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Airlines Get Into The Olympic Spirit

KLM It may have happened a few weeks ago, but if you missed it, KLM recently revealed their “Orange Pride” aircraft. On one special 777-300ER, the well-known KLM Blue was replaced on half of the fuselage with the nations orange colour.

Airlines Get Into The Olympic Spirit

KLM It may have happened a few weeks ago, but if you missed it, KLM recently revealed their “Orange Pride” aircraft. On one special 777-300ER, the well-known KLM Blue was replaced on half of the fuselage with the nations orange colour.

Trip Report: Air France 777-200 Business Class April 2016

Flight: AF456 Aircraft Type: B777-200 Class: Business Class Route: CDG-GRU Date: April 2016 http://www.airfrance.com Ever since our failed chance to experience Air France’s new business class last year, we’ve been keen for another opportunity to experience Air France’s latest and acclaimed new hard product, that

Trip Report: Air France 777-200 Business Class April 2016

Flight: AF456 Aircraft Type: B777-200 Class: Business Class Route: CDG-GRU Date: April 2016 http://www.airfrance.com Ever since our failed chance to experience Air France’s new business class last year, we’ve been keen for another opportunity to experience Air France’s latest and acclaimed new hard product, that

China Airlines To Upgrade European Network

China Airlines, one of our new favourite carriers, has just announced it will be upgrading it’s European routes of Amsterdam, Rome and Vienna with the new A350 aircraft which it is set to receive within a couple of months. Not

China Airlines To Upgrade European Network

China Airlines, one of our new favourite carriers, has just announced it will be upgrading it’s European routes of Amsterdam, Rome and Vienna with the new A350 aircraft which it is set to receive within a couple of months. Not

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

Air France Create Regional Designer Lounge In Bordeaux

In mid June, Air France opened up a new and improved regional lounge in the heart of Bordeaux-Mérignac airport designed by Brandimage. Whether passengers are travelling to Metropolitan France or have a connection on to an international flight from the hub at

Air France Create Regional Designer Lounge In Bordeaux

In mid June, Air France opened up a new and improved regional lounge in the heart of Bordeaux-Mérignac airport designed by Brandimage. Whether passengers are travelling to Metropolitan France or have a connection on to an international flight from the hub at

TheDesignAir Top 10 Liveries of 2015

This month we are turning our eyes to the outside of the aircraft. Usually bright and colorful, these calling cards fill international airports with a myriad of designs. A livery, if designed correctly, can convey the brand experience that takes place inside. Each year, our judges (including some new faces) sort through

TheDesignAir Top 10 Liveries of 2015

This month we are turning our eyes to the outside of the aircraft. Usually bright and colorful, these calling cards fill international airports with a myriad of designs. A livery, if designed correctly, can convey the brand experience that takes place inside. Each year, our judges (including some new faces) sort through

Transavia’s Transformation Troubles

Transavia, our wonderfully green-collared friend, has undergone a branding exercise, to refresh and address its commercial objectives.  Mirabeau, a digital agency, was brought on by Transavia to begin work on a new e-commerce platform to increase ancillary sales, improve the conversion

Transavia’s Transformation Troubles

Transavia, our wonderfully green-collared friend, has undergone a branding exercise, to refresh and address its commercial objectives.  Mirabeau, a digital agency, was brought on by Transavia to begin work on a new e-commerce platform to increase ancillary sales, improve the conversion

TRIP REPORT: Air France B777-300 Business Class November 2014

Flight: AF0009 Aircraft Type: B777-300 (Four Class version) Class: Business Class  Route: JFK-CDG Flight time: 6:07 Seat: 4L Date: November 2014 http://www.airfrance.com Best for: Anyone with a modicum of style, looking for good connections around the world. The crowd: This carrier oozes Parisian chic. Luxury clothing mandatory. Business

TRIP REPORT: Air France B777-300 Business Class November 2014

Flight: AF0009 Aircraft Type: B777-300 (Four Class version) Class: Business Class  Route: JFK-CDG Flight time: 6:07 Seat: 4L Date: November 2014 http://www.airfrance.com Best for: Anyone with a modicum of style, looking for good connections around the world. The crowd: This carrier oozes Parisian chic. Luxury clothing mandatory. Business

REPORT: Understanding The Liveries Of The World

Liveries around the world are the calling cards for hundreds of different airlines. For some they are the passengers only interaction with the brand image of the airline, so as they park up at the gates of airports globally, they need

REPORT: Understanding The Liveries Of The World

Liveries around the world are the calling cards for hundreds of different airlines. For some they are the passengers only interaction with the brand image of the airline, so as they park up at the gates of airports globally, they need

Emirates Showcase Another Great UpCycling Idea

It’s been a while since we’ve seen some upcycling in the air, since Air France did something similar with their old advertising posters, and Virgin Atlantic who changed their seat covers into a variety of accessories and KLM who turned

Emirates Showcase Another Great UpCycling Idea

It’s been a while since we’ve seen some upcycling in the air, since Air France did something similar with their old advertising posters, and Virgin Atlantic who changed their seat covers into a variety of accessories and KLM who turned

TRIP REPORT: Hawaiian Airlines February 2014

Flight: HA09 Aircraft Type: A330-200 Class: Economy (Extra legroom) Route: LAX-HNL Date: February 2014 http://www.hawaiianair.com Best for: Those wanting to start their Hawaiian holiday off with a little extra everything. Most likely to sit next to: With the mini cabin-extra legroom seats, savvy travellers who have done

