Singapore sets sights on fly-cruise tourism

The marketing partnership will promote cruising out of Singapore on Royal Caribbean’s ships Ovation of the Seas (above, at Marina Bay Cruise Centre) and Voyager of the Seas. The ships can accommodate 4,905 guests and 4,269 guests respectively, and are among the largest in Asia.PHOTO: COURTESY OF ROYAL CARIBBEAN Royal Caribbean partners Changi Airport Group and tourism board to woo more here for...

When a cruise line designs an airline

Today is the first day of fall in 2016. It is also likely the first time you’re reading the words “Crystal AirCruise”. By this time next year, these words will come to represent a Boeing 777-200LR that flies around the world treating its passengers to more than just a customized itinerary and lie-flat seats; the airplane is set to include a sit-down dining room that rivals the interiors of private,...

Allegiant Air, with ultra-low fares and Colorado Springs flights, draws FAA’s attention over safety concerns

Just over a year ago, Allegiant Air pilot Jason Kinzer was sitting in the cockpit of a 24-year-old McDonnell Douglas MD-80 aircraft bound for Hagerstown, Md., having just taken off from St. Petersburg, Fla. As the plane climbed through 2,500 feet, a cabin attendant alerted Kinzer to a strong burning smell. Alarmed, Kinzer turned Allegiant Air Flight 864 back toward the airport. Fire and rescue crews...

New Flight Charters Updates Industry Guide “Five Questions For Your Jet Charter Service”

The popular original version, released in 2011, was adopted by the Air Charter Safety Foundation in Washington, D.C. and published as a consumer resource guide to charter an aircraft, improve the private charter experience and manage risks, with the vast number of private flying options available. The updated version highlights evaluations of the newest trends, business models and companies in the...