Global Explorer, oneworlds miles-based round-the-world
fare that includes flights by some strategic partner airlines that are not part of the alliance, extending the range of its network still further.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates: The Solar Impulse 2 plane has landed in Abu Dhabi more than a year after its initial take off, completing the first round-the-world
flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy.
The Solar Impulse 2 (SI-2), a fuel-free plane that runs solely on power generated by sun batteries, has departed for the fifth leg of its round-the-world
flight, the first ever carried out using a solar aircraft.
Mission Flights will take place over five months from the beginning of March to the end of July 2015.
yachtsman David Scott Cowper aboard Polar Bound which had a defect, putting strain on the gear box and autopilot
Abu Dhabi: A Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft will aim to begin from and end its first round-the-world
solar flight in Abu Dhabi.
To complete the round-the-world
flight, Solar Impulse 2 will have to accomplish what no other aircraft has achieved before: flying without fuel with only one pilot for 5 consecutive days and nights over oceans from one continent to another.
Oneworld has begun offering booking facilities for multi-airline round-the-world
trips via digital tablets - and is the first airline alliance to do so.
HEAD INJURY: Nick Woodward HIGH WINDS: A round-the-world
Star Alliance Network and Global Hotel Alliance stated that the winner of the competition will be able to put together a tailor-made Round-the-World
trip for two people with business class flights on Star Alliance airlines and luxury hotel accommodation at GHA member brand hotels.
yachtsman Francis Chichester was knighted by the Queen at Greenwich with a sword which once belonged to Sir Francis Drake - the first man to captain an entire round-the-world
Flight company Round the World Experts say sales of business and first class tickets for round-the-world
trips has grown 166 per cent in the last six months.