TRIP REPORT: Hawaiian Airlines February 2014

Flight: HA09 Aircraft Type: A330-200 Class: Economy (Extra legroom) Route: LAX-HNL Date: February 2014 http://www.hawaiianair.com Best for: Those wanting to start their Hawaiian holiday off with a little extra everything. Most likely to sit next to: With the mini cabin-extra legroom seats, savvy travellers who have done

Edelweiss Bring New Cabin Long-Haul Luxury

Edelweiss last month announced the launch of its new cabin offerings that will be on it’s long haul A330 fleet as of end of May next year. Both the A330-300 and A330-200 will be refitted to offer a more state-of-the-art

Edelweiss Bring New Cabin Long-Haul Luxury

Edelweiss last month announced the launch of its new cabin offerings that will be on it’s long haul A330 fleet as of end of May next year. Both the A330-300 and A330-200 will be refitted to offer a more state-of-the-art

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

Sharing The Skies With Santa – Festive Videos

As it’s coming up to Christmas and the Holiday Season, the airlines are starting to get in the festive spirit. Here are some Christmas videos to get you in the spirit before Santa comes to your house. Hope you’ve been

Sharing The Skies With Santa – Festive Videos

As it’s coming up to Christmas and the Holiday Season, the airlines are starting to get in the festive spirit. Here are some Christmas videos to get you in the spirit before Santa comes to your house. Hope you’ve been

American Airlines Hints Further At New Brand

With the recent update of both their AA IOS app, featuring slicker graphics, cleaner navigation and smaller more restrained typography; and the new check in kiosks starting appearing across the network with new updated graphics, it is clear to see

American Airlines Hints Further At New Brand

With the recent update of both their AA IOS app, featuring slicker graphics, cleaner navigation and smaller more restrained typography; and the new check in kiosks starting appearing across the network with new updated graphics, it is clear to see

Cathay Pacific Teams Up With G.O.D. For New Amenity Kits

By Raymond Kollau, airlinetrends.com Cathay Pacific has unveiled its new amenity kits for Premium Economy Class passengers which feature exclusive designs by home-grown Hong Kong brand G.O.D. (which stands for Goods of Desire). Cathay says its design collaboration with G.O.D. took inspiration from

Cathay Pacific Teams Up With G.O.D. For New Amenity Kits

By Raymond Kollau, airlinetrends.com Cathay Pacific has unveiled its new amenity kits for Premium Economy Class passengers which feature exclusive designs by home-grown Hong Kong brand G.O.D. (which stands for Goods of Desire). Cathay says its design collaboration with G.O.D. took inspiration from

Finnair Partners With Iconic Finnish Designers Marimekko

Finnair‘s inflight product has always been efficient, clean and simple, perhaps seen by most as more ‘bland’ than ‘brand’. However, they have recently launched a brand new partnership with Finnish designer Marimekko to provide them with new table-wear and fabrics for their

Finnair Partners With Iconic Finnish Designers Marimekko

Finnair‘s inflight product has always been efficient, clean and simple, perhaps seen by most as more ‘bland’ than ‘brand’. However, they have recently launched a brand new partnership with Finnish designer Marimekko to provide them with new table-wear and fabrics for their

Norway’s New ‘Virtual’ Premium Airline ‘FlyNonstop’ Launches

Norway’s Kristiansand might only have a population of 82,000 at last count, but a local Ice-cream businessman believes that the town needs it’s own airline. Not only that, but he’s willing to start the airline up himself. Now just to

Norway’s New ‘Virtual’ Premium Airline ‘FlyNonstop’ Launches

Norway’s Kristiansand might only have a population of 82,000 at last count, but a local Ice-cream businessman believes that the town needs it’s own airline. Not only that, but he’s willing to start the airline up himself. Now just to

REPORT: Could This Be The Birth Of A New Clubhouse?

Air New Zealand has recently announced it will leave Terminal 2 at LAX to move to the TBIT terminal to sit with its Star Alliance partners. This is great news for Air New Zealand, allowing them the opportunity to design

REPORT: Could This Be The Birth Of A New Clubhouse?

Air New Zealand has recently announced it will leave Terminal 2 at LAX to move to the TBIT terminal to sit with its Star Alliance partners. This is great news for Air New Zealand, allowing them the opportunity to design

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Could This Be The Start Of The Mile-high Club Dating Site?

Now, the Dutch are forward thinkers, and innovative, and have recently pushed a new scheme onboard based on your facebook or linkedin accounts. You are now able to sit next to like minded individuals as selected by certain parameters on your likes

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Could This Be The Start Of The Mile-high Club Dating Site?

Now, the Dutch are forward thinkers, and innovative, and have recently pushed a new scheme onboard based on your facebook or linkedin accounts. You are now able to sit next to like minded individuals as selected by certain parameters on your likes

Karl Lagerfeld’s Fashion-Copter Arrives

For the Fashionistas that are looking for that little something extra. A designer who isn’t shy of expanding his fashion empire, Karl Lagerfeld, has entered the aviation world partnering with AgustaWestland to create a VIP helicopter interior and exterior for

Karl Lagerfeld’s Fashion-Copter Arrives

For the Fashionistas that are looking for that little something extra. A designer who isn’t shy of expanding his fashion empire, Karl Lagerfeld, has entered the aviation world partnering with AgustaWestland to create a VIP helicopter interior and exterior for

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Since founding thedesignair.net in 2012, Jonny Clark has collaborated with magazines and websites around the world, and has become a recognised source of opinion in the airline industry. thedesignair.net continues to grow in its second year and has now partnered