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TAP has launched a campaign to promote 10 new destinations to which the company will be flying this summer, and also revealed a new advertising campaign to replace the two-year-old “There is only one way to travel...” campaign.
Lufthansa is introducing a new travel class to industry experts before making them available to travellers starting in November. The new travel class can be booked from May onwards and will be available in November, initially on the Boeing 747-8. The new seats will gradually be fitted on the entire long-haul fleet within 12 months.
Singapore Airlines and Turkish Airlines have agreed to a major expansion of codeshare ties, covering destinations beyond Istanbul and Singapore.
The Star Alliance members have been codesharing on each other’s flights on the Istanbul-Singapore route since February 2009. Singapore Airlines currently operates four weekly flights on the route, but will increase to six times per week starting May 30.
Ethiopian Airlines will begin flying to Vienna starting June 2. The flights will bring the number of its international destinations across five continents to 80. Vienna will mark the ninth European city served by the airline.