Category: Air Travel

The most exclusive holiday trips you most probably never heard of!

The most exclusive holiday trips you most probably never heard of!

Bucket lists are made to motivate you, to work towards something, to have that tingly feeling when you know it's coming your way but you still have to wait a few days, weeks, months or even years.
New luxury airport lounges at Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3

New luxury airport lounges at Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has unveiled its all-new flagship SilverKris and KrisFlyer Gold lounges at Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3.
SAUDIA launch brand new in-flight entertainment system

SAUDIA launch brand new in-flight entertainment system

Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) has officially revealed its brand-new in-flight entertainment (IFE) system, Beyond, during Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2022, which started today, at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The new IFE system will further transform SAUDIA’s onboard experience with over 5,000 hours of HD content, including, but not limited to, Western and Eastern films and
Is Etihad Airways leading the way in terms of sustainable aviation?

Is Etihad Airways leading the way in terms of sustainable aviation?

Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, is undertaking a week of intensive research to reduce carbon emissions.
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Now is the time to visit the first country in Southeast Asia with zero COVID restrictions for vaccinated travellers!

First, I hear you ask, which is the first country in Southeast Asia to remove all COVID restrictions? The answer is Cambodia, who on 17th March 2022 moved ahead of their neighbours and other Southeast Asian countries to make travel simple again. No pre-travel COVID test. No arrival COVID test. No quarantine. No COVID specific
Australia back on the tourist map as international visitors return

Australia back on the tourist map as international visitors return

Qantas flights from eight overseas destinations are touching down in Australia today, bringing the first international tourists in almost two years and an eagerly anticipated boost for the country’s tourism industry. The Qantas Group will fly more than 14,000 passengers into Australia this week as quarantine and border barriers for international tourists come down. QF12
Luxury travel news for the week ending 20th February 2022

Luxury travel news for the week ending 20th February 2022

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive regular updates from A Luxury Travel Blog, please make sure you subscribe to our mailing list. How Bezos stacks up against other tech titans in super-yacht size race After all the fuss over his suggestively shaped
Inflight gifts for Little VIP travellers flying with Etihad Airways

Inflight gifts for Little VIP travellers flying with Etihad Airways

Last week I wrote about Emirates has opened a new lounge for younger flyers at Dubai International Airport. Now it’s the turn of Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, which has this week launched a new experience for families flying with them. The airline has partnered with the award-winning theme park, Warner Bros.
Emirates opens new lounge for young flyers

Emirates opens new lounge for young flyers

Young travellers flying Emirates as unaccompanied minors can now relax and wait for their flight in a newly upgraded lounge dedicated for them at Dubai International Airport, located next to Emirates’ First Class Lounge in Concourse B. Emirates’ lounge for unaccompanied minors is open 24/7, and the newly upgraded facility offers fun video games, drinks
Luxury travel news for the week ending 13th February 2022

Luxury travel news for the week ending 13th February 2022

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive regular updates from A Luxury Travel Blog, please make sure you subscribe to our mailing list. With several new luxe hotels, Madrid is now also Spain’s capital of 5-star travel For decades, Barcelona has been Spain’s
Short film from Turkish Airlines: First to the Gate

Short film from Turkish Airlines: First to the Gate

Turkish Airlines, the global carrier that flies to more countries than any other airline, has launched a new short film produced in partnership with Zach King. The four-minute film, titled First to the Gate, features the famous illusionist and filmmaker in a race through Istanbul Airport as he competes with his co-star, JJ Carroll, for
An end to US pre-departure testing for fully vaccinated travelers?

An end to US pre-departure testing for fully vaccinated travelers?

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), in partnership with Airlines for America (A4A) and 28 US and international aviation and travel and tourism stakeholder groups, urged the US government to remove the pre-departure testing requirement for fully vaccinated air travelers flying to the US. The vaccinated traveler population adds no additional risks to the domestic
New plant-based menus in British Airways lounges

New plant-based menus in British Airways lounges

As part of its commitment to create a more premium experience for its customers, British Airways is set to offer a range of improvements, both on the ground and in the air. The airline has worked with its expert catering providers to introduce new plant-based menus, including a burger. The new menus will initially roll
Finnair’s new Business Class cabin

Finnair’s new Business Class cabin

Business class travel takes a leap forward with Finnair’s new Business Class cabin and the spacious new Collins Aerospace AirLounge™ seat. Finnair is the launch customer for this new and innovative seating concept that is to be rolled out across Finnair’s entire long-haul fleet of A330s and A350s. The AirLounge is not a traditional aircraft
India wants to ditch ‘offensive and embarrassing' GAY airport code

India wants to ditch ‘offensive and embarrassing' GAY airport code

In a report tabled in parliament last month, India’s Committee on Public Undertakings has recommended to the government that the airport code for Gaya Airport, also known as Bodhgaya Airport, be changed. The panel asked that government officials take the matter up with the International Air Transport Association (IATA). An IATA airport code is a
Luxury travel news for the week ending 6th February 2022

Luxury travel news for the week ending 6th February 2022

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive regular updates from A Luxury Travel Blog, please make sure you subscribe to our mailing list. Furious locals plan to hurl rotten eggs at Jeff Bezos’ superyacht Livid locals are planning to pelt billionaire Jeff Bezos’s