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Factorydesign Raises The Stakes With Delta One New International ‘Suite’ Business Class

When airlines such as Qatar Airways have announced recently they are working on a brand new Business Class seats and Emirates is working on new First Class suites, it was a surprising twist to see Delta, a US carrier to leap-frog the competition

Factorydesign Raises The Stakes With Delta One New International ‘Suite’ Business Class

When airlines such as Qatar Airways have announced recently they are working on a brand new Business Class seats and Emirates is working on new First Class suites, it was a surprising twist to see Delta, a US carrier to leap-frog the competition

Delta’s A330-900neos bring familiar Delta One product to Business Class, and World’s first on an A330 to offer fully enclosed suites

Delta, who recently took a large stake in LATAM has also this summer launched its A330-900neo interiors. This means that now there is a similar all-aisle access business class product on certain LATAM and Delta flights, although Delta, which is

Delta’s A330-900neos bring familiar Delta One product to Business Class, and World’s first on an A330 to offer fully enclosed suites

Delta, who recently took a large stake in LATAM has also this summer launched its A330-900neo interiors. This means that now there is a similar all-aisle access business class product on certain LATAM and Delta flights, although Delta, which is

Breaking Down Walls, Are Doors In Business Class Really That Important For Passengers?

A few years ago, the race was on to kit out an airline’s entire fleet with fully-flat, all-aisle access seats in business class, as this was a quantifiable benefit from competitors who were offering either angled lie-flat or seats that

Breaking Down Walls, Are Doors In Business Class Really That Important For Passengers?

A few years ago, the race was on to kit out an airline’s entire fleet with fully-flat, all-aisle access seats in business class, as this was a quantifiable benefit from competitors who were offering either angled lie-flat or seats that

Virgin Atlantic Reveals A350 Interiors With Brand New Upper Class ‘Dream Suite’

Tonight saw Virgin Atlantic peel back the curtain on their exclusive new A350 cabin. The aircraft, which will enter the fleet this summer will initially fly on the prestigious Heathrow – New York JFK route, followed by Atlanta, and the

Virgin Atlantic Reveals A350 Interiors With Brand New Upper Class ‘Dream Suite’

Tonight saw Virgin Atlantic peel back the curtain on their exclusive new A350 cabin. The aircraft, which will enter the fleet this summer will initially fly on the prestigious Heathrow – New York JFK route, followed by Atlanta, and the

China Eastern New A350s And Shanghai Airlines 787s Feature Impressive New Business and ‘First’ Products

Both China Eastern and Shanghai Airlines are receiving new cabin products for their latest generation aircraft deliveries. Shanghai Airlines’ 787 Dreamliner arrived at the Hongqiao International Airport, delivered to China Eastern’s affiliated Shanghai Airlines to become the carrier’s 100th aircraft. The new

China Eastern New A350s And Shanghai Airlines 787s Feature Impressive New Business and ‘First’ Products

Both China Eastern and Shanghai Airlines are receiving new cabin products for their latest generation aircraft deliveries. Shanghai Airlines’ 787 Dreamliner arrived at the Hongqiao International Airport, delivered to China Eastern’s affiliated Shanghai Airlines to become the carrier’s 100th aircraft. The new

Delta Show Off New 777-200 Cabins Featuring New Delta One Suites

There is good reason why Delta won both “Winner Best Design Airline North America 2017” and “Most Improved Airline” at our awards last year. The latest addition to their fleet, a retrofitted 777-200 is a prime example of how the

Delta Show Off New 777-200 Cabins Featuring New Delta One Suites

There is good reason why Delta won both “Winner Best Design Airline North America 2017” and “Most Improved Airline” at our awards last year. The latest addition to their fleet, a retrofitted 777-200 is a prime example of how the

Primera Air Launch Customer Of Acro S7 Premium Economy Seat

Primera Air received their first of eight Airbus A3321neo’s featuring Acro Aircraft Seating Series 7 Premium Economy Class seats. Primera Air, a low cost alternative across the Atlantic is the launch customer for the Series 7. The first four rows

