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Iberia Premium Economy ready to be fitted The Spanish Airline Iberia has started to retrofit it's Airbus A330-300 and A340-600 aircraft with Premium Economy.

The seat will be wider than the current economy seat at 19 inches, and seat pitch will be 37 inches.

Seatback TV screens will be 12 inches compared to 9 inches in Economy Class.

Cathay Pacific reopens London Heathrow lounges
Cathay Pacific has unveiled its revamped First and Business Class Lounges at London Heathrow.
Delta Premium Economy cabin flies
Delta Air Lines will add an upgraded premium-economy cabin to its long-haul international flights beginning in 2017.
British Airways makes seats smaller on Boeing 777
Each economy row will have ten seats rather than the current nine for Boeing 777 at LGW.
Virgin Atlantic Flying Club changes
Virgin Atlantic is to make large scale changes to the Flying Club
A wave of new lounges for Delta Air Lines
The new Delta Sky Club in Seattle is now open.
Qantas 787 Business and Economy seats revealed
Seat pitch increased to 32 inches, but with nine seats abreast.

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New Emirates Dubai Lounge opens Emirates Airlines has teamed up with the UK coffee brand Costa Coffee.

It will offer dining and drinks at the First Class and Business Class lounge in Dubai.

There are several other great bars, in the vast new 1,500 person lounge.

New Qantas Brisbane international lounge opens
The Qantas Brisbane International Lounge has opened, timber cafe seating and low slung lounges, and inset rugs bring colour and texture reminiscent of the reef, and a great new bar.
New Sao Paulo lounge for GOL, Delta, Air France & KLM
There is a great bar, balcony, and impressive dining.
Etihad open new Los Angeles Lounge
There is a separate dining area, and an attended bar.
American Airlines open London Heathrow Arrivals Lounge
It offers a full breakfast and lunch buffet, 29 showers, smoothies and a coffee bar
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Seating & Airline Cabin News More seating & airline cabin news

Revamp of Virgin Australia Business Class continues Virgin Australia has welcomed back the fourth of its refitted longhaul widebody Boeing 777 aircraft.

The aircraft features a new business class cabin, and a refreshed Premium Economy section.

There is a small stand up bar in Business Class.

Emirates launch new Business Class seats
Emirates has unveiled its new business class seat, however it is decidedly retro with no aisle access.
American Airlines premium economy launches
American Airlines will add premium economy class to most of its international aircraft from late 2016.
Hawaiian Airlines upgrades A330 business class
Hawaiian Airlines will upgrade its Airbus A330 business class seats to a fully flat seats.
American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER continues roll out
American Airlines are continuing to extend the number of routes flown by its flagship Boeing 777-300ER.

Airline Frequent Flyer News More frequent flyer news

Virgin Australia status via Coles Flybuys Virgin Australia has become one of the few of the worlds Frequent Flyer schemes which allow you to earn status as you shop.

This gives you the chance to fast track your Velocity membership level and enjoy access to the Virgin Australia Lounge sooner.

You can earn 1 Velocity Status Credit for every $100 spent at Coles.

Virgin Australia revamp Velocity frequent flyer
Some economy passengers will earn fewer Status Credits.
Changes to Singapore Airlines Krisflyer
Passengers will not be able to upgrade from economy to business class if Premium Economy is fitted.

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