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ANA makes huge improvements to passenger experience in Haneda, including Kengo Kuma inspired lounges

The end of the month will see ANA welcome the addition of a range of new services at Haneda Airport Terminal 2’s international area. The airline has invested in passenger enhancements across the terminal including three new lounges, self-service baggage

ANA makes huge improvements to passenger experience in Haneda, including Kengo Kuma inspired lounges

The end of the month will see ANA welcome the addition of a range of new services at Haneda Airport Terminal 2’s international area. The airline has invested in passenger enhancements across the terminal including three new lounges, self-service baggage

Aegean deliver considered, concise brand image on the inside and out

Aegean, the national Greek airline has just unveiled a new brand identity, livery and aircraft interiors designed by Priestmangoode. The London-based studio worked closely with the airline to develop a vision for the new brand, building on an airline that

Aegean deliver considered, concise brand image on the inside and out

Aegean, the national Greek airline has just unveiled a new brand identity, livery and aircraft interiors designed by Priestmangoode. The London-based studio worked closely with the airline to develop a vision for the new brand, building on an airline that

SAS reveals A350 interiors, which match the carrier’s bold, minimalist new livery

The first of SAS’s A350s has officially entered its fleet and starting in January, the carrier’s passengers will be able to take flight on one of the most advanced aircraft in the skies featuring the newest livery featuring super huge

SAS reveals A350 interiors, which match the carrier’s bold, minimalist new livery

The first of SAS’s A350s has officially entered its fleet and starting in January, the carrier’s passengers will be able to take flight on one of the most advanced aircraft in the skies featuring the newest livery featuring super huge

Lounging Around: Turkish Airlines Business Class Lounge, Istanbul

If you haven’t travelled through Istanbul’s newest behemoth airport yet, you’re certainly in for a surprise. It certainly dwarves the previous airport and it couldn’t be more different. Light, airy and architecturally stunning, it’s a true gateway hub for the

Lounging Around: Turkish Airlines Business Class Lounge, Istanbul

If you haven’t travelled through Istanbul’s newest behemoth airport yet, you’re certainly in for a surprise. It certainly dwarves the previous airport and it couldn’t be more different. Light, airy and architecturally stunning, it’s a true gateway hub for the

Swiss opens stunning new Alpine lounge in Zurich, to ease crowding and re-inject a true taste of Swiss culture

Today sees the opening of the latest Swiss lounge in Zurich, replacing the old First Class lounge in the A gates of Terminal 2, the new Alpine Lounge helps provide some respite to the Schengen departure swells due to the

Swiss opens stunning new Alpine lounge in Zurich, to ease crowding and re-inject a true taste of Swiss culture

Today sees the opening of the latest Swiss lounge in Zurich, replacing the old First Class lounge in the A gates of Terminal 2, the new Alpine Lounge helps provide some respite to the Schengen departure swells due to the

ANA to open its new Okinawa lounge next week

All Nippon Airways is set to open its renovated lounge at Okinawa (Naha) Airport on September 3rd 2019. The newly revamped lounge, situated in Naha – one of Japan’s most southerly and tropical islands – is approximately 2.5 times larger

ANA to open its new Okinawa lounge next week

All Nippon Airways is set to open its renovated lounge at Okinawa (Naha) Airport on September 3rd 2019. The newly revamped lounge, situated in Naha – one of Japan’s most southerly and tropical islands – is approximately 2.5 times larger

Air Canada reveals new A220 cabins and routes

Today, Air Canada announced the first two brand-new routes to be operated with their Airbus A220-300. They include the only non-stop service between Montreal and Seattle and between Toronto and San Jose, California, both starting in spring, 2020. While the

Air Canada reveals new A220 cabins and routes

Today, Air Canada announced the first two brand-new routes to be operated with their Airbus A220-300. They include the only non-stop service between Montreal and Seattle and between Toronto and San Jose, California, both starting in spring, 2020. While the

Singapore Airlines plans on upgrades to Changi lounges, opening 2021

Singapore Airlines has announced it will be investing more than SGD50 million in a somewhat overdue, revamp of its SilverKris and KrisFlyer Gold Lounges at Changi Airport’s Terminal 3. The current lounges will close in phases, starting August 2019 when

Singapore Airlines plans on upgrades to Changi lounges, opening 2021

Singapore Airlines has announced it will be investing more than SGD50 million in a somewhat overdue, revamp of its SilverKris and KrisFlyer Gold Lounges at Changi Airport’s Terminal 3. The current lounges will close in phases, starting August 2019 when

United Opens New Club Lounge At LaGuardia Airport’s New Terminal B Eastern Concourse Next Week

LaGuardia is in the midst of a renovation project, and this Sunday United customers using New York-LaGuardia Airport will get to experience the brand new gates on the Terminal B Eastern Concourse. The new concourse area features ceilings up to 55-feet

United Opens New Club Lounge At LaGuardia Airport’s New Terminal B Eastern Concourse Next Week

