Japan is a very popular vacation destination for Hong Kongers trying to escape city life. In a first, airline loyalty program Asia Miles is chartering two exclusive flights this summer between Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) and Osaka’s Kansai International Airport (KIX) for its members to redeem.
Aircraft manufacturers Boeing and rival Airbus have been working hard on extending flight ranges in their 777/787 and A350/A380 programs since their introduction into service. In combination with lower fuel prices, airlines have been taken risks in flying longer routes non-stop shattering distance current operating records in the process. Experience The Skies have been following […]
Skytrax announced the SKYTRAX 2017 World Airlines Awards winner at the Paris Air Show with Qatar Airways taking home the grand prize.
Cathay Pacific Airways (CX) is scheduled to receive its first Airbus A350-900 at the end of April 2016. The airline will use the new aircraft on regional routes before commencing on its new London Gatwick Airport operation five months afterwards (News – December 11, 2015).
Cathay Dragon is the new name for Cathay Pacific Airways (CX) subsidiary Dragonair. Its new branding will integrate many design elements introduced by CX back in October 2014 (News).
Cathay Pacific Airways (CX)(Oneworld) confirmed that it will launch a new four-times weekly service between its base in Hong Kong (HKG) and London’s Gatwick Airport (LGW) starting in September 2016.
Italian coffee powerhouse illycaffè has been chosen as the company to serve United Airlines worldwide.
Cathay Pacific Airways (CX) unveiled its new logo back in late 2014 (News – October 24, 2014). While the new branding has been deployed in many airports and social media properties for the past year, planes have not been converted. This changed with the unveil of its latest delivery of Boeing 777-300ER.
Experience The Skies reported back two months ago (News – August 18, 2015) that Singapore Airlines is looking to reclaim the title of the longest flight. However, it will need help from Airbus to make it a reality.
Air Canada Experience The Skies reported earlier that Air Canada will commence a retrofit program to bring the same on board experience on all its Boeing 777 aircrafts (refer to our coverage here for summery and tentative rollout schedule).