United Airlines has pushed back the opening of its flagship Polaris airport lounges around the world, marking another delay for the airline's upmarket lounge network intended as the upmarket ground component of its new Polaris business class seats. Earlier this year United Airlines listed San ...
POSTED 5 Oct, 2017 3 Comments
SilkAir has pulled back the curtains on a smart-looking set of business class seats for its new Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet, which is expected to fly to Darwin and Cairns in 2018. Finished in a dusky chocolate, the 12 leather-clad seats offer more room for premium passengers compared to the a...
POSTED 4 Oct, 2017 10 Comments
Frequent flyer points aren’t only useful for booking business class flights: they’re also great for upgrading yourself from economy, such as when your employer or client will only purchase the lowest-priced ticket for your journey. Travelling on Star Alliance member Asiana Airlines i...
POSTED 28 Sep, 2017 2 Comments
Singapore Airlines will introduce 'Book the Cook' for its business class and premium economy passengers flying from Brisbane next month: but not before Australian Business Traveller stopped by the airline's Brisbane Airport catering centre to put the new business class menu through its paces. Re...
POSTED 22 Sep, 2017 10 Comments
La Compagnie will move to fully-flat business class beds on flights between New York and Paris in 2019 with the debut of two new Airbus A321neo jets on the route. The boutique all-business class airline currently flies two older Boeing 757-200 fitted with just 74 angled seats which recline to ...
POSTED 22 Sep, 2017 6 Comments
Singapore Airlines' business class and premium economy passengers flying from Brisbane will soon be able to pre-order their inflight meal via the airline's Book the Cook service: joining high flyers from Sydney and Melbourne – and soon, Perth as well – who also have this option. Book...
POSTED 21 Sep, 2017 5 Comments
Business class passengers aboard Singapore Airlines' Perth-Singapore flights will soon be able to pre-order their inflight meals via the airline's Book the Cook service. Rather than getting 'first dibs' at the regular inflight menu, travellers will be able to choose from a wider variety of dishe...
POSTED 20 Sep, 2017 15 Comments
For business travelers flying in and out of the U.S., this may be the most exciting travel news all year. Gone are the outdated seats and subpar onboard amenities that have long tormented frequent fliers on all three major U.S. legacy airlines - American Airlines, Delta, and United. In their pl...
POSTED 19 Sep, 2017 13 Comments
Alaska Airlines has pulled back the curtains on the airlines' new domestic first class seat – in a cabin which the rest of the world knows better as 'business class' – which will be fitted to the airline's 32 new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, due from 2018, and retrofitted to 11 Boeing 737...
POSTED 18 Sep, 2017 8 Comments
Inflight PJs have joined the cutlist on Etihad Airways, with the Gulf airline no longer handing out free sleep suits to business class passengers. After hearing a series of anecdotal reports from readers Australian Business Traveller contacted Etihad Airways, with a spokesman for the airline con...
POSTED 8 Sep, 2017 21 Comments
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