Korean Air Launches New Premium Cabins

Skyteam member Korean Air has launched the latest generation of its premium cabin products, unveiling a new First Class Kosmo Suite and Business Class Prestige Suite first revealed in February 2015.   First Class – Kosmo Suites Traditionally a semi-enclosed seat, the airline has opted for higher partitions and sliding doors for the latest iteration of … Continue reading

Air China Launches B747-8 Operations

Air China has launched operations for its new Boeing 747-8I jet, becoming the first Asian operator of the type after taking delivery of the new jet from manufacturer Boeing at the beginning of the month. Flight CA 1315 took off from Beijing Capital International Airport at 1141 hrs bound for the southern Chinese city of … Continue reading

Lufthansa Presents Premium Economy Product

Lufthansa has unveiled its new long-haul premium economy seat at the ITB Berlin trade fair, with the product entering service in November 2014 on the Boeing 747-8I. The German carrier joins a growing number of airlines introducing premium economy products to battle slowing demand for business class travel. Manufactured by ZIM Flugsitz GmbH, the new … Continue reading

Boeing 747-8I Enters Service With Lufthansa

Boeing’s next-generation jumbo jet, the B747-8I, has entered revenue service with German carrier Lufthansa. Carrying 75 invited guests and media together with paying passengers, the inaugural flight, LH 416, arrived in Washington DC at 1245 hrs yesterday, where it was greeted by the traditional water cannon salute and an arrival party.   The new aircraft type features … Continue reading

New Lufthansa Business Class Product Launched To Mixed Reviews

Lufthansa has launched its new full-flat Business Class seat at the ITB Berlin travel tradeshow, as part of an ongoing 3 billion euro investment to overhaul its inflight products. The new seat makes its debut onboard the airline’s new Boeing 747-8I aircraft and will be progressively refitted to the existing long-haul fleet.   Travellers will find the biggest … Continue reading