Airline Ratings https://www.airlineratings.com/ Sat, 26 Nov 2022 22:20:46 +0000 en-AU hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.1.1 https://www.airlineratings.com/wp-content/uploads/uploads/cropped-arStars-32x32.png Airline Ratings https://www.airlineratings.com/ 32 32 Airlineratings.com Selects Its 10 Favourite Airlines https://www.airlineratings.com/news/airlineratings-com-selects-its-10-favourite-airlines/ https://www.airlineratings.com/news/airlineratings-com-selects-its-10-favourite-airlines/#respond Sat, 26 Nov 2022 21:48:46 +0000 https://www.airlineratings.com/?p=69651 AirlineRatings editors have selected their 10 favourite airlines. The one common theme with all these airlines is that they have made a significant difference in air travel. Subscribe to the Airlineratings.com newsletter to get the relevant news first Video of stunning supersonic flyovers Ryanair 737 Incredibly Wobbly Landing Ten Best Cabin Innovations This Century In […]

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Ten Best Cabin Innovations This Century

In alphabetical order they are;

Air New Zealand

Over the past 20 years, since it reverted to majority government-owned, Air New Zealand has become a byword in innovation.

The mantra of its CEO Sir Ralf Norris who took control in 2002, is we don’t care about the shareholders we care about our staff who care about our passengers and they look after our shareholders.

That philosophy has been built on over the years and combined with non-stop cabin innovation such as the Economy Skycouch (above) which has showered the airline with international awards including many Airline of The Year gongs from Air Transport World, Conde Nast and Airlineratings.com and Best Airline in the South Pacific from APEX (below).

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Air New Zealand CEO Greg Foran and APEX CEO Joe Leader

This year the airline announced yet another cabin makeover for its 787s to create what will be the most luxurious cabin in the sky from late 2024. 

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All Nippon Airways A380

All Nippon Airways

All Nippon Airways has evolved into a real industry trendsetter and was the launch airline for Boeing’s 787 and is the biggest operator of the plane.

All Nippon Airways has been at the forefront for years in cabin innovation.

The airline was also one of the first to introduce Premium Economy Class and even the airline’s Economy Class has a generous seat pitch of 86cm (34 inches) which is 5cm more than most airlines.

ANA’s inflight service offering is outstanding with a focus on perfection. Flying with this airline is really special.

Cathay Pacific
Photo: Cathay Pacific.

Cathay Pacific Airways

Although COVID restrictions have forced the airline to be a late re-starter nothing can detract from the fact that it is one of the world’s really great airlines.

Heavily focused on business travellers, the airline has a superb network and connectivity that is now returning.

Cathay Pacific, prior to COVID, had the perfect combination of product, network and flight frequencies and the network will be fully restored by late 2023.

The airline’s fleet is built around two standout aircraft the Airbus A350 and the Boeing 777-300ER with the 777X to follow in 2026.

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A380 bar/lounge

Emirates

Like Qatar Airways and Singapore Airlines, Emirates has demanded the best innovation from aircraft manufacturers and their suppliers.

The airline has the world’s largest fleet of A380s and is one of the few to truly exploit its spaciousness with a premium bar and lounge.

Emirates was one of the first to introduce seat-back videos for all passengers and that commitment has led it to become a leader in the industry with its ICE system

Now the airline is rolling out a radical premium economy product across its A380 and 777 fleets. This is part of a US$2 billion spend on cabin products, food and service improvements.

Boeing 787 Greenliner

Etihad Airways

While many airlines are focused on the environment Etihad Airways is leading the way with a host of innovations across the airline.

This year airline was awarded the AirlineRatings.com Environmental Airline of the Year for 2022 because of its Greenliner Boeing 787 and its Sustainability50, A350 aircraft.

The mantra at Etihad Airways is a million things count in reducing emissions and thus the focus is all-consuming.

The airline’s Sustainability Report 2020-2021 demonstrates the potential advancements to be made in sustainable aviation by a wide range of initiatives, coordinated to achieve a 20 per cent reduction in emissions intensity in its passenger fleet by 2025, cut 2019 net emissions by 50 per cent by 2035, and reach net-zero emissions by 2050.”

The airline has launched the world’s most comprehensive industry-wide testing and innovation program to cut emissions and what is very exciting is that Etihad Airways is not only pushing the technological boundaries and supporting small innovative companies which are pioneering environmental breakthroughs but it is then sharing the knowledge gained across the industry.

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JetBlue has become the first airline to receive the new Airspace interior. Photo: Airbus

JetBlue

The US-based low-cost / high-value airline has been a revolution for air travellers delivering a better product than most legacy airlines but at a budget price.

Now it’s turning narrow-body jets into luxury aircraft with Airbus’s new airspace interiors.

Features of the new cabins include customizable hero lighting aimed at reducing jet lag, slimmer sidewall panels for extra personal space at shoulder level and improved views through the windows thanks to redesigned bezels and completely integrated window shades.

