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Iberia launches new uniforms by Teresa Helbig at Madrid Fashion Week

Iberia just released its latest uniform in front of a fashion-focussed audience of hundreds at the 71st annual edition of Madrid FashionWeek. Designed by Teresa Helbig, this is the latest designer to grace Iberia’s crews following fashion greats including Manuel

Iberia launches new uniforms by Teresa Helbig at Madrid Fashion Week

Iberia just released its latest uniform in front of a fashion-focussed audience of hundreds at the 71st annual edition of Madrid FashionWeek. Designed by Teresa Helbig, this is the latest designer to grace Iberia’s crews following fashion greats including Manuel

Iberia’s New A350 Features Updated Business Class Product

Last week saw Iberia receive the latest addition to the fleet, a brand new Airbus A350-900. The aircraft is the first of 16 A350 XWB on order, becoming the 18th airline to operate the aircraft type. The aircraft is configured in

Iberia’s New A350 Features Updated Business Class Product

Last week saw Iberia receive the latest addition to the fleet, a brand new Airbus A350-900. The aircraft is the first of 16 A350 XWB on order, becoming the 18th airline to operate the aircraft type. The aircraft is configured in

Iberia Reveal New Premium Cabin Economy In Time For The Summer

Yesterday saw the reveal of Iberia’s first A340-600 retrofitted with a brand new premium economy cabin. Announced back in October last year, the new cabin brought it in line with their fellow IAG partner British Airways, now offering three similar cabins

Iberia Reveal New Premium Cabin Economy In Time For The Summer

Yesterday saw the reveal of Iberia’s first A340-600 retrofitted with a brand new premium economy cabin. Announced back in October last year, the new cabin brought it in line with their fellow IAG partner British Airways, now offering three similar cabins

Iberia’s New Premium Economy Signals Closer Product Alignment At IAG

This week saw the announcement of Iberia’s new premium economy product that will be rolled out across 37 of the carrier’s long-haul fleet. Iberia will be the 7th oneworld carrier to introduce a real ‘premium’ economy product, and will mean

Iberia’s New Premium Economy Signals Closer Product Alignment At IAG

This week saw the announcement of Iberia’s new premium economy product that will be rolled out across 37 of the carrier’s long-haul fleet. Iberia will be the 7th oneworld carrier to introduce a real ‘premium’ economy product, and will mean

Iberia Launch New Brand Logo & Livery

Iberia, as we announced a few months back, has been toying with the idea of a new logo for a while, accidentally letting it slip on the nacelle of one of their airbus fleet, which generated a buzz on the

Iberia Launch New Brand Logo & Livery

Iberia, as we announced a few months back, has been toying with the idea of a new logo for a while, accidentally letting it slip on the nacelle of one of their airbus fleet, which generated a buzz on the

Aer Lingus’ New Livery Doesn’t Sham-rock Our World

Sigh. After much fanfare, Aer Lingus has finally revealed its new brand, which is basically reinventing the shamrock. The core essence of the brand hasn’t changed, apart from a simple refresh and modernisaiton of the typeface and an adaptation of

Aer Lingus’ New Livery Doesn’t Sham-rock Our World

Sigh. After much fanfare, Aer Lingus has finally revealed its new brand, which is basically reinventing the shamrock. The core essence of the brand hasn’t changed, apart from a simple refresh and modernisaiton of the typeface and an adaptation of

IAG New Airline ‘Level’ Actively Targets Millenials

IAG launched its new airline yesterday. Called ‘Level’ the airline will be based in Barcelona, also home to IAG partner airline, Vueling. The announcement showcased the new interiors, brand positioning and livery. Level’s brand language approaches younger, more inquisitive travellers

IAG New Airline ‘Level’ Actively Targets Millenials

IAG launched its new airline yesterday. Called ‘Level’ the airline will be based in Barcelona, also home to IAG partner airline, Vueling. The announcement showcased the new interiors, brand positioning and livery. Level’s brand language approaches younger, more inquisitive travellers

Report: Why TheDesignAir Thinks Heathrow Was The Right Choice For London’s Next Runway

Today brought a close to the long debate over the location of London’s next runway. The new government, and the same one that is leading the UK out of Europe has decided Heathrow will play host to a third runway

Report: Why TheDesignAir Thinks Heathrow Was The Right Choice For London’s Next Runway

Today brought a close to the long debate over the location of London’s next runway. The new government, and the same one that is leading the UK out of Europe has decided Heathrow will play host to a third runway

The Growing Divide In Premium And Low Cost Brands, And Those Stuck In The Middle.

  The rise of the low cost brand a decade ago challenged the legacy carriers to reconsider their business model. Passengers were able to pick between the privileges of a packet of nuts, or a bare bones charge-through-the-teeth model where

The Growing Divide In Premium And Low Cost Brands, And Those Stuck In The Middle.

