A high table is displayed here with black barstools tucked underneath.

Op-Ed: Time to banish the bane of the airport lounge: high-top stools

High-top stools in airline lounges: they’re not comfortable, they’re not productive, they’re not space-saving… so why are they everywhere, and why do lounge des... Continue Reading

A graphic of a Qantas A350 cutaway. The aircraft roof is missing so you can see the seat layout inside.

20+ hours upright in a seat: Qantas’ premium/economy challenge

For those considering flying down the back of Qantas’ ultra-ultra-longhaul Project Sunrise flights between Sydney and New York or London, de... Continue Reading

Airplane takeoff from airport with cloudy sky during sunrise

Viasat sees production-ready phased array for aero in a couple years

Viasat is still “a couple years away” from offering a flat panel phased array antenna to support its aero services, company president and CE... Continue Reading

Southwest terminal at DEN

Southwest celebrates completion of concourse expansion in Denver

Denver International Airport (DEN) and Southwest Airlines on 5 May marked the completion of 16 new gates at the airport’s C Concourse, bring... Continue Reading

Lufthansa A350 Vantage XL business class seat. The blue seat has a white headrest cover and a blue pillow with orange and white stripes.

Lufthansa vs “Lifthansa”: how the new Vantage XL stacks up

Lufthansa’s new ex-Philippine Airlines Thompson Vantage XL seats are set to fly on four Airbus A350s that the airline has taken over, repain... Continue Reading

Korean Air HL7208 Boeing 787-9 at the gate

An excellent Korean economy experience, broken by a seat

A trip to visit family found me flying from Vancouver to Seoul recently. Neither Air Canada nor Korean Air offered daily flights on this cit... Continue Reading

An aircraft flying high overhead set against a clear blue sky, with a tree and buds seen in the foreground.

Report criticizes UK Jet Zero for failure to restrict flight demand

The UK Government’s ‘Jet Zero’ strategy for cutting aviation emissions, which includes plans to operate a transatlantic fl... Continue Reading

A group of executives are standing in a row in front of a Swiss aircraft on a sunny day.

Sun-to-liquid jet fuel market heats up as Swiss aims to be first user

Lufthansa Group carrier Swiss will harness the power of the sun next year when it becomes the launch customer for a carbon-neutral solar fuel made by Switzerlan... Continue Reading

Nellie Bly statue close up. She is wearing a plaid overcoat and a small brown hat.

Statue of famed journalist and traveler, Nellie Bly, lands at PIT

Travelers passing through Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) are used to being greeted by — and taking selfies with — the colorful, life... Continue Reading