Etihad has been looking to find an ecological solution to its inflight service for some time. Over the past few years the airline has been at the forefront of experimental eco-flights with everything from zero-plastic long-haul journeys to new technologies to rid the world of vapour-trails. However, the latest developments will be a welcome addition…Read More
Will regional carrier Widerøe be the first airline to provide an electric-powered commercial aircraft in 2026?
The partnership between Rolls-Royce and airframer Tecnam was announced last year, however they’ve just connected the dots, expanding on Rolls-Royce 2019 partnership with Widerøe. Their combined goal is to deliver an all-electric passenger aircraft for Widerøe, the largest regional airline in Scandinavia, and a plan to enter revenue service in 2026. The idea of electric aircraft…Read More
Norwegian’s snazzy threads might be disappearing, but they’ve got a second life, thanks to upcycling
Shock horror, Norwegian’s iconic threads – with the male’s plaid jackets – will be replaced next year. While we mourn one of the most iconic cabin crew jacket’s demise, the airline has made the loss bitter-sweet. The airline has announced it will combat textile waste by launching a new pilot project “Still Travelling with Norwegian.” Used…Read More
London-based design studio Priestmangoode has just opened a ‘Get Onboard: Reduce. Reuse. Rethink’ exhibition at the Design Museum in London. As we just highlighted in our questions surrounding amenity kits, there is an increasing movement to explore ways that we can use design thinking and material innovation to address the vast issue of waste in travel,…Read More
Finnair is moving away from its more clinical approach to Finnish design and adding depth, texture and warmth with new soft products to bring a new layer of richness and comfort. Timed to coincide with the launch of its new service between Helsinki and Los Angeles on March 31st, Finnair has celebrated its long-standing relationship…Read More
It’s fairly well considered that being ‘green’, no matter how it’s marketed isn’t really a sexy subject manner. However, our friends, Virgin Atlantic have actually made a step in the right direction in making the notion of being green a cool concept. Some interesting figures have just come out, whereby the airline has revealed that it…Read More