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Ah Etihad Airways you’ve done it again! The Abu Dhabi based airline of late has been putting the knife into his product offerings, slowly killing off its ‘premium’ experience in a bid to fast track its way back to profitability after posting losses the last two years in a row.
Thank you Boeing (that’s all I can say)! The US airline last week has stepped in to rescue Ukrainian plane maker Antonov, who are best known for producing the world’s largest aircraft, the An-225. Hamstrung after years spent heavily relying on Russian imports, Antonov production collapsed following Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. Enter Aviall … Continue reading BOEING KEEPS ANTONOV FLYING
Honkers on a 787-9 from Australia, are you bonkers? Qantas doesn’t think so with the Australian airline announcing they would fly their first 787 service to Hong Kong from Melbourne on 13 December 13 this year. The aircraft will replace the Airbus A330 on Qantas’ daily Melbourne-Hong Kong service 5 x flights a week, increasing to six flights from 28 January 28 2019 to March 29 2019 (due to seasonal demand).
From August, Etihad will introduce a range of exclusive Acqua Di Parma amenity kits and toiletries for its customers travelling in The Residence on its Airbus A380, and on long-haul First Class and Business Class services.