Articles tagged “paxex”

Why Armrest Innovation Is the New Passenger Experience Battleground

Why Armrest Innovation Is the New Passenger Experience Battleground

Stephanie Taylor, Skift

With the seat pitch in economy class getting smaller, designers are being forced to innovate using minimal surface area – perhaps that’s why the humble armrest is receiving so much attention.

5 days ago

Qatar Air Unveils Double-Bed Seats That Turn Into Meeting Areas

Qatar Air Unveils Double-Bed Seats That Turn Into Meeting Areas

Andrea Rothman, Bloomberg

The QSuite is flashy but we'll be looking to see if low oil prices force Qatar and other Gulf carriers to trim service and routes, although don't expect any big announcements if they do.

2 weeks ago

United Launches Long-Haul Polaris Business Class Seats

United Launches Long-Haul Polaris Business Class Seats

Grant Martin, Skift

United Airlines finally launched the in-cabin portion of its Polaris experience, bringing lie-flat, aisle-access seats to all of its new widebody aircraft.

1 month ago

Delta Air Lines Is Bringing Back Free Food in Coach on 12 Routes

Delta Air Lines Is Bringing Back Free Food in Coach on 12 Routes

Brian Sumers, Skift

Back in the day, airline passengers used to love complaining about bad domestic airline food. But Delta customers should be happy about this development. They'll be getting fresh, relatively healthy food on long flights.

1 month ago

Why It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Boeing’s Iconic 747

Why It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Boeing’s Iconic 747

Colin Nagy, Skift

An icon of the skies draws closer to retirement.

1 month ago

Scientists Are Working on the Ultimate Cure for Jet Lag

Scientists Are Working on the Ultimate Cure for Jet Lag

Eric Rosen, Bloomberg

Weary road warriors, take note.

2 months ago

A Supertraveler’s Wish List for Travel in 2017 and Beyond

A Supertraveler’s Wish List for Travel in 2017 and Beyond

Colin Nagy, Skift

We don't need supersonic travel, robot butlers, or Alexa in every hotel room. Just a few upgrades to improve the experience overall.

3 months ago

Has Personalization of Passenger Experience Entered a Critical Stage?

Has Personalization of Passenger Experience Entered a Critical Stage?

Nadejda Popova, Euromonitor

We may be further along than we were just a year ago, but there's still a long way to go.

3 months ago

Airlines Are Improving In-Flight Meals to Appeal to Big Spenders

Airlines Are Improving In-Flight Meals to Appeal to Big Spenders

Conor Shine, Associated Press

We're dubious that travelers choose business class flights based on menus by celebrity chefs. But efforts to improve the in-flight experience — in the front and back of the plane — are welcome.

4 months ago

Passengers Want More Technology and Control Along Their Journey

Passengers Want More Technology and Control Along Their Journey

Brian Sumers, Skift

In most cases, airlines have the technology to give passengers more control over their journey. Carriers should take advantage of this, and they should start by making their mobile apps a lot more useful than they are today.

5 months ago

Here’s How to Redeem 2.5 Million Delta SkyMiles for Four Hours in a Private Jet

Here’s How to Redeem 2.5 Million Delta SkyMiles for Four Hours in a Private Jet

Bloomberg, Michael Sasso and Justin Bachman

This is a nice idea by Delta, and it's getting some big buzz. But let's be honest, passengers can probably find better uses for 2.5 million SkyMiles than redeeming them for four-ish hours on a smaller private jet.

5 months ago

This Is Why Long-Haul Coach Class Has Hardly Changed in Five Decades

This Is Why Long-Haul Coach Class Has Hardly Changed in Five Decades

Brian Sumers, Skift

Feel free to read as many articles as you want about new coach concept seats. But let's be honest: The coach configuration on most planes hasn't changed in decades, and it's probably not going to change any time soon.

5 months ago