Can Delta Air Lines continue to deliver outsized revenue gains in its premium cabins? The carrier appears focused on that segment, especially in the long-haul markets, even as domestic LCC competition heats up.
Airbus Cabin Flex
This is the new JetBlue Mint business class seat that will carry passengers to London later this year. After years of development the carrier unveiled its Mint 2.0 cabin with a unique all-aisle access, flat bed option for travelers on the A321LR fleet.
United Airlines will take on the A321XLR to replace its agin 757-200 transatlantic fleet. The move gives the carrier certainty of delivery timing and promises to expand the route profile from Newark and Dulles.
It also removes another potential NMA order from Boeing, further killing off a product that is years late and likely will never be.
Consider this very unofficial and subject to operational changes, but the JetBlue A321neo now appears in the carrier’s schedule for domestic operations.
Can Qantas squeeze a dozen(ish) more seats in its A380s without hurting the passenger experience? The Airbus A380 Cabin-Flex program aims to deliver precisely that, with retrofits starting in mid-2019. Here’s how it will work…
The next generation of transatlantic aircraft took flight for the first time this morning. Airbus’ A321LR will soon be plying the skies between Europe and North America, filling a gap for single-aisle long(ish)-haul service.