Stopovers arguably built the Icelandic tourism economy and its position in the North Atlantic aviation market. But are such programs a guaranteed success? More and more airlines are trying, often with outsized expectations and limited success. Here are ...

 


Airline stopovers: Big business or marketing malarkey?

Stopovers arguably built the Icelandic tourism economy and its position in the North Atlantic aviation market. But are such programs a guaranteed success? More and more airlines are trying, often with outsized expectations and limited success. Here are a few examples of such...

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Next for the Hi Fly A380? Perhaps Israel??

Word on the street is that Hi Fly is planning a trip to Tel Aviv with its A380. Israeli outlets are reporting that the operator made inquiries of authorities at Ben Gurion International Airport to ensure that the facilities could support A380 operations in advance of scheduling future flights.

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SpiceJet launches streaming IFE solution fleet-wide

More than a year after committing to the platform SpiceJet rolled out its inflight entertainment offering today. The BYOD streaming solution, branded SpicEngage, offers, video content, games, reading options and more. Passengers access the system using their own mobile devices. The system, based on Lufthansa Systems' BoardConnect platform is available fleet-wide, covering both 737 and Q400 aircraft.

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About tomorrow’s report suggesting bus travel is AMAZING!

You'll very likely see a story or three in the next few days explaining how bus travel on the west coast of the US is making a massive comeback and why it is better than the alternatives. That report is a dumpster fire of bad data. Anyone reporting it as fact deserves to be wholly discredited. It really is that bad. Here's why...

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United bringing “Preferred” seating to economy class in Q4 2018

United Airlines passengers will soon have the option to pay more for assigned seats on board. These are not the Premium Plus premium economy nor the Economy Plus extra legroom seats. The "Preferred" seating section will sit behind those and be an option for selection starting in Q4 2018. This news was obliquely referenced in today's announcement of the new United Corporate Preferred program at GBTA in San Diego.

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