Photo of the week: Doughnuts at 30,000ft!

Doughnuts. Who doesn’t love a light and fluffy sweet snack as a little pick-me up every now and then? Well, if you happen to be flying with Air New Zealand from London to LA in their award-winning Premium Economy or Business Premier cabins; then you’ll be able to enjoy the delights of eating delicious doughnuts at […]

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Video: British Airways Explains How an Evacuation Slide Works

Whether you are a seasoned traveller like me or someone who is new to flying, the chances are you have often wondered how the huge inflatable slides fitted to commercial aircraft work. Recently British Airways released a behind-the-scenes video which provides access to routine tests on some of the evacuation slides found on board its […]

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My Experience of Global Entry

I recently took the plunge and signed up to Global Entry, a programme which was created by the U.S. Government that gives pre-approved clearance to low-risk travellers entering the country. Basically, you are expedited through immigration and customers, which we all know can take quite a while at airports like JFK, MIA and LAX to name a […]

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Air New Zealand launches first global brand campaign in the UK

Today the small but very well-known airline Air New Zealand has launched its first ever global brand campaign in the United Kingdom, showcasing why the airline is a #BetterWayToFly to Middle-Earth. Setting the scene New Zealand actor Sam Neill takes the stage as the voice of CGI character Pete – a talking Kiwi bird who […]

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The future of Self Service Check In

Over the past few years we have seen the introduction of self-serve check in kiosks at many airports, which allows passengers to check-in, print off their boarding pass and bag tags before dropping it off at the bag drop desk. That however may be on the verge of change. What’s Happening A number of airlines […]

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Revisited: A look at some of my favourite airline meals: Breakfast

Airline food is what it is. Some people like it and others find it awful. When it comes to a red-eye flight across the Atlantic; it can often be challenging to start “the most important meal of the day” off right. Unfortunately a lot of airlines have cut back on their offerings for the morning service, […]

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Pete the Kiwi discovers a #BetterWayToFly with Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand have a new fan. Meet Pete, an adorable Kiwi. In a new fun video, we learn a little about Pete’s journey from being a flightless bird to becoming a frequent flyer with Air New Zealand. #BetterWayToFly The video comes part of a brand new global marketing campaign aimed at U.S. and Canadian […]

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Is Premium Economy being devalued by ancillaries?

Over the past few years, a number of airlines have introduced a number of paid-for propositions for Economy passengers. Such features include the opportunity to purchase an “enhanced” meal in the region of £15 to £22 which is served on china and features stainless steel cutlery. We already know that many airlines offer the option […]

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LEVEL to expand fleet with three new aircraft

Today International Airlines Group (IAG) announced they are converting three Airbus A330-200 aircraft options into confirmed orders for LEVEL, the low-cost long-haul airline which began operating from Barcelona at the beginning of June. This is great news for the aviation industry, as LEVEL will be able to expand to fly passengers to more destinations across […]

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British Airways Unveil New Safety Video

The very well known airline British Airways have unveiled a brand new preflight safety video which features a number of well-known personalities including Sir Ian Mckellen, Warwick Davis and Chef Gordon Ramsay to name a few. Let’s take a look! #BritishAirwaysSafetyVideo The current British Airways preflight safety video has been in use for the past […]

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