During Qantas' recent Boeing 787 Dreamliner preview Australian Business Traveller also got a closer look at the first of the Red Roo's Boeing 737-800NG (or 'Next Generation') jets fitted fitted with Boeing's slick Sky Interior. Some frequent flyers may already have flown in this bird, which...
POSTED 25 Nov, 2011 17 Comments
At Australian Business Traveller we’re unabashed fans of the Boeing Sky Interior cabin that’s being rolled into the latest Boeing 737-800s to ply the Aussie skies. And judging from feedback we’re not alone in our preference for the spacious and curvaceous design, which makes ev...
POSTED 27 Oct, 2011 1 Comment
Qantas' first Boeing 737NG (or 'Next Generation') fitted with Boeing's slick Sky Interior made its Australian debut today, as the QF610 service from Melbourne to Brisbane. If you were on that flight you'd certainly have noticed something different from the run-of-the-mill Boeing 737s w...
POSTED 21 Oct, 2011 4 Comments
Qantas is getting ready to showcase a radical new-look cabin on its domestic fleet next month, when the airline's first Boeing 737NG (or 'Next Generation') fitted with Boeing's slick Sky Interior takes to the skies in late October. The plane's cabin shares its design DNA with the strea...
POSTED 21 Sep, 2011 0 Comments
Qantas will unveil a radical new-look cabin on its domestic fleet next month when the airline takes delivery of its first Boeing 737NG (or 'Next Generation') fitted with Boeing's slick Sky Interior. The first of 18 new 737-800s will take to the skies in late October, the latest member of a 60-st...
POSTED 15 Sep, 2011 3 Comments
Virgin Australia is getting slick new aircraft to go with its slick new brand and image, rolling out the first of almost 60 Boeing 737-800 'Next Generation' jetliners sporting the futuristic 'Sky Interior' cabin. Christened the 'Bondi Beach' (all Virgin Australia aircraft will be named after Aus...
POSTED 5 May, 2011 10 Comments
Boeing has confirmed that Wi-Fi made cockpit displays go blank during testing of its latest 737-NG aircraft, a revamp of one of the most common planes in the sky. The story was uncovered by FlightGlobal's Runway Girl blogger Mary Kirby. Boeing stressed that no planes had rolled off the producti...
POSTED 10 Mar, 2011 2 Comments
Qantas appears set to unveil a radical new-look cabin for its domestic fleet aircraft later this year when the airline takes delivery of its first Boeing 737NG (or 'Next Generation') fitted with Boeing's slick Sky Interior and video screens for every economy seat. Although Boeing has yet to anno...
POSTED 4 Feb, 2011 0 Comments
Boeing is set to debut the new 747-8 on February 13, ahead of its first commercial flights in late 2011 or early 2012. Officially dubbed the 747-8 Intercontinental, the next-gen Jumbo is a seriously stretched version of the familiar 747-400. At 250 foot (76 metre) from tip to tail it's the longe...
POSTED 19 Jan, 2011 0 Comments
What do business travellers, Beyonce and Spain's Real Madrid soccer football soccer team have in common? According to British Airways, they're all behind a resurgence at the very top end of the market including premium passenger flights and VIP jets. BA's OpenSkies division, based in Pari...
POSTED 2 Dec, 2010 0 Comments
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