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Oman Air’s Latest First And Business Class Lounges Match Impressive 787 Interiors

The opening of Muscat’s new airport terminal has given Oman Air the chance to completely reimagine its ground product. The new passenger terminal building has already won awards, and by the look of the lounge, it might be winning some awards

Oman Air’s Latest First And Business Class Lounges Match Impressive 787 Interiors

The opening of Muscat’s new airport terminal has given Oman Air the chance to completely reimagine its ground product. The new passenger terminal building has already won awards, and by the look of the lounge, it might be winning some awards

Oman Air Introduces New Flagship First Class Suite For 787-9

Ahead of the airline’s new lounge opening, Oman Air has revealed the designs for its new 787-9 interiors, which include a new fully private First Class Suite design for its most prestigious passengers. Instead of the airline’s current Business and

Oman Air Introduces New Flagship First Class Suite For 787-9

Ahead of the airline’s new lounge opening, Oman Air has revealed the designs for its new 787-9 interiors, which include a new fully private First Class Suite design for its most prestigious passengers. Instead of the airline’s current Business and

Oman Air First Airline To Receive ‘Air Rest’ Business Class Seats

Rockwell Collins used AIX as an opportunity to launch its brand new narrow body business class seat type dubbed ‘Air Rest.’ The seat is actually already flying, and can be found exclusively on Oman Air’s 737 MAX aircraft. Initial deliveries for

Oman Air First Airline To Receive ‘Air Rest’ Business Class Seats

Rockwell Collins used AIX as an opportunity to launch its brand new narrow body business class seat type dubbed ‘Air Rest.’ The seat is actually already flying, and can be found exclusively on Oman Air’s 737 MAX aircraft. Initial deliveries for

We’re In Love With ‘Romantic’ Virgin Australia

Streuth! It’s hard not to report about the Virgin group of airlines right now, as they just keep on doing things right. We, here at TheDesignAir love this brand new commercial from Virgin Australia. Turn up your speakers, sit back and

We’re In Love With ‘Romantic’ Virgin Australia

Streuth! It’s hard not to report about the Virgin group of airlines right now, as they just keep on doing things right. We, here at TheDesignAir love this brand new commercial from Virgin Australia. Turn up your speakers, sit back and

In This Current Climate, Is There A Need For Leading Business Class Airlines?

No matter how we look at it, the aviation business class landscape is changing, and is potentially as fragmented as ever. The race to the bottom is evident, even in currently touted ‘5-star airlines’ who seek profitability. Whether a desire

In This Current Climate, Is There A Need For Leading Business Class Airlines?

No matter how we look at it, the aviation business class landscape is changing, and is potentially as fragmented as ever. The race to the bottom is evident, even in currently touted ‘5-star airlines’ who seek profitability. Whether a desire

Trip Report: LATAM B777-300ER Business Class January 2019

Flight: LA8084 Aircraft Type: 777-300ER Class: Business Class Route: GRU-LHR Date: January 2019 http://www.latam.com LATAM‘s 777 has long been on our radar to experience. While we had experienced the 787-8 operated by LAN back in 2015, the 777 offered a very different experience, with a traditional

Trip Report: LATAM B777-300ER Business Class January 2019

Flight: LA8084 Aircraft Type: 777-300ER Class: Business Class Route: GRU-LHR Date: January 2019 http://www.latam.com LATAM‘s 777 has long been on our radar to experience. While we had experienced the 787-8 operated by LAN back in 2015, the 777 offered a very different experience, with a traditional

Battle Of The Emerging ‘Boutique Airlines’

It’s a phrase that some airlines build their business model and service proposition on, but the ‘Boutique’ airline is a seemingly new airline type that will no doubt turn our heads a little more often than legacy carriers, but why

Battle Of The Emerging ‘Boutique Airlines’

It’s a phrase that some airlines build their business model and service proposition on, but the ‘Boutique’ airline is a seemingly new airline type that will no doubt turn our heads a little more often than legacy carriers, but why

2019, The Game Of Thrones

While most people will be getting excited about the final instalment of the globally successful HBO franchise, 2019 will also see a range of new business class seats across the globe that will see the business class experience becoming more

