From designer jets to first-class terminals, the world of air travel is evolving
Implications - The Singapore Airbus A380 received a lot of media attention for its $250,000 flight – an indication of the demand for ultra-luxury air travel. Consumers today want the maximum comfort, pampering, style and the best service they can afford. Luxury brands like BMW and Versace are designing plane interiors, while many airlines are beginning to offer business-class only flights, and flights with Internet and high-tech entertainment.
Airplane interiors are boring. Why is there never any innovation? Well, BMW has changed that. The new Airbus A350 twinjet is being unveiled at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, and it has a BMW… [More]
Gianni Versace SpA and TAG Group SA are now collaborating to design interiors for private jets, including the Bombardier Global Express and Boeing BBJ. Interested clients can work with Versace to customize… [More]
Delta is the first U.S. Carrier to announce true lie-flat seats in international business class in early of 2008 The personal sleepers feature a leading entertainment system, digital video and music in… [More]
Silverjet, a new British airline, aims to become the global market leader in eco-friendly business class â€˜luxuryâ€™ air travel. The company, which is currently only flying from NYC to London, has joined… [More]
We have heard about the largest passenger airplane to ever fly but, have you heard what it will cost to be one of the first to fly on it? A flight from Singapore to Sydney on Singapore Airline's brand… [More]
Qatar Airways is launching a 10,000 square meter exclusive terminal for first class passengers. The terminal features spa treatment rooms, saunas, and other luxury amenities. Akbar Al Baker, the CEO of… [More]