Air France introduces new virtual reality technology for travel agencies to showcase its business class experience and partners with SkyLights to expand on board entertainment options (Related News). This post continues the discussion with competitive analysis of the virtual reality technology used in the airline industry and new use cases.
Finnair Celebrates Finland’s 100 Years of Independence With Specialty MealsX ADCHOICES IDENTIFIED Ahead of Finland’s upcoming centennial anniversary, its national airline Finnair is celebrating the occasion by launching three new in-flight meal collaborations with ELO Foundation. Finnair and ELO Foundation Partnership The ELO Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 2009 that is known […]
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.
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).
Finnair received its first of eighteen Airbus A350-900 aircrafts from Toulouse, France. A special delivery flight number was used to commensurate the occasion.
Rovaniemi Airport (RVN) located in Lapland, Finland will receive some upgrades as part of Finavia Corporation’s announcement to provide visitors with an enhanced travel experience.
Enhanced Economy Meals In an earlier post (refer to this link for our coverage), we noted that British Airways (BA) is introduced enhanced economy meals for passengers travelling in its World Traveller product. Prices of the three course meals start at £15 (US$22.5) to £18 (US$27). We will examine how BA’s chief competitors are marketing […]
FINNAIR Finland’s national carrier announced plans to invest €30 million (US$35 million) in equipping both its widebody and narrowbody fleet with Wi-Fi.
FINNAIR As part of celebrating Christmas as the Official Airline of Santa Claus, FINNAIR (IATA Airline Code – AY) painted two of its newest Airbus A321s with Sharklet with the Santa livery.
Finnair This week, we celebrate the 91st birthday of Finnair (IATA Airline Code – AY). Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, it was founded on November 1, 1923 and is part of the onewold Alliance. It is also the fifth oldest operational airline of the world by date (refer to link). Follow the link for more vintage pictures of […]