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Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) Clinches Coveted Five-Star Rating in APEX Global Airline Ranking

    As announced during the 2023 APEX/IFSA Awards ceremony, Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has secured a five-star airline rating in the Global Airlines category of the 2024 APEX ratings. This achievement underscores the airline’s commitment to providing a top-tier air travel experience. Let’s delve into the details of this accolade and what it means for passengers choosing to fly SAS.

    Inside the Plane: airBaltic’s Exciting New Routes for Summer 2024

      airBaltic is ready for next summer. The airline has recently unveiled its flight schedule for summer 2024. If you’ve been awaiting a fresh selection of travel destinations, airBaltic promises to take you on captivating journeys with 11 brand-new routes. Of these, 7 are launching directly from the picturesque city of Riga, broadening the connectivity across the Baltics.

      But what’s inside the airline’s A220-300 plane? And is airBaltic’s special in-flight menu worth buying?

      Airline Workers Take a Stand Against Passenger Assaults: The Assault Won’t Fly Campaign

        In recent times, alarming reports have emerged about assaults on flight attendants. In response to this crisis, flight attendants and other essential airline workers affiliated with the Transport Workers Union (TWU), staged a significant action at Newark Liberty International Airport. This action aimed to raise awareness about the ‘Assault Won’t Fly’ campaign, which targets the increasing incidents of unruly passengers assaulting airline staff.

        Virgin Australia Launches Digital Baggage Tracking

          Virgin Australia is taking a significant leap forward in improving passenger experience by introducing an innovative baggage tracking system. This groundbreaking initiative marks a milestone for Australian airlines and highlights Virgin Australia’s dedication to enhancing customer satisfaction, streamlining operations, and setting new industry standards.

          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!

          Illustration of Oxygen Reduction Reaction, Quantum Research

          Airbus, BMW, Quantinuum Research Sustainable Energy

            Airbus, BMW Group, and Quantinuum have pioneered a groundbreaking hybrid quantum-classical workflow. This innovative framework expedites future research by utilizing quantum computers to simulate quantum systems, specifically emphasizing the chemical reactions of catalysts within fuel cells. 

            Aircraft interiors, leather from the Scottish Leather Group, Muirhead.

            Muirhead Leather Returns to Pre-Pandemic Lead Times

              Muirhead, a renowned supplier of high-performance leather to prominent passenger transport and aviation brands worldwide, has successfully returned to its pre-pandemic manufacturing lead time of just six weeks.

              United Transcontinental Amenity Kit

              United’s New Transcontinental Amenity Kits: What’s Inside?

                United Airlines takes a refreshing leap in enhancing passenger experience, introducing new amenity kits featuring Asutra skincare products for business class passengers on premium transcontinental routes connecting west coast hubs and New York City.

                Singapore Airlines Q2 Exceeds Expectations

                  In a landmark achievement, the SIA Group reported a net profit of $734 million in the initial three months of the fiscal year 2023/24. This figure represents the highest quarterly performance in the Group’s history.

                  Pexco’s AirShield Receives FAA STC Approval

                    Pexco Aerospace’s AirShield technology, which blocks airborne germs and odors, has received STC (special type certificate) certification from the FAA for use on the A320 family of narrowbody aircraft.

                    Image of Braille markings for an individual row on a United aircraft.

                    United Adds Braille to Aircraft Interiors

                      United’s new tactile signage is set to enhance the flying experience for passengers with visual impairments, offering them greater autonomy in identifying row numbers, seat assignments, and lavatory locations.