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An Avianca A321 prepares for its next flight at LAX. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Avianca Reveals Its New Premium, Plus and Economy Seats

During the ALTA Airline Leaders Forum 2021, an event organized by the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association in Bogotá, Avianca presented the three new seats: Premium, Plus and Economy, designed by Recaro Aircraft Seating (Recaro), and which will soon be available in the airline's reconfigured fleet. In a press release, the Colombian airline announced the new seats that Avianca's short and medium-range aircraft will have: Premium: a model that Recaro developed exclusively for Avianca and that will be…

Aerolineas Argentinas Prepares for a Clean Fight in Domestic Destinations

In an anticipated move, Aerolineas Argentinas revealed last week that it will retrofit the interior of its domestic fleet to eliminate Club Economy class and move forward with a single class operation. In a press event held at Aerolineas Argentinas' headquarters, CEO Mario Dell' Acqua, the Argentina Minister of Transportation…

SEAT Act Heads to Congress to Combat Shrinking Seat Sizes

Congress will be taking a vote on a previously introduced act this week, the Safe Egress in Air Travel (SEAT) Act. The bill, which has failed several times before, is hoping to direct the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to study past aircraft evacuations and issue regulations for minimum seat sizes.…