LaGuardia is in the midst of a renovation project, and this Sunday United customers using New York-LaGuardia Airport will get to experience the brand new gates on the Terminal B Eastern Concourse. The new concourse area features ceilings up to 55-feet

How Turkish Airlines Latest Safety Video Reflects Airlines’ Need To Showcase Networks

Turkish Airlines’ latest safety video might have been released a few months ago, but it has already amassed over 9million views on YouTube. The safety video, which features the Lego Movie characters in a sequel to the airline’s initial safety

How Turkish Airlines Latest Safety Video Reflects Airlines’ Need To Showcase Networks

Turkish Airlines’ latest safety video might have been released a few months ago, but it has already amassed over 9million views on YouTube. The safety video, which features the Lego Movie characters in a sequel to the airline’s initial safety

Star Alliance Opens Latest Branded Lounge In Paris, CDG

Star Alliance has officially completed the refurbishment of its seventh branded lounge, first opened 11 years ago at Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport. At 980 square metres the lounge offers seating for just over 220 guests and takes influence from Parisian

Star Alliance Opens Latest Branded Lounge In Paris, CDG

Star Alliance has officially completed the refurbishment of its seventh branded lounge, first opened 11 years ago at Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport. At 980 square metres the lounge offers seating for just over 220 guests and takes influence from Parisian

United Rolls Out New Amenity Kits

United Airlines‘ customers now have an opportunity to experience the ever-popular Sunday Riley products thanks to the upcoming roll-out of new amenity kits featuring what is frequently described as a ‘cult’ beauty brand. This new collection, In some stylish leather cases

United Rolls Out New Amenity Kits

United Airlines‘ customers now have an opportunity to experience the ever-popular Sunday Riley products thanks to the upcoming roll-out of new amenity kits featuring what is frequently described as a ‘cult’ beauty brand. This new collection, In some stylish leather cases

New Star Alliance Lounge Opens In Amsterdam

Star Alliance customers travelling from Amsterdam Schiphol can look forward to a new lounge experience, competing with the new KLM Crown Lounge that is still in development. The new Star Alliance Lounge will welcome eligible First and Business Class passengers

New Star Alliance Lounge Opens In Amsterdam

Star Alliance customers travelling from Amsterdam Schiphol can look forward to a new lounge experience, competing with the new KLM Crown Lounge that is still in development. The new Star Alliance Lounge will welcome eligible First and Business Class passengers

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

Air Canada Opens New Lounge In LaGuardia

Air Canada passengers travelling from New York’s LaGuardia rejoice. The new lounge is now officially open. Opened at the start of December, this new space signals the opening of the new Eastern concourse at Terminal B. The new lounge, conveniently located

Air Canada Opens New Lounge In LaGuardia

Air Canada passengers travelling from New York’s LaGuardia rejoice. The new lounge is now officially open. Opened at the start of December, this new space signals the opening of the new Eastern concourse at Terminal B. The new lounge, conveniently located

ANA Plans On Upgrades for Domestic Lounges

All Nippon Airways (ANA) is moving forward with a plan to “raise the bar on customer service” even higher. ANA is well known for an internationally-high standard excellence in hospitality, so there is no surprise that the airline wants to

ANA Plans On Upgrades for Domestic Lounges

All Nippon Airways (ANA) is moving forward with a plan to “raise the bar on customer service” even higher. ANA is well known for an internationally-high standard excellence in hospitality, so there is no surprise that the airline wants to

Star Alliance Shows Us A Connection Service We Really Want, But Its Reality Is Still A Blessing

Star Alliance has just launched a humorous but welcome new marketing video that showcases the alliances’ determination to respond to one of the largest stresses for frequent fliers – missed connections. Now while we wish that Star Alliance’s Connection Service

Star Alliance Shows Us A Connection Service We Really Want, But Its Reality Is Still A Blessing

Star Alliance has just launched a humorous but welcome new marketing video that showcases the alliances’ determination to respond to one of the largest stresses for frequent fliers – missed connections. Now while we wish that Star Alliance’s Connection Service

The Great Rome Revival. Star Alliance Latest Lounge To Open In Rome’s Fiumicino Airport

Rome has recently seen a wave of new and renovated lounges, including British Airways new lounge, Alitalia’s renovated lounge and now situated on the upper level of Boarding Zone D in Terminal 3, Star Alliance’s superbly designed space for their

The Great Rome Revival. Star Alliance Latest Lounge To Open In Rome’s Fiumicino Airport

Rome has recently seen a wave of new and renovated lounges, including British Airways new lounge, Alitalia’s renovated lounge and now situated on the upper level of Boarding Zone D in Terminal 3, Star Alliance’s superbly designed space for their

United Rolls Out The Carpet For New IAH Houston International Polaris Lounge

Friday 29th June will see the launch of United’s latest Polaris lounge, joining Chicago, San Francisco and Newark’s recent openings. Passengers travelling in the airline’s Polaris business class, available on the carrier’s international routes will have access to this premium lounge.

