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

British Airways Refreshes Boeing 747s

The iconic Boeing 747 is set to continue in British Airways service, with the airline earmarking 18 aircraft to receive onboard products similar to its latest Boeing 787 and Airbus A380 jets.   To-date, the Oneworld member has refitted 6 jets with to feature new interiors. Each 4-class aircraft gains an additional 16 Club World business … Continue reading

Gulf Carriers Focus On North America

The big 3 Gulf carriers – Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways- have reaffirmed their focus on the North American market. Amid lobbying from rivals American Airlines, Delta Airlines and United Airlines against US expansion by the Middle Eastern airlines, all 3 are moving ahead with introducing new destinations and deploying their flagship products.   … Continue reading

Etihad Airways A380 Makes American Debut

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways celebrated the North American debut of its flagship Airbus A380 this week, raising the bar on luxury travel between New York and the Middle East. The airline’s inaugural service by the double deck jet touched down at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport yesterday morning, introducing its luxurious The Residence private … Continue reading

Singapore Airlines Premium Economy Takes Flight

Singapore Airlines’ new Premium Economy product unveiled earlier this year, has entered service on 9 August 2015, coinciding with Singapore’s Golden Jubilee celebrations.   Sydney is the launch destination for the new product, with passengers onboard flight SQ 231 being the first to experience it. Operated by a Boeing 777-300ER, the flight departed Singapore’s Changi … Continue reading