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Qantas' New Massive Los Angeles Business Lounge On Track to Accommodate 600 Flyers

Jun 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Along with joint owners and oneworld partners Cathay Pacific and British Airways, Qantas unveiled last week their new contemporary Los Angeles Business Lounge at the Los Angeles International Airport. The design (and culinary offerings) draws inspiration from California's laid back lifestyle and brings in elements from each airline, complete with a communal fireplace for socializing and a glass atrium at the center.

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Etihad Airways' $43k 3-Room Residence Is Like an Apartment In the Sky

May 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Have you ever been in a first class cabin and wished you didn't have to fly with such riff-raff? (If you just nodded your head, is your name Madonna?) In that case, you are probably going to be very excited about this.

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Finnair's New Premium Lounge & Sauna Gives You a Reason to Move Into Helskinki Airport

May 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Finnair is getting ready to officially unveil their newest Premium Lounge and Sauna in the non-Schengen area of Helsinki Airport, which features a cool Nordic-inspired design and will be full of super high-end amenities. The lounge, which opens on July 1, will be available to all Platinum and Gold Finnair Plus members, as well as other oneworld top-tier customers. 

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Air France Brings French Luxury to the Sky With La Première First-Class Suites

May 13, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Air France is seriously upping their game with the unveiling of "La Première" first-class suites, which they're calling a "unique experience." Available on their Boeing 777-300 fleet starting September, the suites mark an exciting move towards really bringing that sense of luxury the French have on land to international travel. 

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Air Turks & Caicos Announces New Name And More Routes

Jan 8, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Air Turks & Caicos announced not only a new name—InterCaribbean Airways—but a new flight schedule that will save time for frequent business fliers, while encouraging leisure travelers to also take advantage of the more convenient routes.

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LAN Airlines Announces Master Sommelier-Chosen 2014 Wine List

Mar 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Every year, LAN Airlines goes through an extensive wine selection process that whittles down the varietals that will be offered for Premium Business Class flyers. After due diligence and some tough choices between 300 different wines from around Chili and Argentina, the list of 30 has been finalized for 2014 by LAN Airlines' expert wine panel, including the company's Master Sommelier, Hector Vergara.

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Qatar Airways Says Goodbye to Economy With All-Business Class Airbus A319

Feb 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Starting on May 15, Qatar Airways is making some serious changes to their offerings by launching daily, all-business class flights from their hub in Doha to London Heathrow. Eliminating the other classes typically on a flight, their Airbus A319 will be the first of its kind in the Middle East, according to Qatar, and will be full of roomy luxury seats and upscale service. 

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Virgin Atlantic Personalizes Upper Class Service With Google Glass in Heathrow Airport

Feb 11, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Passengers making their way through Virgin Atlantic's Upper Class Wing in Heathrow Airport should notice a visible change to the concierge staff. The airline is launching a pilot program to offer highly personalized service by having the staff wear Google Glass devices.

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Flying Nannies & Chefs: Why You Should Sell Your Private Jet & Fly Etihad Instead

Dec 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Julie Hatfield  |  4 Comments

Here's a tip for all of you private jet owners: Sell your plane! If you're looking for luxury, you don't need your own plane anymore, you can simply fly with Etihad Airways (that's "et-ee-aahd," which means "united" in Arabic). 

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Air Canada Redesigns Premium Service Fleet With New Boeing 787s

Dec 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Airlines are really getting in the holiday spirits by announcing new perks fliers can start looking forward to. Last week we gave you a look at United Airlines' new redesign of their Premium Service fleet, and now it's Air Canada's turn with their new Boeing 787 Dreamliner cabin interiors!

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United Airlines Completes Redesign of p.s. "Premium Service" With Flat-Bed Seats

Dec 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Last week, United Airlines announced that the redesign of their p.s. "Premium Service" is finally complete. According to the airline, they're the first (and only) airline to offer customers premium-cabin, flat-bed seats on every flight scheduled to fly between JFK and San Francisco or Los Angeles. 

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JetBlue Goes Premium with the Launch of Mint Class

Dec 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

It's been a decade since JetBlue brought its fresh take on air travel to the American skies. But while you might think of it as a budget carrier, and therefor incongruous with the kind of business, or first-class accommodations to which you've become accustomed, think again. JetBlue recently announced the launch of Mint, its new premium service that aims to provide a refreshing approach to upscale travel. 

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Bitcoins Are Now Accepted by Virgin Galactic For Flights to Space

Nov 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Richard Branson has announced that you can now use bitcoin (an untraceable virtual currency not controlled by a central authority, like the Federal Reserve) to pay for a seat on a future Virgin Galactic flight. Branson, who invested in bitcoin early on, told CNBC that the first transaction was made by a flight attendant in Hawaii, who according to Branson, made "quite a lot of money getting into bitcoin early."

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Qatar Airways' Award-Winning Wines Showcased at CHILL 2013 Event in Chicago

Nov 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Qatar Airways’ highly regarded wines were enjoyed by over 3,000 people at the seventh annual CHILL Event in Chicago on November 14, 2013. The International Wine and Culinary soiree, presented by LuxeHome and Wine Spectator, delighted guests with dishes from 40 renowned chefs and 150 different wines, including those from Qatar’s own collection created by Master of Wine, James Cluer.

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Lufthansa Honors Joe Sutter "Father of the Boeing 747" at The Lambs Club

Nov 10, 2013  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher

On November fourth, members of the media, special guests and aviation experts gathered at The Lambs Club with Lufthansa Airlines to honor Joe Sutter the “Father of the Boeing 747” with the Lufthansa Lifetime Achievement in Excellence Award. 

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