Posts Tagged: transportation

TheDesignAir’s Top 10 Airport Lounges 2015

This month we delve into that quiet and revered airport sanctuary! TheDesignAir once again, with strategic print partner Airways magazine bring you the very best Top 10 Airport Lounges in the world 2015. As well as appearing online, they will appear in print in

TheDesignAir’s Top 10 Airport Lounges 2015

This month we delve into that quiet and revered airport sanctuary! TheDesignAir once again, with strategic print partner Airways magazine bring you the very best Top 10 Airport Lounges in the world 2015. As well as appearing online, they will appear in print in

TheDesignAir’s Top 10 International Business Classes 2014

Our TheDesignAir Top 10 lists have undergone a revamp in 2014, and to aid transparency, our top 10 airlines will now have their rating out of 100 shown, as voted for and calculated by our judging panel. What is interesting for our

TheDesignAir’s Top 10 International Business Classes 2014

Our TheDesignAir Top 10 lists have undergone a revamp in 2014, and to aid transparency, our top 10 airlines will now have their rating out of 100 shown, as voted for and calculated by our judging panel. What is interesting for our

The World’s Most Beautiful Safety Video Courtesy Of… You Guessed It

Holy smokes, another safety video from Air New Zealand? Hell, why not?  The previous, dubbed “Safety Old School Style” features America’s sweetheart comedienne Betty White and a cast of golden oldies. Past Air New Zealand safety video hits have included the

The World’s Most Beautiful Safety Video Courtesy Of… You Guessed It

Holy smokes, another safety video from Air New Zealand? Hell, why not?  The previous, dubbed “Safety Old School Style” features America’s sweetheart comedienne Betty White and a cast of golden oldies. Past Air New Zealand safety video hits have included the

‘Ohana By Hawaiian Now Painted

  Our friends at Hawaiian have just released a video time-lapse of the painting of their very first ATR. Whilst we announced this a while ago, secretly we’ve been waiting for the chance to see this livery for real. The

‘Ohana By Hawaiian Now Painted

  Our friends at Hawaiian have just released a video time-lapse of the painting of their very first ATR. Whilst we announced this a while ago, secretly we’ve been waiting for the chance to see this livery for real. The

Dragonair Launches Excellent And Familiar Looking First Class Seat

Sister Airline to the award winning Cathay Pacific; Dragonair, the regional / medium-haul carrier has just announced its cabin offerings to lift the airline’s level of luxury. The most recent announcement is the launch of their First Class offering. If

Dragonair Launches Excellent And Familiar Looking First Class Seat

Sister Airline to the award winning Cathay Pacific; Dragonair, the regional / medium-haul carrier has just announced its cabin offerings to lift the airline’s level of luxury. The most recent announcement is the launch of their First Class offering. If

Royal Brunei Impress With New Dreamliner

Royal Brunei, when we reported on their new livery and look a while ago, didn’t inspire us too much, their artists impressions made the aircraft look flat and badly proportioned. Now we like to think they saw our comments and

Royal Brunei Impress With New Dreamliner

Royal Brunei, when we reported on their new livery and look a while ago, didn’t inspire us too much, their artists impressions made the aircraft look flat and badly proportioned. Now we like to think they saw our comments and

Fiji Airways Announce New Regional Brand ‘Fiji Link’

Our good friends at Fiji Airways, winner of the best livery 2013 in our Top 10 Liveries have now extended their brand to the domestic and regional carrier Pacific Sun. Pacific Sun, since the new re-branding of Fiji’s International airline, has

Fiji Airways Announce New Regional Brand ‘Fiji Link’

Our good friends at Fiji Airways, winner of the best livery 2013 in our Top 10 Liveries have now extended their brand to the domestic and regional carrier Pacific Sun. Pacific Sun, since the new re-branding of Fiji’s International airline, has

TheDesignAir’s Top 10 Airline Lounges 2013

This year there have been many new lounges appearing around the world. Each offering a unique level of luxury and identity that has meant a broad and interesting collection of spaces in a variety of spaces. Excellent spaces that didn’t

TheDesignAir’s Top 10 Airline Lounges 2013

This year there have been many new lounges appearing around the world. Each offering a unique level of luxury and identity that has meant a broad and interesting collection of spaces in a variety of spaces. Excellent spaces that didn’t

Emirates Launches Longest A380 Route In The World

Emirates, one of the most luxurious airlines in the world has launched the world’s longest A380 route. Shortly after the end of the longest flight in the world (The Singapore Airlines A340-500 Singapore to Newark flight) Emirates has brought a

Emirates Launches Longest A380 Route In The World

Emirates, one of the most luxurious airlines in the world has launched the world’s longest A380 route. Shortly after the end of the longest flight in the world (The Singapore Airlines A340-500 Singapore to Newark flight) Emirates has brought a