2019, The Game Of Thrones

While most people will be getting excited about the final instalment of the globally successful HBO franchise, 2019 will also see a range of new business class seats across the globe that will see the business class experience becoming more

Announcing TheDesignAir Awards 2018 Winners

TheDesignAir is pleased to announce the 2018 Award winners as voted for by our esteemed judging panel and our readers. This year has seen a wave of improvements around the world in the field of passenger experience. From impressive new

Announcing TheDesignAir Awards 2018 Winners

TheDesignAir is pleased to announce the 2018 Award winners as voted for by our esteemed judging panel and our readers. This year has seen a wave of improvements around the world in the field of passenger experience. From impressive new

Trip Report: Gulf Air B787-9 Business Class October 2018

Flight: GF2 Aircraft Type: 787-9 Class: Business Class (Flacon Gold) Route: LHR-BAH Date: October 2018 http://www.gulfair.com Gulf Air used to be one of the leading carriers in the Gulf region, however, bold upstarts like Emirates quickly stole the crown, with heavy investment in new aircraft

Trip Report: Gulf Air B787-9 Business Class October 2018

Flight: GF2 Aircraft Type: 787-9 Class: Business Class (Flacon Gold) Route: LHR-BAH Date: October 2018 http://www.gulfair.com Gulf Air used to be one of the leading carriers in the Gulf region, however, bold upstarts like Emirates quickly stole the crown, with heavy investment in new aircraft

TheDesignAir Launches 2018 Awards Shortlist

TheDesignAir is pleased to announce the shortlist for the DesignAir Awards 2018 and just like last year, we’ve opened some of the categories to the public, so you can vote for the winners you feel are most worthy. Now is

TheDesignAir Launches 2018 Awards Shortlist

TheDesignAir is pleased to announce the shortlist for the DesignAir Awards 2018 and just like last year, we’ve opened some of the categories to the public, so you can vote for the winners you feel are most worthy. Now is

TheDesignAir Exclusive Tour Of Singapore Airlines A380

While all eyes are currently on Singapore Airlines’ A350 ULR service between Newark and Singapore, currently the world’s longest flight at over 18 hours, we take an exclusive behind the scenes look at one of the airlines’ latest A380s while

TheDesignAir Exclusive Tour Of Singapore Airlines A380

While all eyes are currently on Singapore Airlines’ A350 ULR service between Newark and Singapore, currently the world’s longest flight at over 18 hours, we take an exclusive behind the scenes look at one of the airlines’ latest A380s while

Trip Report: Turkish Airlines B777-300ER Business Class May 2018

Flight: TK15 Aircraft Type: 777-300ER Class: Business Class Route: IST-GRU Date: May 2018 http://www.turkishairlines.com Turkish Airlines impressed TheDesignAir last year with a trip on the same route. With the impending opening of the New Istanbul Airport this year, along with new transit services such as the

Trip Report: Turkish Airlines B777-300ER Business Class May 2018

Flight: TK15 Aircraft Type: 777-300ER Class: Business Class Route: IST-GRU Date: May 2018 http://www.turkishairlines.com Turkish Airlines impressed TheDesignAir last year with a trip on the same route. With the impending opening of the New Istanbul Airport this year, along with new transit services such as the

10 Under 10. The Ten Small Airlines That You Really Should Get To Know In 2018

While many airlines in the world vie to be the biggest, there are a few smaller airlines that are certainly fighting to be the best. We take a look at 10 airlines under 10 million passengers per annum that are

10 Under 10. The Ten Small Airlines That You Really Should Get To Know In 2018

While many airlines in the world vie to be the biggest, there are a few smaller airlines that are certainly fighting to be the best. We take a look at 10 airlines under 10 million passengers per annum that are

Gulf Air Reveals New Cabin Class Products And Livery

Gulf Air, once the cream of the crop in the Middle East, sadly started to slip against the backdrop of the now globally-famous ‘ME Three’. Ageing hard products and a limited route network meant the carrier was very rarely the

Gulf Air Reveals New Cabin Class Products And Livery

Gulf Air, once the cream of the crop in the Middle East, sadly started to slip against the backdrop of the now globally-famous ‘ME Three’. Ageing hard products and a limited route network meant the carrier was very rarely the

