Qantas is partnering with Samsung to trial the use of Gear VR headsets for a more immersive in-flight entertainment experience.
A video posted by a disgruntled British Airways flyer has gone viral for capturing the “disgusting” conditions of his pricey first class seat.
Cathay Pacific and Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group have partnered to craft unique inflight menus over the coming 12 months.
Miami-based businessman and aviation enthusiast Gino Bertuccio has booked a ticket on the inaugural flight of The Residence by Etihad.
The most likely passenger to score a free upgrade? A well-dressed man in his 30s, who is traveling solo.
Cathay Pacific has partnered the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group to create an unique inflight menu featuring contemporary fine-dining with a classical twist.
Air France has unveiled its new first-class section, fuelling an international luxury-seating race to win over Asia’s rising number of high fliers.
Etihad Airways has pushed luxury to a sky-high new level with the unveiling of its new ‘residence’ class on board its Airbus A380 superjumbos.
Qatar Airways unveiled the first class cabin of its Airbus A380 jumbo jet at the ITB trade fair in Berlin on Wednesday.
Singapore Airlines (SIA) on Tuesday unveiled new seats and other in-flight amenities in all classes as part of a sweeping upgrade of its cabins in an attempt to stay competitive.
Over the Christmas and New Year season Air France will serve its first class passengers a new menu of dishes, including a special caviar appetiser.
French pastry wizard Pierre Hermé, best known for his inventive macaron flavors, has been tapped by All Nippon Airways to cater its dessert menu.
In order to celebrate the airline’s new in-flight bar, Virgin Atlantic has decided to create custom ice cubes in the shape of Richard Branson’s head.
Not content with loading professional chefs onto its planes, Etihad has now gone one step further by sourcing daily produce from an organic farm in the UAE. The products are provided by Abu Dhabi Organics Farms, a prize-winning outfit which is managing to cultivate vegetables and fruits and raise cows, chickens and goats despite the … Continued
International airline alliance SkyTeam is to roll out a global premium service for its top-paying customers – based on a package offered by US airline Delta since 2010. The SkyPriority service will standardize the luxury travel experience for customers flying with SkyTeam members at over 1,000 airports around the world. The service includes specifically prioritized … Continued
The first class cabin of Qantas’s A380 super-jumbos, designed by Marc Newson, looks astonishingly like the U.S.S. Enterprise in Star Trek, reports Daily Mail. The interior includes LCD touch panels, leather seating, plants, sheepskin-covered full-length beds and more than 1,000 videos to choose from. Each berth even has a dresser for storing clothes – naturally, … Continued
Etihad Airways has hired 110 cinternational chefs, some of whom have worked in Michelin-starred restaurants, to cook in its Diamond First Class cabins. They are already working on flights to London, Sydney, Melbourne and Paris and will be introduced across all other First-class destinations by early next year. The chefs work from a pantry, stocked … Continued
Last week Lufthansa sent its first retrofitted 747-400 from Hong Kong to Frankfurt and those flying first class were in for quite a surprise. Where previously these planes catered for 16 passengers in their ultra-luxury section, now they are fitted out for just eight and that means a full-length, window-side bed next to the seat, … Continued
Korean Air is to inaugurate its new A380 “superjumbo” on a route between New York City and Seoul this week. The airline, which is the seventh in the world to fly the enormous Airbus aircraft, will wave off the first A380 flight from New York across the Pacific Ocean on August 9, launching what it … Continued
Malaysia Airlines has become the first major airline to ban babies from the first-class cabins on its aircraft, and will extend the ban on the A380 super jumbo. The airline’s CEO Tengku Azmil said the airline’s forthcoming A380 would not have bassinets, the in-flight cribs required for babies to fly in, installed. Parents who wish … Continued