American Airlines has announced that it has completed the retrofitting of all its wide-body aircraft with a Premium Economy cabin and is laying claim to the fact that not only is it the first US airline to finish installing Premium Economy seats on its widebody fleet, but that it also now offers more Premium Economy Class seats than all other US airlines combined.
In a recent schedule change, Qatar Airways has significantly increased the number of flights it will be offering between Doha and Northern Europe and, considering the Business Class fares the airline frequently offers out of these destinations, this is very good news for bargain hunters.
With its new Airbus A350 aircraft finally entering into long-haul service in just a few weeks, flyers are now incredibly close to being able to try out BA’s new Club Suite Business Class cabin for the very first time….and British Airways may be incredibly close to having an issue on its hands.
American Airlines has just announced that it will be launching 5 new international routes in 2020 with a strong focus on what was once known as "Eastern Europe", its first flight to Africa and a route that's going to please a significant number of people.
Lufthansa Group has today announced that two of its airlines will be adding significant new services to the US as the aircraft monolith looks to expand its flights out of Munich and Seattle from 2020.
For a cost of 105,000 KrisFlyer Miles per person (transferred in from my Amex Membership Rewards and Citi ThankYou accounts) and approximately $290 in taxes, fees and surcharges per person, I booked a one-way Business Class award between London and Sydney for Joanna and I…..and the new Singapore Airlines A380 Business Class Cabin was our home for the first leg of that journey.
This is just a very quick note to let readers know that British Airways has suffered what it's calling a "Global Systems Failure" today (7 August) and the issue is affecting all British Airways short-haul operations out of all London Airports.
United’s Polaris Business Class cabin (the real cabin, not the fake one) is undoubtedly a considerably better Business Class product than the airline has offered in the past, but the rollout of the new product has been painfully slow. Fortunately, with the delivery of its new 787-10 aircraft and an improved refurbishment schedule, we’re starting to see United offer its best Business Class cabin on more and more routes, and the latest route to get Polaris Business Class is one out of Los Angeles.
Virgin Atlantic will be introducing its new A350-1000 to London Heathrow – New York JFK route from 10 September, and the reason for all the excitement surrounding the introduction of the A350 to Virgin’s schedules it that the aircraft comes equipped with Virgin’s new Upper Class (Business Class) cabin.
Last week I highlighted some very good TAP Air Portugal deals for Business Class travel between London and various cities in North America, but today’s deal blows all of those out of the water.