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Emirates 777 new First Class Cabins Emirates has revamped the First Class cabin on its Boeing 777 aircraft.

There is now a fully enclosed cabin.

However, the Business Class cabin has received only slight tweaks, with changes to the seat cloth.

British Airways revamps Concorde Room lounge
British Airways opens flagship First Class lounge at London Heathrow.
New seats on Singapore Airlines A380
Singapore Airlines revamped Airbus A380s has all-new first and business class seats
Cathay Pacific open Singapore Lounge
A noodle bar and Solo chairs feature in Cathay Pacific's Singapore lounge.
Qantas 787 business & economy seats revealed
The Qantas Boeing 787 Dreamliner cabin has been revealed with a 3-3-3 layout for economy.
ANA Sapporo lounge opens
ANA has opened its a new lounge at Sapporo airport.
Austrian Airlines launch Premium Economy
Austrian Airlines launches Premium Economy with a 38 inch pitch.

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Emirates opens new lounge in Boston Emirates has opened its latest airport lounge at Boston Airport in the US.

Emirates fourth lounge in the US, has a business centre, shower facilities, a complementary bar and dining area.

New York SAS lounge Newark opens
SAS Airlines opens a new lounge at Newark, New York.
New Icelandair lounge opens in Reykjavik
The brand new Icelandair Saga Lounge at Reykjavik has fully opened.
American Airlines Flagship Lounge at New York JFK opens
American Airlines has opened the renovated Flagship Lounge at New York JFK
Air New Zealand Melbourne lounge open
Air New Zealand opens new Melbourne lounge with upmarket coffee bar.
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Seating & Airline Cabin News More seating & airline cabin news

New Premium Economy for Qantas Qantas has revealed its next generation Premium Economy seat, which will debut on the airline's fleet of Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners.

Pitch is the industry standard 38 inches, and a recline of 9.5 inches, but width is only 20 inches.

The seat also has a 'lazy Z' position which supports most parts of your body and has a netting basket for your feet.

South African new A330 Business Class
South African Airways has taken delivery of new A330 Business Class seats.
United Airlines Polaris Boeing 777-300ER flies
The new Polaris Business Class seat slides into a lie-flat two meter long bed.
Iberia Premium Economy ready to be fitted
Iberia has started to retrofit Airbus A330 aircraft with Premium Economy.
Delta Premium Economy cabin flies
Delta Air Lines will add an upgraded premium-economy cabin to its long-haul international flights beginning in 2017.

Airline Frequent Flyer News More frequent flyer news

Virgin Atlantic Flying Club changes Virgin Atlantic is to make large scale changes to its Flying Club loyalty programme.

Most passengers, flying on the cheapest of economy tickets, will now earn fewer Miles flying Virgin Atlantic, and will find it much harder to earn status. However, passengers paying for Flexible Premium Economy or any Upper Class ticket will do well under the changes.

Virgin Australia status via Coles Flybuys
Virgin Australia has announced a new link up to the Coles Flybuys scheme.
Virgin Australia revamp Velocity frequent flyer
Some economy passengers will earn fewer Status Credits.

Lux-Traveller Features

Trip report: Finnair elite lounge & pre-booked business class meals Finnair regularly flying the new A350 to Asia and America.

The airline has recently revamped the business class meal selection, which you can order in advance. Lux-traveller has been along for the flight.

Plus, in this trip report we check out the Helsinki oneworld Emerald lounge.

Trip Report: British Airways First Class to Hong Kong Is British Airways First Class on the A380 worth it?

We sample a flight up the most pointy of ends, including the degustation meal.

Check out flying BA from London Heathrow to Hong Kong, to see if it is worth over eight thousand pounds a ticket.

Trip report: Shanghai to Hong Kong on Cathay Dragon
We fly on Cathay Dragon from Shanghai to Hong Kong, to compare the new airline's service with its parent.
Flying to your wedding: The best wedding websites
The best wedding websites for destination weddings, the top five wedding websites.
Trip Report: Cathay Pacific A350 Business Class Hong Kong to Bangkok
We report on the new Cathay Pacific A350 service.
Trip Report: Garuda Business Class Sydney to Bali Depasar and Jakarta
We review the upgraded Garuda Airbus A330 service from Australia to Bali and Indonesia.
Trip Report: American Airlines Boeing 777 Los Angeles to Sydney
The new American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER from Los Angeles to Sydney
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