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United Debuts Refreshed Transcontinental Product, Adds Premium Boston to San Francisco Flight

On Wednesday, Chicago-based United Airlines outlined new enhancements for the airline's transcontinental product between Boston and San Francisco along with flights from Los Angeles and San Francisco to Newark. Starting on July 1, the carrier will add premium cross-country service between Boston and San Francisco in addition to its current premium transcontinental service, which it refers to as 'United p.s.' flights. For customers, this means an elevated meal service and other amenities for business class passengers along with hot meals…

Smaller Seats or Higher Fares: A Heated Debate in the…

Passenger comfort has slowly been on the decline for economy passengers in the United States. Much of this decline, however, is due to the passenger's pockets and the fact that many standard travelers are looking for the cheapest way possible to get from their origin to their destination and back.…

American to Offer Free Inflight Meals in Main Cabin Onboard…

Fort Worth-based American Airlines will begin free meal service for Main Cabin passengers traveling on select transcontinental A321T flights. American operates a unique Airbus A321T fleet designed with an international first class configuration on flights from New York-JFK and Boston to Los Angeles and San Francisco. The fleet features fully…

Emirates Unveils Latest A380 Onboard Lounge at ITB Berlin

Dubai-based Emirates has officially unveiled its latest iteration of the Airbus A380's signature onboard lounge. The new lounge, announced back in February 2017, was unveiled at the Emirates stand at ITB (Internationale Tourismus-Borse) in Berlin on Wednesday. The new lounge, part of a multi-million dollar cabin upgrade program which will…

Qatar Reveals New Long-Awaited Business Class Product

To celebrate its twentieth anniversary, Doha-based Qatar Airways has announced some sizable upgrades to their passenger experience. Qatar has released a new business class cabin which has raised the bar from previous standards. The new experience, entitled “QSuite," was revealed to the public by Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His…

The Big Three U.S. Carriers and Their 777 Seating Arrangements

Since United’s recent delivery of their new 777-300ER, the 777 has once again been put into the spotlight. While the variant first took flight in 2003, United has brought it back anew. Back in 1995, United was the launch customer of the 777, so it is only fitting the carrier…

Changi Airport Inches Closer Towards Terminal 4 Launch

After reaching an all-time high of 58.7 million passenger movements in 2016, Singapore’s Changi Airport has its sights set even higher for 2017 with the introduction of a new terminal. Simply labeled as “Terminal 4,” this new area will allow for an additional capacity of 16 million passengers, funneled through a…

Air France Set to Open Revamped Lounge at Paris-CDG

Starting March 1, 2017, select passengers traveling through Terminal 2G at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport will be able to experience a new, more expansive lounge. According to the airline, the lounge, which is open to Air France Business and Elite Plus customers, is about five times larger than before, now…

Is United’s 777-300ER the Best Option for Economy Class Passengers?

Chicago-based United Airlines will begin flying their new Boeing 777-300ER between Newark and Tel Aviv as of May 5, the airline announced Sunday. The new aircraft will take over for the Boeing 777-200 already operating one of the frequencies that the airline flies between the two airports. The 777-300ER will…

Qantas Brings Live Streaming Services to Domestic Flights

Qantas passengers onboard domestic flights that are equipped with Wi-Fi will soon be able to bring their on the ground entertainment to the air. Now, passengers will be able to use Foxtel, Netflix, and Spotify to keep themselves entertained while flying. Such an accomplishment comes from the airline improving their…