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Hainan Airlines is awarded the 5-Star Airline Rating for 2023

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The international air transport rating agency SKYTRAX has given Hainan Airlines the highest 5-Star Airline Rating for 2023.

Hainan Airlines is one of only 10 airlines currently awarded the 5-Star Airline Rating and first received their 5-Star Airline Rating in 2011.

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“We are delighted to have been able to resume the full rating of Hainan Airlines with travel into and around China facilitating this,” said Edward Plaisted of Skytrax. “Since their last rating, Hainan Airlines was acquired by Liaoning Fangda Group Industrial, and it has been very encouraging to see their continued investment in the airline, as part of their pursuit to maintain the highest quality levels and customer experience.”


As at January 2023, international flights are being resumed by Hainan Airlines, from Beijing to Bangkok, Brussels, Berlin, Manchester, Belgrade and Moscow, from Shanghai to Tel Aviv, Chongqing to Madrid and Rome, Shenzhen to Vancouver and Tel Aviv, Dalian to Tokyo and Seoul, Haikou to Hong Kong.

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The resumption of further flights is expected from Beijing to Boston, Seattle, Tokyo and Tel Aviv, from Shanghai to Boston, Chongqing to New York and Shenzhen to Paris. Hainan Airlines resumed services in February 2023 with its Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, almost four years after the aircraft type was grounded.



Qantas Announces New Non-Stop Direct Flights from Perth to Paris

Qantas Announces New Non-Stop Direct Flights from Perth to Paris

Qantas has launched new direct flights between Perth and Paris, reconnecting Australia and France for the first time in 20 years.

This new route reduces the travel time between the two cities by approximately three hours and stands as the longest non-stop flight to France globally.

Initially, the flights will operate four times per week during the busy European summer and the Olympic and Paralympic periods, before scaling down to three services per week from mid-August. This new service will provide an additional 75,000 seats between Australia and Europe annually.

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Perth will serve as the gateway to Paris for travelers from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and other major Australian cities. French tourists will also benefit from seamless connections to over 60 destinations across Australia, allowing them to explore the country’s natural wonders.


The flights will be operated using Qantas’s Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, which is designed for long-haul travel. Passengers will enjoy large windows, high cabin humidity, and mood lighting to help them feel refreshed upon arrival.

To celebrate the new Paris route, Qantas has introduced several customer initiatives. These include limited edition Martin Grant-designed pyjamas with matching amenity kits and Neil Perry-curated menus for the Business cabin, featuring classic French dishes like Bouillabaisse of snapper and Skull Island prawns and a French 75 cocktail.

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Additionally, a special selection qantas movies list celebrating French cinema, including films such as Amélie and Midnight in Paris, will be available on the international inflight entertainment system throughout July. qantas inflight entertainment movie list 2024.

This route launch follows a significant agreement between Qantas and Perth Airport, aiming to expand the airline’s western hub. This agreement, along with the Group’s fleet renewal program, is set to add 4.4 million additional seats to and from Perth by 2031.

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