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

China Eastern Airlines Unveils New Cabin Products

China Eastern Airlines has unveiled its new First, Business and Economy Class cabin products, set to debut on its upcoming Boeing 777-300ER jets. The Shanghai-based carrier has ordered 20 of the popular aircraft, which will replace its aging Airbus A340-600 fleet and support long-haul expansion plans.   First Class The airline is raising the bar … Continue reading

Virgin Atlantic To End Sydney Flights

British carrier Virgin Atlantic has announced plans to terminate its daily Sydney route with effect from 5 May 2014.   Currently operated with an Airbus A340-600 via Hong Kong, flight VS 200 will instead terminate in the Chinese Special Administrative Region after arriving at 1750 hrs from London (Heathrow). The jet turns around to operate … Continue reading

Etihad Boosts Inflight Entertainment With Live Television

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has boosted its inflight entertainment offering with the introduction of 8 live television channels.   The Abu Dhabi-based carrier began broadcasting BBC World News, BBC Arabic, Euronews and Sport 24 on 1 November 2013 across 21 widebody aircraft, with CNBC, NHK World Premium and CNN to follow … Continue reading

Etihad Outlines Australian Ambitions

Etihad Airways has announced plans for a major business expansion in Australia, which will see the carrier deploy new aircraft, add new routes and additional flights, as well as introduce new airport facilities. The Abu Dhabi-based airline revealed that it will introduce the Airbus A380 on key Sydney and Melbourne flights. Currently served by 3-class … Continue reading