Etihad Airways has strengthened its commitment to the US with the launch of a new daily service between San Francisco and Abu Dhabi. The carrier hosted a cocktail reception at the San Francisco City Hall to celebrate the new service, bringing together over 300 guests from across the business, travel trade, government and diplomatic community.
Starting on 14 January 2015, airberlin and Bulgaria Air, the Bulgarian Republic’s national airline, are offering codeshare flights on selected European routes.
Emirates will be giving travellers heading to Perth, Australia the opportunity to experience the Emirates Airbus A380 on the route for the first time, commencing 1st May 2015.
Air Canada has inaugurated new non-stop service between Toronto Pearson and Rio de Janeiro – Galeão International Airport with the departure of flight AC098. The three-times-weekly service is being operated with a Boeing 767-300ER aircraft with 24 International Business Class and 187 Economy seats.
The second largest Omani city Salalah will see Qatar Airways adding four new services by next February. The airline is offering three additional flights per week, and from 3 February 2015, another additional flight per week.
Air Canada has operated its first non-stop flight between Toronto Pearson and Mont-Tremblant, Quebec. Service to Mont-Tremblant will be operated four times per week until March 30, 2015 by Air Canada Express with a 74-seat Bombardier Q400 aircraft.
African carrier EgyptAir, has signed an agreement with global technology company Sabre to help develop and implement a transformation program for EgyptAir Airlines and Express.
As of 30 March 2015 airberlin will be doubling the number of flights from Berlin to Bucharest. The airline will then have two daily non-stop flights to the Romanian capital, offering 13 new connecting destinations to and from Bucharest.
UK-based Flybe has achieved paperless operational authorization from the UK Civil Aviation Authority. The carrier has integrated Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro on iPad as their electronic flight bag solution fleet-wide.