Posts Tagged: usa

LaGuardia’s transformation breathes new life (and light) in to the airport

Yesterday saw the opening of the brand-new Terminal B Arrivals and Departures Hall at LaGuardia Airport, the biggest milestone to date in the airport’s ongoing $8 billion transformation into a 21st century airport. The project – one of the largest

LaGuardia’s transformation breathes new life (and light) in to the airport

Yesterday saw the opening of the brand-new Terminal B Arrivals and Departures Hall at LaGuardia Airport, the biggest milestone to date in the airport’s ongoing $8 billion transformation into a 21st century airport. The project – one of the largest

Breeze Airways, Neeleman’s latest venture shows off its brand image

Meet Breeze, previously known as Moxy, has shed off its cloak of mystery and revealed its new name, logo and livery. Breeze Airways is currently applying for its airline operating certificate with the FAA as well as US DoT and hopes

Breeze Airways, Neeleman’s latest venture shows off its brand image

Meet Breeze, previously known as Moxy, has shed off its cloak of mystery and revealed its new name, logo and livery. Breeze Airways is currently applying for its airline operating certificate with the FAA as well as US DoT and hopes

Delta reveals new domestic First Class seating for the A321neo

Delta is yet again investing in their cabins, in what seems a steady stream of improvements to their product. Instead of upgrades to their service or long-haul products (and soon-to-be new uniforms) the new Airbus A321neo is getting some love. While

Delta reveals new domestic First Class seating for the A321neo

Delta is yet again investing in their cabins, in what seems a steady stream of improvements to their product. Instead of upgrades to their service or long-haul products (and soon-to-be new uniforms) the new Airbus A321neo is getting some love. While

Eastern Airlines hits a home run with fantastic Braniff-esque brand image

[Updated] Last week we mentioned in a story that we hoped that in 2020 airlines would start to break the mould and start thinking differently about liveries and brand image and it seems that resurrected Eastern Airlines has done exactly

Eastern Airlines hits a home run with fantastic Braniff-esque brand image

[Updated] Last week we mentioned in a story that we hoped that in 2020 airlines would start to break the mould and start thinking differently about liveries and brand image and it seems that resurrected Eastern Airlines has done exactly

Announcing the winners of TheDesignAir awards 2019

TheDesignAir is thrilled to announce the 2019 award winners as voted for by our esteemed judging panel and our readers. Year after year, we see more improvements and enhancements across the passenger experience, from narrow to wide bodies to lounges and airports around the globe. We showcase the 2019 winners here.

Announcing the winners of TheDesignAir awards 2019

TheDesignAir is thrilled to announce the 2019 award winners as voted for by our esteemed judging panel and our readers. Year after year, we see more improvements and enhancements across the passenger experience, from narrow to wide bodies to lounges and airports around the globe. We showcase the 2019 winners here.

Hawaiian launches new culturally sensitive amenities and soft products

Hawaiian Airlines has teamed up with Moloka‘i-based brand Kealopiko to launch and upgrade a new line of in-flight amenities built upon the idea of sustainability. Starting just after Thanksgiving on November 26th, guests travelling between Hawai‘i and the carrier’s International

Hawaiian launches new culturally sensitive amenities and soft products

Hawaiian Airlines has teamed up with Moloka‘i-based brand Kealopiko to launch and upgrade a new line of in-flight amenities built upon the idea of sustainability. Starting just after Thanksgiving on November 26th, guests travelling between Hawai‘i and the carrier’s International

Fiji Airways shares a sneak peek of what their A350 will look like, and it’s pretty close to a private jet…

The latest renderings of Fiji Airways‘ A350 have showcased what their cabin and livery will look like – and quite frankly both are stunning. The airline, while opting for an incredibly minimalist design inside their latest airframe, has managed to

Fiji Airways shares a sneak peek of what their A350 will look like, and it’s pretty close to a private jet…

