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!
In the heart of Brussels Airport, in the A-pier, lies THE LOFT by Brussels Airlines and Lexus – an oasis of luxury and comfort for weary travelers. This elegant airport lounge has been crowned Europe’s Leading Airline Lounge for the fifth consecutive year at the World Travel Awards.
Etihad Airways is soaring to new heights as it announces the commencement of services to three international destinations – Copenhagen, Dusseldorf, and Osaka. A New… Read More »Etihad Airways Expands Horizons with Flights to Copenhagen, Dusseldorf and Osaka
The latest Airports Council International (ACI) World insights suggest a promising horizon for the aviation industry. The forecast signals 2024 as a pivotal year for… Read More »ACI Forecasts 2024 as the Turnaround Year for Global Air Travel
Ryanair faces challenges to its Winter 2023 schedule from Boeing aircraft delivery delays but maintains a positive outlook for meeting its annual traffic targets. The… Read More »Ryanair Reduces Winter 2023 Schedule Due To Boeing Aircraft Delivery Delays
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.
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.
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.
Textron Aviation has announced the confirmed order of the first 20 Cessna Grand Caravan EX aircraft by Surf Air Mobility Inc. This development underlines the advancing exclusive relationship between both companies. It supports Surf Air Mobility’s plan to introduce an electrified version of the Cessna Grand Caravan EX aircraft.
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.
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.
This autumn, Helsinki Airport, the gateway to the beautiful city of Helsinki, is transforming into a hub where Finnish culture, fashion, and innovation converge. With the opening of ten new shops, passengers will get a taste of Finnish elegance and ingenuity without stepping out of the airport.
The Cathay Group has announced a new order for an extra 32 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft. This addition is a part of the airline’s ongoing strategy to increase and update its fleet.
Unleashing a World-Class Experience: the Strategy Behind Swedavia’s New Marketplace at Arlanda Airport
Swedavia is intensifying its commitment to offering an unparalleled commercial experience at Stockholm Arlanda Airport. With the grand unveiling of the Marketplace in Terminal 5, passengers are about to embark on a journey that transcends the ordinary airport atmosphere. Swedavia has ensured the Stockholm airport shops and restaurants offer travelers variety and value for money.
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 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.
Autumn is travel time in Norway. The school autumn holidays are now in full swing across the country. At Norwegian, southern favorites and big-city classics again top the Norwegians’ most preferred destinations.
ACI EUROPE Warns Against France’s Proposed Transport Tax: A Step Backward for Decarbonization and Economy
ACI EUROPE has expressed its concerns, urging the French Government to rethink the proposed transport tax, which would impact French airports. The airport association says the proposed tax could significantly reduce the airports’ financial capability to support their green initiatives, particularly their commitment to achieve net zero CO2 emissions between 2026 and 2030.
More than Window Dressing: A Visual Symphony that Melds the Past and Present, Celebrating Air France’s 90 Years of Refined Elegance and Pioneering Spirit. Air… Read More »Air France’s 90-Year Journey on Display at Galeries Lafayette
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.
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 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.
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.
A Giant Leap for Green Aviation: Rolls-Royce and easyJet Mark Key Milestone in Hydrogen-Powered Flight
The aviation industry is on the brink of a green revolution. Leading this charge are iconic power and propulsion experts, Rolls-Royce, and Europe’s low-cost airline, easyJet.
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.
United Airlines is improving the flight experience for passengers who rely on personal wheelchairs. The airline has introduced a new filter to its flight search tool, which makes it easier for disabled passengers to confirm aircraft wheelchair accommodation for their flight.
Alaska Airlines, the fifth largest US airline, known for its award-winning passenger experience and genuine caring service, is set to play an important role in optimizing turnaround operations by collaborating on developing Assaia’s AI-based technology.
Singapore stands on the brink of a new era in air travel, thanks to the completed engineering and expansion works at Changi Airport Terminal 2 (T2). Today, we explore the renovated terminal, designed to offer the modern traveler a seamless and luxurious experience.
Navigating Flight Disruptions: CMAC Report Highlights Opportunities for Passenger Experience Improvements
Airlines face the formidable challenge of minimizing the inconvenience and distress caused by delays, re-scheduling, re-routing, and cancellations. A new report by CMAC Group suggests technology is not the only answer. Passenger satisfaction during disruptions also requires the human touch.
A Royal Exodus: Over 340,000 Passengers will travel through Brisbane Airport as the King’s Birthday long weekend, Spring Break, and Sports Fever collide.
Traveling can be stressful, especially when you’re uncertain about the whereabouts of your precious luggage. Air New Zealand has introduced a cutting-edge baggage tracking feature in its app. This feature, which is now live for all app users, will elevate the customer experience. Passengers get real-time updates on their checked baggage, which will instill confidence and offer peace of mind throughout their journey.