New Business, Premium Economy Seats For Philippine Airlines

Philippine Airlines is set to boost its product offering with the introduction of a new Business and Premium Economy class seat. 8 of the airline’s Airbus A330-300s are set to be reconfigured from an all-Economy to a 3-class layout and refitted, with 105 Economy seats making way for 18 Business and 24 Premium Economy seats. … Continue reading

Australian Carriers Expand In Asia

Australian carriers Qantas and Jetstar continue their Asian expansion with new connections between Australia, China and Vietnam. The Flying Kangaroo has relaunched direct services to Beijing, while its low cost affiliate is to fly to Ho Chi Minh City for the first time.   Qantas Launches Sydney – Beijing After a hiatus of 8 years, … Continue reading

Iran Air Enters New Era With First New Airbus

Iran Air celebrated a milestone today with the delivery of its first new aircraft in 24 years, heralding the start of a fleet renewal and modernisation of the airline. The jet, an Airbus A321 registered EP-IFA, was flown to Tehran’s Mehrabad International Airport from the Airbus headquarters in Toulouse, France.   The European planemaker held … Continue reading

New Premium Economy Cabin For Iberia

Spanish carrier Iberia has unveiled its new premium economy cabin, becoming the latest airline to offer the product as it looks to improve its onboard offerings to better compete and raise revenues.   Beginning in summer 2017, the Oneworld member will install the new seats on 37 of its long-haul aircraft, which are used on … Continue reading

airberlin To Introduce Short-Haul Business Class

German carrier and Oneworld member airberlin will introduce a new short-haul Business Class product, in a shift of its intra-European strategy.   The airline has long offered a premium product on long-haul flights, but an Economy-only product for its short-haul routes, resulting in an inconsistency for travellers connecting through its hubs in Berlin and Dusseldorf. … Continue reading