Primera Air Launch Customer Of Acro S7 Premium Economy Seat

Primera Air received their first of eight Airbus A3321neo’s featuring Acro Aircraft Seating Series 7 Premium Economy Class seats. Primera Air, a low cost alternative across the Atlantic is the launch customer for the Series 7. The first four rows

Malaysian A350 Starts Service On Kuala Lumpur – London With New Products

Malaysia Airlines this week saw the launch of its new A350 product on its prestigious London route, with plans for it to replace the A380 product by March 2018. While this will see a capacity decrease, it will see a

Malaysian A350 Starts Service On Kuala Lumpur – London With New Products

Malaysia Airlines this week saw the launch of its new A350 product on its prestigious London route, with plans for it to replace the A380 product by March 2018. While this will see a capacity decrease, it will see a

Delta Shows Off New A350

Last week saw the arrival of Delta’s brand new A350 featuring the airline’s brand new Delta One suites. Delta is the North American launch customer for the A350, which sets to change the image of the carrier with a new ‘Suite-based’

Delta Shows Off New A350

Last week saw the arrival of Delta’s brand new A350 featuring the airline’s brand new Delta One suites. Delta is the North American launch customer for the A350, which sets to change the image of the carrier with a new ‘Suite-based’

Thompson Vantage Solo Offers A New Herringbone Option For Narrow-bodies

Thompson Aero Seating have recently added another seat design to its famous and well-established Vantage range. Based on an original concept from Factorydesign, the seat was designed specifically for the single-aisle market, the new seat. Called the Vantage Solo, manages

Thompson Vantage Solo Offers A New Herringbone Option For Narrow-bodies

Thompson Aero Seating have recently added another seat design to its famous and well-established Vantage range. Based on an original concept from Factorydesign, the seat was designed specifically for the single-aisle market, the new seat. Called the Vantage Solo, manages

Qatar Airways New Business Class Offers Innovation For Passengers, But Is It Revolutionary?

At ITB Yesterday, Qatar Airways proudly launched its much anticipated new Business Class product. It has certainly impressed the public with its claims to have the world’s first double bed in business class, new sharing plate concept, sliding doors for

Qatar Airways New Business Class Offers Innovation For Passengers, But Is It Revolutionary?

At ITB Yesterday, Qatar Airways proudly launched its much anticipated new Business Class product. It has certainly impressed the public with its claims to have the world’s first double bed in business class, new sharing plate concept, sliding doors for

Philippine Airlines To Invest In New Cabin Products

Philippine Airlines‘ plan to create a 5-star airline have taken a huge leap forward this week, with the announcement that they will convert the cabin lay-out of eight economy-only A330-300s to include brand new Business Class, Premium Economy and Economy class cabins.

Philippine Airlines To Invest In New Cabin Products

Philippine Airlines‘ plan to create a 5-star airline have taken a huge leap forward this week, with the announcement that they will convert the cabin lay-out of eight economy-only A330-300s to include brand new Business Class, Premium Economy and Economy class cabins.

Three New Seats To Look Out For In 2017

2017 will bring three much talked about products to the skies. While all eyes are currently on Qatar Airways new ‘super business class’ seat that will be revealed in a matter of weeks, two other carriers, Emirates and Singapore Airlines

Three New Seats To Look Out For In 2017

2017 will bring three much talked about products to the skies. While all eyes are currently on Qatar Airways new ‘super business class’ seat that will be revealed in a matter of weeks, two other carriers, Emirates and Singapore Airlines

Delta Adds Premium Economy Cabin

Delta has plunged into the world of the premium economy traveller. Dubbed ‘Delta Premium’ the premium economy complements the new International Delta One, Delta Comfort+ and main cabins. Available on select international routes, passenger will be treated to a true premium economy

Delta Adds Premium Economy Cabin

Delta has plunged into the world of the premium economy traveller. Dubbed ‘Delta Premium’ the premium economy complements the new International Delta One, Delta Comfort+ and main cabins. Available on select international routes, passenger will be treated to a true premium economy

Malaysia Airlines A330-300 Starts Flying With New Business Class Product

Malaysia Airlines this week unveiled its first A330-300 aircraft fitted with brand new fully-flat Business Class seats. The new seats have just starting flying on the Kuala Lumpur – Sydney route. As we reported back in November, Malaysia Airlines new Business Class seat is