TheDesignAir Exclusive Interview With SriLankan’s Saminda Perera

SriLankan Airlines might be not on everyone’s radar, but there is good reason why it should. It could even be the one secret airline that you might of heard of that you really should try. With incredibly competitive prices, connections

TheDesignAir Exclusive Interview With SriLankan’s Saminda Perera

SriLankan Airlines might be not on everyone’s radar, but there is good reason why it should. It could even be the one secret airline that you might of heard of that you really should try. With incredibly competitive prices, connections

Qantas Reveals Beautiful New Indigenous Aircraft Livery For Its Dreamliner

Yesterday Qantas revealed a striking new special livery for a brand new 787-9 Dreamliner being delivered to the airline. Comprised of approximately 5,000 dots (get counting!), the new design is striking both from near and afar. The new livery features

Qantas Reveals Beautiful New Indigenous Aircraft Livery For Its Dreamliner

Yesterday Qantas revealed a striking new special livery for a brand new 787-9 Dreamliner being delivered to the airline. Comprised of approximately 5,000 dots (get counting!), the new design is striking both from near and afar. The new livery features

Turkish Airlines Introduces Bosphorus Experience For Transiting Business Class Passengers

Turkish Airlines has introduced another program for its business class passengers, inviting transiting travellers to get to experience the very best of Istanbul. The Istanbul Bosphorus Experience is a new purchasable program, specially for its Business Class passengers who have

Turkish Airlines Introduces Bosphorus Experience For Transiting Business Class Passengers

Turkish Airlines has introduced another program for its business class passengers, inviting transiting travellers to get to experience the very best of Istanbul. The Istanbul Bosphorus Experience is a new purchasable program, specially for its Business Class passengers who have

Trip Report: Turkish Airlines 777-300ER Business Class April 2017

Flight: TK15 Aircraft Type: 777-300ER Class: Business Class Route: IST-GRU Date: April 2017 http://www.turkishairlines.com Turkish Airlines has certainly caught our attention recently. In our first report on the airline’s short-haul product, they impressed us with a region-beating business class product. As part of our three part series

Trip Report: Turkish Airlines 777-300ER Business Class April 2017

Flight: TK15 Aircraft Type: 777-300ER Class: Business Class Route: IST-GRU Date: April 2017 http://www.turkishairlines.com Turkish Airlines has certainly caught our attention recently. In our first report on the airline’s short-haul product, they impressed us with a region-beating business class product. As part of our three part series

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

Delta Reveals New Uniforms By Zac Posen

Delta and leading New York fashion designer Zac Posen together unveiled an exclusive uniform collection today, which will be rolled out to more than 60,000 of the airline’s frontline employees including customer service agents, flight attendants, ramp agents and technicians. From the

Delta Reveals New Uniforms By Zac Posen

Delta and leading New York fashion designer Zac Posen together unveiled an exclusive uniform collection today, which will be rolled out to more than 60,000 of the airline’s frontline employees including customer service agents, flight attendants, ramp agents and technicians. From the

Hot Hotel: Soneva Fushi, Maldives

While all eyes are currently on Soneva Jani – the new prestigious overwater hotel – set to open in a couple of weeks time, the sister Maldivian property to to this new resort has been paving the way for barefoot

Hot Hotel: Soneva Fushi, Maldives

While all eyes are currently on Soneva Jani – the new prestigious overwater hotel – set to open in a couple of weeks time, the sister Maldivian property to to this new resort has been paving the way for barefoot

Trip Report: SriLankan A330-300 Business Class September 2016

Flight: UL504 Aircraft Type: A330-300 Class: Business Class Route: LHR-CMB Date: September 2016 http://www.srilankan.com SriLankan Airlines has passed by our radar for far too long, and their new business class product has now been flying for a few years on their A330-300 aircraft. Featuring

Trip Report: SriLankan A330-300 Business Class September 2016

Flight: UL504 Aircraft Type: A330-300 Class: Business Class Route: LHR-CMB Date: September 2016 http://www.srilankan.com SriLankan Airlines has passed by our radar for far too long, and their new business class product has now been flying for a few years on their A330-300 aircraft. Featuring

