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Singapore Airlines reveal double BED in business class for you to SHARE with a partner

Singapore Airlines has undergone a $ 850 million facelift, resulting in their best ever business class seat offering. The new cabins will be fitted in the airline’s Airbus A38 fleet from next month. They will contain 471 seats in total: six Singapore Airlines Suites, 78 business class seats, 44 premium economy seats and 343 economy class seats.  Passengers in both ...

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News: United Airlines offers passengers chance to manage flights through new app

United Airlines has debuted enhancements to its mobile app that add even more convenience for customers to manage their reservations on-the-go. With the newest version of the United app, customers will be able to change and cancel flights in the app, add their MileagePlus and United Club cards to the Apple Wallet and access other helpful travel tools. These updates ...

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News: United Airlines waves goodbye to Boeing 747 from Heathrow

As United Airlines celebrates the retirement of the Boeing 747 from its fleet, crowds of well-wishers have gathered at the Queen’s Terminal on to bid a fond farewell to the ‘Queen of the Skies’ and witness the very last United Boeing 747 flight to depart from London Heathrow. Marking this historic occasion, customers, guests, United employees as well as the ...

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News: Ethiopian Airlines receives first African Boeing 787-9

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines have celebrated the delivery of the carrier’s first Boeing 787-9. Ethiopian is leasing the Dreamliner through an agreement with AerCap. Ethiopian’s newest 787 touched down in Addis Ababa following a non-stop 8,354-mile flight from Boeing’s Everett, Washington, facility. The airline becomes the first carrier in Africa to operate the 787-9 and extends a tradition of setting ...

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News: United Airlines app to offer boarding passes from partner airlines

United Airlines has announced a new enhancement to its app that will allow customers to receive boarding passes when connecting to 19 airline partners on their smart phones. This is a feature which no other US carrier currently offers. The functionality will be available for customers traveling on United who are making an onward connection on another carrier and will ...

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News: Vietnam Airlines signs comprehensive strategic partnership with Air France

Vietnam Airlines and Air France have announced the signing of a comprehensive strategic partnership allowing the two airlines to optimise their services between France, Europe and Vietnam and to strengthen their positions in a buoyant but highly competitive market. This new joint venture starts in November and is expected to bring additional benefits to customers. Through this agreement Vietnam A… ...

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Sharm el Sheikh: MPs demand end to flight ban to save airlines after Monarch collapse

Sharm el Sheikh was once a thriving Egyptian resort, bustling with British tourists.  But two years ago, the popular holiday destination turned into a ghost town.  On October 31 2015, a Metrojet flight from Sharm el Sheikh to St Petersburg, Russia, exploded in mid-air.  The doomed plane crashed into the Sinai desert, killing all 224 people on board. In a ...

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