Aircraft manufacturers Boeing and rival Airbus have been working hard on extending flight ranges in their 777/787 and A350/A380 programs since their introduction into service. In combination with lower fuel prices, airlines have been taken risks in flying longer routes non-stop shattering distance current operating records in the process. Experience The Skies have been following […]
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.
Back in 2014, Experience The Skies crowned (News – September 30, 2014) Qantas Airways (QF) with the title of the world’s longest flight for its Sydney Airport (SYD) to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) route. This will be eclipsed by Emirates on March 1, 2016. What are the world’s longest flights in 2016?
Starting this year, we worked closely with our partner Loungereview.com on providing insights to various airport lounges internationally. This is the first product from the partnership entitled The Ultimate Guide to the LAX Airport Lounge Scene. We will publish additional guides from some of the top cities in the world. Visit LoungeReview and Experience The Skies regularly […]
The International Aviation Transport Authority (IATA) announced that Alaska Airlines achieved “Platinum” status in its Fast Travel Program.
IATA As part of its annual general meeting held in Miami, USA, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a new size guideline for carry-on bags with the goal to maximize cabin storage space on board most narrow and widebody aircraft types. Refer to press release for video insert from IATA. (Originally posted on June 10 […]
Apple Watch Applications April 24 is the release date of the much anticipated Apple Watch. Many aviation related applications for airlines and airports have been approved and included in the Apple App Store. Experience The Skies explores the first version of these applications and discuss what future developments lie ahead to improve the passenger experience.
Lego Aircraft and Engine Lego makes a lot of aircraft models for various airlines. Today, we will take a lot at some of the biggest creations around the world. They are definitely not just a weekend project!
Chinese New Year Today’s trending aviation news comes courtesy of Chinese New Year. Many airlines are introducing special inflight meals and items to celebrate the Year of the Goat in February 2015.
Airbus A380 We previously discussed the longest non-stop flight from Qantas Airways (IATA Airline Code – QR) which is flew on an Airbus A380 (refer to post). As part of our Friday Aviation Trivia question, can you guess which city pairs and airlines operate the three shortlist flights on the A380? We will review the answer […]