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Fly on Your Terms with Private Jet Preferences Offered Exclusively by Delta

Aug 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

There are countless private jet companies that promise you a relaxing flight, but more often than not, saddle you with extra fees and surprise charges. To compete, Delta offers its own private jet service that guarantees you luxury in-air service at reasonable — and upfront — prices.... Read More

Delta and USHG Launch New Express Meal Options for NYC to London Flights

Aug 15, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  3 Comments

Delta Air Lines is launching a partnership with Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG) to enrich the dining and in-flight experience for its passengers. With the guidance of the USHG, Delta is planning to offer regionally tailored, chef-driven menus on future flights.... Read More

Emirates Transforms Huge 124-Seater Into a Private Jet

Aug 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  4 Comments

According to Business Insider, airline Emirates has transformed one of their 124-seat commercial aircraft into a luxury private jet. Designed to now carry only 19 passengers, the Airbus A319 will not only be roomy, it also promises to treat you in a manner that exceeds first class expectations.... Read More

Cabin Pressure Cook Off: Search for the Next Delta Chef

Aug 1, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Delta Air Lines and Food & Wine are partnering to create an original culinary competition video series titled "The Cabin Pressure Cook Off" to find its newest chef. The winning chef of the competition will consult with Delta on menus for flights departing from Atlanta. Four previous winners of Food & Wine’s Best New Chefs (Hugh Acheson, Linton Hopkins, Kelly English, and George Mendes) will participate in the newly created video series.... Read More

BMW DesignworksUSA Creates New First Class Cabins for Singapore Airlines

Jul 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Singapore Airlines has a reputation for offering some of the finest First Class accommodations in the world. But it didn't get there by cutting corners, and it is intent on maintaining the standard the Asian airlines set for itself. So to redesign the first class cabins on its 777s, Singapore Airlines teamed up with BMW DesignworksUSA. And with good reason.... Read More

Air New Zealand Can Expect New Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Early 2014

Jun 8, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

According to Australian News, Boeing is in the process of building a new 787-9 Dreamliner, which will be a much longer version of their older 787, for their first launch customer Air New Zealand. The updated aircraft will be able to accommodate 250 to 290 passengers (40 more than the 787) and will be using 20 percent less fuel than other planes of similar size.... Read More

Upgrades and Perks to Expect From New American Airlines Merger

May 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  2 Comments

With American Airlines having recently merged with US Airways, the airline is ready to compete with major carriers like United and Delta. Fliers of AA and US Airways can expect plenty of changes coming up from the acquisition, from upgraded in-flight products and cabin seats to an increase in routes and plenty of new planes.... Read More

Virgin America Welcomes Your Beloved Pooch With an All-Pet Cabin

May 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

If you're the type of person who dresses your pooch up to match your outfits, Virgin America may be the airline for you. On April 1 the carrier unveiled their newest class of service, Main Canine Select, which will be available on domestic flights — the adding the news to their recently introduced flirting service... Read More

Should Passengers Pay by the Pound for Airfare?

May 2, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Since the cost of a first-class ticket already ensures that high-end customers pay a premium for their space at the front of the aircraft, it is unlikely that passengers flying first class would ever be charged by the pound for their ticket.... Read More

Free Business Class Upgrades Are Coming to an End, Seats Now Going to Auction

May 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Many people buy economy plane tickets in hopes that once they get to the departure gate they can upgrade for free into an unclaimed business class seat. This possibility looks to be on the decline though thanks to various airlines around the world which are now launching online upgrade auctions, enabling economy fliers to engage in a blind bid for business class seats days before their flight. Not only does this move make the airlines some extra cash, it opens up business class seats to a much wider array of people, basically eliminating the possibility of a lucky free upgrade at the gate.... Read More

US Airways Upgrading International Travel Experience

Apr 29, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

US Airways is making improvements with various in-flight enhancements to make traveling internationally more comfortable and convenient. The revised amenity package begins on May 1, according to the commercial airliner.... Read More

Get Lucky on Virgin America: Mile-High Flirting Made Easy Thanks to Sir Richard Branson

Apr 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Have you ever been in a bar with some friends and been sent a random drink from a stranger across the room? Even if you're not interested in the sender (maybe he has a face tattoo ? la Mike Tyson), it can be nice to be noticed and you have the option of getting out of there if things get weird. Now imagine that same situation while 35,000 feet in the air because Virgin America is taking meet cutes (those absurdly adorable movie moments where lovers meet for the first time) to a whole new level — let's just hope you like the attention because you can't exactly hop off the flight as you could leave a bar.... Read More

Starwood Preferred & Delta Introduce Joint Loyalty Program

Feb 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Starwood Preferred Guest & Delta Airlines announced Crossover Rewards. This is the first time two titans of travel are extending their loyalty outside of the hotel room and beyond the window seat, with reciprocal benefits to program members. With Crossover Rewards, SPG is creating loyalty beyond reason by recognizing and rewarding our most valuable guests and developing lifetime relationships.... Read More

Delta Creates First-Ever Outdoor Airport Terraces | The Sky Deck at Delta Sky Club

Feb 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

For travelers weary of dreary airport lounges, there's good news from Delta. The airline has partnered with Architectural Digest and designer Thom Filicia to develop the airline's first-ever outdoor airport terraces. Called The Sky Deck at Delta Sky Club in Concourse F of Atlanta's new international terminal and in New York's redeveloped Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport, the spaces will allow Delta passengers to relax in luxury.... Read More

American Airlines Flies Forward with a Brand New Look

Jan 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart  |  1 Comment

At the cruising altitude of 34,000 feet, a shiny coat of paint might not do much to allay the fear of flying, but it improves the look of an airline nonetheless. After more than 40 years of operating under the same logo, American Airlines is sprucing up their fleet with an infusion of modernity and youth. Having ordered 500 new lighter planes as part of their effort to build one of the youngest fleets in the industry, this year will see the arrival of 60 of these, with the Flagship Boeing 777-300ER set to fly on January 31.... Read More

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