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Peach Airlines Self Check In Kiosk in Japan is Made from Cardboard

( = || []).push({}); One of the main reasons we travel to Japan every year is you can always find new experiences and new surprises. When we went to Kansai Airport LCCT Terminal 2 recently, we realized that Peach Airlines self check in kiosks are actually made from cardboard! Watch the video below. The main reason we visited Kansai LCCT Terminal 2 as they were named as the Best Airport for Low Cost Carrier in 2018 by Skytrax. Since our ...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Samsung, Malaysia, Airlines, Airport, Headline, Bangkok, Skytrax, Osaka, Klia, Sepang, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Japan - Osaka, Kansai

Turkish Airlines unveils new LEGO Movie 2 In-flight Safety Video

Turkish Airlines is marking its move to a state-of-the-art home base, Istanbul Airport, by launching a fun and original safety video involving characters from the latest big-screen animated LEGO adventure. The LEGO Movie 2, from Warner Bros. is being shown in theatres worldwide beginning today.Last August, Turkish Airlines debuted the , which was also inspired by the LEGO® Movie franchise. The video topped the viral charts with 20 million views in just one month and then brought home the gold...
Tags: Featured, Australia, Advertising, Turkey, Lego, Portugal, Travel & Tourism, Tokyo, Airbus, Warner Bros, Skytrax, Turkish Airlines, Star Alliance, Board, Lego Group, Istanbul Airport

Qatar Airways Launches Cinematic New Hollywood-Style Campaign

Qatar Airways starts the year with the launch of the airline’s biggest and most cinematic brand campaign to date, ‘A World Like Never Before’. Inspired by Hollywood and produced by some of the movie industry’s most talented creative minds, the commercial takes passengers on a magical journey to a fantasy world that will capture their hearts and imagination.The campaign, which launched globally on 17 January 2019, shows how flying with Qatar Airways transforms the entire experience of travel - an...
Tags: Hong Kong, Europe, Hollywood, London, New York City, Advertising, Qatar, Paris, Middle East, Amsterdam, Travel & Tourism, South America, Richard, MPC, Doha, Skytrax

Wi-Fi at 35,000 feet – it's coming, whether we like it or not

It was not so long ago that Wi-Fi at 35,000 feet was a pipe dream, leaving technophiles frustrated and everyone else eternally grateful. But the dawn of internet access in the sky is now and well truly behind us as more and more airlines equip their fleets with the technology. Last week low-cost Norwegian became the latest to announce that passengers on its long-haul flights would be able to browse the internet, send emails and generally while away the hours, from this year, with half its fleet ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, US, Gogo, Emirates, Ryanair, Dubai, Airlines, Etihad, Skytrax, Virgin America, Wi Fi, Federal Aviation Administration FAA, AirCell, British Airways BA

The 11 most tech-friendly airlines in the world (DAL, ALK, JBLU)

Qatar Airways is the most tech-friendly airline in the world, according to a ranking compiled by Traveloka, an Indonesian digital travel-booking platform. Delta Air Lines was the highest ranking domestic carrier on the list. Emirates, Etihad, Cathay Pacific, British Airways, JetBlue, and Alaska Airlines all performed well. Traveloka's list is made up of the top 50 airlines from the annual Skytrax world airline awards. As connectivity becomes an increasingly integral part of modern life, so ha...
Tags: Facebook, UK, US, Trends, Skytrax, Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Jetblue Airways, Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways, Traveloka, Oman Air Score

The 20 safest airlines in the world released its annual list of the safest airlines in the world earlier this year.  The publication's editors selected the 20 safest carriers from a pool of 409 airlines. AirlineRatings did not name a "safest" airline. Just a list of the top 20. Airlines from Asia and Europe dominate the top 20. Air travel is one of the safest forms of transportation around. And things are only getting better. That said, some airlines are still better at it than others. That is why AirlineRat...
Tags: Facebook, Asia, Europe, Africa, US, Trends, South America, Airlines, West Coast, Seattle, International Civil Aviation Organization, Air New Zealand, Ana, Skytrax, Alaska Airlines, International Air Transport Association

East and West Side Story - The World's First Film Made By an Airline and an Airport

Finnair and Helsinki Airport have been connecting East and West for 35 years via Helsinki. To celebrate this achievement, the two have released a short film, the first one of its kind – made by an airline and an airport. The short film East and West Side Story speaks of meaningful encounters that take place when people travel.East and West Side Story follows a famous writer in need of personal privacy, while the whole world wants to have her in the limelight. The story plays on three continent...
Tags: Asia, Hollywood, Featured, Sweden, China, Advertising, US, West, Korea, Travel & Tourism, Finland, North America, Helsinki, Skytrax, Finlandia, OneWorld

Singapore Airlines is the most recommended airline, report finds

Skytrax's Airline of the Year is also the one most often recommended to friends and family, according to new YouGov research [Author: Cathy Adams]
Tags: Singapore Airlines, Skytrax, Cathy Adams

