After taking delivery on New Year’s Eve, JetBlue is finally opening the door of its brand new A220-300 for travelers to take a peek inside.
Seats & Cabin
Safran’s newest mid-range economy class seats can now be installed on Embraer E-Jet aircraft.
Passengers planning to eat on board their next British Airways short-haul route will need to plan ahead. As part of the new Speedbird Cafe program the airline will only cater fresh food for passengers who order and paid in advance.
It is a standard legal phrasing that no company wants to include in its financial reports. This week premium cabin seating manufacturer Thompson Aero disclosed concerns about its finances and a need to secure additional, external funding.
JetBlue promised it would take delivery of its first A220 in 2020 and it beat the deadline by mere hours, with an evening ferry flight from Mobile to JFK on New Year’s Eve.
The newest Emirates A380 will fly a dedicated route starting this week. That’s great news for travelers looking to try out the updated cabins, though getting a premium economy seat will still require a bit of luck.
Emirates’ customers finally have a premium economy option for their travels. But there’s a catch: Travelers cannot book the seat yet and might not be able to for some time.
Delivering a wholesale change to the in-flight dining experience requires more than just menu planning. As Singapore Airlines revamped its economy class menus on regional routes earlier this month the 40+ new dishes are only part of the story. Also enabling the shift in dining options was the team at Global-C, a leading supplier of in-flight products worldwide, and its line of bamboo and paper-derived packaging.
Starlux aims to serve the US market from 2022. The carrier formally applied to the US Department of Transportation last Friday for the authority to fly between Taipei and Los Angeles with its A350-900 aircraft.
Call it an anti-social networking option. Oman Air has a new “My Space” option for economy class travelers to secure a blocked middle seat when flying.