Category Archives: Passenger Comfort

The latest news on how airlines are increasing passenger comfort in First, Business and Economy classes through innovative concepts, particularly relating to aircraft seating.

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Air Astana launches lie-flat economy seating option

Passenger Comfort // Feb 2015 // No Comments

Air Astana launches lie-flat economy seating option

Air Astana has introduced an Economy Sleeper Class, which combines three economy class seats and includes a mattress, pillow, duvet and amenity kit.

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AirAsia X exploring ‘bed-like’ economy product as it continues to defy convention

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American Airlines In-flight

Passenger Comfort // Dec 2014 // Comments Off

American Airlines’ $2bn investment to include upgraded cabin experience

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.

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Qantas to install new Business Suites on A330s

Passenger Comfort // Oct 2014 // Comments Off

Qantas to retrofit domestic and international A330s with new Business Suites

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.

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Cathay Pacific: What it takes to be the world’s best airline – part 1

Austrailian Personal Device Rules Relaxed

Passenger Comfort // Sep 2014 // Comments Off

Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar relax personal device rules

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.

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Aer Lingus unveils new transatlantic A330 Business Class cabin with lie flat seats, 16-inch IFE monitors and free Wi-Fi

Indian budget carrier SpiceJet rolls out new ‘SpiceMAX’ seating

Passenger Comfort // Aug 2014 // Comments Off

Indian budget carrier SpiceJet rolls out new ‘SpiceMAX’ seating

SpiceJet has introduced a new class of seating called ‘SpiceMAX’, which provides passengers with more legroom and personal space for a small charge.

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