Malaysia Airlines A330-300 Starts Flying With New Business Class Product

Malaysia Airlines this week unveiled its first A330-300 aircraft fitted with brand new fully-flat Business Class seats. The new seats have just starting flying on the Kuala Lumpur – Sydney route. As we reported back in November, Malaysia Airlines new Business Class seat is

The Best Of The Best In 2015 – TheDesignAir’s Round-up Of The Year

2015 has been an impressive year with many carriers taking advantage of the lowered oil prices to invest heavily into their passenger experience both on the ground and in the air. We take a look at the best carriers around

The Best Of The Best In 2015 – TheDesignAir’s Round-up Of The Year

2015 has been an impressive year with many carriers taking advantage of the lowered oil prices to invest heavily into their passenger experience both on the ground and in the air. We take a look at the best carriers around

From Shoeboxes To Onboard Showers

Last week brought the news of two completely contrasting flying experiences, showcasing the increasing divide found between the premium and economy classes. Whilst Emirates unveiled its highly anticipated television commercial featuring Hollywood actress, director and producer Jennifer Aniston, news also came

From Shoeboxes To Onboard Showers

Last week brought the news of two completely contrasting flying experiences, showcasing the increasing divide found between the premium and economy classes. Whilst Emirates unveiled its highly anticipated television commercial featuring Hollywood actress, director and producer Jennifer Aniston, news also came

A Delightfully Simple And Elegant Premium Economy Solution

No, these aren’t designer office pieces of furniture, they are the latest premium economy seats by Acro Aircraft Seating, designed by UK based Factorydesign. Conceived with the future demands of airliners in mind, these ergonomic beauties have embraced the simple fact

A Delightfully Simple And Elegant Premium Economy Solution

No, these aren’t designer office pieces of furniture, they are the latest premium economy seats by Acro Aircraft Seating, designed by UK based Factorydesign. Conceived with the future demands of airliners in mind, these ergonomic beauties have embraced the simple fact

Four Seasons Super-Exclusive Private Jet Revealed

We love a special jet, and there is no more special than Four Season’s little black number revealed today to the world’s press. This is the basically the Orient Express for the 21st century, carefully transporting 52 very exclusive passengers

Four Seasons Super-Exclusive Private Jet Revealed

We love a special jet, and there is no more special than Four Season’s little black number revealed today to the world’s press. This is the basically the Orient Express for the 21st century, carefully transporting 52 very exclusive passengers

SAS Proudly Display Brand New Long Haul Interiors

The first SAS aircraft “Erik Viking” with their new long haul cabin took off today. Lucky passengers on flight SK909 from Copenhagen bound for Newark are currently experiencing a new design, new seats, new infotainment system and onboard WiFi. We announced

SAS Proudly Display Brand New Long Haul Interiors

The first SAS aircraft “Erik Viking” with their new long haul cabin took off today. Lucky passengers on flight SK909 from Copenhagen bound for Newark are currently experiencing a new design, new seats, new infotainment system and onboard WiFi. We announced

Aer Lingus New Business Class Seat Signals Change At The Heart Of The Carrier

Being invited to Aer Lingus’ media event in Dublin, we were treated to the unveiling of the airlines new business class cabin concept. We originally covered the initial design concept back in August, when the airline revealed them, but today

Aer Lingus New Business Class Seat Signals Change At The Heart Of The Carrier

Being invited to Aer Lingus’ media event in Dublin, we were treated to the unveiling of the airlines new business class cabin concept. We originally covered the initial design concept back in August, when the airline revealed them, but today

Aer Lingus Leapfrog Ahead With Brand New Long Haul Business Class

We haven’t covered much on Aer Lingus before, the carrier has pretty much kept a low-key approach to operations, offering angle-flat business class and fairly standard economy products. Not to say that’s bad, far from it, just not nescessarily ground

Aer Lingus Leapfrog Ahead With Brand New Long Haul Business Class

We haven’t covered much on Aer Lingus before, the carrier has pretty much kept a low-key approach to operations, offering angle-flat business class and fairly standard economy products. Not to say that’s bad, far from it, just not nescessarily ground

