Ethiopian Airlines to use Dreamliner on Dublin route
Dublin Airport had a viewing of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner on Friday in advance of the new routing beginning on June 20th.
Ireland’s first Dreamliner service will connect Addis Ababa to Dublin and Los Angeles.
The super-efficient aircraft uses 20 per cent less fuel and produces 20 per cent less emissions.
It will be configured in two classes with 246 seats in economy and 24 Cloud Nine business seats.
Return flights from Addis Ababa will be from €595 and to LAX from €680 three times a week.
Ethiopian Airlines are members of the Star Alliance network. Flymojo boost for Bombardier The Malaysian government has announced plans to launch a new airline next year after signing a letter of intent with Bombardier for 20 new CS100 aircraft.
The airline, which will be called Flymojo, will concentrate on the regional routes from Johor Bahru in the south and Kota Kinabalu in the north.
There is also an option for 20 further CS aircraft which are ideal for the 100-149 single-aisle market.
The wings will be manufactured at the Bombardier factory in Belfast.
BlueSky to fly out of the Caymans Another new carrier in development is BlueSky airlines based in the Cayman Islands.
The airline is planning to fly to destinations across the Caribbean basin and Latin America.
BlueSky expects to begin services this year with two Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 NextGen turboprop aircraft that can carry 71 passengers.
Operating from Grand Cayman, the first destinations will include Bogota, Santo Domingo, Panama City, Montego Bay, Cancun, Nassau and Cartagena.
It will share the name BlueSky with another nascent airline in Botswana. Dorsett Hotels in smart move Visitors staying in any of the four Dorsett Hotels in Hong Kong will enjoy the fact that they supply free smartphones for guests.
It allows them to walk around Hong Kong with the phone, which has a wifi hotspot. There is no charge or deposit for the device.
There are also free local calls and international calls to the UK, US, Canada, Singapore, Australia and more.
The phone is preloaded with maps and local tourist information.
The hotels are the Dorsett Mongkok, Tsuen Wan, Cosmopolitan Hong Kong and Kwun Tong.
Air France safety message so chic The new Air France safety demonstration video was launched last week and is so chic and very French.
Put your tray tables in the upright position and stow your hand baggage sounds like something special and as for telling you that your seatbelt will accentuate your waist, how very stylish.
You can improve your French aviation language by watching the video on youtube.com.