Airline PR’s… and the reality….

Air France Reality

I get a fair few PR's, notes, offers, and a lot else that I file away or put in the bin in my mailbox... and I mean a fair few. Although some of them do make me laugh. Lets look at this gem from Birmingham Airport. The line of text that I'm loving from this: Air France passengers departing from Birmingham Airport can enjoy travelling in one of the brand new cabins currently … [Read more...]

Air Berlin offers XL Economy Seats aboard their A330s

Air Berlin Airbus A330, Image - Economy Class and Beyond

It seems Air Berlin is moving into the "enhanced economy class" field, with the launch of XL seats aboard their Airbus A330 fleet. Air Berlin Airbus A330 at Chicago O'Hare International Airport, Image - Economy Class and Beyond The product is an extra space style economy product - akin to United Economy Plus, Delta Comfort Plus and American Airlines Main Cabin … [Read more...]

Amazon Prime to offer offline videos – perfect for IFE?


For those of you with Amazon Prime, one of services offered with Prime is the ability to watch videos and original programming that Amazon offers. Up until a few days ago, Amazon offered offline viewing of content on the Kindle Fire range of Tablets. This is now being expanded to Apple and Android devices. It will be available to Amazon Prime subscribers in Austria, … [Read more...]

The new Malaysia Airlines takes flight… but can it fly?

Malaysia Airlines Airbus A380 at London Heathrow - Image GhettoIFE

Malaysia Airlines as we all know has been through major pain. Earlier this year, the airline was taken out of private ownership as it was technically bankrupt, and needs to "hard reset" itself. Malaysia Airlines Airbus A380 at London Heathrow - Image Economy Class and Beyond The new entity - Malaysia Airlines Berhad was granted its operators certificate on the 28th … [Read more...]

The Five Yen of Happiness! Akihabara Days


The Five Yen of Happiness! Akihabara Days I give in – I need a break (Introduction) To Heathrow and The BA Galleries North Lounge BA902 London Heathrow to Frankfurt Airport in Club Europe Bumbling around Frankfurt Airport with random #AVGeek spotting Meeting the A350 and the Air Canada Lounge Qatar Airways QR068 Frankfurt to Doha The joy of Hamad … [Read more...]

Airplane Art – KLM Cityhopper Fokker F70

KLM Cityhopper Fokker F70 departing Frankfurt Airport - Image, Economy Class and Beyond

It's Sunday again, and time for some more airplane art. This week, lining up for take off at Frankfurt airport on a very sunny summer afternoon is a KLM CityHopper Fokker F70 as it prepares for its return journey to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. KLM operate a fleet of 19 Fokker 70 aircraft, operating across Europe to provide feed for KLM's long haul network out of … [Read more...]