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

Aircraft Cabin Design: What matters most?

  • 3 min read

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!

Get to Know Jetliner Cabins: Aircraft Interiors from ‘A’ to ‘Suite’

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Get the Jetliner Cabins e-Book App. This is a must-read for industry professionals, industry watchers, and anyone interested in the history of aircraft interiors, its evolution, and its promise. It features insights from leading experts in the field and is chock-full of wonderful pictures. The eBook is available as both… 

Let’s Not Waste an Opportunity to Carry-On after IATA Carry-On Controversy

  • 5 min read

I spent a bit of time this month writing about IATA’s proposed ‘Cabin OK’ program: introducing it, clearing up misconceptions, and, finally, reporting on its demise, er, “pause.”

This is the second of two posts today, which review the Cabin OK aftermath. I promise to let the matter drop after that.

IATA Cabin OK Bag, IATA Flickr
IATA Cabin OK Bag, IATA Flickr

I must say I don’t think I’ve ever seen such a general uproar brought about by a single proposal by IATA, or airlines in general.

Now that the hullabaloo has all but subsided, I’d like to highlight the positive side of all of this–power to the people–and some opportunities to get really riled up, which we should not let pass us by.

New Skift Stats Reveal the Inherent Value of Accessible Tourism

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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,… 

WestJet’s Peanuts Are Honey-Roasted–And That’s A Very Good Thing

  • 7 min read

As far as I know, WestJet have yet to serve honey-roasted peanuts on their flights.  I’m not talking about the snack, though.  I’m talking about their product strategy. Flight Chic readers will know than when I talk peanuts, I mean the Peanuts–those sometimes-feisty, always-interesting rebels: the Low-Cost Carriers. I have… 

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