• Virgin Atlantic's A350 Upper Class business class seat revealed

    Yes, Virgin Atlantic's all-new Airbus A350 Upper Class business class seat has a sliding door. But oddly, that door doesn't close all the way to create the same private cocoon as British Airways' new Club Suite (also making an A350 debut mid-year) or the similar door de jour seats of Qatar Airwa...

    POSTED 9 Apr, 2019 20 Comments

  • What to expect from Virgin Atlantic’s new Upper Class business class

    Looking for the latest on Virgin Atlantic's all-new Airbus A350 Upper Class business class seat? You'll find our coverage here. PREVIOUS | Virgin Atlantic will pull back the curtain on its new Airbus A350 Upper Class business class seat  on April 8, just three weeks after British Airways ra...

    POSTED 8 Apr, 2019 7 Comments

  • The best business class seats on Lufthansa's Boeing 747-8s

    Lufthansa's Boeing 747-8 jets feature on the German airline's key routes to Asia (including Hong Kong, Seoul and Tokyo) and the United States, including Los Angeles and New York to Frankfurt. With up to 92 business class seats to choose from on any given flight – spanning both the main dec...

    POSTED 5 Apr, 2019 12 Comments

  • Qatar Airways brings Beyond Business loyalty program to Australia

    UPDATE | Qatar Airways' Beyond Business rewards program for small- and medium-sized companies is now available in Australia, allowing businesses to earn points when their employees fly and later use those points to reduce business travel costs. Registration is open to ABN and ACN holders and the...

    POSTED 4 Apr, 2019 2 Comments

  • Air France transforms haute cuisine into height cuisine

    Given the French reputation for fine dining, you’d almost expect to be dazzled when stepping onto an Air France flight. But the airline is going above and beyond with its latest menu for La Premiere first class and business class between Singapore and Paris. Julien Royer, co-founder and ch...

    POSTED 4 Apr, 2019 11 Comments

  • Airbus’ swish Settee Corner concept seat is a business class couch

    With an increasing number of airlines considering flat-beds in business class for single-aisle jets such as the Airbus A320 family, Airbus itself has revealed a new twist on the concept. Introducing the business class Settee Corner, in which the passenger reclines rather than the seat. Making...

    POSTED 2 Apr, 2019 14 Comments

  • Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 787 business class seat becomes a double bed

    Hawaiian Airlines' Boeing 787 will take to the sky with a cutting-edge business class seat designed by none other than Boeing itself. The Dreamliners' 'Premium Cabin' will feature the all-new Ascent business class from Boeing 's Adient Aerospace project, which offers all the mod cons i...

    POSTED 2 Apr, 2019 9 Comments

  • Can F1 racing technology shape the future of business class?

    At first glance, the cramped and noisy cockpit of a Formula One racer and the cosy cocoon of a business class seat would appear to have little in common, except perhaps speed – where, ironically, that business class seat in flight can be travelling three times as fast as a record-breaking F...

    POSTED 2 Apr, 2019 1 Comment

  • A sofa in the sky? Here are the business class seats that BA rejected

    British Airways' all-new Club Suites business class seat will debut in mid-2019, over a dozen years since the current Club World cubicles took to the sky. But there were plenty of contenders for the Club World crown, including several patented and highly-bespoke designs which broke cover as BA b...

    POSTED 1 Apr, 2019 6 Comments

  • Now you can earn frequent flyer miles on a private jet

    To the long list of upsides when flying in a private jet – little things like convenience, exclusivity, luxury – you can now add 'pocketing 20,000 frequent flyer miles'. That's the going rate from ANA when you book a charter flights through its Business Jet arm from April 1, 201...

    POSTED 29 Mar, 2019 2 Comments

  • Aircalin brings new Airbus A330neo business class to Sydney

    Aircalin will begin flying its new Airbus A330neo jets between Sydney and Noumea from September 2019, and there's a new business class seat to sweeten the admittedly short (three hour) journey. The New Caledonian airline's A330neo Hibiscus business class adopts a modern 1-2-1 layout with 26 coco...

    POSTED 29 Mar, 2019 6 Comments

  • Singapore Airlines taps Airbus A350 for Brisbane business travel boost

    Singapore Airlines is set to make life sweeter for Brisbane's business travellers as the Star Alliance member shifts all four of its daily Brisbane-Singapore flights onto its latest Airbus A350 jets. The move comes as Singapore Airlines notches up 35 years of flights to the Queensland capit...

    POSTED 28 Mar, 2019 18 Comments

  • Air New Zealand's new business class seat launches late 2019

    Air New Zealand will debut an upgraded version of its Business Premier international business class seat by the end of 2019, ahead of the debut of an all-new business class seat in the early 2020s. That next-gen seat – currently under development at a secret site dubbed 'Hangar 22' –...

