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Articles tagged “premium economy”

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Finnair Invests $228 Million to Woo Premium Leisure Travelers

Finnair is the latest airline to cash in on the growing premium leisure travelers market. The carrier is will add lucrative premium economy seats to its long-haul jets to tap into what CEO Topi Manner has called an "increasingly important" passenger segment.

Finnair Invests $228 Million to Woo Premium Leisure Travelers

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Hawaiian Airlines Gambles on Big New Business Class Cabin

Hawaiian Airlines is late to the lie-flat seat game, but its new Boeing 787s will have 34 beds in the front of the aircraft. Why? The airline thinks leisure travelers, especially from Japan, will pony up when travel restrictions ease and they resume vacations to Hawaii again.

Hawaiian Airlines Gambles on Big New Business Class Cabin

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Chile’s Latam Airlines Improves Premium Product Ahead of Delta Tie-Up

After changing its fare structure to compete with low-cost carriers and earmarking $400 million to improve its cabins, Latam’s rollout of premium economy on domestic and regional routes makes sense. It puts the carrier in a position to offer higher-end services without the added complexity of a major business cabin reconfiguration.

Chile’s Latam Airlines Improves Premium Product Ahead of Delta Tie-Up

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AAdvantage Launches International Premium Economy Redemption

It's now possible to book international premium economy award seats on American, Delta, and United. Only one carrier, however, has published a table indicating how much the seats should cost.

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American Airlines Opens Premium Economy Award Booking to Fill a Gap

American Airlines wasn't first to the party when it launched award seat availability for its international premium economy product. But it was the most transparent.

American Airlines Opens Premium Economy Award Booking to Fill a Gap

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Premium Economy Isn’t Really Economy Class. Why Does It Have the Name?

The premium economy cabin many global airlines are installing isn't much like regular economy. So why do many airlines include "economy" in its name?

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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

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Why Emirates Waited So Long to Add Premium Economy

No matter what Emirates President Tim Clark says, the airline probably wishes it had moved faster to add premium economy. Most airlines say it has been selling well, as customers are flush with more disposable income. Of course, if and when a recession hits, passengers will stop spending on these perks.

Why Emirates Waited So Long to Add Premium Economy
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American Airlines Elevates the In-Flight Experience with Premium Economy

American Airlines’ Premium Economy offering shows that airlines are going beyond the traditional cabin hierarchy to provide passengers with elevated in-flight experiences at a range of price points.

American Airlines Elevates the In-Flight Experience with Premium Economy

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United Moves Up Its Plans for Premium Economy

Elite loyalty members of United's MileagePlus program will be able to get free upgrades to international premium economy cabins this summer as the product fully rolls out.

United Moves Up Its Plans for Premium Economy