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AirAsia triumphs at World Airline Awards

July 14, 2016

AirAsia was named the World’s Best Low-Cost Airline for the 8th consecutive year at the World Airline Awards held at Farnborough Airshow on 12th July 2016. A large contingent from the airline attended the event, including Mr Tony Fernandes, AirAsia Group CEO, Ms Aireen Omar, CEO of AirAsia and Ms Rafidah Aziz, Chairman of AirAsia… Read more ›

Hainan Airlines prestige 5-Star Airline status is renewed

July 13, 2016

Hainan Airlines 5-Star Airline Certification for 2016 was presented at the World Airline Awards held at Farnborough Airshow on 12th July 2016. The award was made by Mr Edward Plaisted of Skytrax to the Chairman of Hainan Airlines, Mr Xie Haoming. “It is a great honor for Hainan Airlines to be awarded as a 5-Star… Read more ›

The 2016 World Airline Awards are announced

July 12, 2016

In a gala ceremony held at Farnborough Airshow, Skytrax today presented the 2016 World Airline Awards. The leaders and top management from over 40 airlines from across the globe attended the event, where Emirates was voted the World’s Best Airline by air travellers. At the awards event, Edward Plaisted of Skytrax commented: “we are honoured… Read more ›

Vietnam Airlines is Certified as a 4-Star Airline

Vietnam Airlines has been Certified as a 4-Star Airline by Skytrax, the world’s leading airline and airport rating organisation. In a presentation ceremony at the World Airline Awards held at Farnborough Airshow on 12th July 2016, Skytrax presented the 4-star Airline Certification to Vietnam Airlines President and CEO, Mr Duong Tri Thanh. Vietnam Airlines President… Read more ›

Aer Lingus is Certified as a 4-Star Airline

AER LINGUS has been Certified as a 4-Star Airline by Skytrax, the world’s leading airline and airport rating organisation. In a presentation ceremony at the World Airline Awards held at Farnborough Airshow on 12th July 2016, Skytrax presented the 4-star Airline Certification to Aer Lingus CEO, Mr Stephen Kavanagh. Mr Stephen Kavanagh, CEO of Aer… Read more ›

EVA Air is Certified as a 5-Star Airline

June 15, 2016

EVA Air has been Certified as a 5-Star Airline by Skytrax, the world’s leading airline and airport rating agency. In an Award ceremony at the Taipei Marriot Hotel on 15th June 2016, Skytrax presented the 5-star Airline Certification to EVA Air. Speaking at the 5-Star Airline Certification, Mr Steve Lin, Chairman of EVA Air said:… Read more ›

Flight Report: Minneapolis to London with Delta Air Lines

May 8, 2016

Delta Air Lines Boeing 767-400ER Boarding Arriving from a domestic flight I had a nervously short connection time and headed straight for my departure gate of G6. Delta use concourse G of Terminal 1 in MSP which benefits from the OTG terminal product. This is the first time I have had a flight from a… Read more ›

Flight Report: London to Detroit with Virgin Atlantic

May 7, 2016

Virgin Atlantic A330-300 at Heathrow Airport Departure Airport Check-in for Virgin Atlantic is located in Zones A of Heathrow Terminal 3 and is shared with its airline partner, Delta – Virgin and Delta have done well to integrate cohesive branding and service. All Economy Class passengers are processed using self-service machines. With only 1 member… Read more ›

Flight Report: London to Toronto with Air Canada

May 6, 2016

Air Canada Boeing 787-800 Departure Airport Check-in for Air Canada is located in Zone A of Terminal 2 at Heathrow. Typically Economy Class check-in is processed using self-service machines but due to problems with the online check-in service I use the check-in assistance counter. There is a short wait as many of the counters are… Read more ›

Flight Report: Bangkok to Chengdu with Sichuan Airlines

April 17, 2016

Sichuan Airlines A321 flight from Bangkok to Chengdu Background Sichuan Airlines operates from its home hub airport of Chengdu, as well as Chongqing. It is primarily a domestic Chinese airline operating over 100 Airbus aircraft. It is 40 per cent owned by the regional government, with the other major shareholder being China Southern Airlines, and… Read more ›