October 4, 2018 marked 60 years since British Airways became the first airline in the world to operate jetliner service across the pond to New York City. Experience The Skies takes a look back on the historic event and how the London based airline battled with others in the race to claim this title.
2017 was another successful year for the travel industry as near 4 billion people flew to different locations around the world. With this many trips flown, have you ever wondered which routes are the busiest in the world? OAG has the world’s largest network of air travel data and provided us a list of the busiest routes across […]
The 90th Academy Awards ceremony were held on March 4, 2018 at the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles, USA. The “Oscars”, as they are more commonly know, is the climax of the season and sets the stage for The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to celebrate the best in cinema over the past […]
Japan Airlines will be the only airline in the world to provide hot spring experience for passengers. All eligible passengers on the late flight from Tokyo to London will receive this free service for a limited time between October 2017 and March 2018.
Today’s news digest incorporates features on American Airlines, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, Emirates, Ryanair, Scoot, Tigerair, Newark Liberty International Airport, Munich Airport, laptop bans, punctuality and service, US passenger compliants and augmented reality.
British Airways’ IT system woes were fixed overnight and all major applications are fully operational as at May 28, 2017. The airline continues to work its way back to a normal operation at both Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport in London.
British Airways cancelled all flights to/from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) today due to an IT system failure.
Delta Air Lines (DL) will be introducing four self-service bag drop machines at its Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) hub in Summer 2017 as part of an US$600,000 (May 15 Exchange Rate: ~£466,000, CDN$819,000, €547,000) investment on new seamless travel technology that will also include facial recognition for security and speed enhancements for customers.
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.