George Mwangi Aviation writer based in Washington, DC. Visited 21 countries on thousands of miles of flights.
NEWSJul 10, 2023Korean Air to Use Airbus A380 on Flights to Hong KongKorean Air plans to use the Airbus A380 on its service from Seoul-Incheon International Airport (ICN) to Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) starting in October. Korean Air's future schedule reveals that the airline plans to operate 28 direct A380 flights between the two destinations. Read More →
NEWSJul 10, 2023How Delta is Expanding its Salt Lake City Hub with This NBA TeamDelta Air Lines has expanded its presence in Salt Lake City by extending its sponsorship deal with the NBA's Utah Jazz. On July 1, Delta became the Official Airline of the Utah Jazz and the team's home arena was renamed the Delta Center.Read More →
NEWSJul 06, 2023Chelsea FC Welcomes Oman Air as Official Airline PartnerOman Air will become the Official Airline Partner of Chelsea FC through a multi-year deal announced on July 6. The first partnership between Oman Air and a Premier League team will include a premium co-branded plane livery that will be incorporated into Oman Air's fleet later this year to celebrate the airline's 30th anniversary.
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NEWSJul 05, 2023Qatar Airways to Be Official Airline of Formula 1 for 2024 SeasonFormula 1 has announced the racing calendar for the 2024 FIA Formula One World Championship after receiving approval from the World Motor Sport Council. The 2024 season will again feature Qatar Airways as Formula 1's official airline and global partner.Read More →
NEWSJul 03, 2023Korean Air to Work with GS Caltex on Sustainable Aviation FuelKorean Air is working with Korean energy and chemical company GS Caltex to run test flights powered by sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Korean Air and GS Caltex plan to share data from the flights with the South Korean government to help it establish SAF quality standards. These standards are aimed at commercializing SAF and making its use more widespread.
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NEWSJul 03, 2023Turkish Airlines Named 'Most Sustainable Flag Carrier Airline' Once AgainTurkish Airlines is continuing to solve the climate crisis that challenges the aviation industry. The airline was named the 'Most Sustainable Flag Carrier Airline' in the World Finance Sustainability Awards 2023 for the second consecutive year.Read More →
NEWSJun 30, 2023Delta Air Lines and El Al to Launch Strategic PartnershipDelta Air Lines and Israel's national carrier El Al have announced a strategic partnership that will offer better connections for passengers flying between the U.S. and Israel. Read More →
NEWSJun 30, 2023South African Airways Resumes Direct Flights to São PauloSouth African Airways will resume direct flights to São Paulo/Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) from O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg and Cape Town International Airport (CPT). This is the first time that South African Airways has operated direct flights between Johannesburg and São Paulo since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, it will be the first time that a route to São Paulo has existed from Cape Town. Read More →
NEWSJun 30, 2023South Korean Carriers Reduce China Flights as Demand FallsKorean Air and Asiana Airlines have reduced the number of direct flights between South Korea and China due to a drop in demand and the deteriorating political relationship between the two countries.Read More →
ROUTESJun 29, 2023RwandAir Launches Direct Flights to ParisRwanda's national carrier RwandAir launched direct flights between Kigali International Airport (KGL) and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) on June 26. This is the first nonstop service to connect France and Rwanda.Read More →