Joining Chicago, New York and Washington, D.C., Los Angeles has become the fourth U.S. destination for Etihad Airways.
The national airline of the United Arab Emirates, Etihad Airways started a daily service between Abu Dhabi and Los Angeles on June 1. Renowned for their customer service, Etihad Airways has eliminated the hassle of going through customs upon arrival in the U.S. by processing all travelers and their checked baggage through U.S. immigration, customs and agriculture inspections before boarding the aircraft in Abu Dhabi.
To keep up with competition and new standards, airlines are in renovation mode, and American Airlines is no exception.
The airline is bringing modern luxury to its Boeing 777-300ERs, as well as its terminals and check-in desks. The new Flagship Check-In offers a private check-in experience that includes an expedited security line and customer service representatives that can personally assist passengers with their individual travel needs.
There is a new “frontier” when crossing America from coast to coast. Long gone are the days of traveling by feet, horses and the wagons of the courageous pioneers (hey, without them we would not be here). For many, many years now we’ve had airplanes. But how to decide on an airline? The price, the mileage program, the credit card points, the safety, the service, the schedule, the airport, the onboard amenities, the extras you have to pay? The choices are vast.
Dubai holds a lot of world records — tallest building, tallest hotel, largest shopping center — so it’s no wonder its airline would hold a record of its own. Emirates recently launched the world’s longest Airbus A380 flight in operation, with daily service between Dubai and Los Angeles.
With an array of newcomers upping the ante for the quality of air travel, Japan Airlines is keeping up with the competition with its new JAL SKY SUITE 777.
After introducing its four redesigned classes earlier this year, Japan Airlines is set to complete modifications on all thirteen of its 777-300ER jets by 2014. The new classes on these aircraft are constructed to evoke a feeling of “one class higher.”