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.
BermudAir will launch service between Bermuda and the USA a the end of August, bringing a premium travel option to the market. And by November a truly unique offering will take flight with the company’s “Aisle Class” service.
First class passengers on United Airlines might soon be flying in newly designed seats. The new seat features upgrades to the inflight entertainment system, as well as improved comfort and privacy for travelers, with plans to install it on more than 200 (mostly brand new) single-aisle aircraft by 2026.
KLM’s first 777 with its new World Business Class seat has returned to service. The seat offers increased privacy, direct aisle access for all travelers, and other improvements to the overall passenger experience.
The newest inflight entertainment platform from Panasonic Avionics scored two key wins at Aircraft Interiors Expo 2023 as long-time customers United Airlines and Saudia both selected the system for upcoming installations.
Jazeera Airways plans to save a lot of fuel flying its existing A320/A321 fleet with a cabin refresh. The carrier is the launch customer for the Expliseat TiSeat E2 on the A320 family, saving roughly 1,200 kilograms per aircraft which it expects will translate to a half million liters per year.
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.
Etihad will launch an updated version of its Business Studio seat on the 787 Dreamliner fleet beginning later this year. Suite doors are included, as is inflight internet from Viasat.
Luxair’s 737-800s are getting power ports on board. The carrier selected Burrana to deliver USB-A jacks nose-to-tail as part of a cabin upgrade across the type.