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New amenity kits for Qatar Airways Qatar Airways has launched new amenity kits for economy, business and first class.

There are long, medium and short haul kits all featuring exclusive designs for the gulf airline.

Plus, on the A380 there is a special Giorgio Armani amenity kit.

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.
Virgin London Gatwick lounge unveiled
Virgin Holidays has opened its new a v-room lounge at London Gatwick Airport, promising a calming atmosphere away from the hectic airport terminal.

Delta Airlines continues to roll out new Skyclubs
Delta rolls out new Skyclubs at Denver, Minneapolis, Newark, Atlanta and Raleigh-Durham.
United unveils new Polaris business-class lounges
United's new style Chicago Business Class lounge has now fully opened.
Qantas announce UK to Australia non-stop
Qantas plans to operate non-stop flights between Perth and London from March 2018.
Iberia Premium Economy ready to be fitted
Iberia has started to retrofit Airbus A330 aircraft with Premium Economy.

Airline Lounge News More lounge news

Cathay Pacific reopens London Heathrow lounges Featuring separate First and Business Class areas, the new Cathay Pacific London Heathrow lounge reflects Cathay Pacific's brand ethos of 'A Life Well Travelled'.

In addition to The Dining Room, which offers table service with freshly prepared dishes made-to-order by the chef, there is also The Pantry, where visitors can enjoy grab and go delicacies with items changing throughout the day.

A wave of new lounges for Delta Air Lines
The new Delta Sky Club in Seattle is now open.
New Emirates Dubai Lounge opens
Emirates Airlines has teamed with Costa Coffee at the lounge in Dubai.
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.
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Seating & Airline Cabin News More seating & airline cabin news

Delta Premium Economy cabin flies Delta Air Lines will add an upgraded premium-economy cabin.

The seats are very standard, offering 38 inches of seat pitch and are 19 inches wide.

The new Delta product will offer Alessi branded plated meals and complimentary alcoholic drinks.

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.
Qantas 787 Business and Economy seats revealed
Seat pitch increased to 32 inches, but with nine seats abreast.
Revamp of Virgin Australia Business Class continues
Virgin Australia has welcomed back the fourth of its refitted longhaul widebody Boeing 777 aircraft.
Emirates launch new Business Class seats
Emirates has unveiled its new business class seat, however it is decidedly retro with no aisle access.

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.

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The aircraft has started flying to Bangkok from Hong Kong.

Lux-Traveller.com brings you this exclusive review and Trip Report from HKG to BKK.

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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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