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Economy Class seats inside the Qatar Airways Airbus A350XWB. © 2015 FCMedia | FlightChic

Aircraft Cabin Design: What matters most?

Food, drinks, service, fares, seats, safety? Which matters most to you in the aircraft cabin? What elements of the aircraft cabin interior should airlines focus on to improve the overall passenger experience? Take the survey!

Japan Airlines (JAL) New Airbus A350-1000: All The Opulent Details

    Japan Airlines (JAL), a member of the oneworld alliance, has revealed the details of its latest addition to the international fleet. The opulent JAL Airbus A350-1000, delights enhancing passenger experience with a blend of Japanese aesthetics, top-tier technology, and unparalleled comfort.

    The Story of Air France’s Iconic Winged Seahorse

      Perhaps you’ve spotted the Air France winged seahorse at some time or other. But have you ever wondered how or why the airline picked this intriguing icon? Well, it was the other way around: the icon came first, before the airline even had a name. Let’s explore this fascinating bit of aviation history.

      How Emirates Perfects the In-Flight Coffee Experience

        When you think of an exquisite coffee experience, it’s unlikely that an airline would be the first thing that comes to mind. However, Emirates is changing this narrative, offering a “Brewing Excellence” experience that rivals even the most renowned coffee houses globally. In celebration of International Coffee Day on October 1st, let’s embark on a journey to explore the enchanting world of coffee onboard Emirates flights and in their luxurious lounges.

        Lilium Jet’s Electric Propulsion System Begins Assembly

          Munich-based Lilium N.V., developer of an all-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) jet, has begun the assembly of its electric propulsion system. This marks a pivotal juncture in Lilium’s eVTOL manufacturing timeline and planned commercial entry into service of the Lilium Jet. It supports Lilium’s roadmap towards first crewed flight of the aircraft in late 2024.

          Schiphol’s New Restrictions on Private Jet Flights: What You Need to Know

            Effective from the 31st of March, 2024, Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport will reduce its capacity for private jets. This limit is included in the latest capacity declaration. The declaration defines the flight capacity at Schiphol for the summer season of 2024. Furthermore, in line with the Dutch government’s experimental scheme, the number of approved flights at the airport will be cutback. 

            American Airlines Partners with Embraer to Propel the Future of Sustainable Aviation

              American Airlines has recently entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Brazilian aerospace conglomerate Embraer. This partnership marks the airline’s induction into Embraer’s Energia Advisory Group. The Energia Advisory Group is a coalition of aviation stakeholders boasting a roster of airlines, lessors, suppliers, and specialists. United in purpose, this collective supports the development of Embraer’s Energia sustainable aircraft.

              SWISS Announces Partnership with Thjnk Creative Agency Starting 2024

                Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has announced a partnership with the Thjnk creative agency beginning in 2024. The Zurich-based creative agency was selected following an extensive and competitive process, showcasing its ability to meet SWISS’s requirements and expectations.

                PLAY Airlines Soars with a USD 12 Million Profit in Summer 2023

                  Icelandic low-cost carrier PLAY Airlines has announced a net profit of USD 12 million during the summer of 2023. This marks a significant upswing from the USD 3 million loss experienced in the same period last year. The impressive comeback reflects the effectiveness of the company’s business model and operational efficiency.

                  American Airlines announces upgrades to its Citi/AAdvantage Executive World Elite Mastercard

                  Loyalty Tops Airline Ancillary Revenue: 2023 CarTrawler Yearbook

                    In the ever-evolving airline industry, ancillary revenue continues to be a focal point of interest, acting as a catalyst for economic stability and growth. In 2022, 61 airlines recorded a commendable 51% increase in ancillary revenue, as reported in the 2023 edition of the CarTrawler Yearbook of Ancillary Revenue by IdeaWorksCompany.

                    Emirates Brings A380 Premium Economy to Tokyo & São Paolo

                      Emirates has recently announced the expansion of its Premium Economy offering to two more destinations in its network. Starting from 19 November, passengers flying from Dubai can experience the highly sought-after Premium Economy cabin class on flights to São Paulo. Additionally, from 20 December, Emirates will also introduce Premium Economy on flights to Tokyo Narita.

                      TUI Adopts SITA Machine-Learning Tech for Sustainable Flights

                        Holiday giant TUI has fully implemented the SITA OptiClimb® solution across all five airlines as part of the group’s sustainability agenda to reduce airline emissions. This announcement follows the success of TUI’s partial deployment of the SITA technology, which saved TUI up to 200 kg of fuel and 600 kg of CO2 per aircraft per day.

                        JSX Relocates to Carlsbad’s McClellan-Palomar Airport

                          San Diego’s hop-on jet service, JSX, is embarking on a new chapter, shifting its base to Carlsbad’s McClellan-Palomar Airport (CLD) from October 5, 2023. This strategic move amplifies JSX’s mission of servicing secondary cities and emerging markets with an unparalleled travel experience, melding luxury and convenience on their exquisite 30-seat jets.