Lufthansa Launches Allegris Service with A350-900, Expands Routes to Vancouver, Toronto, and More

A350-900 with 268 passengers on the way from Munich to Vancouver Further destinations in late summer: Shanghai and San Francisco From summer: Allegris flights can be booked for the winter timetable (IN SHORT) Lufthansa has inaugurated its Allegris service onboard the A350-900 aircraft, accommodating 268 passengers and 18 crew members on its maiden flight from… Read the full press release

Oman Air Appoints Con Korfiatis as CEO to Lead Ongoing Transformation

(IN SHORT) His Excellency Eng. Saeed Al Mawali, Minister of Transport, Communications and Information and Chairman of Oman Air, along with the airline’s Board of Directors, has announced the appointment of Con Korfiatis as the new Chief Executive Officer. With over three decades of experience in the aviation industry, including CEO roles across Asia-Pacific and… Read the full press release

China Southern Airlines Expands Seasonal Service to Christchurch, Strengthening Airport Partnership

(IN SHORT) China Southern Airlines is set to enhance its direct service between Christchurch Airport and Guangzhou, operating five flights per week for five months starting in October, marking a 52% increase in capacity compared to the previous summer. Recognizing the potential of China’s high-value passengers and their interest in exploring the South Island, the… Read the full press release

Minor Hotels Expands Footprint in India with Ambitious Growth Plans

Hospitality group eyes 50 properties in 10 years as it opens Bengaluru office and counts down to Anantara debut (IN SHORT) Minor Hotels, a prominent global hotel owner and operator, is ramping up its presence in the Indian hospitality market, aiming to open 50 new properties within the next decade. Focusing on upper-upscale and luxury… Read the full press release

Emirates Reinstates Daily Flights to Phnom Penh, Expanding Far East Network

Linked service between Singapore and Phnom Penh expands Singapore operations to four daily flights (IN SHORT) Emirates has resumed daily flights to Phnom Penh via Singapore, marking the expansion of its Far East network to 21 points and increasing Singapore operations to four daily flights. The inaugural flight, celebrated with a cake-cutting ceremony, signifies the… Read the full press release

Emirates Unveils Luxurious Bulgari Amenity Kits for First and Business Class Passengers

(IN SHORT) Emirates introduces a new collection of exclusive Bulgari amenity kits for First and Business Class passengers, reflecting the airline’s commitment to providing exceptional onboard experiences. The kits feature a range of travel-friendly amenities, including Bulgari fragrances, skincare products, and grooming essentials. In First Class, passengers can choose from luxurious offerings for both men… Read the full press release

Luxurious Four Seasons Hotel Osaka Opens Reservations Ahead of Grand Debut

Highlighted by the region’s first contemporary ryokan experience, the all-new Four Seasons is an expression of modernity in one of Japan’s most storied cities (IN SHORT) The highly anticipated Four Seasons Hotel Osaka is now accepting reservations for its grand opening scheduled for this summer. Situated in the vibrant Dojima district, the hotel promises a… Read the full press release

International Airlines Group adopts Airline Economics by Skailark

(IN SHORT) Skailark, a Data as a Service company, has announced a collaboration with International Airlines Group (IAG) to implement Airline Economics, Skailark’s digital twin of the global aviation industry. This platform will provide IAG with granular insights into cost and revenue data for over 350 airlines worldwide, enabling them to optimize decision-making on various… Read the full press release