RANKED: The 10 best economy-class airlines in the world

Skytrax recently released its 2018 rankings for the world's best economy-class airlines in the world. Once again, airlines from Asia dominate, taking nine of the top 10 spots.  Thai Airways took the top spot as the best economy-class airline. For most of us, sitting in economy class is our usual experience when flying. Now, there is nothing inherently wrong with economy class, as it allows millions of passengers a year to fly all over the globe in only a few hours time, sometimes crossing th...
Tags: Asia, Trends, United Kingdom, Japan Airlines, Skytrax, Lufthansa, Best Airlines, Thai Airways, EVA Air

513 Farnborough Airshow 2018

This episode we take a look at some of the stories to come out of the 2018 Farnborough Airshow including the orders, the Boeing NMA, the Airbus A220, a startup airline, and engines powering new aircraft. In the news, we look at the Ryanair strikes, the top ten airlines, United flight attendants preparing to pitch the airline’s credit card, and the Airbus A321LR and XLR. We also have an interview with the director of the Portland International Jetport, and an important announcement. Farnb...
Tags: Labor, US, Ryanair, Aviation, Airbus, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, United, Jetblue, United Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Skytrax, Gimlet, Jetblue Airways, Vtol, Cfm

These 10 airlines have the most luxurious first-class cabins in the world

Skytrax released its annual ranking for airlines with the best first-class experience. Top ranking airlines in 2018 include Singapore Airlines, Etihad Airways, and Air France. Flying first class is the ultimate indulgence when it comes to air travel. Just stepping on a plane and taking a peek through the curtains at those elite seats is an experience in both envy and admiration. But there is also something fun and exciting about fawning over first class. After all, it's pretty impressive the...
Tags: Facebook, Hong Kong, Singapore, US, Trends, United Kingdom, Airbus, Boeing, Singapore Airlines, Skytrax, Best Airlines, Newark New Jersey, Qantas Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, Singapore Airlines Etihad Airways, Australia Qantas Airlines

2018 world's best airlines announced

While everyone has their preferences when it comes to air travel, it’s indisputable that some airlines are simply better quality, offer more amenities, and have friendlier crews than others. There are so many categories relating to airline excellence — it’s actually quite staggering — but Skytrax has compiled its annual rankings to help you determine which airlines you should probably be flying in the future. Whether it has the best cabin cleanliness, best economy service, or best airline spa...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Indonesia, Middle East, Japan Airlines, Airasia, Singapore Airlines, Skytrax, World's Best Airlines, Best Airlines, China Southern Airlines, ANA All Nippon Airways, Best Low Cost Airline, In Transit, Best Low Cost Airlines

World’s best airlines 2018: and the winner is…

Skytrax has recently announced the winner of the World’s Best Airline in 2018 and it is Singapore Airlines.
Tags: Travel, Skytrax, Best Airline

Singapore Airlines named world's best airline 2018: Skytrax

Singapore Airlines has been named the world's best airline for the fourth time at the 2018 Skytrax World Airline Awards, which bills itself as the "Oscars of the aviation industry."  
Tags: News, Singapore Airlines, Skytrax, Skytrax World Airline Awards

World's best airlines for 2018 announced by Skytrax

The world's best airlines have been revealed in an award ceremony by aviation rating body Skytrax. So which is number 1? Hint: This year the prize goes to an Asia carrier.
Tags: Asia, Cnn, Skytrax

Best European airports

When it comes down to it, there aren’t that many things you really need out of an airport. You want to be processed quickly, to have somewhere comfy and safe to sit or sleep, to be able to eat, and to entertain yourself. Easy, right? Not quite. Many airports throughout the world struggle to provide the basic necessities important to travelers, and scathing reviews abound as a result. How hard is it to provide a few wall plugs for your visitors? Luckily, there are a handful of airports in Eur...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Sweden, Airports, Air Travel, Flying, Vienna, Finland, Estonia, Dublin, Copenhagen, Flights, Zurich, Stockholm, Helsinki, Skytrax

World's best airports for 2018

Skytrax, the aviation industry's leading ranking organization, announces its best airports for 2018. Airports in Asia lead the way.
Tags: Asia, Cnn, Skytrax

These are the world's top 10 airports for 2018

Singapore’s Changi Airport has been named the world’s best for the sixth year in a row in the annual World Airport Awards by Skytrax for 2018.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Singapore, Usa Today, Skytrax, Changi Airport

World's best airports for 2018 named by Skytrax

The aviation industry's leading ranking organization announces its best airports for 2018, with Asian airports leading the way.
Tags: Cnn, Skytrax

Air Canada Says It's 'Our Time' for Team Canada at the Winter Olympics

On the heels of flying 750 members of the Canadian Olympic Team to PyeongChang, Air Canada celebrates Team Canada with the launch of a new ad — called "Our Time" — to be featured during today's broadcast of the Opening Ceremony. The ad portrays the values of multiculturalism, compassion and equality that make Canada a role model for the world and is narrated by Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds."Canada has a lot to offer the world," said Andy Shibata, Managing Director, Brand at Air Canada. "From our...
Tags: South Korea, Europe, Featured, Air Canada, Advertising, Canada, United States, Travel & Tourism, Vancouver, North America, Ryan Reynolds, Pyeongchang 2018, Skytrax, Sponsored Post, U K, Reynolds

