Downgraded: 787s on Delta For those who thought that Delta would soon by flying the Boeing 787, thanks to their takeover of Northwest, prepare for a decade of disappointment. Northwest was an early buyer (in May 2005) of the 787 and was originally...

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An Italian design company, Aviointeriors, has patented a new airline seat, the “SkyRider,” which promises to really pack passengers in. The seat is designed to evoke a saddle, and the experience is meant to be gentler on your body than...

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07
Sep
2010
Posted by: Mark Ashley

Delta, which inherited a slew of Boeing 747s through its merger with Northwest, has announced that it is upgrading the interiors of its planes. This overdue change affects 16 planes that primarily travel via the Tokyo hub. Alas, the upgrades...

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American Airlines is adopting another fee, which they’re calling “Express Seats.” If you’re willing to pony up $19 to $39, depending on length of flight, you too can sit in the front of the economy section, including...

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08
Jun
2010

If you’re flying Air France, KLM, or Cathay Pacific in economy class, you’ll soon notice a little extra padding on your seatbelt. The padding? An airbag. The seatbelt airbag, designed to deploy within 90 milliseconds after a crash,...

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Downgraded: Hare Krishnas It’s the end of an era for American airports: Hare Krishnas are banned from soliciting for donations at LAX. There’s one more scene in the movie “Airplane!” that just won’t make as much sense...

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