  The rise of the low cost brand a decade ago challenged the legacy carriers to reconsider their business model. Passengers were able to pick between the privileges of a packet of nuts, or a bare bones charge-through-the-teeth model where

Creating Cathay’s New Brand. An Exclusive Inside Look At Cathay Dragon

Part one of TheDesignAir’s exclusive series on the making of Cathay Dragon. The newly renamed Cathay Dragon has just started its life as an airline brand. Originally named ‘Dragonair’, the Cathay sibling has very clearly positioned itself alongside the internationally

Creating Cathay’s New Brand. An Exclusive Inside Look At Cathay Dragon

Part one of TheDesignAir’s exclusive series on the making of Cathay Dragon. The newly renamed Cathay Dragon has just started its life as an airline brand. Originally named ‘Dragonair’, the Cathay sibling has very clearly positioned itself alongside the internationally

Trip Report: Thai Airways Royal Silk A380 Business Class June 2016

Flight: TG911 Aircraft Type: A380-800 Class: ‘Royal Silk’ Business Class Route: LHR-BKK Date: June 2016 http://www.thaiairways.com We were lucky enough to fly on Thai Airways almost twenty years ago, one of our first long haul flights as a kid, and since then, the airline has

Trip Report: Thai Airways Royal Silk A380 Business Class June 2016

Flight: TG911 Aircraft Type: A380-800 Class: ‘Royal Silk’ Business Class Route: LHR-BKK Date: June 2016 http://www.thaiairways.com We were lucky enough to fly on Thai Airways almost twenty years ago, one of our first long haul flights as a kid, and since then, the airline has

TAP Portugal Announce Identical Interiors To Sister Company Azul

TAP Portugal today hinted at a brand new future for their long haul fleet, based on two new A330 aircraft that will join the fleet. It is fairly easy to distill as the future vision of the rest of the

TAP Portugal Announce Identical Interiors To Sister Company Azul

TAP Portugal today hinted at a brand new future for their long haul fleet, based on two new A330 aircraft that will join the fleet. It is fairly easy to distill as the future vision of the rest of the

Trip Report: Avianca A330 Business Class July 2015

Flight: AV121 Aircraft Type: A330-200 Class: ‘Previous Generation’ Business Class Route: LHR-BOG Flight time: 10:27 Seat: 1J Date: July 2015 http://www.avianca.com Best for: People travelling in pairs. The previous generation business class seats are in a 2 x 2 x 2 format. Fares are low, and offer good connections

Trip Report: Avianca A330 Business Class July 2015

Flight: AV121 Aircraft Type: A330-200 Class: ‘Previous Generation’ Business Class Route: LHR-BOG Flight time: 10:27 Seat: 1J Date: July 2015 http://www.avianca.com Best for: People travelling in pairs. The previous generation business class seats are in a 2 x 2 x 2 format. Fares are low, and offer good connections

Trip Report: TAP Portugal A330 Business Class November 2015

Flight: TP85 Aircraft Type: A330-200 Class: ‘Previous Generation’ Business Class Route: LHR-GRU Flight time: 9:50 Seat: 2F Date: October 2015 http://www.flytap.com Best for: Passengers flying between Europe and South America. A high proportion of passengers on short haul flights connect on to Long haul flights. The crowd: Trans-European base

Trip Report: TAP Portugal A330 Business Class November 2015

Flight: TP85 Aircraft Type: A330-200 Class: ‘Previous Generation’ Business Class Route: LHR-GRU Flight time: 9:50 Seat: 2F Date: October 2015 http://www.flytap.com Best for: Passengers flying between Europe and South America. A high proportion of passengers on short haul flights connect on to Long haul flights. The crowd: Trans-European base

Launched This Month, Azul’s New A330 Cabins By Tangerine

Azul Brazilian Airlines, arguably the most modern of the Brazilian carriers, launched their new A330 cabins this October, including Azul Xtra (a fully fledged business class cabin), Economy Xtra (including the infamous Sky Sofa product) and their standard Economy cabin. Now flying

Launched This Month, Azul’s New A330 Cabins By Tangerine

Azul Brazilian Airlines, arguably the most modern of the Brazilian carriers, launched their new A330 cabins this October, including Azul Xtra (a fully fledged business class cabin), Economy Xtra (including the infamous Sky Sofa product) and their standard Economy cabin. Now flying

Interbrand Launch Bold New Look For LATAM

So it’s probably not news to most, that LAN and TAM have been undergoing a merger process for the last three years, and most have already been naming the LAN and TAM group with the moniker LATAM in the interim whilst they

Interbrand Launch Bold New Look For LATAM

So it’s probably not news to most, that LAN and TAM have been undergoing a merger process for the last three years, and most have already been naming the LAN and TAM group with the moniker LATAM in the interim whilst they

New Pay For ‘Aspire Lounge’ in London Heathrow T5

London has just received a new pay for lounge concept from Swissport and ALD. Competing against the likes of Plaza Premium Lounge within Heathrow’s fences, this new pay-as-you-go space is the first of its kind in Terminal 5, allowing BA and

