Monthly Archives: February 2022

Korean Air wins top awards for first class sparkling and fortified wines

Korean Air received gold medals in both the first class sparkling and first class fortified wine categories, in Business Traveller’s Cellars in the Sky Awards 2021. Korean Air’s first class champagne Perrier Jouët Belle Epoque 2012 and first class fortified wine Chateau Rieussec 2013 were the winners in their respective categories. Business Traveller, the renowned […]

Major airport upgrades to debut at three Delta hubs

This year, Delta will unveil several major airport infrastructure milestones as part of its $12 billion, decade-long effort to modernize the customer experience on the ground. Here’s a look at improvements coming to our Seattle, Los Angeles and New York-LGA hubs, just in time for the summer travel season. Delta’s been busy building the airports […]

Bamboo Airways expands its presence in Europe, launches regular nonstop Vietnam – Germany flights

Bamboo Airways held the Launching Ceremony of Vietnam – Germany nonstop flights at Noi Bai International Airport, with the presence of Guido Hildner, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Vietnam; Duong Duc Tuan, Vice Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee; Dinh Viet Thang, Director of the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam; Huong Tran Kieu […]

Lufthansa Cargo launches new medium-haul network with A321 freighters

A321F to complement freighter network on medium-haul destinations starting in March From March 1, Lufthansa Cargo customers will also be able to book their cargo on converted A321 medium-haul freighters. With the start of operations on March 15, Lufthansa Cargo will gradually complement the global route network with Istanbul (IST), Tel Aviv (TLV), Malta (MLA), […]

airBaltic receives its 33rd Airbus A220-300

On February 23, 2022, Latvian airline airBaltic welcomed its 33rd Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-ABG, in Riga. This is the first of eight planned Airbus A220-300 aircraft deliveries for airBaltic in 2022. This aircraft is a part of the 50 Airbus A220-300 which airBaltic has ordered. In addition, airBaltic holds 30 options and purchase […]

SWISS adopts new AeroSHARK riblet film technology to further reduce its flights’ carbon emissions

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is to become the first passenger airline in the world to take advantage of the new AeroSHARK aircraft skin technology by applying the innovative riblet film to its Boeing 777-300ER passenger aircraft fleet. Its investment in this new technology will enable SWISS to substantially reduce its Boeing 777 fleet’s carbon […]

Lufthansa Cargo and Röhlig Logistics are partners in climate protection

Röhlig Logistics invests in climate protection projects to compensate for CO2 emissions on four freight routes Lufthansa Cargo and the owner-managed logistics company Röhlig Logistics are joining forces in a partnership for climate protection and will offer customers a sustainable transport service on selected routes with immediate effect. In doing so, Röhlig Logistics relies on […]

ANA to Offer New Inflight Meals with an Emphasis on Healthy, Sustainably Sourced Offerings

New menu options feature plant-based and sustainably sourced ingredients, decreasing the passenger’s carbon footprint Meals will be available to all passengers on international flights departing from Japan beginning on March 1 All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for nine consecutive years, will begin offering expanded inflight meal options on select international routes, […]

Airbus and CFM International to pioneer hydrogen combustion technology

Airbus has signed a partnership agreement with CFM International, a 50/50 joint company between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines, to collaborate on a hydrogen demonstration programme that will take flight around the middle of this decade. The programme’s objective is to ground and flight test a direct combustion engine fueled by hydrogen, in preparation for […]