A History of Airline Food

Throughout the years, dining options on airplanes have gone through a series of transformations. Since the first airline meal was served on a Handley-Page flight from London to Paris in 1919. Airplane food has continuously fluctuated with the times, ranging from luxury cuisine and service options to pre-packaged foods and even fast-food meals inflight. With

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Alaska Airlines Is Ready For The Next Total Eclipse

In late August, parts of the United States will witness one of our planet’s rarest occurrences, a coast-to-coast total solar eclipse. During the eclipse, the moon will completely block the sun, creating a twilight effect with the sun’s corona shimmering in the dark sky. West Coast residents and visitors will have the best views of

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American Airlines to Introduce International Premium Economy

American Airlines will introduce a new Premium Economy offering, available on its international wide-body fleet, beginning in late 2016. The new class of service will be available directly behind Business Class and will provide travelers with an enhanced product offering, including more space, personal on-demand entertainment, priority check-in and boarding, a checked bag allowance, amenity

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American Airlines to Offer ‘No-Frills’ Fares

American Airlines executives recently announced the introduction of a “no-frills” fare in 2016. Although details of eliminated services for the “no-frills” seats have yet announced, many have speculated that the ticket will likely eliminate standard options like seat selection and snacks, along with a checked bag fee; it is also likely the tickets will be

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In Flight Safety With AA

Next time you fly AA, pay close attention to the inflight safety video, as not only does it contain important information for your trip, but also features real AA employees. Debuting across the AA network from February 1st, 2012, our In-Flight safety video features a group of employees representing Pilots, Flight Attendants, Passenger Service, Fleet

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Boeing Enlarges Overhead Bins

Boeing announced its plans to introduce a new overhead bin design to its 737s featuring 50% more space than previous models. The larger compartments will hopefully minimize boarding times and help avoid cramming bags. The larger space bins will hold six standard sized bags; the bin lip height has also been lowered, making it easier

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New & Expanded Lounges at LAX

LAX International Airport recently opened a new Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse to mark the airline’s 25th year of service at LAX. Virgin Atlantic partnered with Slade Architecture to create a 4,000 square foot lounge with views of the Hollywood sign. The lounge is located in Terminal 2 where the Air France/KLM lounge space used to be.

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Say Goodbye to Terrible In-Flight WiFi

Since the introduction of Gogo in-flight Wi-Fi in 2008, the cost of Wi-Fi has slowly crept upwards. The increased prices have been used as a way to discourage a large number of people from actually using the Wi-Fi, since more people will decrease its speed. So how are airlines increasing their Wi-Fi speeds? Gogo’s first

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British Airways Seats

British Airways recently filed a patent application for a number of cabin innovations. Last year, BA filed for a “tetris-style” seating patent, invented by Nigel Goode of Priestmangoode Design in London. The more recent patent application is accredited to Peter Cooke, Design Lead at British Airways. Within the application, a complex seat fastening system is

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