Cathay Pacific Airways received the first of 22 A350-900s on May 28, 2016 becoming the fourth Asian airlines to have this aircraft in its fleet. It will make its inaugural flight to Manila on May 31, 2016 (News – February 15, 2016). Find out more about the Airbus A350 Family (Insight – January 2016).
Delta Air Lines updates its buy on board options in Main Cabin (Economy Class) from the current EATS program to Flight Fuel starting on June 1, 2016. The new in-flight catering programme focuses on healthy and fresh ingredients.
This the final part of the insight into the 2015 busiest airports of the world. In part 1, we provided an overview, unveiling of the Top 30 list and a detail look at the Top 5 busiest airports by passengers in 2015 (Follow part 1 of the series here). Part 2 of the series followed […]
In the first part of the 2015 busiest airports in the world by passengers (refer to our coverage), we unveiled the Top 30 list and provided a detail look of the top 5. This part will continue our analysis from no.6 to 30.
2015 was another record year for travel as the world’s airports handled more than 7.1 billion passengers. The increase of 6.1% over 2014 brought the total passengers travelled closer to matching the world’s total population (estimated at ~7.4 billion in 2016). Experience The Skies compiled the world’s busiest airports by passengers for a third straight year with more facts […]
British Airways (BA) first trialled its food pre-ordering technology to First and Club World (business class) and World Traveller Plus (premium economy) passengers in Summer 2014 (See News – Pre-order Meals Now Available On British Airways). The successful run led to a three wave implementation at the end of 2014 for flights from its hub […]
Experience The Skies is serious about food. We believe part of the overall passenger travel experience surrounds the culinary or lack thereof adventures they go through on the daily basis. As such, we created a new series called Foodies In The Skies to create a dialogue.
Airport Lounge Development (ALD) is celebrating its 10th year in 2016. Since its first offering at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in 2006. The company, part of UK’s Collinson Group, created The Club concept catering to travellers looking for comfort prior to their flight departures.
San Francisco International Airport (SFO) introduces a new concierge program for passengers looking for a premium experience at the airport.
KLM announced an enhancement to its Android and iOS applications which provide users assistance in wayfinding around its hub at the busy Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS). The Dutch airline is one of the early adapters of the beacon technology. This post will discuss what beacon technology is and how airlines and airports can enhance passenger experience with […]