The latest renderings of Fiji Airways‘ A350 have showcased what their cabin and livery will look like – and quite frankly both are stunning. The airline, while opting for an incredibly minimalist design inside their latest airframe, has managed to

Acumen helps deliver JetBlue’s new A321neo

Last week saw JetBlue, alongside its official design partner, Acumen Design Associates, unveil the latest cabin interior design for the airline’s new A321neo aircraft. The aircraft is already servicing the New York JFK to Fort Lauderdale route and will eventually

Acumen helps deliver JetBlue’s new A321neo

Last week saw JetBlue, alongside its official design partner, Acumen Design Associates, unveil the latest cabin interior design for the airline’s new A321neo aircraft. The aircraft is already servicing the New York JFK to Fort Lauderdale route and will eventually

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

British Airways opens new lounge in San Fransisco with First dining concept

British Airways is making strides in bringing its new lounge concept to life across the globe. This week saw the carrier unveil its latest new lounge in San Francisco, the third lounge Stateside to benefit from the airline’s investment plan

British Airways opens new lounge in San Fransisco with First dining concept

British Airways is making strides in bringing its new lounge concept to life across the globe. This week saw the carrier unveil its latest new lounge in San Francisco, the third lounge Stateside to benefit from the airline’s investment plan

ANA To Launch Route Specific Safety Video For Hawaii Routes… Of Course It Features Turtles.

While it hasn’t been launched yet, All Nippon Airways has produced a cute one-off in-flight safety video and a deplaning video specifically for its flights between Tokyo (both Haneda and Narita) and Honolulu. Expanding on the very specially branded route

ANA To Launch Route Specific Safety Video For Hawaii Routes… Of Course It Features Turtles.

While it hasn’t been launched yet, All Nippon Airways has produced a cute one-off in-flight safety video and a deplaning video specifically for its flights between Tokyo (both Haneda and Narita) and Honolulu. Expanding on the very specially branded route

The Odd Couple, United And… Spiderman?

It’s not the first super-hero partnership, in fact, Turkish Airlines has had a whole wave of super heroes in their safety video for over a year since the Lego Movie came out, and Superman and Batman have been adorning one

The Odd Couple, United And… Spiderman?

It’s not the first super-hero partnership, in fact, Turkish Airlines has had a whole wave of super heroes in their safety video for over a year since the Lego Movie came out, and Superman and Batman have been adorning one

Interview: Acumen’s Anthony Harcup Joins Teague

Many people in the industry will have heard of Anthony Harcup. Having led some of the industry’s most significant aircraft interior developments for the likes of Etihad, Delta, and JetBlue, Harcup recently joined Teague to help develop the team’s growing

Interview: Acumen’s Anthony Harcup Joins Teague

Many people in the industry will have heard of Anthony Harcup. Having led some of the industry’s most significant aircraft interior developments for the likes of Etihad, Delta, and JetBlue, Harcup recently joined Teague to help develop the team’s growing

Could Seattle’s Paine Field New Passenger Terminal Be The Nirvana Of Airside PaxEx?

There are few airports in the world that are a sheer joy to fly from, but this new small and perfectly formed terminal could be a nirvana for passengers travelling to and from the greater Seattle area when it commences

Could Seattle’s Paine Field New Passenger Terminal Be The Nirvana Of Airside PaxEx?

There are few airports in the world that are a sheer joy to fly from, but this new small and perfectly formed terminal could be a nirvana for passengers travelling to and from the greater Seattle area when it commences

ANA’s Continued Passion For All Things Cosmic Includes New Space Food On Narita-Houston Flights

A not-so-long time away on an airline far, far away, ANA brings a brand new menu on their Narita-Houston flights. While the airline has been courting the last frontier for the past few years with their Star Wars themed aircraft

ANA’s Continued Passion For All Things Cosmic Includes New Space Food On Narita-Houston Flights

