Cathay Pacific will launch all-new first class suites and regional business class seats over the next three years as the airline’s newest jets from Airbus and Boeing take wing. However, the Oneworld member isn’t saying exactly what passengers will see at the pointy end of the Airbus ...
POSTED 24 Mar, 2018 0 Comments
TALKING POINT | They're the favoured seat of many frequent flyers – a prize pick at the best of time, especially if you want to turn your business class seat into an office above the clouds. They're the 'throne' seats available on a handful of airlines due to a unique seating layout, ...
POSTED 19 Mar, 2018 22 Comments
British Airways plans to extend its new Club World business class 'sleep experience' to Singapore and Sydney in the next few months. with an upgraded menu to follow around the middle of the year. The two-pronged push is part of an A$700m overhaul to the airline's business class service...
POSTED 15 Mar, 2018 24 Comments
British Airways has rolled out a subtle refresh to its Club World business class ahead of a broader overhaul due to arrive in 2019 in the airline's Airbus A350 fleet. And 'subtle' is the operative word. Only the most observant of frequent flyers would spot the differences at first glance, w...
POSTED 12 Mar, 2018 0 Comments
Qantas will give six of its domestic Airbus A330-200 jets an "international upgrade" to a similar spec as their A330-300 cousins, and says the final two jets featuring the the original Skybed business class will also be fitted with the new Business Suites. A spokesman for Qantas confirmed to Aus...
POSTED 8 Mar, 2018 55 Comments
British Airways' revamp of its Airbus A320 and A321 fleet will see the Club Europe business class seats gain AC and USB power sockets for each passenger. It's a tech tweak which will be welcomed by business travellers on flights within the UK and to Europe, as the seats have been notably socket-...
POSTED 8 Mar, 2018 1 Comment
Emirates has finally dropped that hated middle seat from its Boeing 777 business class cabin – but only on the long-range Boeing 777-200LR jets, which this week debut with a wider business class seat. All ten of Emirates' Boeing 777-200LR jets will shift to a 2-2-2 layout in business class...
POSTED 5 Mar, 2018 33 Comments
Virgin Australia says it's not about to give any ground to Qantas in the ongoing Battle of Business Class, despite a third of its six-strong Airbus A330 fleet now being earmarked for Hong Kong rather than domestic routes. The mid-year launch of Virgin's Sydney-Hong Kong service means one less of...
POSTED 2 Mar, 2018 23 Comments
British Airways is dropping Club Europe's middle seat shelf on its new Airbus A320neo and A321neo jets, leaving business class flyers with a little less room to spread out their stuff. The leather-lined shroud – call it a cocktail table, console or whatever else takes your fancy &ndas...
POSTED 2 Mar, 2018 20 Comments
Qantas has already threatened promised a healthy approach to inflight dining on its non-stop Boeing 787 flights between Perth and London, and now we're seeing the new business class menu take shape. The good news: high flyers won't be force-fed kale and quinoa, although both of those hipster sta...
POSTED 1 Mar, 2018 51 Comments
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