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Qantas to "flex" A380 cabin

Airbus remains focused on helping airlines fit more passengers into airplanes. Qantas committed to that effort, announcing earlier this month that it will be the first "A380 Cabin-Flex" customer, extra row of seats on board…

Can the lower deck be converted to serve passengers, not cargo? Airbus and Zodiac Aerospace hope to find out.

Bunk beds on board: The new plan to…

There is no better way to generate buzz in the commercial airline space than to promise a better inflight experience to economy class travelers on long-haul flights. Perhaps that is part of the motivation for…

The Hi Fly A380 is real!

Earlier this year the A380 assembly line received a stay of execution thanks to a new Emirates order. Today the second-hand market for the type officially launched, with Portuguese charter carrier Hi Fly confirming plans…

Which 747-8 is next up for high-speed wifi?

The Boeing 747-8 is set to receive Ka-band satellite inflight connectivity in 2018. Lufthansa Technik announced the it won a contract to fit the aircraft starting next year. The deal covers "several" aircraft but the…