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2013-07-09 12:20:48

NEW YORK, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Singapore Airlines today launched its next generation of cabin products, set to be the new industry benchmark for premium air travel. Customers traveling on select flights between Singapore and London will be the first to experience the new cabin products beginning in September, in First, Business and Economy classes. The new seats and KrisWorld in-flight entertainment system will be progressively rolled out to other routes as additional new...

2013-07-09 08:24:39

NOTTINGHAM, England, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With cheaper and more regular flights around, an increasing amount of people are jet setting to the other side of the World, however for people who are not used to flying or flying long haul then it can be quite daunting as well as tiresome. So SportsDirect.com [http://www.sportsdirect.com ] have devised a short guide on how to cope with going long distance. Firstly, if you're flying to somewhere like Sydney, Beijing or...

2013-07-09 00:20:08

Beyond The Dream -- Hainan Airlines' Five-Star Flight HAIKOU, China, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hainan Airlines Co., Ltd. (Hainan Airlines, stock code: 600221) formally took delivery its first 787 Dreamliner aircraft on 7 July at 11 a.m., when the plane (code-named B2722) successfully landed at Haikou Meilan International Airport. With the delivery completed, Hainan Airlines becomes the second Chinese airline with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner as part of its fleet. At the welcoming...

2013-07-06 23:04:02

BusOnlineTicket.com has teamed up with SingPost to offer more payment options for coach tickets from Singapore to Malaysia, including payment by cash. Singapore (PRWEB) July 06, 2013 Travelers looking to purchase tickets from Singapore to Malaysia have more payment options – including payment by cash – now that Singapore Post Limited (SingPost) has teamed up with BusOnlineTicket.com. In addition to SingPost’s 297 self-service automated machines (SAM machines) where clients can book...

2013-07-02 12:22:58

777-300ER key part of Quantum Leap fleet revitalization program JAKARTA, Indonesia, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Garuda Indonesia celebrated the arrival of the airline's first 777-300ER (Extended Range) in Jakarta Tuesday. The long-haul, twin-aisle airplane is the first of 10 777-300ERs delivered to the airline and is a key component of the Garuda Indonesia's Quantum Leap fleet revitalization program. "The 777 is an extraordinary airplane that will bring a new...

2013-07-02 12:21:53

Airline Once Again Earns Honor of 'Top Domestic Airline' in Survey of Thousands of Travel + Leisure Readers SAN FRANCISCO, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing travel, today was named "Top Domestic Airline" in the prestigious Travel + Leisure 2013 World's Best Awards readers' survey - for the sixth consecutive year. The annual Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards highlight the results of a survey that captures the opinions...

2013-06-27 12:21:42

San Francisco's Hometown Airline Proudly Partners with SF Pride Parade for Sixth Consecutive Year SAN FRANCISCO, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, San Francisco's hometown airline, today announces its partnership with SF Pride, the country's largest LGBT event, for the sixth consecutive year. As the "Official Domestic Airline of SF Pride," Virgin America will once again partner with the local LGBT Pride Celebration Committee for the world-famous, one-of-a-kind SF Pride...

2013-06-27 08:20:51

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UATP, the low cost payment network owned by airlines, announced today their new partnership with GlobalCollect, the world's leading Payment Service Provider for the Customer Not-Present channel, as a hotel acquirer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081118/NETU022LOGO ) "GlobalCollect will open a wide range of hotels to the UATP Network by solving the need for acceptance of additional payment methods," said Tom Cunningham, Vice...

2013-06-27 08:20:38

LONDON, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and British Airways announced the delivery today of the UK carrier's first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The British Airways 787 departed Paine Field in Everett, Wash., on Wednesday, June 26, arriving at London's Heathrow Airport today at 12:10 pm local time. The airplane was welcomed to its Heathrow home by Willie Walsh, chief executive officer of International Airlines Group (IAG), the company that owns British Airways. "The 787...

2013-06-26 16:20:19

LOS ANGELES, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today American Airlines and the Walt Disney Studios announced a strategic collaboration on the upcoming "Disney's Planes" movie, including a cameo appearance by Tripp -- inspired in part by American's Boeing 777-300ER, the newest addition to American's fleet. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130208/DA56847LOGO) Tripp dons the airline's new look, complete with the company's newly developed flight symbol and stripes on his tail...