Qantas Unveil Next Aboriginal Jet

Thanks to our antipodean friends at Australian Business Traveller, we have a few images to share from their news on the unveiling of Qantas’ latest Boeing-737 Aboriginal Painted Jet. The ‘Mendoowoorrji’ artwork is from the late Paddy Bedford, a famous

Qantas Unveil Next Aboriginal Jet

Thanks to our antipodean friends at Australian Business Traveller, we have a few images to share from their news on the unveiling of Qantas’ latest Boeing-737 Aboriginal Painted Jet. The ‘Mendoowoorrji’ artwork is from the late Paddy Bedford, a famous

Air New Zealand Reveal 787-9 Interiors

We were very excited to receive a press release this morning from Air New Zealand, it showed in full glory the new 787-9 interiors, and their first routes. Initially flying on the Auckland – Perth route, as more aircraft join

Air New Zealand Reveal 787-9 Interiors

We were very excited to receive a press release this morning from Air New Zealand, it showed in full glory the new 787-9 interiors, and their first routes. Initially flying on the Auckland – Perth route, as more aircraft join

When Green Really Does Become ‘Sexy’

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

When Green Really Does Become ‘Sexy’

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

Iberia Launch New Brand Logo & Livery

Iberia, as we announced a few months back, has been toying with the idea of a new logo for a while, accidentally letting it slip on the nacelle of one of their airbus fleet, which generated a buzz on the

Iberia Launch New Brand Logo & Livery

Iberia, as we announced a few months back, has been toying with the idea of a new logo for a while, accidentally letting it slip on the nacelle of one of their airbus fleet, which generated a buzz on the

Air New Zealand Do It Yet Again With Another Safety Video

Our friends, and one of our favourite airlines, Air New Zealand are no stranger to producing safety videos, in fact they produce a new one with alarmingly increasing regularity. The latest, dubbed “Safety Old School Style” features America’s sweetheart comedienne Betty

Air New Zealand Do It Yet Again With Another Safety Video

Our friends, and one of our favourite airlines, Air New Zealand are no stranger to producing safety videos, in fact they produce a new one with alarmingly increasing regularity. The latest, dubbed “Safety Old School Style” features America’s sweetheart comedienne Betty

Cathay Launch Brand New Business Class Amenity Kits

As part of Cathay Pacific‘s continued redevelopment and enhancement of their in-flight offering, the airline announced today the launch of their new business class amenity kit for flights to and from Hong Kong. In a move familiar around the world,

Cathay Launch Brand New Business Class Amenity Kits

As part of Cathay Pacific‘s continued redevelopment and enhancement of their in-flight offering, the airline announced today the launch of their new business class amenity kit for flights to and from Hong Kong. In a move familiar around the world,

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

Thomas Cook Group Launch A New Brand Image

Leisure travel operator, Thomas Cook, have launched their latest logo which will be rolled out throughout the group to unify its brands and market activity under one common symbol, the ‘Sunny Heart’. The ‘Sunny Heart’ is being rolled out from today,

Thomas Cook Group Launch A New Brand Image

Leisure travel operator, Thomas Cook, have launched their latest logo which will be rolled out throughout the group to unify its brands and market activity under one common symbol, the ‘Sunny Heart’. The ‘Sunny Heart’ is being rolled out from today,

Air France Make Subtle Differences To Try And Make A Big Difference

Air France has made a “Best&Beyond” promise to change it’s ways recently, shaking off some of the history it has steeped up over the years, and add a more contemporary ‘luxury’ feel to the airline. The French legacy carrier, like

Air France Make Subtle Differences To Try And Make A Big Difference

Air France has made a “Best&Beyond” promise to change it’s ways recently, shaking off some of the history it has steeped up over the years, and add a more contemporary ‘luxury’ feel to the airline. The French legacy carrier, like

Report: The LAX LHR Business Class comparison

Starting our series of competitive routes around the world, we are breaking down the details of what each airline has to offer to help you find the perfect airline for you for your trip. To start with, we are looking

Report: The LAX LHR Business Class comparison

Starting our series of competitive routes around the world, we are breaking down the details of what each airline has to offer to help you find the perfect airline for you for your trip. To start with, we are looking

Singapore Airlines Launch New Advertising Campaign

We are great fans of an atmospheric advertising campaign, and whilst we love to see hard product in all it’s glory, it is seemingly a more becoming way to advertising the product you have by creating an emotional connection, something

Singapore Airlines Launch New Advertising Campaign

We are great fans of an atmospheric advertising campaign, and whilst we love to see hard product in all it’s glory, it is seemingly a more becoming way to advertising the product you have by creating an emotional connection, something

Marc Newson’s New Qantas A330 Seating

We are great fans of Marc Newson and what he is achieving at Qantas with regards to design. The lounges in Sydney are spectacular (and won our Top 10 Lounges last year) and his attempts at pulling the fleet into