The world's best airline has an amazing new business class — here's what it's like

Qatar Airways announced its new Qsuite business class last spring, and recently started flying Qsuite equipped planes on two US routes. Qsuites feature an innovative design, and is the first business class product in the world to features seats that can transform into double beds. Skytrax named the new product the best business cabin of 2017, and recognized Qatar as the top airline. Last March, Doha-based Qatar Airways unveiled its new, industry-leading business class product, "Qsuites," at ...
Tags: New York, Berlin, US, Trends, Qatar, Jfk, Doha, Skytrax, Business Insider, Qatar Airways, Rockwell Collins, ITB, Qsuites, Gunter Saurwein

The 14 most beautiful airports in the world

Many major American airports are unreliable or outdated. Their best global counterparts have stunning architectural features and amenities like golf courses and movie theaters. The world's most beautiful airports are located in major cities like Tokyo and smaller destinations like Incheon. Many major American airports have seen better days, but some of their global counterparts are seriously impressive. Whether they're in major global cities like Hong Kong and Tokyo, or stand out in less pro...
Tags: Hong Kong, Trends, Spain, Tokyo, Madrid, Skytrax, Incheon, Vancouver International Airport, Barajas Airport, Adolfo Suárez, Canada Vancouver International Airport

These are the 20 safest airlines in the world has released its annual list of the safest airlines in the world. The publication's editors selected the 20 safest carriers from a pool of 409 airlines. AirlineRatings did not name a "safest" airline. Just a list of the top 20.  Air travel is one of the safest forms of transportation around. And things are only getting better. With that said, there are still some airlines that doing it better than others. Which is why releases an annual list of the 20 sa...
Tags: US, Trends, West Coast, Seattle, International Civil Aviation Organization, Air New Zealand, Skytrax, Alaska Airlines, IATA, AirlineRatings, All Nippon Airways, International Air Transport Association IATA, US Alaska, Geoffrey Thomas, Virgin America The Virgin America

RANKED: The 10 best European Airlines

Consumer aviation website Skytrax releases an annual ranking of the best airlines in the world. For 2017, five European carriers made it into the top 20. Every year, consumer aviation website Skytrax releases its list of the best airlines in the world. Even though airlines from Asia traditionally dominate the Skytrax rankings, European carriers have managed to hold their own amid some tough competition.  In fact, the last non-Asian airline to take home Skytrax's Airline of the Year award was...
Tags: Asia, Europe, US, Trends, Delta, Va, Virgin Group, Richard Branson, Airbus, Boeing, North Atlantic, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Skytrax, Eastern Europe, Aeroflot Russian Airlines

RANKED: The 10 best economy class airlines in the world

Every year Skytrax names the airlines with the best overall economy class experience. Airlines from Asia dominate the list taking 15 of the top 20 spots. Skytrax also named the airlines with the best food and seats in economy class. Business and first class may get the most attention, but economy class is arguably the product that matters the most to consumers. After all, that's where the vast majority of flyers will spend their time. It also requires the most precision to execute properly. ...
Tags: Facebook, Asia, US, Trends, Qatar, Airlines, Japan Airlines, Skytrax, Lufthansa, Thai Airways, Garuda Indonesia, EVA Air, ANA All Nippon Airways, Asiana Thai Korean Air

RANKED: The 12 best airlines in Asia

Consumer aviation website Skytrax releases an annual list of the best airlines in the world. Airlines from Asia dominate that list, taking 12 of the top 20 spots.  In fact, Asian airlines have occupied the top spot since 2007. Every year, consumer aviation website Skytrax releases its list of the best airlines in the world. For 2017, Qatar Airways took home the top prize for the second time in three years and the fourth time in the last seven. Including airlines from the Pacific Rim, South A...
Tags: Facebook, Asia, South Korea, Japan, US, America, Trends, Middle East, Airbus, Boeing, British Airways, Japan Airlines, Skytrax, Qatar Airways, Asiana, Thai Airways

I spent 34 hours flying coach on Ethiopian Airlines, the best airline in Africa — here's what it was like

Before I booked my round-trip flight to Nairobi, Kenya in November, the longest flight I'd taken was a nonstop, 12-hour flight from New York City to Israel. This was a different beast: a two-connection flight beginning Sunday night and ending in the wee hours of Tuesday morning — and then the same thing all over again a week later. The total flying time was about 17 hours each way, excluding layovers. My saving grace: I was flying Ethiopian Airlines, which was rated the best airline in Africa b...
Tags: New York City, Africa, Israel, US, Trends, Ethiopia, Boeing, Skytrax, American Airlines, Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Airlines, Nairobi Kenya, Nairobi, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport