Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon Joins Aeroplan

Aeroplan Member Can Earn And Redeem On Select Cathay Pacific Flights

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in AIRLINE, MARKETING, NEWS

Aeroplan has been working hard in 2017 to add new earn and redemption options for members who are wary about its relationship with Air Canada in 2020 when the latter officially starts its own frequent flyer programme and compete directly. The loyalty program added Cathay Pacific Airways (CX) and its subsidiary Cathay Dragon (KA) to […]

Cathay Pacific Airways (CX) First Airbus A350-900

Cathay Pacific Announces Initial Routes For Its New Airbus A350

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in AIRCRAFT, AIRLINE, NEWS

Cathay Pacific Airways (CX) is scheduled to receive its first Airbus A350-900 at the end of April 2016. The airline will use the new aircraft on regional routes before commencing on its new London Gatwick Airport operation five months afterwards (News – December 11, 2015).

2014 Top 30 Busiest Airports In The World By Passengers

Posted on 3 CommentsPosted in AIRPORT, AVIATION, INSIGHTS, TRAVEL

2014 Top 30 Busiest Airports In The World The International Air Transport Association reported that worldwide traffic increased 5.9% from 2013 to 2014 to a record 3.3 billion passengers. Experience The Skies completed an analysis of the Top 20 busiest back in October 2014 (refer to this post for the complete list). We have completed research based on […]

What is the shortest flight on the Airbus A380? (Update)

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in AIRCRAFT, AIRLINE, TRIVIA

Airbus A380 We previously discussed the longest non-stop flight from Qantas Airways (IATA Airline Code – QR) which is flew on an Airbus A380 (refer to post). As part of our Friday Aviation Trivia question, can you guess which city pairs and airlines operate the three shortlist flights on the A380? We will review the answer […]

Singapore Airlines Re-Opens its Hong Kong SilverKris Lounge

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in AIRLINE, AIRPORT, TRAVEL, USER EXPERIENCE

Singapore Airlines Singapore Airlines (IATA Airline Code – SQ) operates 15 SilverKris Lounges worldwide. Hong Kong International Airport (IATA Airport Code – HKG)’s lounge was closed since June 2014 for renovations and was reopened earlier this month.