I love a …

Airlines

Dear Singapore Airlines Public Affairs Team...

It’s been a tough couple of months for you guys. First, you had to deal with the outcry over plans to charge certain customers for seat selection. …

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SIA customers upset with auto travel insurance inclusion; airline says it's to protect travellers

SINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines (SIA) customers are upset with a new booking feature that automatically includes travel insurance unless travellers …

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Southwest Airlines named among the world's 10 most admired companies by Fortune

For the 24th year in a row, Southwest Airlines was ranked as one of the world’s most-respected companies in a survey of corporate executives by …

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5 longest air routes from San Francisco

Newer, lighter jets allowing longer hauls<p>At one time, a non-stop flight from San Francisco to London or Tokyo used to be considered a big deal. In the 1940s it took 60 hours and five stops for a transpacific crossing. Those days are long gone.<p>Today, thanks to the latest generations of wide-body …

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Singapore Airlines among least fuel-efficient airlines flying across the Pacific

SINGAPORE: Singapore Airlines performs below the industry average for the amount of carbon dioxide per passenger-kilometre it emits, according to an …

Aviation

United Is Adding Way Better Seats to Flights This Year

The upgraded ‘Premium Plus’ seats will come with more room, better food, free booze—and still cost less than business class.<p>United will add premium economy seats to some of its international flights later this year, giving travelers a new option called 'Premium Plus' that’s better than coach and …

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Bloomberg - Airbus verhandelt mit British Airways über A380-Deal‍​

© Reuters. An Airbus logo is pictured during the delivery of the new Airbus A380 aircraft to Singapore Airlines at the French headquarters of …

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Water Cooler 1/19/17 Open Thread - Tailwind, Mosquitoes, New California?

TGIF RedStaters, and welcome to Friday’s Water Cooler, always an Open Thread!<p><b>Tailwind – Can’t we all use a little more of this?</b><p>Seeing a Daily Star …

Conservative View

The world's longest flights are making a comeback

For some time, one of the major themes of commercial air travel has been frugality.<p>Seat pitches declining, budget fares and basic economy dominating, the 747 retiring, and airlines in a fierce battle to see who can offer the most competitive routes at the cheapest fares.<p>But one new trend seems to …

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Airbus superjumbo A380 gets lifeline with Emirates $16bn order

Airbus’s troubled A380 airliner has been thrown a lifeline by Gulf carrier Emirates, which has agreed to buy 36 of the double-decker jets.<p>The company has signed a memorandum of understanding for a $16bn deal to acquire 20 of the “superjumbos” with an option for 16 more.<p>The purchase will extend the …

Aviation

United’s New 17.5-hour Flight from Houston to Sydney Is One of the World’s Longest

Today marks a shake-up in the rankings of the longest flights in the world as United commences service from its hub in Houston, Texas, to Sydney, …

Airlines

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Increases Fees for Award Travel Changes

I really hate it when an airline makes changes to their frequent flier program without notice (or with little notice). Even if it’s just a small …

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15% off Turkish Airlines Flights With App Bookings

It’s no secret that discounts on airfares are hard to come by. Online booking tools like Google Flights (our guide here) have made price comparisons …

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Bits: more on the BA Amex London events, £199 SWISS business to Zurich, Qatar sale extended

News in brief:<b>More on the BA Amex London events</b>Yesterday we mentioned <b>a series of events being held in January to promote the British Airways American</b> …

Airlines

New ultra-long-haul flight from Houston to Sydney launches

The world’s latest ultra-long-haul route is scheduled to take off from Houston on Friday evening, destination Sydney.<p>United Airlines flight 101 …

Airlines

How Airlines Assign Flight Numbers and Emirates Exaggerates Its Economy Class

Increasingly Asian frequent flyer programs are more lucrative than US ones — ANA Mileage Club, JAL Mileage Bank, Asiana Club, Korean Air SKYPASS to …

Airlines

These airplane 'seats' are the closest thing to your bed at home

Etihad Residence - a private lavatory, a sitting area and a bed, a real bed, that accommodates two people.<p>Airlines make a big deal about the comfort …

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Heads Up: JFK Centurion Lounge Arrives in 2019

One of the most luxurious lounge networks is adding a new location. In early 2019, The Centurion Lounge network opens its 10th location at New...The …

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Highlights<p>Fine Print<p>Facilities<p>Location & Getting There<p>Getting to Khao Lak is easy. Direct flights are available from Australia to Phuket …

Travel

What do you want to see in a business class seat?

TALKING POINT | Today’s best business class seats tick three key boxes for the corporate traveller. They convert into lie-flat beds; they have direct …

Airlines

At least $20,000 lost to fake UOB website: Police

Multiple victims have reported being cheated into providing personal information and credit card details to a fake United Overseas Bank (UOB) …

Identity Theft

Cathay Pacific falls 11 places in safety rankings, hits out at ‘unreliable’ evaluator

Cathay Pacific Airways’ safety ranking in an international index fell from top spot to 12th place this year, prompting the airline to hit back, …

News (China)

EXCLUSIVE: New Heathrow Rewards Avios and airline transfer bonus and new ‘Premium’ benefits

<b>Heathrow Rewards is launching a revamp of its ‘Premium’ tier today. To promote it they are launching a transfer bonus to Avios and most of their</b> …

Airlines

Asia’s airline wars: the great profit squeeze in the sky

On January 3, Singapore Airlines shocked its customers with a plan to charge them up to $50 just for using a credit card to book its cheapest seats. …

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Singapore Airlines Will Fly the New A380 to Hong Kong and London

Last year we saw the introduction of a few new First Class product, with Singapore Airlines’ new A380 being one of the most notable ones. The new …

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In it for the long haul...

by David Flynn | January 16, 2018<p>Get ready for a new wave of long flights. <i>Really</i> long flights that'll see you spending up to 18 hours in the air.<p>It …

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Airbus aims to seize jet production crown from Boeing in 2020

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: An Airbus logo is pictured during the delivery of the new Airbus A380 aircraft to Singapore Airlines at the French …

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It’s Sunday again, so it must be time for some more airplane art.<p>This week resting between flights is a Singapore Airlines Airbus A330-300 at its …

Airlines

The A380 Will Die If Emirates Doesn’t Order More, Says Airbus Sales Chief

The Airbus super jumbo appears to be in real jeopardy. After reports in December that Airbus would stop making the biggest passenger airplane in the …

Aviation