    POSTED 28 Mar, 2019 9 Comments

  • Air New Zealand now offers free WiFi on all flights

    Air New Zealand is setting the Internet free, with passengers on all of its WiFi-enabled aircraft able to stay connected above the clouds without spending a cent. The Star Alliance member already has high-speed WiFi fitted to most of its Boeing 777 jets, which are typically seen on trans-Tasman,...

    POSTED 28 Mar, 2019 2 Comments

  • British Airways quietly tests WiFi on domestic, European flights

    British Airways is gearing up for the official launch of WiFi on its short-range flights within the UK and Europe, but passengers on some flights are already logging onto the inflight Internet service – and getting a taste of what's in store when the airline flicks the switch towards the mi...

    POSTED 25 Mar, 2019 0 Comments

  • BA's new Club Suites business class coming to Sydney, Singapore, HK

    The good news: British Airways' impressive new business class Club Suites are coming to Sydney, Singapore and Hong Kong. The reason to be patient: we don't know exactly when this will be happening, apart from sometime between the start of 2020 and the end of 2022. That's the expected r...

    POSTED 22 Mar, 2019 0 Comments

  • Singapore Airlines goes big on Burgundy and boutique Grand Cru wines

    Looking for something different to sip while you soar above the clouds? Singapore Airlines is adding an extensive selection of artisanal wine labels to its already well-regarded cellar. The result will be the widest selection of Burgundy wines in the skies, with 47 labels from small-batch French...

    POSTED 21 Mar, 2019 3 Comments

  • Comfort at the core of Cathay Pacific's next business class brush-up

    Cathay Pacific is circling in on a soft boost for business class in the second half of this year, with the aim on that most valued aspect of passenger experience: comfort. The program won't see any changes made to Cathay's well-regarded business class seat – a new seat isn't expected until...

    POSTED 21 Mar, 2019 17 Comments

  • British Airways plans first class upgrade: new suites, but sans doors?

    British Airways will to pair the rollout of its new Club Suites business class with the introduction of a revamped first class suite. Passengers at the pointy end enjoy an upgraded version of BA's Boeing 787-9 first class, which will take pride of place in the forthcoming Boeing 787-10 Dreamline...

    POSTED 20 Mar, 2019 6 Comments

  • Qatar swings Airbus A350-1000 onto Sydney-Doha, Qsuites for Adelaide

    Qatar Airways’ stretched Airbus A350-1000 will make its Sydney debut from 28 October 2019, while an upgrade for Adelaide will also bring the airline's highly-regarded Qsuites business class to the City of Churches on its Airbus A350-900 starting August 16. Both can be chalked up as wi...

    POSTED 19 Mar, 2019 27 Comments

  • British Airways' new business class is a suite with a privacy door

    New British Airways Club Suite business class offer sliding privacy doors, 1-2-1 layout First BA Airbus A350 flights from August to Madrid, Toronto, Dubai Club Suites business class refit program for Boeing 777s from Q4, other aircraft TBA More space, more privacy, more posh – that&r...

    POSTED 18 Mar, 2019 51 Comments

  • Swiss adds premium economy to its Boeing 777s

    Swiss is adding premium economy to its seating mix, although travellers will have to wait until early 2021 to sample the new seat. The airline hasn't yet shared photos of its new premium economy pew, but here's what we do know: Swiss premium economy will debut on the Boeing 777-300ER fleet fr...

    POSTED 14 Mar, 2019 5 Comments

  • How British Airways created the world's first business class bed

    British Airways will soon reveal its all-new Club World business class seat, which will take wing in July 2019 on the airline’s factory-fresh Airbus A350-1000 jets, with a fleet of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners to follow in 2020. It’s worth noting, then, that almost 20 years ago, the lau...

    POSTED 12 Mar, 2019 0 Comments

  • ANA’s new Airbus A380 superjumbo reveals also-new first class suites

    Despite Airbus pulling the plug on the Airbus A380, Japan's ANA is ready to add three superjumbos to its fleet and unleash them on the competitive Japan-Hawaii route starting May 2019  – and there's a new first class to ferry well-heeled holiday-makers to Honolulu and back. Takin...

    POSTED 12 Mar, 2019 11 Comments

  • Malindo Air spreads its wings with Sydney, Adelaide flights

    Malindo Air will grow its Australian route network this year with the launch of flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney and Adelaide, which will run via Denpasar (Bali) in each direction: catering to travellers jetting to both Indonesia and Malaysia. Using a Boeing 737-800 aircraft to Sydney and a m...

    POSTED 11 Mar, 2019 15 Comments

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