Articles tagged “inflight”

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United Airlines Is Taking Preorders of Drinks and Snacks 5 Days Before Flights

United, and a lot of other U.S.-based airlines didn't permit onboard booze purchases during most of the pandemic, but that's changed and the airline is now even enabling passengers on certain U.S. domestic flights to order snacks and drinks up to five days before their trips. United is enabling preordering of Bacardi Rum, although not…

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Sleeping on (Some) Planes Is Better Than Ever With New Aircraft and Technology

Travelers remember the carriers that are now investing in new aircraft, technology and amenities that help them relax and feel refreshed during and after their flights.

Sleeping on (Some) Planes Is Better Than Ever With New Aircraft and Technology

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New Gogo Deal Means Faster In-Flight Wi-Fi From Pole to Pole

If things keep evolving at this pace in the air, we're going to have a hard time finding excuses not to be connected to the office. Off-line vacations are the next big trend. Right that down.

New Gogo Deal Means Faster In-Flight Wi-Fi From Pole to Pole

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Crystal Cabin Award Shortlist Reveals Top 7 Airline Trends

It’s no surprise that many of this year’s Crystal Cabin nominees focus on innovations which reduce weight and redistribute space, but innovations and improvements are always welcome onboard.

Crystal Cabin Award Shortlist Reveals Top 7 Airline Trends

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The Future of Airplane Seat Reclining or Not

The really good news is that, while Premium passengers drive profits, Economy passengers are growing. That passenger growth can lead to positive changes in future Economy cabin design.

The Future of Airplane Seat Reclining or Not

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Passengers Don’t Make Rational Judgments, Which is Good News for Branding Experts

Traditional full-service airlines are an endangered species in the skies, and have been for decades, as industry consolidation proves. But a passenger perception gap still threatens the business. The legacy airlines remaining must focus on better brand definition to improve passenger satisfaction, if they are to survive.

Passengers Don’t Make Rational Judgments, Which is Good News for Branding Experts

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IATA Study Finds You Can’t Run an Airline on Happy Passengers Alone

Passengers like to have nice cabin environments, but they don't seem willing to reward airlines for offering them. It would appear, most often, that passengers choose airlines based on affordable fares and convenient routes. As IATA’s Tony Tyler said, you get what you pay for.

IATA Study Finds You Can’t Run an Airline on Happy Passengers Alone

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Finnair Brings Us One Step Closer to the Future of Long-Haul Flight

Finnair becomes the latest airline to take advantage of the passenger experience features of the A350, with a Nordic design appeal. It is an enlightened vision for the future of flying.

Finnair Brings Us One Step Closer to the Future of Long-Haul Flight

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Jennifer Aniston’s Emirates Advertising Debut Is a Passenger Experience Nightmare

Emirates has chosen wisely with Aniston. Anyone else playing this role might have come across as snobby, but we really feel for her even if we're the ones stuck in coach.

Jennifer Aniston’s Emirates Advertising Debut Is a Passenger Experience Nightmare

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Upselling Is Killing the Airline Industry One Bad Economy Seat at a Time

By crushing passengers knees, airlines might just be shooting themselves in the foot.

Upselling Is Killing the Airline Industry One Bad Economy Seat at a Time