A not-so-long time away on an airline far, far away, ANA brings a brand new menu on their Narita-Houston flights. While the airline has been courting the last frontier for the past few years with their Star Wars themed aircraft

TheDesignAir Exclusive Interview With Singapore Airlines’ Yung Han Ng, Vice President Product Innovation

We took some time out of Singapore Airlines VP of Product Innovation’s day to explore what the A350-900ULR and their new business class means for an airline that continues to innovate. Yung Han Ng explains how the airline puts the

TheDesignAir Exclusive Interview With Singapore Airlines’ Yung Han Ng, Vice President Product Innovation

We took some time out of Singapore Airlines VP of Product Innovation’s day to explore what the A350-900ULR and their new business class means for an airline that continues to innovate. Yung Han Ng explains how the airline puts the

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.

United Opens New Polaris Lounge In Newark Airport

United’s roll out of their Polaris product has been a little ‘relaxed’ shall we say, with the original premise being launched back in 2016. However, the airline will open the doors to its latest lounge in Newark on Monday June

United Opens New Polaris Lounge In Newark Airport

United’s roll out of their Polaris product has been a little ‘relaxed’ shall we say, with the original premise being launched back in 2016. However, the airline will open the doors to its latest lounge in Newark on Monday June

JetBlue Have Re-Released Their Haywood & Hopper Amenity Kits By Clip

These two updated amenity kits for JetBlue’s Mint were created by Clip who teamed up with the creator and founder of the American luxury brands Hayward and Hopper: Marin Hopper. Daughter of Hollywood legends Dennis Hopper and Brooke Hayward, Marin

JetBlue Have Re-Released Their Haywood & Hopper Amenity Kits By Clip

These two updated amenity kits for JetBlue’s Mint were created by Clip who teamed up with the creator and founder of the American luxury brands Hayward and Hopper: Marin Hopper. Daughter of Hollywood legends Dennis Hopper and Brooke Hayward, Marin

United Launches Much Anticipated New Polaris Lounge In SFO

Starting Next Monday, April 30, customers booked in United Polaris – the airline’s name for international business class – will be able to relax and dine prior to their travels or refresh upon arrival in the new United Polaris lounge at

United Launches Much Anticipated New Polaris Lounge In SFO

Starting Next Monday, April 30, customers booked in United Polaris – the airline’s name for international business class – will be able to relax and dine prior to their travels or refresh upon arrival in the new United Polaris lounge at

United’s Premium Plus Completes the Trio Of US Premium Economies

United has just announced it will be launching its own International-standard Premium Economy product this year. Titled Premium Plus (Merging both ‘Economy Plus’ and ‘Premium Economy’ monikers) this new cabin may cause confusion for passengers booking the cabin class. However,

United’s Premium Plus Completes the Trio Of US Premium Economies

United has just announced it will be launching its own International-standard Premium Economy product this year. Titled Premium Plus (Merging both ‘Economy Plus’ and ‘Premium Economy’ monikers) this new cabin may cause confusion for passengers booking the cabin class. However,

Oneworld Launches A Wave Of New Routes This Week

This week saw Cathay, Qantas and British Airways launch a wave of new flights, adding options and increasing the oneworld global network. British Airways has added to its Gatwick leisure network by introducing Toronto and re-establishing Las Vegas in direct

Oneworld Launches A Wave Of New Routes This Week

This week saw Cathay, Qantas and British Airways launch a wave of new flights, adding options and increasing the oneworld global network. British Airways has added to its Gatwick leisure network by introducing Toronto and re-establishing Las Vegas in direct

Delta Releases Monogrammed Amenity Kits, An Example Of Passenger Personalisation

Starting next week, Delta is refreshing its TUMI amenity kits in the Delta One cabin, featuring a new look and feel that customers can make uniquely their own. Brought to life by Buzz products, Delta partnered with TUMI to create the

