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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…

Air Canada launches Basic Economy fares

Air Canada joins the ranks of airlines offering Basic Economy fares. The carrier formally launched the new fare families today with a suite of five options available, depending on the market. Like other airlines the…

Mirus Hawk takes flight on AirAsia

Breaking in to the commercial aircraft seating market is hard. Doing so with a massive order for hundreds of aircraft is even more impressive. And scoring a deal with one of the more vocal and…

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The JetBlue implementation of LiveTV4 includes larger, brighter screens, but still not the Android-based underlying OS that makes AVANT so flexible and responsive.

JetBlue’s A320 retrofit finally underway

The long awaited JetBlue A320 retrofit or "cabin restyling" program is now underway. The project – a gut rebuild of the aircraft interior for more than 100 airplanes – began this week with the first…