Posts Tagged: long haul

Vistara reveals its 787 interiors, with a true long-haul product

Vistara, India’s latest full-service carrier, unveiled its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner (a first for India), which touched down in Delhi on 29 February 2020. While the plane is Vistara’s 40th to join the fleet, as the rest of the fleet

Vistara reveals its 787 interiors, with a true long-haul product

Vistara, India’s latest full-service carrier, unveiled its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner (a first for India), which touched down in Delhi on 29 February 2020. While the plane is Vistara’s 40th to join the fleet, as the rest of the fleet

Air New Zealand innovates yet again, this time with a conceptual ‘Skynest’ for economy passengers

Air New Zealand has a fairly unique proposition, offering daily ultra long-haul flights across the globe while catering to a home country with just half the population of London. As such, its had to innovate to remain at the top

Air New Zealand innovates yet again, this time with a conceptual ‘Skynest’ for economy passengers

Air New Zealand has a fairly unique proposition, offering daily ultra long-haul flights across the globe while catering to a home country with just half the population of London. As such, its had to innovate to remain at the top

Singapore Airlines gets creative with new amenities for children (and children at heart)

Entertaining children on long-haul flights – as any parent would know – is an art form, balancing sugar intake, sleep and restlessness is an all consuming part of the flight. Thankfully Singapore Airlines have taken a creative and beautifully simple

Singapore Airlines gets creative with new amenities for children (and children at heart)

Entertaining children on long-haul flights – as any parent would know – is an art form, balancing sugar intake, sleep and restlessness is an all consuming part of the flight. Thankfully Singapore Airlines have taken a creative and beautifully simple

Roo-hoo! Qantas shows off the newly refurbished A380 product, now flying to London

The first of Qantas’ upgraded A380s welcomed its first passengers yesterday on the London to Sydney route, delivering a radical new cabin enhancement for Australia’s national carrier’s largest aircraft. The multi-million dollar upgrade of their 12 superjumbo aircraft includes new

Roo-hoo! Qantas shows off the newly refurbished A380 product, now flying to London

The first of Qantas’ upgraded A380s welcomed its first passengers yesterday on the London to Sydney route, delivering a radical new cabin enhancement for Australia’s national carrier’s largest aircraft. The multi-million dollar upgrade of their 12 superjumbo aircraft includes new

Air France launches new A350 with brand-new Business Class and Premium Economy cabins

Last week Air France took delivery of its first Airbus A350 at the Airbus delivery centre in Toulouse France. The first of 28 A350-900s which will arrive by 2025. The new aircraft is equipped with 324 seats, with 34 in a

Air France launches new A350 with brand-new Business Class and Premium Economy cabins

Last week Air France took delivery of its first Airbus A350 at the Airbus delivery centre in Toulouse France. The first of 28 A350-900s which will arrive by 2025. The new aircraft is equipped with 324 seats, with 34 in a

Air Italy brings true Italian cuisine options to Economy Class

Air Italy has just announced that it will bring a totally new Economy Class meal with brand new packaging and enhanced inflight service for all long-haul Economy Class flights to and from its Milan hub.  Starting this September, the new

Air Italy brings true Italian cuisine options to Economy Class

Air Italy has just announced that it will bring a totally new Economy Class meal with brand new packaging and enhanced inflight service for all long-haul Economy Class flights to and from its Milan hub.  Starting this September, the new

Is this the new international standard for long-haul Business class?

For anyone that travels in premium cabins a lot, there seem to be a few moving goalposts when it comes to an internationally standardised product. Where some carriers believe business class comes with all bells and whistles, such as chauffeur

Is this the new international standard for long-haul Business class?

For anyone that travels in premium cabins a lot, there seem to be a few moving goalposts when it comes to an internationally standardised product. Where some carriers believe business class comes with all bells and whistles, such as chauffeur

LATAM launches new business class dining and celebrates first 777 with new cabin products

This week saw LATAM unveil the final phases of its upgraded ‘Premium Business’ service by showcasing to press the first Boeing 777 in its fleet to feature the group’s new cabin product. The new business class service and hard product

LATAM launches new business class dining and celebrates first 777 with new cabin products

This week saw LATAM unveil the final phases of its upgraded ‘Premium Business’ service by showcasing to press the first Boeing 777 in its fleet to feature the group’s new cabin product. The new business class service and hard product

Air France Injects French Flair In New Economy And Premium Economy Cabins

Today saw the launch of Air France’s new Economy and Premium Economy cabins, creating a ‘new’ travel experience on board its 15 Airbus A330s which will be refitted as from January 2019. We’ve always found Air France to offer a contemporary

