Singapore Airlines has been teasing with a new product launch for a while now. They will reveal the new product next week, and put it into passenger service to Sydney in December 2017. Christmas will be in time!
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An Airbus A380 flying as Air France 066 between Paris and Los Angeles had an engine cowling blown out yesterday and the plane was diverted to Canada’s Goose Bay airport. Everything worked out fine except for a horrible stripped off engine
Etihad is going to withdraw their A380 service from India from July 1, 2017. That would make it perhaps one of the quickest turnaround from “India is an important market” to “India, you don’t make us enough money!”
If you were wondering where the hell was I over the past 21 days, I was actually in heaven. The wife and moi were over to Australia to meet the Koalas, eat some nice seafood, drive and watch the Sydney Fireworks over New Years. How was your NYE?
Two days ago, I flew Etihad’s short A380 route from Mumbai to Abu Dhabi in First Apartment. Here’s review of my experience and all that Etihad has to offer during this short 2hr 30mins flight.
Sometimes it isn’t meant to be. I usually would do everything possible to make this one work, but can’t seem to this one time!
Damn! I hope someone can make this flight for me!
Starting from May 1, 2016, Etihad will be flying their flagship Airbus A380 flights to Mumbai. This will be the 5th destination for the Etihad A380 after London, New York, Sydney and the recently announced Melbourne.
A few days ago, I wrote about the teething troubles Lufthansa was facing with starting their A380 operations to India. First, their Mumbai plans got nixed with Emirates getting the slot. Then, someone threw the rulebook in their face and the paperwork to bring the A380 flights to Delhi was not completed in time for the winter schedule cutover, which was implemented a week ago. Anyhow, I’m glad to report the mess is now sorted, and Lufthansa is all set to fly their maiden A380 flight to Delhi today. Here is how the schedule will look like going forward for Lufthansa’s Delhi service with the A380. LH760 FRA1340 – 0130+1DEL 388 DLH761 DEL0330 – 0720FRA 388 D That makes Emirates,…
A380s are clearly the newest attractions for Indian flyers, ever since they were cleared for take off from select Indian airports. Singapore Airlines took the lead, then Emirates brought in their A380 to Mumbai. Earlier this year, Lufthansa had stated their intention to start operations for the A380 in India from the winter schedule, which got into effect from this past weekend. Lufthansa’s original plan was to start flights to Mumbai and Delhi on the A380, however they got a rude shock when the Mumbai slot was allocated to Emirates instead, after being promised to them. Mumbai at present only has 1 gate which can handle the A380 since the terminal is still under construction, and hence, capacity is limited.…
Etihad has been undergoing a secret makeover for months, but they don’t make a secret of it when they are ready. As a 11-year young airline, I really love their luxury product in the First Class, however, they’ve been upping the game with their new cabin products, including the Residence which they will launch on their A380 later this year. Not just that. There has been a lot of discussion around the interwebs of a new livery that would come in on the new planes. I absolutely love the old one, but the new livery was just introduced a couple of days back on the A380 that Etihad has on order… And then just a short while back, on the…