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A LATAM Brasil A320 landing in São Paulo/Congonhas Airport. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | João Machado)

LATAM to Start Offering Premium Economy on all Narrowbody Flights

LATAM Airlines Group, Latin America's largest airline, announced this Wednesday it would start offering a new premium class on all its Airbus A320 family operations, branded as "Premium Economy." LATAM will be the first major airline in South America to offer a premium product on narrowbody short-haul flights, a practice that is very common in the rest of the world. The changes will take effect throughout LATAM's network from March 1 in international operations and from March 16 in domestic…

Brussels Airlines Starts Selling Premium Economy on Long-Haul Flights

In February, Brussels Airlines announced a new long-haul travel experience featuring a new Premium Economy and refreshed Business and Economy Class experience. The first aircraft retrofitted with the new experience entered the airline's fleet on April 29 and Premium Economy tickets are now on sale for travel from August 1.…

Airlines Continue to Enhance Premium Economy Offerings

Premium economy class is an interesting experience, the customers don’t need to go on a spending spree to enjoy better services, ample legroom, priority check-in and boarding, eligibility for using the lounge, along with even more hand luggage. British Airways has recently announced that they are giving a new experience…

Trip Report: Flying on LEVEL’s Airbus A330-200 in Economy and…

With low-cost transatlantic carriers digging into the bottom lines of major airlines, the response by many has been to reduce services and increase revenue through ancillary fees. However, the International Airlines Group (IAG), the parent company of airlines such as British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus, had decided to take…

Singapore Airlines Resumes Nonstop Flight to Los Angeles with New…

Singapore Airlines has relaunched its non-stop service between Los Angeles and Singapore Friday night with the new Airbus A350-900ULR (Ultra-Long Range) jet making the journey more convenient and faster than ever. 141 lucky passengers were onboard the inaugural flight (SQ37) to Changi Airport and Singapore Airlines held a festive celebration…

Photo Tour: Onboard Iberia’s New Airbus A350-900XWB

Spanish flag carrier Iberia recently began a fleet renewal that includes the Airbus A350-900XWB as its centerpiece. The Madrid-based airline first took delivery of the ultra-modern aircraft in June before deploying it on short-haul routes in Europe, notably Madrid-London, for crew training purposes. Its first long-haul flight took place on…

Photos: United Debuts Premium Plus Seating on a Boeing 777-200

United is joining other major U.S. carriers with the addition of a premium economy cabin. This new cabin, called Premium Plus, will serve as the airline's first premium economy product and will officially debut as early as the fall. For now, these seats are being sold as Economy Plus until the…

Singapore Airlines Adds Premium Economy Product on San Francisco to…

On Friday, Singapore Airlines announced that it would be adding premium economy between San Francisco (SFO) and Hong Kong (HGK) on flights 1 and 2. This addition allows the carrier to offer premium economy to four of their U.S. gateways: New York, Los Angeles, Houston, and now San Francisco. Singapore’s…

United Premium Economy: What We Know

In the fourth quarter 2016 investor day presentation, United Airlines indicated that it was currently investigating the viability of offering a true Premium Economy experience. If United does roll out this service (an announcement would be expected in early 2017), it will be the third US carrier to do so…