Qatar Airways Unveils New Business Class Product

Qatar Airways has unveiled its new business class seats at the ITB Berlin travel trade fair. The Qsuite is the result of 3 years of development by the airline and is intended to bring a new level of luxury to business class flying, incorporating features previously seen only in first class cabins.   Finished in … Continue reading

United Begins Nonstop Singapore Service, Unveils New Business Class

Change is in the air at United Airlines as the Star Alliance member looks to better compete against domestic and international carriers. The airline became the first to reconnect the USA with Southeast Asia nonstop in over 2 years with the inauguration of new Singapore – San Francisco flights and has unveiled its next-generation business … Continue reading

Airbus A350 Enters Service With Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways and Airbus celebrated a milestone today with the first commercial flight of the new A350-900XWB jet. The Oneworld member airline’s flight QR 067 departed Doha at 0749 hrs, arriving in Frankfurt at 1220 hrs where she was greeted by airport officials, company executives and aviation enthusiasts.   Prior to departure, inaugural celebrations were … Continue reading

Cathay Pacific Plans Mid-Life Tweaks To First Class Product

Cathay Pacific Airways plans to give its popular First Class cabin a mid-life update. The airline’s 24 Boeing 777-300ER jets forming the backbone of its long-haul fleet will be upgraded, with the first aircraft returning to service by end-July 2013. The seats will have a new touchscreen controller, reupholstered with a new fabric custom-made for … Continue reading