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Hainan Airlines parent to buy Swissport

Posted on: July 31, 2015

Hainan Airlines 5-Star cabin staff HNA Group, owner of the Chinese 5-Star Airline, Hainan Airlines, has agreed to buy airport luggage handler Swissport International Ltd from PAI Partners SAS for USD $2.81 billion. HNA will operate Swissport as a stand-alone business within the group. Swissport has approximately 60,000 employees, operating in 48 countries, and is… Read more »

5-Star Airport time lapse

Posted on: July 29, 2015

Haneda International Terminal Departures : 29th July 2015 (Skytrax) The weather may be in the mid thirties and sultry in Tokyo, but customers travelling through Haneda Airport can enjoy the 5-Star facilities of this airport in comfort. Comprising three Terminals, 2 domestic and 1 international, Haneda Airport gained the prestigious 5-Star Airport status in 2014,… Read more »

KLM previews Boeing 787 Dreamliner interior

Posted on: July 25, 2015

KLM Boeing 787-900 above the tulip fields KLM’s new Boeing 787-9 to offer WiFi for all passengers, flatbed seats in Business Class, enhanced recline for Economy class seats and all passengers have access to a power socket. Among the most important features of the Boeing 787-9 are the new World Business Class (WBC) seats, which… Read more »

SWISS unveils latest Cabins

Posted on: July 10, 2015

The new SWISS First Class suite SWISS will be ushering-in a new era in the history of its long-haul aircraft fleet in January 2016 with the arrival of the first of its nine new Boeing 777-300ERs. The new aircraft will offer a state-of-the-art cabin product in all three seating classes, including wireless internet connectivity. The… Read more »

Ryanair joins Facebook

Posted on: July 9, 2015

Ryanair has joined Facebook Ryanair officially joined Facebook on 8th July 2015, offering its 100m customers the latest Ryanair route news and developments as they happen, great competitions and offers, and real-time customer service, as it continues to expand its social media presence. Facebook follows the launch of Ryanair’s Twitter account, which has over 160,000… Read more »

Anyone for Croquet?

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Heathrow Airport invites passengers to a game of Crazy Croquet For one week from 9th July 2015, Heathrow Airport is inviting passengers of Terminal 2 to play a game of Crazy Croquet on a unique course, designed to celebrate the best of British with rose bush obstacles, teapot shaped hoops whilst washing it all down… Read more »

Cowshed debut on United Airlines

Posted on: July 8, 2015

Cowshed skin-care products in redesigned amenity kits to be introduced on United Airlines United Airlines and Cowshed Spa, the premium spa and lifestyle brand of London-based Soho House & Co, are joining together in a partnership to bring travelers contemporary new amenities onboard and at more than a dozen United airport lounges worldwide. From 1st… Read more »

Cathay Pacific new HKG Lounge

Posted on: July 5, 2015

CATHAY PACIFIC AIRWAYS reopened The Pier First Class Lounge at Hong Kong International Airport in June 2015, following an extensive renovation. Measuring 2,061 square metres, the lounge is located at Gate 63 in the North West concourse of HKIA. With a maximum seating capacity of 231, the lounge expresses the heartfelt warmth, considered simplicity and… Read more »

Heathrow Terminal 1 has closed

Posted on: June 29, 2015

Heathrow Terminal 1, opened by Queen Elizabeth II in April 1969, will say goodbye to its final passengers on the evening of 29th June 2015. The terminal will close after 47 years with airlines having completed their move to new, modern world class facilities. The final departure will be a British Airways flight to Hanover,… Read more »

Vietnam Airlines A350 to fly next week

Posted on: June 27, 2015

Vietnam Airlines to start flying the Airbus A350XWB on commercial flights from Friday 3rd July. Initially this newest addition to the Vietnam Airlines fleet will operate domestic route Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, and is then expected to be deployed onto routes to Paris and Seoul Incheon. Vietnam Airlines becomes the first Asian airline… Read more »