New York (AirGuide - Airline In-Flight Services News) Oct 13, 2013
Air Canada Air Canada today opened its newest International Maple Leaf Lounge at Frankfurt Airport's Terminal 1, Departures Area B. Located at Star Alliance's largest airport hub and Air Canada's second largest international station, Air Canada's Frankfurt Maple Leaf Lounge is a serene, stylish oasis where eligible Air Canada and Star Alliance customers can rest, refuel or refresh before their flight in an inspiring, contemporary environment that is a celebration of Canadian design, artistry and craftsmanship. Oct 10, 2013
British Airways British Airways to Malta from Gatwick. British Airways is returning to Malta for the first time since 2009. Malta, one of the richest destinations in Europe when it comes to culture, history, food, art and even beaches, will now be a much easier place to reach thanks to new daily direct flights by British Airways from Gatwick. The flights, which are designed for the British beach tourist, begin on March 30 2014. The short-haul beach tourist that the flight is targeting makes it a very affordable fare. Euro Traveller seats with one checked bag including all taxes and charges start at [pounds sterling]67 one-way. Oct 7, 2013
Flydubai Flydubai starts Business Class flights. Flydubai flew its first Business Class flight on Oct. 8. Passengers of flight FZ729 to KievOs Boryspil Airport, Ukraine were the first to experience the carrierOs new product offering. The airline announced the launch of the new service earlier in June this year based on customer demand. The Boeing 737 business class cabin will be configured with 12 seats finished in soft Italian leather with lumbar support and a seat pitch of 42 inches. The in-flight entertainment system will offer a high definition touchscreen of 12.1 inches with over 900 hours of movies, music and games. All new Boeing 737 aircraft subsequently delivered will include business and economy classes, while existing aircraft will be retrofitted to include the premium option, it added. Commenting on the airlineOs launch of the service, Ghaith Al Ghaith, flydubaiOs CEO, said: OWe have conducted extensive focus groups with our frequent flyers, and their feedback has been instrumental in making the Business Class experience the best that it can be. Passengers who got to be the first to sample the new service where very pleased with the spacious new cabin configuration, the variety of the menu and the high quality...