Jetblue Confirms New Premium Seating For A321s

American low cost carrier JetBlue announced a radical change to its business with the confirmation of a new premium class product, to be launched in summer 2014. Available exclusively on transcontinental flights between New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles, the new Mint product will feature lie-flat seats, its own tapas-style menu and customized amenity … Continue reading

American Airlines Reveals Transcontinental A321 Product

American Airlines has revealed the cabin products for its forthcoming transcontinental Airbus A321 service, which is scheduled to replace the current Boeing 767-200s in late 2013. Passengers onboard these flights, which include the popular services between New York (John F. Kennedy), Los Angeles and San Francisco, can look forward to full-flat beds in First Class … Continue reading

Vietnam Airlines Boosts Southeast Asian Routes From Hanoi

Vietnam Airlines has announced plans to improve Hanoi’s connectivity to other Southeast Asian capitals with a new route and frequency increases. Beginning 16 June 2011, the Skyteam member will launch a direct Hanoi – Kuala Lumpur flight and fly the Hanoi – Singapore route 11 times each week, while the Hanoi – Bangkok service will operate twice daily from 16 … Continue reading

New Look Cabins For Austrian Airlines, BMI Mid-Haul Fleets

With increasing competition from low cost carriers and an aging product, European carriers are introducing upgrades for aircraft operating their important short- and mid-haul flight segments. This week, Lufthansa Group members Austrian Airlines and BMI unveiled new cabins for its short- and mid-haul fleets.   Austrian Airlines Vienna-based Austrian Airlines has begun fitting a new seat … Continue reading

Cross – Strait Flights Begin Between Taipei (Songshan) And Shanghai (Hongqiao) Airports

Shanghai and Taipei drew closer to each other this week as airlines introduced direct cross-strait flights between Hongqiao International Airport and Songshan Airport, which are located closer to the city. Taiwanese carriers China Airlines, EVA Air and TransAsia Airways launched their scheduled flights between Taipei (Songshan) and Shanghai (Hongqiao) on Monday, 14 June 2010. The former 2 airlines … Continue reading