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Red, white, and blue lighting as seen onboard American's retrofitted 777-200 aircraft (Photo: Shaquille Khan)

American Completes Two-Class Retrofits for Entire Boeing 777-200 Fleet

Gone are the days of three-class Boeing 777-200 aircraft at American Airlines. On Monday, the Fort Worth-based carrier said that there are no longer any 777-200s with a three-class configuration in operation. The carrier has been working to modernize its older fleet of 47 777-200s to align with new aircraft types, including the Boeing 777-300ER and 787 Dreamliner. Completing the 777-200 fleet is another step as the airline aims to create a more consistent product on widebody aircraft. These cabin…

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…

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.…

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…

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…