United Rolls Out The Carpet For New IAH Houston International Polaris Lounge

Friday 29th June will see the launch of United’s latest Polaris lounge, joining Chicago, San Francisco and Newark’s recent openings. Passengers travelling in the airline’s Polaris business class, available on the carrier’s international routes will have access to this premium lounge.

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

ANA Reveals New Lounge In Honolulu, Specifically Designed For A380

ANA have revealed the next stage of their unique A380 Flying Honu service between Japan and Honolulu. Honolulu’s Ewa concourse is going to see a brand new lounge featuring an ornate carved wooden tree ceiling, specifically for ANA with direct

ANA Reveals New Lounge In Honolulu, Specifically Designed For A380

ANA have revealed the next stage of their unique A380 Flying Honu service between Japan and Honolulu. Honolulu’s Ewa concourse is going to see a brand new lounge featuring an ornate carved wooden tree ceiling, specifically for ANA with direct

The Loft By Brussels Airlines Expands Further To Increase Space And Innovation For Guests

Yesterday saw the opening of Brussels Airlines’ The Loft extension in Brussels International Airport. Brussels Airlines expanded the lounge to cater for it’s 1,500 daily passengers who use the existing facilities, providing an increased amount of space for up to

The Loft By Brussels Airlines Expands Further To Increase Space And Innovation For Guests

Yesterday saw the opening of Brussels Airlines’ The Loft extension in Brussels International Airport. Brussels Airlines expanded the lounge to cater for it’s 1,500 daily passengers who use the existing facilities, providing an increased amount of space for up to

Austrian Re-opens First Senator Lounge, One Of Five New-Look Lounges In Vienna

Austrian Airlines has announced the grand reveal of their Senator Lounge, one of the carrier’s five lounges in Vienna International airport. While two business class lounges have already received a refresh, the remaining business class lounge and Senator lounge will

Austrian Re-opens First Senator Lounge, One Of Five New-Look Lounges In Vienna

Austrian Airlines has announced the grand reveal of their Senator Lounge, one of the carrier’s five lounges in Vienna International airport. While two business class lounges have already received a refresh, the remaining business class lounge and Senator lounge will

Lufthansa Creates New Lounge Concept, Starting With Milan Malpensa Lounge

Lufthansa have just opened their latest lounge, this one in Milan Malpensa. Serving their 7+ flights per day to Frankfurt and Munich, the lounge is certainly large enough at 550 square metres and featuring 117 seats. The new design concept

Lufthansa Creates New Lounge Concept, Starting With Milan Malpensa Lounge

Lufthansa have just opened their latest lounge, this one in Milan Malpensa. Serving their 7+ flights per day to Frankfurt and Munich, the lounge is certainly large enough at 550 square metres and featuring 117 seats. The new design concept

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

TheDesignAir Exclusive Interview With Star Alliance’s Julie Murphy

Have you ever wondered what involvement the airline alliance has in the design language adopted by their airlines? With the rise the alliance-friendly terminal, such as Heathrow’s Terminal 2, we talk to Julie Murphy, Star Alliance’s Chair in the UK

TheDesignAir Exclusive Interview With Star Alliance’s Julie Murphy

Have you ever wondered what involvement the airline alliance has in the design language adopted by their airlines? With the rise the alliance-friendly terminal, such as Heathrow’s Terminal 2, we talk to Julie Murphy, Star Alliance’s Chair in the UK

Lounging Around: Turkish Airlines Lounge, Istanbul

As part of our three part series on Turkish Airlines impressive business class offering, we finish with a review of their CIP Lounge in Istanbul. Located in the main terminal away from the hustle and bustle of the departure lounge.

Lounging Around: Turkish Airlines Lounge, Istanbul

As part of our three part series on Turkish Airlines impressive business class offering, we finish with a review of their CIP Lounge in Istanbul. Located in the main terminal away from the hustle and bustle of the departure lounge.

The Suite Kinshasa Opens Hot On The Heels Of Latest Brussels Lounge

The Democratic Republic of Congo may not be on every airline’s bucket list of lounge locations, but for Brussels Airlines, Kinshasa is a valuable route, and worthy of it’s first premium lounge offering outside of Brussels. Named ‘The Suite – Kinshasa’,

The Suite Kinshasa Opens Hot On The Heels Of Latest Brussels Lounge

The Democratic Republic of Congo may not be on every airline’s bucket list of lounge locations, but for Brussels Airlines, Kinshasa is a valuable route, and worthy of it’s first premium lounge offering outside of Brussels. Named ‘The Suite – Kinshasa’,

Avianca Launch New Miami Lounge

Avianca this week announced the latest opening of their new lounge concept in Miami International Airport. Located in Terminal J near boarding gate 12B, the lounge offers its services to LifeMiles Élite Gold and Diamond members as well as Star Alliance

Avianca Launch New Miami Lounge

Avianca this week announced the latest opening of their new lounge concept in Miami International Airport. Located in Terminal J near boarding gate 12B, the lounge offers its services to LifeMiles Élite Gold and Diamond members as well as Star Alliance

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