Days after losing an intense bidding war to buy Californian-based Virgin America, JetBlue Airways has upped the ante in the battle for high-paying fliers from the Golden State.
Hawaiian Airlines Upgrades Business Class
Hawaiian Airlines is making the premium cabin aboard its A330 aircraft more luxurious. The carrier has teaming up with designers PaulWylde and Optimares to create a comfortable and modern business class cabin that includes lie-flat seats.
Virgin America Offers Spotify and The New York Times
Boredom will not be an issue for travelers flying on Virgin America’s new ViaSat WiFi-equipped aircraft. The carrier will also offer Spotify and The New York Times on board for free through March 2, 2016.
Free WiFi on JetBlue Flights
Who hasn’t been in the air and wished they could connect to WiFi and stream a movie, play music, surf the web or send an email? JetBlue is gearing up to make that a reality by offering free high- peed internet on all their flights. The airline has already outfitted over 150 Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft with Fly-Fi.
American Airlines Adds Los Angeles to Auckland
American Airlines will be flying daily from Los Angeles to Auckland, New Zealand starting in May 2016.Auckland is trending with travelers for a lot of reasons. Its iconic Sky Tower offers killer views of the Viaduct Harbour, and Auckland Domain, a park built around an extinct volcano is a must-see. Mission Bay Beach is located so close to downtown you could also get in a beach holiday while in the city.
United Gives Its First Class Seats a Makeover
United Airlines has unveiled new first class seats for its narrow-body airplanes. The airline has already upgraded some of its Airbus A319s, with plans to retrofit all of its A319s and A320s and some of its 737s and 757s throughout 2016.
British Airways Is Introducing First Class Service Between San Diego and London
British Airways has plans to offer passengers a first class experience on flights between San Diego and London. This upgrade is thanks to the route’s success and the new four-cabin Boeing 777-300 the airline will be flying. First class service is set to start on March 27, 2016. This route was first introduced in the summer of 2011.
United Airlines Ups Entertainment on Flights
Do you wish there was more to do when you’re in the air? If so, United Airlines has something to offer you. The airline is taking its in-flight entertainment up a notch with the expansion of its United Private Screening in-flight entertainment initiative.