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A key safety question is just how close these economy seats can be squeezed together to allow for evacuation. Image: Airbus

Airbus explains how Cabin-Flex enables dense A321neo layouts

If the Airbus A321neo is to reach its ultra-high density target of 240 seats, it will need to change the location, layout and number of emergency exit doors. Bu... Continue Reading

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Ten abreast on 777 looms as Cathay tests new, narrower seats

Cathay Pacific has been rumoured to be planning a more dense, 3-4-3 layout on its Boeing 777 aircraft for some time. The airline is one of t... 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

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Air Arabia pilot champions careers in aviation for women

Ghada Mohamed Al Rousi remembers the thrill and the adrenalin rush that came from riding a roller coaster as a small child. At the time, she... 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

Orcs clearly like a bit more space in Air New Zealand's 787-9 premium economy seats. Image: Air NZ

Big business, premium changes on NZ’s 787, 777-300ER

Air New Zealand is replacing its unique premium economy Spaceseat product with the much more standard seats found on the rest of its longhau... 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