The airline is introducing a new premium product on long-haul routes under the name “Allegris” in all travel classes (Economy, Premium Economy, Business, and First Class). The “Allegris” product generation includes new seats and a new travel experience in all classes. It will launch in 2023.
The new Australia routes are served by the spacious 377 seat Airbus A330 aircraft with 12 upfront business-class reclining seats for extra comfort and 365 economy seats, including a quiet zone from rows 7 – 14.
Air France/KLM has selected Gogo 2Ku high-speed satellite-based connections to offer customers new Wi-Fi connections on long-haul flights.
The new contract covers 124 aircraft, including the airlines’ Boeing 777 and Airbus A330 planes. The airlines will also have the option to install this Wi-Fi on more aircraft in future.
Travellers don’t like dealing with people. That’s the conclusion of SITA’s latest Passenger Survey revealed during the Air Transport IT Summit this year.
Instead, most travellers are happiest using technology, but how passengers respond to the various self-service travel services available depends on the individual passenger type. SITA has put its Passenger Quiz on-line. Take it and find out what category you fall under.
As it enters Year 3 of its “Always Getting Better” (AGB) campaign, Ryanair has revealed its 2016 customer experience initiatives which include service, digital, and inflight experience developments.
The drive towards higher levels of investment, compared to global competition, in smart technologies for China’s airports and airlines is driven both by the growing population of air travelers placing and by those passengers actively mobile lifestyle.
Airlines launch new long-haul routes and set new records, on the same week that NASA announces new low-boom Supersonic aircraft project.
So which way are we headed around the world? The long and winding road, or fast as the meteor flies?
With this new route, Air China becomes the first airline offering Chongqing to Dubai service. This is also Air China’s second international link to the Middle East, following the launch of its Beijing-Dubai service.
Air China currently flies from Chongqing to 25 domestic cities and five international and regional cities including: Tokyo, Seoul, San Francisco, Hong Kong, and Taipei.
Qatar Airways launched its service to Sydney this week in typical Qatar Airways fashion: with flyovers, a river of red carpet, stars, and an embarrassment of roses.
The Doha to Sydney route becomes the airline’s third gateway into Australia. The Boeing 777-300 serving the route will fly daily from Doha to Sydney. Qatar Airways has been served Melbourne since 2009, adding flights to Perth in 2012.