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 the trends since day one and have published two editions of non-stop flight titleholders thus far (2014 Edition), (2016 Edition). This third edition is expanded with more insights.
Etihad Airways (EY) and Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) were the first airportss to demonstrate to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that they have the enhanced security measures (Related news on Enhanced Security Measures) in place for all US bound flights and were rewarded with the large electronic device ban lift (Related news on Ban Lift at Abu Dhabi International Airport). Emirates (EK) / Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Turkish Airlines (TK) / Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport (IST) are the next two to obtain approvals to allow these devices on board. This post has been updated on progress on other countries.
Emirates (EK) is the biggest Airbus A380-800 operator with 95 aircrafts in service and another 12 on order. While there are three published configurations, the airline actually have six different versions in operation today. We take an inside look at all the different versions available for travellers today and what the future will entail.
American Airlines released a statement announcing it will end its codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways as of March 24, 2018. Find out the implications including myths and facts on this announcement on travellers and the airline.
Emirates announced it will end one of the biggest perks for all passengers with a significant price increase to access its on board Wi-Fi system on all long haul flights in effect immediately.
US Department of Homeland Security issued a travel advisory new enhanced security measures that would be in effect immediately to improve overall security screenings for all flights heading to the country.
Qatar Airways will debut its much touted Qsuite business class product on a flight from Doha’s Hamad International Airport (DOH) to London’s Heathrow Airport (LHR)… Read More »Qatar Airways Debuts New Qsuite Business Class On June 24
Skytrax announced the SKYTRAX 2017 World Airlines Awards winner at the Paris Air Show with Qatar Airways taking home the grand prize.
Today’s news digest incorporates features on Boeing, Lufthansa, Air France, Qatar Airways, Air France, KLM, Frankfurt Airport, Munich Airport, SpiceJet, 737 MAX 10 and birds.
Qatar Airways Qatar Airways introduces a new business class seat called Qsuite. The 5 star Skytrax rated airline unveiled this new seat at the ITB… Read More »Qatar Airways Introduces New Business Class Seats Dubbed Qsuite