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Singapore Airlines to Eliminate Fuel Surcharges on Award Redemptions

Singapore Airlines to Eliminate Fuel Surcharges on Award Redemptions

Singapore Airlines announced it will make three significant changes to its KrisFlyer frequent flyer program later this month.
The flag carrier, whose hub is at Singapore Changi Airport, said it will eliminate fuel surcharges on all Singapore and SilkAir award redemptions.
In addition, it is eliminating the 15% online booking discount it has offered on award bookings and upgrades made through its website or app, and it is raising the number of …

Air China to Launch New International Flights to Zurich, Jakarta, Los Angeles

Air China to Launch New International Flights to Zurich, Jakarta, Los Angeles

Air China announced that it plans to begin five new international routes in May.
The carrier will link Beijing with Zurich, Switzerland and Astana, Kazakhstan, as well as begin service from Shanghai to Barcelona.
Air China will also begin a Beijing-Jakarta route.
In addition, the carrier plans to launch flights from Shenzhen to Los Angeles.
Last November, Air China began new international service between Chengdu and Sydney, marking the first ever non-stop route between …

Great Moments in Travel History – March 2017

On March 10, 1910, William Boeing bought Heath’s Shipyard in Seattle, Washington. The shipyard, located on the Duwamish River, would later become Boeing’s first airplane factory.
Le Canard (French for “the Duck”), the first seaplane, made its debut flight at La Mède harbor in Martigues, France, on March 28, 1910. The aircraft was built by Henri Fabre, and flew a distance of about 1,600 feet (487 meters) at a maximum altitude …

Swiss to Charge for More ‘Private’ Business-Class Seats and Replace Magazines with Digital Content

Swiss to Charge for More ‘Private’ Business-Class Seats and Replace Magazines with Digital Content

Swiss International Air Lines announced that passengers will be able to book what it refers to as “privacy seats” in business class beginning at the end of March. Previously, these seats were available as regular business-class seats.
Privacy seats, referred to by some as “throne seats,” are single window seats with a large armrest/console on both sides of the seat. On Airbus wide-body aircraft, they are on the left side of …

American to Launch Flights Between Charlotte and the Bahamas

American to Launch Flights Between Charlotte and the Bahamas

American Airlines announced that it plans to begin new service to the Bahamas this summer.
The carrier will launch flights between Charlotte, North Carolina and George Town, located on the island of Great Exuma, on June 3.
The carrier will offer the service once a week.
Exuma is a district of the Bahamas, and consists of over 365 islands. George Town is the capital and largest city of the district, with a population …

Cutting the Line: Which Trusted Traveler Program is Right for You?

Curious about airport security at the dawn of the jet age? There wasn’t any. Indeed, just watch great movies such as “Airport”, and you’ll see anyone could stroll up to a departure gate. Indeed, it wasn’t until 1972, when a group of hijackers threatened to fly Southern Airways Flight 49 into a nuclear reactor at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, that the Federal Aviation Administration ordered airlines to screen passengers and …

Norwegian to Launch 10 New Routes from U.K., Ireland to U.S. This Summer

Norwegian to Launch 10 New Routes from U.K., Ireland to U.S. This Summer

Norwegian Air announced details of its transatlantic expansion plans following the approval for the carrier’s Irish subsidiary to operate flights to and from the United States last December. The permit allows Norwegian Air International to operate flights to the United States from Ireland and other parts of the European Union.
This summer, the airline plans to begin ten new routes from the United Kingdom and Ireland to the East Coast of …