ÖBB To Expand Nightjet Services

Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) is on course to expand its Nightjet overnight train services, with the operator working to take over several night train routes from German counterparts Deutsche Bahn (DB).   Following an announcement earlier this year from DB to cease its City Night Line services, ÖBB will add 6 routes to its Nightjet network from … 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

Now Open: Regent Porto Montenegro

Regent Hotels & Resorts continues its brand resurgence with the opening of the Regent Porto Montenegro. The brand’s second European property is located within the Porto Montenegro marina development, where guests arrive in style by helicopter from Dubrovnik or Podgorica with breathtaking views of the Croatian and Montenegrin coastlines enroute.   Inspired by Renaissance Venice, … Continue reading

Qatar Airways Showcases New A380 First Class, To Upgrade Business Class On Select A320s, A330s

Qatar Airways continues to wow with investments to its premium product line-up, as it seeks to woo luxury travellers from rivals. The Oneworld member has revealed the luxury First Class suites that will become its flagship premium product onboard its Airbus A380 fleet and announced planned upgrades to its Business Class offering on selected Airbus … 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