WestJet Dreamliner Raises The Airline To A New League

WestJet Dreamliner Business Class cabin rendering.

Canada’s WestJet has revealed the design of its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner with a new livery, logo and cabin interior, which reposition the brand to compete with North America’s flagship carriers, and directly targeting Air Canada. A version of this story […]

UAE Launches Seed Grants for Space Settlement Research

The Dubai Future Foundation has established the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Settlement Challenge; a seed grant fund to encourage research into future space settlement and space habitation initiatives.

Lufthansa Offers Sneak-Peek at New 777-9 Business Class

Lufthansa has shared the first images of its future 777-9 Business Class, with renderings of its new Recaro CL6710 seating. The trim and finish of the new seats keep step with the airline’s traditional tones of silver, blue and gold, […]

Iberia Inaugurates Refreshing Velázquez Premium Lounge in T4S

Iberia has re-opened its Velázquez Premium Lounge in T4S after an expansion and re-design process which makes more room for guests and offers a host of new services. The stylish 2.500-metre lounge can now accommodate 500 guests, in a variety […]

A View from the Flight Deck: Celebrating Aviation Day

In this guest post, writer Rida Khan explores the origins and meaning of Aviation Day in a conversation with Pilot Joao Claudio Roedel. In 1939, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt issued a presidential proclamation which designated the anniversary of Orville Wright’s […]

Losing Sleep? easyJet Solves Insomnia in the Most AvGeek Way Ever

If you’re finding it difficult to fall asleep lately, easyJet has you covered in the most AvGeek way ever, in support of a charitable cause. easyJet has put together a new single and album of “Jet Sounds,” recordings of soothing […]

Despite Court Ruling, Don’t Expect Airline Seat-Width Regulation

The Flyers Rights group and all of those passengers weary of the cabin crunch had a dramatic win this week when a court ruled that the FAA should regulate the size of airline seats, citing the safety implications of evacuating […]

Winner of Airbus’ ‘Fly Your Ideas’ Competition Solves Under Seat Crunch

Student members of Team DAELead from The University of Hong Kong took the €30,000 first prize with their effective design for a Private Stowage Compartment (PSC) at Airbus’ 2017 ‘Fly Your Ideas’ competition. Their design is an under-seat storage system which […]

JetBlue Mint Gets Even Cooler (with Sprinkles!)

JetBlue adds an extra layer of cool to its Mint cabin in-flight offering. The airline has partnered with ice cream artisans in key destinations of Boston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York and San Francisco with a selection of flavours representing the region. “These […]