Background: This is the beginning of my trip to New York/Toronto/Chicago. I will continue to post the rest of my trip! As I write this, I’m in my Toronto hotel room (The Omni King Edward) which is a very comfortable place to stay I may add. More on the King Edward in the upcoming weeks. […]
Hawaiian Airlines has revealed details of the planned makeover of its A330 fleet, including a new Premium (business class) Cabin with lie-flat seats and the addition of more “Extra Comfort” (premium economy) seats with more legroom than regular economy. Show More Summary
While United was the first of the "big three" US carriers to introduce extra legroom economy seating (called "Economy Plus"), Delta has done the most to monetize it. Back in late 2014, Delta rebranded their extra legroom economy seating...Show More Summary
Flying long haul flights can be exhausting and draining, so today, I will give some suggestions how to make your flight more comfortable without the luxury of business or first class treatments. The post How to be Comfortable on Economy Air Travel appeared first on Pointshogger.
Airline: Delta Airlines Aircraft: 757-200 (757/75U) Seat maps: Delta | SeatGuru Our Seat(s): 21 D,E,F Class: (Economy) Comfort+ Knees Win There’s no denying that knees get some extra room to roam in Comfort+ Delta The post Delta 757 Seating That has us Looking for Comfort…and Plus. appeared first on modhop.com.
Zuora has always been a bit ahead of the curve when it comes to the subscription economy. Company founder Tien Tzuo recognized something in 2008 when he left a comfortable job at Salesforce to launch a new company. The world was about...Show More Summary
Airbus has a new economy class product set to launch in 2017 on the A330neo. And unlike most product launches this one focused on economy class passengers. I'm a fan of that play. The post Airspace by Airbus: Comforting Coach Customers appeared first on Wandering Aramean.
Traveling by air used to be something that only the privileged few were able to afford, but it looks like things have taken a turn these days, where only Business Class and First Class seats are a whole lot more comfortable, while those in Cattle Class – er, Economy, squeeze it out by battling for legroom as well as arm space. Show More Summary
As anyone who uses Embraer’s E-jets will know, they are a small passenger jet that can shame bigger ones when it comes to a more comfortable economy seat. And this week, to stay on the small can be good theme, an airline most Australia’s have never heard of (Airnorth) began scheduled jet services from Wellcamp […]
A year ago I wrote about a plan for United to move from 9 seats across in coach to 10 seats across on their Boeing 777s. Now we know what they're doing. They're going to move forward with 10-abreast economy on their 777s that fly domestically. Continue reading United Reconfiguring Boeing 777s, Wants You to Be Less Comfortable in Domestic Coach...
LOS ANGELES — Hilton is launching a new hotel brand, focusing on budget travelers looking to spend $90 to $100 a night. The new brand, named Tru, aims to compete with economy and midscale chains like Comfort Inn, Fairfield Inn and La...Show More Summary
At least that's the claim by Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways' CEO. It's no secret that Al Baker says some whacky things. If the whole airline CEO thing doesn't work out for him, he could star in a reality TV show. Qatar Airways just launched...Show More Summary
If you can’t get a free or mileage-paid upgrade, would you pay cash for one? How much? A majority of air travelers in economy class would be willing to pay extra for an upgrade to more comfortable seating, according to a new survey.Show More Summary
News about China's economy over the past few days hasn't exactly been comforting. Yesterday, Forbes reported that the country's gross domestic product (GDP) grew about 1 percent in 2015.So what should you know about these shifts and the future of Chinese investment...
The velocity of money and its precipitous decline indicate that the consumer and businesses are not comfortable with the risks that they see in the economy and are not spending.
I'm a big fan of extra legroom seating. Call it Economy Plus, Main Cabin Select, Economy Comfort, or whatever you want, but those extra few inches really make life in the back of the plane a lot more enjoyable. It's basically the difference...Show More Summary
We all have an urge to predict the future. From the oracles of Ancient Greece, through Nostradamus, to modern-day fortune tellers and psychics, humans have always searched for comfort in the face of uncertainty. This is especially true...Show More Summary
Jake Redman shares thoughts on premium economy and comfort upgrades for your holiday travel.Read More The post How to make holiday travel less awful. appeared first on modhop.
Delta is the master of monetizing their products, including their extra legroom seating. Over the past year Delta has been taking considerable steps to differentiate their Comfort+ cabin (extra legroom economy seating), including adding...Show More Summary
Once again we ask The Fed, "why now?" Bloomberg's Consumer Comfort survey found 69% of people hads a negative view of the state of the economy, netting to the 30.6 print above - the lowest since November 2014... The perfect time to hike rates?