Hawaiian Airlines on Oct. 5 began sales of its new Premium Cabin offering fully lie-flat seating for travel starting in December 2016 between Honolulu and Narita, Japan, Sydney and Brisbane, Australia, and Auckland, New Zealand. Hawaiian said its Airbus A330 Premium Cabin blends "island-inspired luxury and comfort with the airline’s signature in-flight hospitality."
Philippine low-cost carrier (LCC) Cebu Pacific Air has taken delivery of the first ATR 72-600 High Capacity aircraft. Configured with 78 seats, this new ATR 72 option has 10 additional seats compared to the standard 68-seat configuration of the aircraft.
Rockwell Collins has been selected by Boeing to provide touchscreen flight displays in the cockpits of 777X aircraft.
Delta Air Lines will introduce an all-suite business-class cabin on its first Airbus A350-900 arriving next year, and will roll out the new business-class offering on additional aircraft over time. The A350 business-class cabin will feature 32 suites with full-height sliding doors. Photo: Artist rendering of Delta business-class suite to debut on Airbus A350 in 2017.
British Airways (BA) has completed a major makeover of 18 of the airline’s iconic Boeing 747s to give them the look and feel of their newest aircraft, with 16 additional Club World lie-flat seats and state-of-the-art inflight entertainment systems.
Singapore Airlines (SIA) has launched premium economy class on Airbus A380 flights from New York JFK to Frankfurt and Singapore.
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