Austrian Airlines is the latest to introduce a premium economy cabin into its long haul fleet of Boeing 767s and 777s sometime during the Summer 2017 season.
International Airlines Group (IAG), parent company to British Airways, will start a new long haul low cost carrier (LCC) named LEVEL based at the Barcelona El-Prat Airport (BCN). Taking a page off another LCC, WOW Air, introductory fares start at €99/US$149 one way.
Singapore Airlines (SQ) debuted its long awaited Premium Economy class product back in August (News on the product – May 21, 2015). While retrofitting is on going for the airline’s fleet of Boeing 777-300ERs, there is a delay for the introduction on board the airline’s double decker Airbus A380.
airberlin commences retrofitting of all its long haul Airbus fleet with their version of enhanced economy seats called “XL”.
Air Canada Experience The Skies reported earlier that Air Canada will commence a retrofit program to bring the same on board experience on all its Boeing 777 aircrafts (refer to our coverage here for summery and tentative rollout schedule).
Singapore Airlines Back in February and May 2015, Experience The Skies covered the premium economy product introduced by Singapore Airlines (Refer to our coverage of the history and seat here). The airline officially unveiled the product on its flight from Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) to Sydney Airport (SYD) on board SQ231 (Tail: 9V-SWL).
Singapore Airlines Singapore Airlines (SQ) introduces a Premium Economy product to the crowded marketplace. Bookable since February 2015, the Southeast Asia airline officially unveiled the seats to the media on May 21, 2015 (refer to this link for the press release).
Air Canada Retrofits The Canadian airline based in Montréal rolled out their new International Business Class product on their introduction of the Boeing 787-8 and -9 aircrafts (refer to our coverage of these variants here). In an effort to offer passengers with a consistent in-flight experience, Air Canada (AC) will retrofit older 777s with the same […]
As of November 4, 2014, Air Canada (IATA Airline Code – AC) will no longer offer the Premium Economy (PE) product within North America on its Boeing 777-300ER and 787-8 aircrafts.