News category : Airline Products

Hainan Airlines unveils new uniforms at Paris Couture Week

July 10, 2017

Hainan Airlines new uniforms designed by renowned fashion designer, Laurence Xu The fifth-generation Hainan Airlines uniforms highlight the combination of traditional Chinese features and internationally popular elements. Repurposing the alluring look of the Cheongsam, a stylish traditional Chinese dress for women usually worn on more formal occasions, the uniforms feature a collar overlaid with a… Read more ›

Flight Review: American Airlines from London Heathrow to Los Angeles

July 6, 2017

Departure Airport Check-in for American Airlines is in Terminal 3 at London Heathrow. The space is well branded and is very quiet with no queues. I use the self-check-in units which seem quite dated and slow and the process takes in excess of 5-minutes. Boarding Boarding is completed in a zonal format, and is well… Read more ›

Flight Review: Swiss Economy Class from Moscow to Geneva

July 5, 2017

Departure Airport Lufthansa group, which includes Swiss and Austrian, has a very strong presence and impressive frequency at Moscow Domodedovo airport. The advantage to this is that I am able to check-in four hours prior to be scheduled departure time, after connecting in from Novosibirsk. The check-in is permanently set-up in a central location of… Read more ›

Flight Report : ANA from Frankfurt to Tokyo

December 20, 2016

Departure Airport Arrival into Frankfurt was on a Lufthansa connection flight and therefore do not experience check-in for ANA. On arrival there are 3 Lufthansa staff offering “live” connection information and this is excellent. It is quite a lengthy walk from Terminal 1 A gates to B gates for the FRA-HND departure and security is… Read more ›

Flight Report : flynas flight from Riyadh to Dammam

November 6, 2016

flynas aircraft Departure Airport Check-in for flynas is located in Zone D of Terminal 5 at Riyadh – this is just 1 of 2 airlines operating from this terminal and it is easy to find the well branded check-in desks. Flynas operates a communal check-in service and customers can check-in at any of the open… Read more ›

Fly to Gotham City with Turkish Airlines!

February 8, 2016

Anyone that tuned into the CBS Super Bowl pre-match TV coverage will have seen an interesting new destination being advertised by Turkish Airlines. As a sponsor in the pre-match show, Turkish Airlines airline featured it’s latest role as “official airline partner” to the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice movie. See the TV spot… Read more ›

Airlines are talking to customers with SKYreply

January 19, 2016

As the world’s leading airline review portal Skytrax have announced the launch of SKYreply, a service which provides airlines the chance to reply and comment on customer reviews. About SKYreply Commenting on the introduction of the new service, Edward Plaisted said: “For many years, air travellers have been posting their trip experiences (be they good,… Read more ›

Japanese airline ANA ordering the A380

January 1, 2016

The 5-Star Japanese airline, ANA All Nippon Airways, is reportedly ordering three Airbus A380’s as part of it’s international expansion plans. It is believed the aircraft would be delivered from 2018, and might be deployed on routes from Japan to Hawaii. Around 1.5 million travellers fly from Japan to Hawaii each year, with ANA currently… Read more ›

Qatar Airways Safety Video starring FC Barcelona

December 23, 2015

2015 has been a year when different styles and types of airline inflight safety videos have become more widespread. Active airlines in this area include Air New Zealand, Virgin America, Delta Air Lines, Bangkok Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Air France. Released this week, Qatar Airways Cabin Safety Video stars FC Barcelona. Scroll down to watch… Read more ›

United Airlines new domestic first-class seat

September 10, 2015

United Airlines (» view UA reviews) is introducing a new, custom-designed seat for its domestic first-class cabins on more than 200 of the company’s narrowbody aircraft. The seat will debut on an Airbus A319 next week, with retrofits on A319s, A320s and many Boeing 737s and 757s through 2016. Share this story:   Developed with input… Read more ›

Wowing you with the airplane livery

September 5, 2015

Livery of former Pokémon Jets from Japanese airline ANA Do you have a favourite aircraft livery? Tell us below. Many airline travellers have got a favourite aircraft livery and in this feature we take a look at some of the unique paint jobs from around the world. Whether it’s a beloved fictional character, movie launch… Read more ›

Hainan Airlines parent to buy Swissport

July 31, 2015

Hainan Airlines 5-Star cabin staff HNA Group, owner of the Chinese 5-Star Airline, Hainan Airlines, has agreed to buy airport luggage handler Swissport International Ltd from PAI Partners SAS for USD $2.81 billion. HNA will operate Swissport as a stand-alone business within the group. Swissport has approximately 60,000 employees, operating in 48 countries, and is… Read more ›

KLM previews Boeing 787 Dreamliner interior

July 25, 2015

KLM Boeing 787-900 above the tulip fields KLM’s new Boeing 787-9 to offer WiFi for all passengers, flatbed seats in Business Class, enhanced recline for Economy class seats and all passengers have access to a power socket. Among the most important features of the Boeing 787-9 are the new World Business Class (WBC) seats, which… Read more ›

SWISS unveils latest Cabins

July 10, 2015

The new SWISS First Class suite SWISS will be ushering-in a new era in the history of its long-haul aircraft fleet in January 2016 with the arrival of the first of its nine new Boeing 777-300ERs. The new aircraft will offer a state-of-the-art cabin product in all three seating classes, including wireless internet connectivity. The… Read more ›

Cowshed debut on United Airlines

July 8, 2015

Cowshed skin-care products in redesigned amenity kits to be introduced on United Airlines United Airlines and Cowshed Spa, the premium spa and lifestyle brand of London-based Soho House & Co, are joining together in a partnership to bring travelers contemporary new amenities onboard and at more than a dozen United airport lounges worldwide. From 1st… Read more ›

Vietnam Airlines A350 to fly next week

June 27, 2015

Vietnam Airlines to start flying the Airbus A350XWB on commercial flights from Friday 3rd July. Initially this newest addition to the Vietnam Airlines fleet will operate domestic route Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, and is then expected to be deployed onto routes to Paris and Seoul Incheon. Vietnam Airlines becomes the first Asian airline… Read more ›

Turkish Airlines provides Best airline meals

June 24, 2015

Onboard Turkish DO&CO Chef Turkish Airlines is the Best in the World for airline inflight meals Turkish Airlines is the runaway winner for providing it’s customers with the world’s Best Airline Food onboard its flights. The airline has just won the global title for serving the best food at it’s Business Class lounge at Istanbul… Read more ›

China Airlines Boeing 777-300ER marks a new start

June 20, 2015

As China Airlines ramps up the pace of its fleet renewal programme, Skytrax took a close look at one of the carrier’s new Boeing 777-300 aircraft on static display at Paris Air Show. This will be aircraft No 6 delivered to the airline, out of an order of 10. This is one of the first… Read more ›

Singapore Airlines new Premium Economy cabin

May 21, 2015

Customers travelling in Singapore Airlines new Premium Economy Class can look forward to a wide range of in-flight offerings including a Premium Economy Book the Cook service, champagne and curated wines, a specially-designed collector’s edition amenity kit and the world’s most advanced in-flight entertainment system. In addition to three main courses to choose from on… Read more ›