Air France Injects French Flair In New Economy And Premium Economy Cabins

Today saw the launch of Air France’s new Economy and Premium Economy cabins, creating a ‘new’ travel experience on board its 15 Airbus A330s which will be refitted as from January 2019. We’ve always found Air France to offer a contemporary

Emirates Launches New Children’s Toy Range Featuring Fan Favourites

Emirates has introduced new toys from the Emirates ‘Fly with Me’ collection and also Lonely Planet Kids activity kit bags for children travelling in all classes. The new range of toys will come in the top four favourite characters, as

Emirates Launches New Children’s Toy Range Featuring Fan Favourites

Emirates has introduced new toys from the Emirates ‘Fly with Me’ collection and also Lonely Planet Kids activity kit bags for children travelling in all classes. The new range of toys will come in the top four favourite characters, as

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

Air France Launches Colourful Premium Economy And Enhanced Business Class Amenity Kits

As of July 1st, Air France passengers in their Premium Economy or Business Class cabins will experience brand new amenity kits. These funky and fresh designs will be available for 6 months on all long-haul flights. In premium economy, the

Air France Launches Colourful Premium Economy And Enhanced Business Class Amenity Kits

As of July 1st, Air France passengers in their Premium Economy or Business Class cabins will experience brand new amenity kits. These funky and fresh designs will be available for 6 months on all long-haul flights. In premium economy, the

Could Airbus And Zodiac Aerospace Reinvent The Cargo Hold?

Most people probably remember when Airbus first launched their A380, there was talk about the cargo area being used as an onboard lounge, retail unit or even a restaurant for passengers. Naturally, like many things in aviation, these ideas gradually

Could Airbus And Zodiac Aerospace Reinvent The Cargo Hold?

Most people probably remember when Airbus first launched their A380, there was talk about the cargo area being used as an onboard lounge, retail unit or even a restaurant for passengers. Naturally, like many things in aviation, these ideas gradually

Qantas Opens New Perth Lounge Ahead of Airline’s First Non-Stop UK Flight

As we write this, the new Qantas QF9 Flight is airborne from Perth inbound to London Heathrow Airport, signalling a new era of direct flights between Australia and the UK, dramatically reducing the time to fly between Australia and London.

Qantas Opens New Perth Lounge Ahead of Airline’s First Non-Stop UK Flight

As we write this, the new Qantas QF9 Flight is airborne from Perth inbound to London Heathrow Airport, signalling a new era of direct flights between Australia and the UK, dramatically reducing the time to fly between Australia and London.

American Airlines And Casper, A Dream Partnership

American Airlines is the latest airline to introduce branded bedding to the skies of North America. Beginning in December, AA customers seated in long-haul international and transcontinental First or Business class and Premium Economy can enjoy a suite of advanced

American Airlines And Casper, A Dream Partnership

American Airlines is the latest airline to introduce branded bedding to the skies of North America. Beginning in December, AA customers seated in long-haul international and transcontinental First or Business class and Premium Economy can enjoy a suite of advanced

Joon Delves A Little Deeper With Its Brand Image

Joon has recently pulled back the curtain on its brand image. The ‘younger’ sister carrier to Air France, Joon is actively targeting millennials, a similar concept to competitor IAG’s Level product. The difference between Joon and Level being the key

Joon Delves A Little Deeper With Its Brand Image

Joon has recently pulled back the curtain on its brand image. The ‘younger’ sister carrier to Air France, Joon is actively targeting millennials, a similar concept to competitor IAG’s Level product. The difference between Joon and Level being the key

This Week American Airlines Completes 777 Business Class Retrofit

This week sees the last of American Airlines 47 Boeing 777-200ER aircraft to receive it’s retrofit. This means that the carrier can now boast lie-flat, aisle accessible seats in Business Class and International Wi-Fi on all 67 Boeing 777s in

This Week American Airlines Completes 777 Business Class Retrofit

This week sees the last of American Airlines 47 Boeing 777-200ER aircraft to receive it’s retrofit. This means that the carrier can now boast lie-flat, aisle accessible seats in Business Class and International Wi-Fi on all 67 Boeing 777s in

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

Austrian Installs Industry Standard Premium Economy ZIM Seats

This week saw the announcement of Austrian Airlines’s new Premium Economy cabin product. Starting right now, passengers can book a seat in the new travel class for flights starting on March 6, 2018. While nothing particularly groundbreaking, the centrepiece of the

