United Airlines is launching seasonal services between London Heathrow and Denver ( March 25 to October 27) and from Edinburgh to Washington DC ( May 24 to October 4) this summer.
Star Alliance's new Digital Services Platform enables its member airlines to incorporate the data of fellow Star carriers in their own apps. “Most frequent travellers have a ‘home airline' in our network and would prefer to control their entire travel experience through a single app or website,” says Star Alliance CEO, Jeffrey Goh.
A330-300 for SAA
South African Airways has introduced the new Airbus A330-300 on London to Johannesburg services. The airline is also adjusting frequencies on the route to a single daily service.
New Wuhan route
China Southern Airlines is introducing a new non-stop route from London Heathrow to Wuhan, China. It will operate three times a week from May 30, with fares from £377 return.
BA cabin facelift
British Airways has unveiled its new World Traveller Plus and World Traveller seats on its fleet of ten Boeing 777 aircraft. Cabins feature 50 per cent larger entertainment screens and USB sockets at every seat. The first seats will be ready by winter 2018.