The CEOs of all Star Alliance member airlines have unanimously approved Air India becoming a member of the alliance, with effect from July 11.

Read more

United Airlines plans to add Tokyo Haneda Airport to its route network by offering daily non-stop service from San Francisco from October 26, should it receive the requisite government approval.

Read more

Air Dolomiti, an Italian regional airline owned by Lufthansa Group, will soon sign its first three codeshare agreements outside the close relationship it has with Lufthansa German Airlines.

Read more

SAS is launching six-times-weekly, all-business class service between Stavanger in Norway and Houston on August 20. PrivatAir, a Swiss executive charter and sub-service operator which owns the Boeing BBJ, will operate it on SAS’ behalf and in SAS colors.

Read more

TAM and US Airways significantly expand the oneworld alliance in many key areas. Together, they increase the number of passengers carried annually across the alliance network by a third, adding another 120 million customers a year.

Read more

Based on the list price for the Bombardier CRJ900 NextGen regional jet, the manufacturer values the order at approximately US$92 million.

Read more

Star Alliance member Air China will operate the service, using the flight numbers CA841 outbound and CA842 inbound, from Beijing Capital International Airport on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Read more

United Airlines plans to fly six round-trips a week on the route, using Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. United is the North American launch customer for the Boeing 787-9 and this will be its first international deployment of the type.

Read more

A United Airlines service from Chicago landing early on the morning of June 4 will be the first flight to use London Heathrow Airport’s new Terminal 2. United Airlines will be alone for two weeks as the first user of the new Terminal 2 main building.

Read more

EVA Air is a serious, emerging competitor, not just to older, larger China Airlines, but to other players in the burgeoning Asia-Pacific market, as well.

Read more

Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand have agreed to form an alliance which will enable Air New Zealand to fly the Auckland-Singapore route again and Singapore Airlines to operate the Airbus A380 to New Zealand for the first time.

Read more

All Nippon Airways will launch daily services between Tokyo Haneda Airport and Munich and between Tokyo Narita and Düsseldorf on March 30. It will also add a daily daytime flight on its existing route between Haneda and Frankfurt Airport. However, ANA is dropping its services to Tokyo Narita from Frankfurt and Munich, to codeshare on Lufthansa’s flights instead.

Read more

As a result of the new codeshare agreement, Singapore Airlines and EVA Air customers traveling between Singapore and Taipei now have a choice of three daily flights: one operated by EVA Air and two by SIA.

Read more

Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways is proposing to launch services to Vancouver and Hanoi for the first time, planning to serve both destinations from Tokyo Haneda Airport from March 30. ANA also plans to introduce new routes on March 30 from Tokyo Haneda Airport to London Heathrow, Paris Charles de Gaulle, Jakarta and Manila.

Read more

Star Alliance carriers Singapore Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines are expanding their existing codeshare agreement with effect from December 3.

Read more

The Air Canada group of carriers is expanding its international services to Europe from Toronto, Montréal, Vancouver and Calgary in its summer 2014 Europe schedule.

Read more

United Airlines has applied to the U.S. Department of Transportation for authority to begin non-stop service linking the airline’s hub at San Francisco International Airport with Chengdu, the fourth-largest Chinese city, from June 9, 2014.

Read more

Singapore Airlines and Scandinavian Airlines are expanding their codeshare agreement to cover more destinations in Europe, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

Read more

Star Alliance has released the first official images of its new premium-class lounge in the new Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport. The new Star Alliance lounge will open later this year, when the redesigned and expanded Tom Bradley International Terminal opens.

Read more