United Airlines has introduced on to its transcontinental ‘p.s.’ premium service the service’s first aircraft featuring a revamped and enlarged premium cabin, which is fitted with flat-bed-seats.

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Delta Air Lines is adding new elements to its U.S. transcontinental service, offering customers traveling between New York JFK and Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle more in-flight dining and entertainment options.

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The five Boeing 777-300ER jets – due for delivery in June, August, November and December of this year, with the last coming in February 2014 – will be the first aircraft configured with Air Canada’s new Premium Economy cabin.

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The stylish fledgling carrier has earned customer loyalty from many travelers who have flown it, especially frequent fliers fatigued and frustrated by the vexations of U.S. domestic air travel.

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SIA says its cabin-upgrade program for its Boeing 777-200ER fleet will provide greater product consistency across the airline’s long-haul fleet, with Business Class seats that convert into full-flat beds and larger in-flight entertainment screen sizes for both Business Class and Economy Class.

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From the information British Airways provides, it is clear the airline’s Boeing 787-8s in particular will not provide the same levels of personal space in their business class cabins as do some of BA’s European rivals in the business class cabins of their long-haul widebodies.

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American Airlines is the first U.S. carrier to order and take delivery of the Boeing 777-300ER. To date, American has ordered 13 of the type. American’s first Boeing 777-300ER was delivered on December 11 without the traditional American Airlines livery.

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Delta Air Lines is introducing flat-bed seats in the BusinessElite cabins of all its transcontinental flights linking New York with Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle from March.

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Airberlin is a well-run, passenger-friendly, forward-looking airline, known in Europe for affordable fares. It flies to seven U.S. destinations: New York JFK, Chicago O’Hare (from March 2013), Fort Myers in Florida, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, and, in summer, San Francisco.

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Thai Airways International has taken delivery of the first of six Airbus A380s on order, becoming the ninth airline to operate the world’s largest airliner.

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Delta Air Lines is adding new, on-demand entertainment options to its fleet of more than 950 two-class Delta and Delta Connection aircraft. The Delta Connect Wi-Fi portal will allow customers to stream television and movie options directly to their laptops or tablets while in flight.

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The aircraft will be the first Boeing Sky Interior-equipped Boeing 737-800 operated by a Mexican airline, according to AeroMexico.

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Under the agreement, Lake Forest, California-based Panasonic Avionics will supply IFEC systems for 20 Airbus A350-900 widebodies due for delivery from 2014, as well as for 15 more Airbus A330-300s and eight more Boeing 777-300ERs, deliveries of which are due to begin next year.

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Singapore Airlines has formally launched its international in-flight connectivity service as part of a US$50 million program to bring Internet and mobile data services to its customers throughout their flights.

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Loaded by IFE Services Limited, Jet Asia Airways’ passenger iPads contain two categories of movies, including two recent Hollywood blockbuster titles and three Hollywood classics, as well as five video games and 10 music CDs.

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Finnair’s four youngest Airbus A330-300s feature both a new Business Class seat – a lie-flat bed which angles down to become completely horizontal – and a new seat-row configuration. Finnair also works hard to keep the in-flight service in its Business Class cabins excellent.

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American will dedicate some of its new Airbus A321s to operating transcontinental flights linking New York JFK with San Francisco International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport. These aircraft will feature three-class cabins with First and Business Class lie-flat beds.

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In conjunction with service provider Row 44, Southwest Airlines is adding to its wireless in-flight entertainment options with a preview of live television on five of the carrier’s aircraft, with plans to expand the service to 20 aircraft by mid-July.

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United Airlines has introduced into international service its first reconfigured Boeing 767-300ER, with the June 11 evening departure of flight UA908 from Chicago to Amsterdam.

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