Lufthansa Opens Revamped Boston Lounge

Last week, Lufthansa opened a new, redesigned lounge at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS). The 6,400 square foot lounge is nearly twice the size of the old lounge, and is located on the top floor of Terminal E, offering views of the Boston waterfront. The lounge is open to Lufthansa’s business and first class customers,

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Qatar’s New Business Class Pods

Qatar Airways has unveiled QSuite, new pods that feature the first double beds in a business class cabin. The QSuites will be retrofitted onto existing Qatar aircrafts beginning in June. This unique design is a “world first” in many ways, challenging industry norms by offering passengers more privacy, choice, and personalization. Non-window seats can be

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Alaska Airlines Announces Major Changes

In what seemed like the inevitable following its acquisition of Virgin America last year, Alaska Airlines has decided to retire the Virgin America brand sometime in 2019 and operate all flights under the Alaska Airlines brand. Alaska has promised to maintain a number of elements that made Virgin America so popular with passengers, including a

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IAG Teases Details on New Low-Cost Airline

International Airlines Group (IAG), the parent company of Aer Lingus, British Airways, Vueling and Iberia, has announced details on the company’s newest offering – a transatlantic, low-cost airline. Known as Level, the new airline will be based in Barcelona and is expected to launch in June. The airline will share it’s base of operations with

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Lufthansa & Etihad Forging New Partnership

Looking to broaden their new partnership, Lufthansa and Etihad are forging closer ties. Back in December, the airlines announced the start of a new relationship with a series of codeshare flights between Abu Dhabi and Berlin, with service into Colombia and Brazil. Last month, the Lufthansa Group announced it would provide catering services to Etihad

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Delta Brings Back Complimentary Meals in Economy

Beginning this spring, Delta will offer complimentary economy-class meals on 12 transcontinental routes. Delta will become the first US carrier to offer complimentary economy-class meals since Continental in 2010. The meals will be introduced on flights between New York (JFK) and San Francisco and New York (JFK) and Los Angeles on March 1. Delta will

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Alaska Airlines Named Most Punctual Airline

According to flight data company FlightStats, Alaska Airlines was the most punctual airline in North America last year. The Seattle-based airline recorded an on-time rate of 87% in 2016, narrowly beating out Delta which came in second at 85.2%. Internationally, KLM finished with an on-time rate of 88%, edging out Iberia, Japan Airlines, Qatar, and

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KLM Testing New Biometric Boarding Tech

Dutch carrier KLM has been at the forefront of travel technology over the years. The airline was the first to all travelers the opportunity to check-in and get real-time updates via Facebook Messenger. They also introduced Spencer, a robot that helps travelers find their gate. Now, they have recently begun testing a new biometric boarding

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