Marc Newson’s New Qantas A330 Seating

We are great fans of Marc Newson and what he is achieving at Qantas with regards to design. The lounges in Sydney are spectacular (and won our Top 10 Lounges last year) and his attempts at pulling the fleet into

Air Niugini Might Just Be An Airline To Take Notice Of

We reckon, unless you lived in the regions this airline flies to, you wouldn’t have heard of an airline with over 40 years of flying behind it. The national airline of Papua New Guinea has always been seen as an

Air Niugini Might Just Be An Airline To Take Notice Of

We reckon, unless you lived in the regions this airline flies to, you wouldn’t have heard of an airline with over 40 years of flying behind it. The national airline of Papua New Guinea has always been seen as an

Love Is In The Air (If You Live In NZ)

It seems August is the month to get married, if you live in New Zealand. Two Airlines, Fiji Airways and Air New Zealand are both promoting the fact they have people getting hitched at 40,000 ft this month. Both have

Love Is In The Air (If You Live In NZ)

It seems August is the month to get married, if you live in New Zealand. Two Airlines, Fiji Airways and Air New Zealand are both promoting the fact they have people getting hitched at 40,000 ft this month. Both have

Battle Of The Trans-Con With Delta Taking On JetBlue

Only a day after JetBlue announced their new premium trans-continental product launch including mini-suites, Delta have announced their new premium trans-continental US service onboard their 757 fleet. All in all, they have pulled out the big guns, and with American

Battle Of The Trans-Con With Delta Taking On JetBlue

Only a day after JetBlue announced their new premium trans-continental product launch including mini-suites, Delta have announced their new premium trans-continental US service onboard their 757 fleet. All in all, they have pulled out the big guns, and with American

JetBlue Sneak Peek Their New A321 Interior With Private Suites

JetBlue, New York’s ‘Homegrown airline’ has released on their video channel a sneak peek of what we can expect on their new fleet of A321’s coming out in 2014, which will be flying the transcontinental East Coast – West Coast

JetBlue Sneak Peek Their New A321 Interior With Private Suites

JetBlue, New York’s ‘Homegrown airline’ has released on their video channel a sneak peek of what we can expect on their new fleet of A321’s coming out in 2014, which will be flying the transcontinental East Coast – West Coast

Cathay Pacific Revamp Their Award Winning First Class

Cathay Pacific have recently been injecting time and effort into ensuring their cabin products stay at the forefront of people’s minds. The award winning first class suite, first seen onboard in 2007 wasn’t in need of a redesign, instead, a

Cathay Pacific Revamp Their Award Winning First Class

Cathay Pacific have recently been injecting time and effort into ensuring their cabin products stay at the forefront of people’s minds. The award winning first class suite, first seen onboard in 2007 wasn’t in need of a redesign, instead, a

Air Canada’s Facebook Fans Revolt

Oh dear. Sometimes a Facebook page isn’t such a good idea. Last week Air Canada showcased images of their new cabin on their Facebook page. As we reported back in February,  the new 777-300 they have brought to their fleet

Air Canada’s Facebook Fans Revolt

Oh dear. Sometimes a Facebook page isn’t such a good idea. Last week Air Canada showcased images of their new cabin on their Facebook page. As we reported back in February,  the new 777-300 they have brought to their fleet

Virgin Atlantic Showcase New Uniforms By Westwood

Whilst Virgin Atlantic has been seen as a forward thinking leader in the airline field (although now with a wealth of other airlines also in the same field) it seems a nod to a bit of nostalgia is on the

Virgin Atlantic Showcase New Uniforms By Westwood

Whilst Virgin Atlantic has been seen as a forward thinking leader in the airline field (although now with a wealth of other airlines also in the same field) it seems a nod to a bit of nostalgia is on the

Singapore Airlines Reinvent Pure Luxury

Singapore Airlines has been the epitome of luxury for many years now. Many airlines look to the airline, not only for the product they have onboard, but the way that Singapore Airlines effortlessly conveys luxury and sophistication. Singapore Airlines has not

Singapore Airlines Reinvent Pure Luxury

Singapore Airlines has been the epitome of luxury for many years now. Many airlines look to the airline, not only for the product they have onboard, but the way that Singapore Airlines effortlessly conveys luxury and sophistication. Singapore Airlines has not

Dubai Just Got A Little More Luxurious

FlyDubai, the up and coming short-mid haul carrier from Dubai, has recently given their competitors a run for their money. They’ve just announced that by the end of the year, they will be rolling out business class seating across their

Dubai Just Got A Little More Luxurious

FlyDubai, the up and coming short-mid haul carrier from Dubai, has recently given their competitors a run for their money. They’ve just announced that by the end of the year, they will be rolling out business class seating across their