Dutch low-cost carrier Transavia is expanding its digital operations on-board with the trial of at-seat ordering for food and drinks. The carrier partnered with AirFi to implement the solution on board for the implementation.
What happens when a plane configured for short haul travel finds itself flying across the North Atlantic? Atlantic Airways’ inaugural flight from Vagar to New York-Stewart on an A320neo presented an opportunity to sample the offering, and have some fun along the way.
Just six years after its prior expansion, Boston’s Logan International Airport is growing once again. Terminal E now has an additional four gates, supporting the recovery of international air service in the region.
The next stage in easyJet’s inflight sales offering is readying for flight. The carrier has partnered with Omnevo to help develop the pre-order and pre-select offerings for its “Eat, Drink, Shop & Duty Free” retail expansion. The first bits are expected to go live later this year.
How can airlines offer a broad range of fresh food on board that passengers actually want, and even will pay for, while avoiding waste and the myriad challenges of airport catering services? Nourish, a UAE-based startup, believes it can solve that problem, bringing quality meals to travelers while also delivering a bit of incremental profit to airlines.
Condor Flugdienst is likely the best known airline you haven’t heard of, at least if you’re an American. But that might be about to change as with a quality product on board as Condor rolls out the A330neo. Come along for the ride!
Delivering a differentiated product in a crowded and commoditized market can be challenging. Breeze Airways rebranded its premium cabin seats as Ascent, hoping to highlight how it differs from traditional first class products, both in what it does include and what it does not.
EasyJet has not been shy about the success of its adoption of AirFi’s on-board shopping and entertainment platform in recent months. And the carrier is just getting started with the system. Simon Cox, the carrier’s Director for InFlight Retail, recently shared some insights with PaxEx.Aero on what’s next as the program matures.
Finnair’s “shortcut” connection between Europe and the far east via Helsinki is no longer compelling and it has scrambled to rebuild its operations given the new normal. That now includes cuts to the inflight catering, including a switch to buy-on-board for the second meal on two long-haul routes.
Three weeks ago JetBlue confirmed that some of its flights between New York City and London would be operated on the A321neo owing to delays in delivery of new A321LR aircraft. Those troubles continue to grow, with the Boston-London routes now impacted.