Mercedes-Benz Style and Lufthansa Technik announced co-operation on the design and completion of VIP aircraft cabins. The two companies will jointly develop luxurious and integrated cabin concept for short- and medium-haul aircraft.
Cathay Pacific Airways will open a new lounge for passengers travelling out of Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). Located at Level 4 near Gate 114 in Manila NAIA Terminal 3, the Manila lounge measures 650 square metres which is almost twice as large as the previous lounge at Manila Airport Terminal 1, and can seat approximately 135 people.
The Residence by Etihad is an ultra-luxurious and private three-room suite in the sky. Measuring 125 square feet in area, The Residence by Etihad features a private living room, separate en-suite shower room, bedroom with a double bed, and a dedicated Savoy Academy trained Butler to look after the needs of its discerning guests.
The B747-8i is the first aircraft in Air China’s fleet with a four-cabin configuration. Air China is the launch carrier in Asia for Boeing’s newest wide body passenger aircraft. It is also the first in China to operate the B747-8i and the only airline with nonstop services between New York and Beijing
Qatar Airways have ordered a total of 80 Airbus A350 XWB aircrafts. The first commercial service will be deployed on the Doha-Frankfurt route from January 2015. The introduction of the A350 into service will signal a new frontier in aviation history as this will be a brand new aircraft type projected for the industry for the next decade.