Austrian Installs Industry Standard Premium Economy ZIM Seats

This week saw the announcement of Austrian Airlines’s new Premium Economy cabin product. Starting right now, passengers can book a seat in the new travel class for flights starting on March 6, 2018. While nothing particularly groundbreaking, the centrepiece of the

Hong Kong Airlines Receives First A350

Last week saw not only the arrival of Hong Kong Airlines brand new lounge, but also their very first of 21 A350 aircraft. The airline is embracing the aircraft to support its international development, cherry-picking long-haul destinations that strategically support

Hong Kong Airlines Receives First A350

Last week saw not only the arrival of Hong Kong Airlines brand new lounge, but also their very first of 21 A350 aircraft. The airline is embracing the aircraft to support its international development, cherry-picking long-haul destinations that strategically support

Air New Zealand’s Latest Video Is A Fantastical Journey

Another year, another safety video. Air New Zealand have brought a brand new aesthetic to their latest video, with both Katie Holmes and Cuba Gooding Jr. acting as ‘god like’ creators, presenting New Zealand as a destination that has to

Air New Zealand’s Latest Video Is A Fantastical Journey

Another year, another safety video. Air New Zealand have brought a brand new aesthetic to their latest video, with both Katie Holmes and Cuba Gooding Jr. acting as ‘god like’ creators, presenting New Zealand as a destination that has to

Qantas Reveals New 787-9 Premium Economy Cabin

Today, Qantas revealed its next-generation Premium Economy seat, which will debut on the airline’s brand new fleet of Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners that start flying in October 2017. In comparison to Qantas’ other Premium Economy seats, these new seats are wider and offer more

Qantas Reveals New 787-9 Premium Economy Cabin

Today, Qantas revealed its next-generation Premium Economy seat, which will debut on the airline’s brand new fleet of Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners that start flying in October 2017. In comparison to Qantas’ other Premium Economy seats, these new seats are wider and offer more

Ballast Nedam And ULC Groep Redesign KLM Crown Lounge At Schiphol

Royal Schiphol Group and KLM just awarded the contract for the redesign and extension of the existing international KLM Crown Lounge in Amsterdam. The ambitious project by Ballast Nedam and ULC Groep will include the addition of a whole new floor to

Ballast Nedam And ULC Groep Redesign KLM Crown Lounge At Schiphol

Royal Schiphol Group and KLM just awarded the contract for the redesign and extension of the existing international KLM Crown Lounge in Amsterdam. The ambitious project by Ballast Nedam and ULC Groep will include the addition of a whole new floor to

Qatar Airways Launches New Business Class Amenity Kits

This month saw the launch of the latest range of First and Business Class amenity kits for Qatar Airways by BRICS, Nappa Dori and Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio. The new wave of long, medium and short haul kits will feature exclusive designs

Qatar Airways Launches New Business Class Amenity Kits

This month saw the launch of the latest range of First and Business Class amenity kits for Qatar Airways by BRICS, Nappa Dori and Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio. The new wave of long, medium and short haul kits will feature exclusive designs

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

Aeromexico Looks To Its Cultural Roots To Celebrate Its New 787-9

For those who have an interest in Mexican archaeology and anthropology, you may get a little excited to see one of Mexico’s most famous deities adorning Aeromexico’s brand new 787-9. Named Quetzalcoatl, meaning “Feathered Serpent,” the new livery was the winning

Aeromexico Looks To Its Cultural Roots To Celebrate Its New 787-9

For those who have an interest in Mexican archaeology and anthropology, you may get a little excited to see one of Mexico’s most famous deities adorning Aeromexico’s brand new 787-9. Named Quetzalcoatl, meaning “Feathered Serpent,” the new livery was the winning

Emirates New Economy Class Amenity Kits Offer Augmented Reality Experience

Last month, Emirates launched a brand new set of Economy Class amenity kits. The kit bags reflect Emirates global coverage and come in six designs inspired by six regions in Emirates’ global network – Australasia, Latin America, Middle East, Africa,

Emirates New Economy Class Amenity Kits Offer Augmented Reality Experience

Last month, Emirates launched a brand new set of Economy Class amenity kits. The kit bags reflect Emirates global coverage and come in six designs inspired by six regions in Emirates’ global network – Australasia, Latin America, Middle East, Africa,

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

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

Alitalia Offer Further Improvements And New Routes

Alitalia today announced further improvements to their new international product, as well as improvements to their short-haul products and a variety of other touch points. As part of their turn around plan to turn to profit in 2017, the carrier

Alitalia Offer Further Improvements And New Routes

Alitalia today announced further improvements to their new international product, as well as improvements to their short-haul products and a variety of other touch points. As part of their turn around plan to turn to profit in 2017, the carrier