FEATURE: Exclusive In-Depth Look At Etihad’s A380 Design Journey Part 4

Read Part 1 here  |  Read Part 2 here  |  Read Part 3 here Part 4 | Economy. “Amazing! It’s like being on the Orient Express” I instinctively say when seeing the designs for the Economy Smartseat of Etihad’s new

FEATURE: Exclusive In-Depth Look At Etihad’s A380 Design Journey Part 4

Read Part 1 here  |  Read Part 2 here  |  Read Part 3 here Part 4 | Economy. “Amazing! It’s like being on the Orient Express” I instinctively say when seeing the designs for the Economy Smartseat of Etihad’s new

FEATURE: Exclusive In-Depth Look At Etihad’s A380 Design Journey Part 3

Please read our first installment of our four part series here and second instalment here. Part 3 | Business Class. It’s possibly one of the hardest cabins to design. Customer expectations are high, margins are low and space is at a premium. Now with

FEATURE: Exclusive In-Depth Look At Etihad’s A380 Design Journey Part 3

Please read our first installment of our four part series here and second instalment here. Part 3 | Business Class. It’s possibly one of the hardest cabins to design. Customer expectations are high, margins are low and space is at a premium. Now with

FEATURE: Exclusive In-Depth Look At Etihad’s A380 Design Journey Part 2

Please read our first installment of our four part series here . Part 2 | Days after visiting Honour, I head on over to Acumen, another member of the EDC. Situated just around the corner in Clerkenwell, Acumen are also settling

FEATURE: Exclusive In-Depth Look At Etihad’s A380 Design Journey Part 2

Please read our first installment of our four part series here . Part 2 | Days after visiting Honour, I head on over to Acumen, another member of the EDC. Situated just around the corner in Clerkenwell, Acumen are also settling

British Airways Introduce New Short Haul Cabins

British Airways have just released images of their brand new interiors for their short haul fleet. The airline it has announced it will be refitting 95 (not all) of its short haul fleet with these slick new contemporary designs, which

British Airways Introduce New Short Haul Cabins

British Airways have just released images of their brand new interiors for their short haul fleet. The airline it has announced it will be refitting 95 (not all) of its short haul fleet with these slick new contemporary designs, which

FEATURE: Exclusive In-Depth Look At Etihad’s A380 Design Journey Part 1

Every designer’s idea of sheer panic is a blank sheet of paper. Imagine if this was given to you in the form of a completely empty A380 shell, and you were asked to create purely original ideas to fill it

FEATURE: Exclusive In-Depth Look At Etihad’s A380 Design Journey Part 1

Every designer’s idea of sheer panic is a blank sheet of paper. Imagine if this was given to you in the form of a completely empty A380 shell, and you were asked to create purely original ideas to fill it

SAS Introduce Brand New Long Haul Interiors

SAS, excitingly, have announced a brand new cabin concept for their long haul aircraft. Featuring business class, premium economy and economy classes, the new cabin and seat designs leap the airline into 2014 with a loud bang. Competing against carriers

SAS Introduce Brand New Long Haul Interiors

SAS, excitingly, have announced a brand new cabin concept for their long haul aircraft. Featuring business class, premium economy and economy classes, the new cabin and seat designs leap the airline into 2014 with a loud bang. Competing against carriers

Etihad’s Residence Is The Best Airline Experience Of Your Lifetime

Today (May 4th 2014) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has unveiled the world’s first private multi-room cabin on a commercial passenger aircraft. The Residence will unbelievably feature a living room, double bedroom, separate ensuite shower

Etihad’s Residence Is The Best Airline Experience Of Your Lifetime

Today (May 4th 2014) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has unveiled the world’s first private multi-room cabin on a commercial passenger aircraft. The Residence will unbelievably feature a living room, double bedroom, separate ensuite shower

Etihad Blow Competition Out The Water With Reimagined Experience

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has unveiled the new product and service offering on its Airbus A380 and Boeing B787 Dreamliner aircraft, including The Residence by Etihad, definitely the world’s most luxurious living space in

Etihad Blow Competition Out The Water With Reimagined Experience

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has unveiled the new product and service offering on its Airbus A380 and Boeing B787 Dreamliner aircraft, including The Residence by Etihad, definitely the world’s most luxurious living space in