Air news : Aer Lingus, Jet Airways, Qatar Airways, Finnair, FlyLaNova, etc.
Finnair will add flights on several of its Japanese routes, increasing its capacity to Japan by 15% over the 2019 summer season. Three weekly flights will be added on the Helsinki-Osaka route, meaning that Finnair will now operate ten weekly flights between these two cities during the summer season, starting on 31 March 2019. Additional frequencies will depart Helsinki on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 00:45. Following the success of the daily double frequencies to Tokyo this summer, Finnair will continue to operate the Helsinki-Tokyo route with 2 daily flights throughout the 2019 summer season and will also add a third daily flight during the Golden Week holiday in Japan.
Emirates is celebrating 10 years of A380 operations this year. In France, the A380 Emirates was inaugurated on 29 December 2009 at Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle airport in Paris, and since then more than 5.5 million passengers have flown on the airline’s flagship aircraft from France. In addition, Emirates announced a code-share with Trenitalia, the Italian national railway company. Thanks to this agreement, 27 stations on the Italian network will now be directly accessible to airline passengers, without them having to exchange their boarding pass for a separate ticket.
Qatar Airways announces the launch of its A350-1000 aircraft equipped with the very luxurious Qsuite to Singapore and Tokyo-Haneda. Both cities will be the first destinations on the airline’s network to be served by the A350-1000 in the Far East. Qatar Airways has also just announced its collaboration with the famous Australian chef and restaurant owner George Calombaris. He will take control of the new Greek-inspired Signatures menus that will be offered to First and Business Class passengers travelling from/departing from the airline’s three Australian destinations (Adelaide, Perth and Sydney) to Doha from 1 September.
Jet Airways waived air freight charges on all domestic cargoes of relief equipment destined for Kerala. The airline also works closely with the government and several NGOs such as the Resul Pookutty Foundation, the Uday Foundation, The Art of Living, Karukapadath Charitable Trust and Rotary India Kerala.
To awaken the taste, smell and sight of its travelers, Aer Lingus offers regular flights to Chicago from France. For early autumn, the Irish national company is offering interesting offers to attend two major events: the Chicago Gourmet culinary festival and the Art on theMART digital projection show.