Can an airline drop its first class cabin and not have any passengers notice? Korean Air is about to find out as nearly half its F routes disappear at the end of the month.
Seats & Cabin
Aer Lingus passengers now have the option to purchase a “business class” seat on many short-haul routes. The carrier officially launched AerSpace, a EuroBiz-ish offering with a blocked middle seat on board and other amenities on offer.
The announcement includes lots of big words and platitudes, but it is hard to see Etihad’s new A320 interior plans as anything but cuts to the short-haul product. The company hopes to slash costs with the moves while also increasing the number of seats on board, increasing the potential revenue.
JetBlue‘s plans to extend its route network will unfold in stages over the coming couple years, as it reaches deeper into Latin America before jetting off to Europe. The company’s first A321neo aircraft is due for delivery this summer and the airline has a plan for taking advantage of its extended range. Service between JFK […]
Is there such a thing as a comfortable airline seat pitched at 28 inches? Scant few passengers would answer that question in the affirmative, but seating manufacturers are getting creative in their efforts to make it at least not miserable.
The A220 will join JetBlue’s fleet in 2020 and the company revealed some details on its role and layout this week in an internal strategy briefing.
“There are new planes and then there are Virgin Atlantic new planes.” That’s the tag line the carrier used this week to introduce the cabin of its new A350-1000, set to fly at the end of the summer. The entire interior gets a refresh, with updated seats, entertainment and connectivity systems. Virgin Atlantic takes advantage of technology to refresh […]
After years of speculation JetBlue appears poised to finally announce its plans to serve Europe this week. And, if things go as rumored, we should also get details on the next generation of the Mint premium class cabin.
When the Hawaiian Airlines 787s enter service in 2021 they will feature an all-new cabin design for the carrier. The new lie-flat business class seats will be provided by upstart Adient Aerospace while the economy class cabin will be fitted by Collins Aerospace.
Getting the design right – and consistent – quickly and inexpensively is critical for airlines. Fancy technology at the newly expanded Airbus Airspace Customer Definition Centre helps deliver on that goal.