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Latest Airbus Seat Design Development Is A Boon to Babes

  • 5 min read

Airbus has been to cornering the market on key patents for seat designs clearly intended to protect various special applications and technologies–raising the question of whether the aircraft manufacturer plans to spread its capacities (and its catalogues) to design and sales of Airbus seating.   One recent introduction is a much… 

New Skift Stats Reveal the Inherent Value of Accessible Tourism

  • 3 min read

Catering to the needs of special needs passengers should be a priority for aviation–and the travel industry as a whole–as a moral imperative, but, sadly, the world doesn’t work that way. I’ve written before about the importance of accommodating special needs passengers and passengers of limited mobility as well as the ageing traveller,… 

Boeing Pitches Monarch for 737 MAX 8 and Scores 30. Will Monarch Tighten Pitch of PF2000 to Fit 200?

  • 3 min read

Boeing has announced at Farnborough today that it is “finalising terms and working towards a Purchase Agreement” with  UK-based holiday and charters carrier Monarch Airlines for 30 737 MAX 8s.   Monarch Airlines is UK-based scheduled leisure airline, headquartered in Luton Airport, London and operating from six bases in the UK… 

Airbus Continues to Walk A Wide Line on Seating, and Boeing Takes The Fast Road to the Front

  • 8 min read

Airbus has made a big issue about wide seating proposing an 18-inch standard for the industry at large in long-haul service. Such a standard would not fit certain aircraft configurations, even some of Airbus’ aircraft, when airlines demand greater seat density in economy with six-abreast configurations–17-inch seats result. When I’ve written… 

Forget #PaxEx: Here’s What the Market Wants from Airlines

  • 7 min read

We often discuss why airlines make perplexing decisions in favour of unbundled fares and aircraft configurations.  The Peanuts posts are entirely dedicated to the topic of the airlines’ quest for profitability is a sin and the various airlines’ decisions on how to package their products. Some get it right.  Other’s insist on… 

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