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The German flagship carrier, Lufthansa is expanding its services with the new summer schedule. The airline will be introducing flights to popular leisure travel destinations around the world.
Glasgow, Varna, Mahon, Jerez de la Frontera and Cardiff are five new attractive destinations offered by Lufthansa. The German carrier also plans to launch new services to the long haul destination network between Munich to Vancouver.
With the new summer schedule, Lufthansa passengers will be able to enjoy a choice of flights to 218 fantastic holiday destinations (especially in the Mediterranean). The new summer timetable runs from 31 March to 26 October 2013.
Seasonal destination will be mostly served from several airports in Germany. The airline further plans to increase flights during the months July and August. Along with the exciting summer schedule and attractive holiday destinations, the carrier also aims to speed up the retrofit of its new Business Class Cabin.
British Airways offers extended in-flight entertainment to passengers who are travelling to long-haul destinations. From the moment customers reach their seat til the arrival at the destination, passengers have the option to enjoy the range of in-flight entertainment available.
Destination flights to Tel-Aviv, Cairo, Beirut, Amman, Almaty & Baku are the latest to enjoy the privileges of the airline’s in-flight entertainment programme. In 2012, British Airways was noteworthy as the first UK airline to showcase the latest blockbuster movies, and TV show son long-haul destinations.
The airline boasts with the new extended in-flight entertainment, passengers travelling on long haul to Cairo or Tel Aviv are able to enjoy up to an hour extra of entertainment. The extension is a part of the 5 billion (pound) investment programme for refurbished cabins, new aircrafts and better lounges.
British Airways announces Hollywood as the inaugural destination for the first Airbus A 380. The superjumbo jet is to be delivered to British Airways in July 2013 with tickets on sale for flights from 15 October 2013. The second route for Airbus A 380 will be to Hong Kong and seats are now on sale for travelling from 15 November 2013.
Airbus A 380 is the biggest aircraft in the British Airways fleet with a four-class configuration and a seating capacity of 469. The airline has ordered 12 aircrafts which are due on delivery by 2016 as a part of the 5 billion (pounds) investment.
The arrival of the superjumbo jet has necessitated a multi-million dollar redevelopment to the London Heathrow. This includes a 24-tonne roof being lifted into place in one of the hangars to raise the height of the entrance to accommodate the world’s largest commercial aircraft.
Customers in the First will be seated at the front of the main deck. Business Class (Club World) passengers can select from 44 seats on the main deck or 53 seats on the upper deck. Premier Economy (World Traveller Plus) offers 55 seats, which are located on the upper deck. The Economy Class (World Traveller) have the choice of selecting seats on both the main and upper deck.
Queen Alia Airport is set to begin operation of a new state of the art terminal 21 March 2013. The new terminal forecasts to increase the airport’s capacity to nine million annual passengers. The launch of the terminal, estimated to worth US$ 750 million, is part of the Jordanian government’s initiative to drive tourism revenue by 2015.
The famous architect Sir Norman Foster has designed the 103,000 sqm new terminal. The Bedouin tents have inspired the roof of the terminal. The main purpose is to enable passengers easy access to boarding lounges and shopping zones directly from the security checkpoint.
Along with a new baggage handling system in the airport, the Jordanian government aims to develop a transit hub for stop over tourists.
Queen Alia Airport, which is located 20 miles from the capital city Amman, is the largest airport in Jordan. At present, there are two passenger terminals along with 44 partner airlines operating 1,220 flights weekly.
Delta Airlines announced expansion of services at the Los Angeles International Airport. In accordance, the airline will be offering daily year around and seasonal services to 14 destinations in the Delta network. The expansion will increase the daily seat capacity by 12%.
Following includes the new and expanded services from Los Angeles:
• New daily services to Nashville starting April 8
• Three flights weekly to Seattle starting April 8
• New four daily flights weekly to San Jose & California starting July 1
• Daily flights to Spokane & Washington starting June 10
• Expanding the New Orleans route by adding a flight and a total of 3 daily flights starting September 4
• Expanding with one additional flight to destinations Oakland, Phoenix & Sacramento with a total of 5 flights starting June 10
• Upgrading the Las Vegas flight to six flights in June
• Business Elit offering full flat-bed seating, on four of its seven flights, to New York – JFK
By the beginning of summer, Delta Airlines will be operating more than 100 departures to 40 non-stop destinations. All passengers travelling from Los Angeles International Airport offers First Class and Economy Comfort along with speed internet connectivity and Wi-Fi.
Passengers also have the benefit of travelling with domestic and international carriers including Alaska Airlines, Korean Air, China Southern, Air France/KLM, and Aeroflot.
Furthermore, the airline plans to begin code share flights between Los Angeles & London Heathrow with Virgin Atlantic Airways.
The low cost carrier, Air Asia announced to drop expansion plans in Singapore. Initially, the Malaysia based airline showed great interest in setting up and establishing a unit in Singapore. Hence enables a cut-throat competition among Jetstar and Tiger Airways.
The Group Chief Executive, Tony Fernandes provided a statement highlighting the airline’s concentration on big domestic markets and large populations. The statement further comprehended that AirAsia operates in right markets thus capitalise on maximum returns.
At present, AirAsia comprise a fleet of 112 Airbus A320s and maintains subsidiary ventures in Indonesia, Philippines, Japan and Thailand.
Emirates announced to introduce a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on the Dar Es Salaam route effective 1 February 2013. The airline will be increasing the seating capacity to more than 1400 seats weekly with the deployment of the Boeing aircraft.
Currently, Emirates operates an Airbus 340-500 that will be replaced to boost the seating capacity. The new aircraft offers a three-class configuration of 360 seats – 8 luxury First Class suites, 42 Business Class and 310 Economy Class.
In addition to generous space and comfort for travellers, the airline concentrates on the positive impact gains from Tanzania’s import and export industry.
The current Airbus 340-500 has a maximum capacity of 30 tonnes in both directions. By operating the Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, which has a capacity of 46 tonnes, the airline will offer businesses an advantage of additional 112 tonnes of weekly capacity on the route.
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has launched its first official mobile app for smartphones. The mobile app is available worldwide and travellers have the privilege to download free from iTunes App Store, Google’s Android Play Store and BlackBerry App World.
The free mobile app offers a range of information from latest updates and news about flights, airport services, shops and restaurants. This is considered the first airport app to offer services through the push notification feature.
Features of the new app include:
• Flight information and tracking
• Flight and gate updates with alert ‘push’ notifications
• Restaurant and shopping locations
• Parking availability, locations and rates
• ‘Within five minutes of my gate’ feature which locates the nearest restaurants and shops to your gate.