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Qantas to Let Business-Class Flyers Recline From Gate to Gate

Qantas to Let Business-Class Flyers Recline From Gate to Gate

David Fickling, Bloomberg

We like the part about sleep being the most valuable product.

5 years ago

How JetBlue Decides What Food to Feed Its Flyers

How JetBlue Decides What Food to Feed Its Flyers

Brian Sumers, Skift

No airline is going to go back to the glory days of high-class, three-course meals in coach. But airlines like JetBlue appear to strive to make the most of a messy situation.

5 years ago

4 Top Quotes About Smart Design in Travel From the Chairman of Futurebrand

5 years ago

What the Most Expensive U.S. Domestic Fare Buys Travelers

What the Most Expensive U.S. Domestic Fare Buys Travelers

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

If you have nearly $10K to splash out on trans-continental airfare, wouldn't you just go the extra mile and fly private? This seems more like a treat for business class flyers with high loyalty status.

5 years ago

The Passenger Who Started the Knee Defender Conflict Speaks Out

The Passenger Who Started the Knee Defender Conflict Speaks Out

Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press

Let's hope Beach doesn't become the Joe the Plumber of the anti-seat recline movement.

5 years ago

Majority of Americans Are Against Using Knee Defenders on Airline Flights

Majority of Americans Are Against Using Knee Defenders on Airline Flights

Rafat Ali, Skift

U.S. airlines will have to come out and be more vocal about whether they explicitly ban the usage of devices such as Knee Defender, now that it is in the public consciousness. But regular Americans have spoken: they frown upon such devices.

5 years ago

What Tetris and Airline Seat Design Have in Common

What Tetris and Airline Seat Design Have in Common

Jonny Clark, TheDesignAir

How an airline fits its seats, from first class down to the cheapest economy, is a game of inches.

5 years ago

Air Rage Incident Results in Sales Spike for Device That Caused It

Air Rage Incident Results in Sales Spike for Device That Caused It

Michael Sasso, Bloomberg

Odd that a story about a device which caused a plane to be diverted would result in more of those devices being sold. We're waiting to hear what United may charge the unruly passenger.

5 years ago

New Skift Trends Report: The Future of the Aircraft Cabin

New Skift Trends Report: The Future of the Aircraft Cabin

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Get insights into the challenges and complications of designing for the needs of a variety of travelers, while debunking myths and public misconceptions of what is happening behind the scenes of the aircraft interiors design industry.

5 years ago

Priestmangoode Unveils Its New Interior Designs for Embraer’s Commercial Jets

Priestmangoode Unveils Its New Interior Designs for Embraer’s Commercial Jets

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Bigger windows don't seem like a thing until you actually experience them. We have, and we like them.

5 years ago

Cruise Lines Are Spending Big to Appeal to Chinese Travelers

Cruise Lines Are Spending Big to Appeal to Chinese Travelers

Adam Jourdan, Reuters

There's an enormous market to be reached if cruise lines are able to sell Chinese travelers what they need, and the biggest lines aren't going to chance missing out.

5 years ago

Air France’s New Business Class Can Convert to Coach When Corporate Travel Slows

Air France’s New Business Class Can Convert to Coach When Corporate Travel Slows

Andrea Rothman, Bloomberg

Seems smart. Just make sure to screw those bolts on tight before takeoff.

5 years ago