Delta Releases Monogrammed Amenity Kits, An Example Of Passenger Personalisation

Starting next week, Delta is refreshing its TUMI amenity kits in the Delta One cabin, featuring a new look and feel that customers can make uniquely their own. Brought to life by Buzz products, Delta partnered with TUMI to create the

Alaska Absorbs Virgin America Brand

Alaska Airlines have just announced that they will form a combined carrier, as the company solidifies its status as the West Coast’s premier airline. While sadly the Virgin America brand will be absorbed by Alaska Airlines, the partnership seems to

Alaska Absorbs Virgin America Brand

Alaska Airlines have just announced that they will form a combined carrier, as the company solidifies its status as the West Coast’s premier airline. While sadly the Virgin America brand will be absorbed by Alaska Airlines, the partnership seems to

Emirates Quickly (And Smartly) Responds To Laptop Ban, With Consumer-centric Answer

For those who’ve been living under a rock over the last week, you may not know about the electronics ban that is effecting certain airlines from certain countries flying to the US and the UK. While this is for ‘security

Emirates Quickly (And Smartly) Responds To Laptop Ban, With Consumer-centric Answer

For those who’ve been living under a rock over the last week, you may not know about the electronics ban that is effecting certain airlines from certain countries flying to the US and the UK. While this is for ‘security

Morgan Freeman Delivers Simple Yet Powerful Advert For Turkish Airlines

The Super Bowl is seen as one of the best platforms in the US to launch an advertising campaign due to the sheer audience it pulls. Turkish Airlines opted to use the moment to launch its new powerfully simple commercial starring

Morgan Freeman Delivers Simple Yet Powerful Advert For Turkish Airlines

The Super Bowl is seen as one of the best platforms in the US to launch an advertising campaign due to the sheer audience it pulls. Turkish Airlines opted to use the moment to launch its new powerfully simple commercial starring

10 (Extra) Reasons To Fly From America Right Now

There is a lot of global attention on the new presidency in the US right now. While many have watched with their head in their hands recently and others have had their head in the sand, we’ve compiled some additional

10 (Extra) Reasons To Fly From America Right Now

There is a lot of global attention on the new presidency in the US right now. While many have watched with their head in their hands recently and others have had their head in the sand, we’ve compiled some additional

It’s Not Often We Shout About Deals, But American’s An Obvious Steal

Black Friday may not be the most wonderfully British Tradition but it is the most attractive shopping day in the US calendar. To celebrate the special day, American Airlines is brining its sale fares to the UK as well. Amazingly, the carrier is offering customers two

It’s Not Often We Shout About Deals, But American’s An Obvious Steal

Black Friday may not be the most wonderfully British Tradition but it is the most attractive shopping day in the US calendar. To celebrate the special day, American Airlines is brining its sale fares to the UK as well. Amazingly, the carrier is offering customers two

Turkish Airlines New IAD Washington DC Lounge

October saw Turkish Airlines‘ first lounge open in the United States, reinforcing the carrier’s commitment to its global network. Covering 5,000sq ft the lounge can play host to 120 guests for the airline’s business class passengers and Star Alliance Gold

Turkish Airlines New IAD Washington DC Lounge

October saw Turkish Airlines‘ first lounge open in the United States, reinforcing the carrier’s commitment to its global network. Covering 5,000sq ft the lounge can play host to 120 guests for the airline’s business class passengers and Star Alliance Gold

Virgin Australia’s Upgraded 777 Fleet Is ‘The Business’

Hot off the heels of their A330 refresh, Virgin Australia today unveiled its new International Business Class cabin, with the first of its refitted Boeing 777-300ER aircraft now flying across the Pacific. This comes after their announcement of the refresh

Virgin Australia’s Upgraded 777 Fleet Is ‘The Business’

Hot off the heels of their A330 refresh, Virgin Australia today unveiled its new International Business Class cabin, with the first of its refitted Boeing 777-300ER aircraft now flying across the Pacific. This comes after their announcement of the refresh