Etihad Follows Up A380 Livery Show with More Subdued Reveal of Sublime 787-9 Design

After the dramatic unveiling of its new livery on the A380 last week in Hamburg, Etihad Airways has quietly revealed the new livery on its 787-9 Dreamliners at an event in Seattle overnight.

United Airlines Has Two Firsts Today

United Airlines celebrated two firsts today as it took delivery of a 787-9 Dreamliner and will become the first North American airline to fly both the 787-9 and 787-9 variants of the Dreamliner when it launches service later this month. […]

All Nippon Airways Places Record-Making Order for 40 Boeing Widebody Aircraft

All Nippon Airways (ANA) today finalized an order for 40 widebody airplanes – 20 777-9Xs, 14 787-9 Dreamliners and six 777-300ERs (Extended Range) – as part of the airline’s strategic long-haul fleet renewal plan. The order, valued at approximately $13 billion at list prices, was originally announced as a commitment in March.

Boeing Reveals Plans for 777X Cabin Interiors

At the Farnborough Airshow, Boeing has announced the features of its 777X cabin which the aircraft manufacturer says will further enhance the passenger experience onboard the aircraft.  Boeing placed emphasis on generating a feeling of spaciousness, a claim Airbus also […]

The Norwegian Air Saga Continues: New Route Between Copenhagen and Bangkok Is Only Small Piece of the Big Puzzle

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, the Oslo-based Low-Cost Carrier has announced that it will launch a new route between Copenhagen and Bangkok, as part of the airline’s global strategy. While Norwegian’s polemic attempts to penetrate the Trans-Atlantic Long-Haul market continue, Norwegian Air […]

Etihad’s SkyPad May Force Skytrax to Add New Stars

Luxury onboard Etihad Airways is not a new concept. Their well-established Diamond First, Pearl Business Class, and Coral Economy Class have always been a luxury product offering, featuring lush private suites in First, plenty of room to stretch out and […]

Securing the Dream: FAA Team Finds Boeing 787 Design Safe to Continue Flying into the Future

Lithium-Ion Battery incidents have plagued Boeing’s visionary 787 Dreamliner, much to the dismay of both the aircraft manufacturer and the airlines who fly this plane. The issue led to an FAA emergency airworthiness directive on January 16, 2013, ordering all […]