Articles tagged “first class”

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If You Souffle It, Will They Fly? Airlines Bring Back Hot Meals to Woo High-End Flyers

Some airlines are bringing back hot meals for their premium passengers, but is this all pomp-and-circumstance or will it help rev up sales? People are tired of paying for everything when they fly, airlines need to consider bringing back free food for all if they really want to attract customers.

If You Souffle It, Will They Fly? Airlines Bring Back Hot Meals to Woo High-End Flyers

Airlines

This Is a Golden Age for First Class Airline Travel

Note that no U.S. carriers are mentioned in this article praising today's first-class cabins. Just saying.

This Is a Golden Age for First Class Airline Travel

Airlines

Delta Air Lines Sees Premium Profit

Travelers hoping for more free first-class upgrades should probably root for a recession. The economy is too strong for airlines to give away their best seats for free.

Delta Air Lines Sees Premium Profit

Airlines

EPA Chief Promises to Fly Coach After First-Class Excuses Fall Flat

Not only has Pruitt missed the memo that first class ain't what it used to be, but a second memo that many Trump-aligned politicians will be hated in all segments of the cabin. Just fly coach, public servant.

EPA Chief Promises to Fly Coach After First-Class Excuses Fall Flat

Airlines

International First Class Fades Even as Emirates and Singapore Debut New Suites

Another article about the death of first class? We get it, already. As business class becomes more lavish, fewer passengers are willing to pay a major premium for a first class suite.

International First Class Fades Even as Emirates and Singapore Debut New Suites

Airlines

Emirates Upgrades First-Class Suites While Competitors Downplay Such Luxury

While others are downplaying luxury at the front of the plane and are cramming in more seats, Emirates is investing in first class and claims the demand hasn't waned.

Emirates Upgrades First-Class Suites While Competitors Downplay Such Luxury

Airlines

Business Class Must-Haves That Airlines Neglect at Their Peril

As airlines double down on investment in business class, there are some experiential table stakes for customers paying the money to sit up front.

Business Class Must-Haves That Airlines Neglect at Their Peril

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Singapore Airlines Unveils a Massive First-Class Suite to Compete with Gulf Rivals

We expect Singapore's new first-class suites will be considered among the world's best products. But the airline still faces intense competition from Gulf and Asian airlines. It's not clear how much this cabin update will help on that front.

Singapore Airlines Unveils a Massive First-Class Suite to Compete with Gulf Rivals

Airlines

First Class Is Shrinking but Here’s Why It Remains Important

First class is becoming more rarified as carriers emphasize dense business class configurations. But the most exclusive product does still play a role for well-heeled customers and the marketing departments of top carriers.

First Class Is Shrinking but Here’s Why It Remains Important

Airlines

Etihad Markets $20,000-a-Trip Residence Suite to Super-Rich at F1 Race

Knowing your audience is the first step to effective marketing and it doesn’t do Etihad any good to market the suite to the masses when it’s the 0.001 percent that will actually clunk down $20,00 for the suite.

Etihad Markets $20,000-a-Trip Residence Suite to Super-Rich at F1 Race