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The new world’s longest flight is getting an upgrade as Singapore Airlines builds back up in the US — see inside the luxurious plane

Singapore Airlines is upping its three US routes to daily service, including the world’s longest flight. New York and San Francisco flights are being upgraded to an all-premium Airbus A350-900ULR aircraft. The two-cabin aircraft consists solely of premium economy class and business class cabins. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
The new world’s longest flight is getting an upgrade as Singapore Airlines builds back up in the US — see inside the luxurious plane
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JetBlue is revitalizing its popular Mint business class as the airline prepares for its European debut — here’s what to expect from Mint 2.0

JetBlue Airways is expanding its Mint business class product across its route network, including to London in 2021, and just announced major upgrades to the service. New food and beverage offerings crafted by the Delicious Hospitality Group will be featured with menu items inspired from NYC restaurants including Charlie Bird, […]
JetBlue is revitalizing its popular Mint business class as the airline prepares for its European debut — here’s what to expect from Mint 2.0
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I flew on Spirit Airlines’ first ‘shuttle’ flight from Newark to Boston for $25 and still overpaid – here’s why it’s a great budget option

Spirit Airlines inaugurated service between Newark and Boston on November 18, becoming the fifth carrier on the busy route. The two daily flights join a competitive sector dominated by American, Delta, United, and JetBlue, primarily serving business travellers and offering bonus perks for flyers. We flew on the first flight […]
I flew on Spirit Airlines’ first ‘shuttle’ flight from Newark to Boston for $25 and still overpaid – here’s why it’s a great budget option
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Frontier Airlines is launching 19 new routes and expanding to 3 new cities in 2021 with a new shortest route at 167 nautical miles — here’s the full list

Frontier Airlines is planning massive growth in 2021 with 19 new routes and entry into three new cities. The bi-coastal expansion will focus primarily on California and Florida but cities across the US will see increased service. In the Caribbean, Frontier is taking the fight to Spirit Airlines with increased […]
Frontier Airlines is launching 19 new routes and expanding to 3 new cities in 2021 with a new shortest route at 167 nautical miles — here’s the full list
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Singapore Airlines is turning a parked A380 superjumbo jet into a restaurant to cater to a travel-hungry population, and the most expensive meal is over $400

Singapore Airlines is converting one of its Airbus A380 aircraft into a restaurant, catering to travel-hungry residents of the island nation. The Discover Your Singapore Airlines program aims to create unique aviation experiences while the population is largely grounded. The airline has severely cut its international flying schedule due to […]
Singapore Airlines is turning a parked A380 superjumbo jet into a restaurant to cater to a travel-hungry population, and the most expensive meal is over $400
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Airbus’ new zero-emission concepts reveal the direction of the aviation industry’s planes of the future — here’s why today’s aircraft aren’t cutting it

Airlines and aircraft manufacturers are investing millions to create truly sustainable aircraft after years of improving emissions in aircraft is proving not enough. Airbus just unveiled a fleet of zero-emission aircraft powered by hydrogen that it says may be flying by 2035. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Japan Airlines, and Virgin […]
Airbus’ new zero-emission concepts reveal the direction of the aviation industry’s planes of the future — here’s why today’s aircraft aren’t cutting it
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A prototype of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines’ futuristic-looking flying-wing aircraft just took its first flight in Germany — take a look at the Flying-V

The first scaled model of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines’ futuristic Flying-V aircraft took flight in Germany last month in an early milestone for the program. The Flying-V is a flying-wing aircraft where the fuselage is blended with the wings to create a V-shaped plane. Airlines and aircraft manufacturers are turning […]
A prototype of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines’ futuristic-looking flying-wing aircraft just took its first flight in Germany — take a look at the Flying-V
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Airbus just acquired a prop plane to act as a research lab in the sky, collecting data to develop self-flying aircraft – here’s how it works

Airbus’ Silicon Valley incubator Acubed is pressing forward with a data collection program that will support future autonomous flight operations. Acubed’s Project Wayfinder just acquired a Beechcraft Baron 58 and equipped it with onboard cameras and instrumentation to be used as a flying lab for researchers. Successful test flights of […]
Airbus just acquired a prop plane to act as a research lab in the sky, collecting data to develop self-flying aircraft – here’s how it works
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I toured the most iconic British Airways jet since the Concorde just before its abrupt retirement. See inside the plane that shuttled VIP flyers between New York and London.

British Airways just retired its exclusive all-business class jet that only served the incredibly lucrative London-New York route. The single Airbus A318 used for the service stretched only eight rows and was fitted with luxurious lie-flat business class seats. With 32 seats in total, the aircraft is more like a […]
I toured the most iconic British Airways jet since the Concorde just before its abrupt retirement. See inside the plane that shuttled VIP flyers between New York and London.
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The president of Emirates reveals how the airline weathered the pandemic and plans to bounce back despite the unique challenges of being a massive international-only mega-airline

Emirates, the glitzy Gulf airline, has been among those hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic. Because Emirates only flies internationally, and does not operate a domestic network, the modest demand in travel recovery that some airlines have seen has largely eluded the carrier. Sir Tim Clark, the airline’s president, told […]
The president of Emirates reveals how the airline weathered the pandemic and plans to bounce back despite the unique challenges of being a massive international-only mega-airline
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Another airline is retiring the world’s largest passenger plane after just under 3 years of service as the pandemic keeps long-haul flyers grounded. See inside Hi Fly’s Airbus A380.

Portuguese charter airline Hi Fly will be retiring its largest aircraft, the Airbus A380, after nearly three years of service. Hi Fly operates the only secondhand A380 which it uses for recovery, repatriation, and medical supply flights under its wet-lease and charter purview. The passenger cabin of the massive Airbus […]
Another airline is retiring the world’s largest passenger plane after just under 3 years of service as the pandemic keeps long-haul flyers grounded. See inside Hi Fly’s Airbus A380.