New Pay For ‘Aspire Lounge’ in London Heathrow T5

London has just received a new pay for lounge concept from Swissport and ALD. Competing against the likes of Plaza Premium Lounge within Heathrow’s fences, this new pay-as-you-go space is the first of its kind in Terminal 5, allowing BA and

Trip Report: LAN 787-8 Business Class April 2015

Flight: LA705 Aircraft Type: B787-8 Class: ‘Premium’ Business Class Route: MAD-SCL Flight time: 13:21 Seat: 4D Date: April 2015 http://www.lan.com Best for: Couples due to the seat config or smarter travellers wanting a better experience compared to the Iberia codeshare flying the same route. The crowd: A full cabin, mainly Chilean,

Trip Report: LAN 787-8 Business Class April 2015

Flight: LA705 Aircraft Type: B787-8 Class: ‘Premium’ Business Class Route: MAD-SCL Flight time: 13:21 Seat: 4D Date: April 2015 http://www.lan.com Best for: Couples due to the seat config or smarter travellers wanting a better experience compared to the Iberia codeshare flying the same route. The crowd: A full cabin, mainly Chilean,

Austrian Airlines Launches New Livery And New Brand Direction

Austrian Airlines has quietly announced its new brand in respect for the recent incident with sister airline Germanwings. However, the new brand signals a big change in the Austrian carrier. Marking the fusion of both Austrian Airlines and Tyrolean on April 1, 2015,

Austrian Airlines Launches New Livery And New Brand Direction

Austrian Airlines has quietly announced its new brand in respect for the recent incident with sister airline Germanwings. However, the new brand signals a big change in the Austrian carrier. Marking the fusion of both Austrian Airlines and Tyrolean on April 1, 2015,

Airlines Get In To A Football Frenzy

With the world cup soon approaching, national airlines around the world are getting into the spirit and supporting their local teams. Here’s a recap of some of the special liveries over the past few weeks – how many have you

Airlines Get In To A Football Frenzy

With the world cup soon approaching, national airlines around the world are getting into the spirit and supporting their local teams. Here’s a recap of some of the special liveries over the past few weeks – how many have you

Hong Kong Express Reveal New Identity

Hong Kong Express may have been around for a while now, but it is finally pushing itself away from Hong Kong Airlines who until just recently shared an almost identical livery. As Hong Kong Express pushes itself forward as a

Hong Kong Express Reveal New Identity

Hong Kong Express may have been around for a while now, but it is finally pushing itself away from Hong Kong Airlines who until just recently shared an almost identical livery. As Hong Kong Express pushes itself forward as a

The Evolution of the Design of Eurowhite Aircraft

Back in the glamourous heyday of travel, airlines (believe it or not) fought for the attention of the travelers. With the recent invention of air travel, costs were relatively low. You could fairly easily get hold of a plane, fill

The Evolution of the Design of Eurowhite Aircraft

Back in the glamourous heyday of travel, airlines (believe it or not) fought for the attention of the travelers. With the recent invention of air travel, costs were relatively low. You could fairly easily get hold of a plane, fill

Europe Caves In To Baggage Fees

This week, British Airways have joined KLM in charging for hold luggage, following suit of the low cost revolution running through the rest of Europe, and have now created fares that exclude hold baggage (on certain routes), making fares cheaper

Europe Caves In To Baggage Fees

This week, British Airways have joined KLM in charging for hold luggage, following suit of the low cost revolution running through the rest of Europe, and have now created fares that exclude hold baggage (on certain routes), making fares cheaper

Attack Of The Clones. Spanish Style.

When I first saw the post from Skyliners that there was a reveal of the new Iberia livery, I was hoping that it was just a mis-identified livery from some budding flight sim enthusiast. However, on notice that there was

Attack Of The Clones. Spanish Style.

When I first saw the post from Skyliners that there was a reveal of the new Iberia livery, I was hoping that it was just a mis-identified livery from some budding flight sim enthusiast. However, on notice that there was

Germanwings New Look Revealed

It seems that Lufthansa’s pet project ‘Direct 4 U‘ has finally come to fruition, with a launch of the ‘new’ germanwings penned in for July 1st 2013. Germanwings’ old livery, of fake metallic, lurid yellow and deep burgundy is going, and is

Germanwings New Look Revealed

It seems that Lufthansa’s pet project ‘Direct 4 U‘ has finally come to fruition, with a launch of the ‘new’ germanwings penned in for July 1st 2013. Germanwings’ old livery, of fake metallic, lurid yellow and deep burgundy is going, and is

Lufthansa’s New Project Direct 4 You

Whilst this hasn’t been officially released by Lufthansa, German newspaper Bild has reported through sources close to the airline that they are planning on launching a new low-cost unit (similar to the recent launch of IAG’s Iberia’s new Iberia Express)

Lufthansa’s New Project Direct 4 You

Whilst this hasn’t been officially released by Lufthansa, German newspaper Bild has reported through sources close to the airline that they are planning on launching a new low-cost unit (similar to the recent launch of IAG’s Iberia’s new Iberia Express)