Articles tagged “paxex”

American Airlines Seats and Services Are Finally Living Up To Its Marketing

American Airlines Seats and Services Are Finally Living Up To Its Marketing

Colin Nagy, Skift

American promised a bold vision with its ad campaigns. And it seems to be coming true.

1 month ago

U.S. Airlines Aren’t on Same Page About Photos and Videos In-Flight

U.S. Airlines Aren’t on Same Page About Photos and Videos In-Flight

David Koenig, Associated Press

All U.S. airlines should adopt a common policy about taking photos and videos while on aircraft or consumers -- and crew -- will continue to be confused and penalized.

1 month ago

3 Reasons Basic Business Class May Be the Next Great Idea for Flying

3 Reasons Basic Business Class May Be the Next Great Idea for Flying

Colin Nagy, Skift

A stripped-down business class fare could be an easy way for airlines to monetize inventory that would be given away for free.

1 month ago

American Airlines Will Shrink Legroom in Coach  — Again

American Airlines Will Shrink Legroom in Coach — Again

Brian Sumers, Skift

We'll reserve judgement until we try the seats. Maybe American has developed a special seat that makes passengers feel as if they have more legroom than they do. But that's probably unlikely. American's passengers should prepare for a squeeze.

2 months ago

United President: It’s Too Early to Know if Any Customers Are Boycotting Airline

United President: It’s Too Early to Know if Any Customers Are Boycotting Airline

Brian Sumers, Skift

United says it does not yet know if business was hurt by last week's bumping drama in Chicago. It's possible that the airline lost some customers on the margins, but United will be fine long-term. If the price is right, passengers will be back.

2 months ago

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.

3 months 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.

4 months 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.

4 months 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.

4 months 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.

5 months 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.

5 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.

6 months ago