Articles tagged “premium economy”

What’s the Next Step for Airline Premium Economy?

What’s the Next Step for Airline Premium Economy?

Brian Sumers, Skift

A surprising number of airlines held out against adding premium economy as long as they could. But now most big airlines have added it or plan to. That's good news for passengers who want a little bit more space at a reasonable price.

8 months ago

American’s New International Upgrade Policy Is Good For All Frequent Flyers

American’s New International Upgrade Policy Is Good For All Frequent Flyers

Grant Martin, Skift

New details on how frequent flyers will upgrade on flights with premium economy leaked this week. For once, the news is good for almost everyone.

9 months ago

Delta Unveils Premium Economy Design and Launch Plans

Delta Unveils Premium Economy Design and Launch Plans

Grant Martin, Skift

Delta just went public with the design of its premium economy product, which isn't too dissimilar from competitors' features. Expect to see Delta's in service in late 2017 with the A350.

12 months ago

American Airlines to Officially Launch Premium Economy Cabin April 2

American Airlines to Officially Launch Premium Economy Cabin April 2

Grant Martin, Skift

American's premium economy cabin becomes official on April 2 though its incorporation is raising as many questions as it is answers.

12 months ago

Iberia Debuts Its New Long-Haul Premium Economy Class

Iberia Debuts Its New Long-Haul Premium Economy Class

Grant Martin, Skift

Iberia is just the latest in a host of carriers to launch a premium economy cabin, but the product looks like a big improvement over the main cabin.

12 months ago

Delta’s New Business Class Suites Put It Ahead of Its Competitors, Again

Delta’s New Business Class Suites Put It Ahead of Its Competitors, Again

Brian Sumers, Skift

Many airlines spin new products as industry-leading. But this is the real deal. Delta's new suite looks about as good as business class can get.

1 year ago

American’s New International Premium Economy Will Begin as a Free Upgrade for Elites

American’s New International Premium Economy Will Begin as a Free Upgrade for Elites

Grant Martin, Skift

American's international Premium Economy is a significant upgrade from standard economy -- and for a while, their best passengers will be able to try it out for free.

1 year ago

American Airlines Reveals More Details About Its Basic Economy Fares

American Airlines Reveals More Details About Its Basic Economy Fares

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

American Airlines expects a windfall once its new segmented economy fares are available.

1 year ago

How Does American’s New Premium Economy Stack Up Against Competition?

How Does American’s New Premium Economy Stack Up Against Competition?

Grant Martin, Skift

Unless you have a taste for premium and boutique carriers, American brings a solid competitor to the table.

2 years ago

American Airlines Brings Its Take on Premium Economy to International Flights

American Airlines Brings Its Take on Premium Economy to International Flights

Michael Sasso, Bloomberg

Considering the growing consumer love of great premium economy sections, this is a no-brainer for American. And the newer the product, the better — especially on that competitive New York to London route.

2 years ago

Delta Is Making It Harder Than Ever to Upgrade Into Premium Economy

Delta Is Making It Harder Than Ever to Upgrade Into Premium Economy

Grant Martin

Elite SkyMiles members are about to lose a whole lot of premium economy privileges.

2 years ago

Singapore Air Adds More Premium to Its Premium Economy

Singapore Air Adds More Premium to Its Premium Economy

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

Singapore Air has had to play catch up regarding its first class offering but now it is leading the way in terms of rethinking premium economy.

2 years ago