Hot Hotel: AmanTokyo

Following last month’s Hot Hotel, and part of our same trip to Japan we visit Amanemu’s sister hotel in the country’s capital, AmanTokyo. The hotel opened back in 2014, but has now fully established itself as one of the most

Hot Hotel: AmanTokyo

Following last month’s Hot Hotel, and part of our same trip to Japan we visit Amanemu’s sister hotel in the country’s capital, AmanTokyo. The hotel opened back in 2014, but has now fully established itself as one of the most

New Cathay ‘The Pier’ Business Class Lounge Delights

Cathay Pacific opened its doors today to the first official visitors of their latest, and largest, lounge in Hong Kong; The New Business Class Lounge at The Pier. The Pier, which plays home to Cathay Pacific’s most recently refurbished First and Business

New Cathay ‘The Pier’ Business Class Lounge Delights

Cathay Pacific opened its doors today to the first official visitors of their latest, and largest, lounge in Hong Kong; The New Business Class Lounge at The Pier. The Pier, which plays home to Cathay Pacific’s most recently refurbished First and Business

Turkish Airlines Superman Vs Batman Livery Is The Tip Of A Branding Iceberg

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you are probably aware of the new Superman Vs. Batman movie currently out at the cinemas. The latest in the superhero movie franchise starring Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill as the two crimefighting

Turkish Airlines Superman Vs Batman Livery Is The Tip Of A Branding Iceberg

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you are probably aware of the new Superman Vs. Batman movie currently out at the cinemas. The latest in the superhero movie franchise starring Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill as the two crimefighting

Emirates New Business Class Seats Are Good, But Could Be Better

Today saw the grand reveal of Emirates new business class seats at the ITB fair in Berlin. The seats, which will be rolled out in November on the airline’s new 777-300ER aircraft, will replace the carrier’s now ageing angle lie-flat

Emirates New Business Class Seats Are Good, But Could Be Better

Today saw the grand reveal of Emirates new business class seats at the ITB fair in Berlin. The seats, which will be rolled out in November on the airline’s new 777-300ER aircraft, will replace the carrier’s now ageing angle lie-flat

Hawaiian Airlines Deliver An Exceptional Premium Cabin

Watch out Fiji Airways, there is a new boutique airline vying for the attention of the Pacific. Hawaiian Airlines today revealed their plans to install a brand new lie-flat first class (or International business class) product that matches international business class standards.

Hawaiian Airlines Deliver An Exceptional Premium Cabin

Watch out Fiji Airways, there is a new boutique airline vying for the attention of the Pacific. Hawaiian Airlines today revealed their plans to install a brand new lie-flat first class (or International business class) product that matches international business class standards.

Trip Report: Alitalia 777-200 ‘Magnifica’ Business Class September 2015

Flight: AZ674 Aircraft Type: B777-200ER Class: ‘Magnifica’ Business Class (older generation) Route: FCO-GRU Flight time: 11:12 Seat: 3A Date: September 2015 http://www.alitalia.com Best for: European one-stop travellers who are happy to connect in Europe for more affordable fares. The crowd: Even though this is a very established route, the passengers seemed almost

Trip Report: Alitalia 777-200 ‘Magnifica’ Business Class September 2015

Flight: AZ674 Aircraft Type: B777-200ER Class: ‘Magnifica’ Business Class (older generation) Route: FCO-GRU Flight time: 11:12 Seat: 3A Date: September 2015 http://www.alitalia.com Best for: European one-stop travellers who are happy to connect in Europe for more affordable fares. The crowd: Even though this is a very established route, the passengers seemed almost

British Airways New 787-9 First Class Cabin Is A Step In The Right Direction

The Abu Dhabi – London route has pretty much been ruled by Etihad since their introduction of their award-winning A380. However, British Airways are fighting back, with the announcement of their new 787-9 First Class product that will soon be flying

British Airways New 787-9 First Class Cabin Is A Step In The Right Direction

The Abu Dhabi – London route has pretty much been ruled by Etihad since their introduction of their award-winning A380. However, British Airways are fighting back, with the announcement of their new 787-9 First Class product that will soon be flying