One year after closing its merger with US Airways, American Airlines is looking ahead to 2015 and beyond with more than $2 billion in investments, which will include fully lie-flat seats, international WiFi, and more inflight entertainment options.
Qantas will retrofit its A330 fleet with new Business Suites, which for the first time will allow passengers to recline from take-off through to landing.
FTE looks at how Cathay Pacific’s investment in Economy, Premium Economy, Business and First Class, plus next-generation IFE, has contributed to its “world’s best airline” title.
The Australian carriers have relaxed their rules on the use of personal electronic devices following a change in policy by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority.
Aer Lingus has released details about its new A330 Business Class product, which will be available from March 2015 on transatlantic services.
SpiceJet has introduced a new class of seating called ‘SpiceMAX’, which provides passengers with more legroom and personal space for a small charge.
Finnair, the European launch customer for the A350 XWB, has revealed its cabin design for the aircraft, which it says will “create a special customer experience”.
Qantas will invest in refurbishing the cabins on its Boeing 737-800s, while more aircraft will be equipped with the Q-streaming wireless IFE service.
FTE spoke to Air New Zealand’s Carrie Hurihanganui about what passengers can expect onboard the 787-9 Dreamliner, which will include unique IFE and seating products.
British Airways has started trials of a hi-tech blanket, which through the use of neuro-sensors changes colour to reflect passengers’ moods while onboard.