Melbourne Airport welcomed the inaugural Airbus A350 service to Victoria, with the arrival of Singapore Airlines flight SQ207 on Aug. 10. Singapore Airlines will deploy the A350 to Melbourne through Oct. 22 when it will be redeployed on nonstop flights between Singapore and San Francisco from Oct. 23.
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) welcomed its first scheduled Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner service Aug.1, a British Airways’ upgraded daily nonstop from London Heathrow Airport....More
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) welcomed its first scheduled Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner service Aug.1, a British Airways’ upgraded daily nonstop from London Heathrow Airport. The 787-8 accommodates 214 passengers in a three-class configuration—Club World (business class-35 seats), World Traveller Plus (premium economy-25 seats) and World Traveller (economy-154 seats). ATW online editor Linda Blachly was onsite for the inaugural flight.
Etihad Airways has opened a dedicated premium passenger lounge in the Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), its third lounge in the US and first on the West Coast.
Japan's All Nippon Airways (ANA), which is under a five-year contract with The Walt Disney Company, has revealed a new Star Wars-themed C-3PO Boeing 777-200ER to its fleet of Star Wars' themed liveries....More
Peter Bellew became CEO and group managing director of Malaysia Airlines Berhad on July 1, succeeding Christoph Mueller. Bellew had been the airline’s COO since August 2015, and previously was director of flight operations at Irish low-cost carrier (LCC) Ryanair....More
The first draft of a performance-based packaging standard for lithium-ion batteries will not be ready by November and will likely slip into early 2017, an Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) committee member said Aug. 24....More