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Why the six-way headrest on Cathay’s A350 is a tiny revolution

Consider the headrest. If you think about it, head and neck support in airline seating is chiefly a concern of economy class, arguably the cabin routinely most ... Continue Reading

Virgin Atlantic salt and pepper shakers. Image: Virgin Atlantic

Overlooked and Underloved: An ode to airline salt & pepper shaker...

Google “airline salt and pepper shakers for sale.” Go ahead. I’ll wait. Typing that exact search into Google yields over 6.3 million results... Continue Reading

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How Gilat Satellite Networks is broadening its footprint in IFEC

Gogo recently partnered with Gilat Satellite Networks to develop a next generation modem that it says will ultimately be capable of deliveri... Continue Reading

Miami, Florida - April 10, 2014: A United Airlines Airbus A319 with the registration N805UA on approach to Miami Airport (MIA) in Florida. United Airlines is the world's largest airline with 695 planes and some 92 million passengers in 2012. It is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

United filling in route gaps at San Francisco

Adding a pair of routes from the West Coast to the Midwest doesn’t generally lead to a significant shift in passenger flows. But for U... Continue Reading

Two EAA AirVenture attendees channel Rosie the Riveter and the WASPs. Image: Kathryn Creedy

‘Women Soar You Soar’ camp eager to improve diversity

A group of girls stood out during the recent Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA’s) AirVenture fly-in, and attracted curios... Continue Reading

The Thompson Vantage XL-based product is a big improvement on Delta's existing seats. Image: Delta

Watch #PaxEx Minute: Stage is set for US battle of business class

In this episode of the #PaxEx Minute, RGN contributing editor John Walton looks at how Delta, United and American are stepping up their game... Continue Reading

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Does Hawaiian’s Maxima “courtesy aisle access” seat work?

When Italian seatmaker Optimares showcased its Maxima fully flat seat platform at this year’s Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, it coined ... Continue Reading

London, England - June 4, 2013: View from the air of London's Heathrow Airport.

Delta’s Heathrow move shows power of joint ventures over allianc...

The rapid growth of alliances in the early part of the decade is now yielding to a landscape that sees established airlines push their own j... Continue Reading

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#PaxEx TV: Indian carriers face off for foodies in the sky

In this episode of #PaxEx TV, Mumbai-based correspondent Neelam Mathews reports on how Indian carriers are tempting passengers’ taste buds i... Continue Reading

The Thompson Vantage XL-based product is a big improvement on Delta's existing seats. Image: Delta

Watch #PaxEx Minute: Stage is set for US battle of business class

In this episode of the #PaxEx Minute, RGN contributing editor John Walton looks at how Delta, United and American are stepping up their game... Continue Reading