There is also the latest full LED lighting technologies; the largest overhead bin in class; and new lavatories with hygienic touchless features and antimicrobial surfaces.

JetBlue has installed 24-fully-flat seats in its Mint premium private suites while the aircraft’s 114 economy passengers get 18.4-inch-wide seats with a full 32-inch seat pitch and contoured seta-backs for extra knee space.

The airline also offers four rows of “Even More Space” seating with five additional inches of legroom.

Qantas

Qantas is a byword for safety having never lost a passenger in the jet era. The airline is the world’s most experienced claim tested by the UK Advertising Standards Association in 2008 citing a document produced by the author demonstrating the airline could lay claim to 24 industry firsts or seconds since 1945.

Recently a senior captain employed by aviation’s governing body the International Civil Aviation Organisation as a flight safety auditor of airlines said this of Qantas pilots: “Qantas has the most capable, knowledgeable, disciplined and finest pilots I have ever seen.”

That is not to say that Qantas has not had serious incidents such as QF72 and QF32 but it was the skill of the pilots that saved the aircraft according to the accident reports.

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Qatar Airways Qsuite

Qatar Airways

Perfection is a byword at Qatar Airways and that focus has led to spectacular growth for the Doha-based airline.

At every touch point, the airline seeks to be the best and it shows and has resulted in the airline winning numerous industry awards including Airline of the Year.

Qatar Airways
This year Skytrax won both Airline of the Year from Skytrax (above) and Airlineratings.com

It has also been the launch customer for the Airbus A350 and amongst the first to get the Boeing 787.

The airline’s demanding specifications have resulted in improvements in the A350 and 787.

During the pandemic, Qatar Airways was one of the few airlines that continued to fly and it repatriated over 300,000 passengers. At one stage it was the world’s biggest international airline because of this commitment.

It also flew many humanitarian missions as well as kept vital cargo links open.

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Singapore Airlines’ new A380 First Class

Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines has long been a gold standard for airlines and a leader in innovation both in the cabin and in new aircraft.

Almost every ten years the airline reinvents itself and in doing so reinvents travel.

In the process, its choices in aircraft make and break airframe manufacturers as its evaluation process is one of the industry’s most demanding.

Its demand for Singapore to London non-stop launched the Boeing 747-400, while its rejection of the Airbus A340 in 1999 in favour of more Boeing 777s was a mortal blow to Airbus.

The airline was the first to introduce the A380, and among the first major buyers of the 787 and A350 and it has also ordered 777X.

In the cabin, SIA has led the airline industry for years with such innovations as free drinks and headsets back in the late 1960s, satellite phones in 1991 and audio/video on demand in 2001.

Virgin Australia / Virgin Atlantic

These two airlines have a common link in their founder Sir Richard Branson whose passion and staff commitment have resulted in the two airlines having multi-award-winning staff.

At every touch point, the Virgin charm comes through. The staff’s focus on the passenger is outstanding and is a benchmark of what cabin service should be. And this applies to ground staff as well, where the standards are just as high.

And Virgin’s crew treat every passenger whether in row 1 or at the back of the aircraft as a special guest.

Both airlines’ products and value propositions for their respective markets are up there with the best.

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Geoffrey Thomas Talks Qantas Profit & One Pilot Jets https://www.airlineratings.com/news/geoffrey-thomas-talks-qantas-profit-one-pilot-jets/ https://www.airlineratings.com/news/geoffrey-thomas-talks-qantas-profit-one-pilot-jets/#respond Thu, 24 Nov 2022 11:53:58 +0000 https://www.airlineratings.com/?p=69637 Airlineratings.com Editor-in-Chief Geoffrey Thomas has been interviewed on SkyNews Australia on Qantas’s forecast profit of $1.45 billion for the first half of 2023 and the push for one-pilot jets. Geoffrey Thomas discusses the Qantas profit first and then looks into the push for one pilot jet commercial aircraft. Subscribe to the Airlineratings.com newsletter to get […]

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Airlineratings.com Editor-in-Chief Geoffrey Thomas has been interviewed on SkyNews Australia on Qantas’s forecast profit of $1.45 billion for the first half of 2023 and the push for one-pilot jets.

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Qantas Forecasts Profit Upgrade On Booming Travel https://www.airlineratings.com/news/qantas-announced-profit-upgrade/ https://www.airlineratings.com/news/qantas-announced-profit-upgrade/#comments Tue, 22 Nov 2022 22:00:53 +0000 https://www.airlineratings.com/?p=69627 The Qantas Group has announced a profit upgrade for the first half of FY2023 ending December 31, 2022, with the airline now expecting an Underlying Profit Before Tax of between A$1.35 billion and A$1.45 billion. Subscribe to the Airlineratings.com newsletter to get the relevant news first Video of stunning supersonic flyovers Ryanair 737 Incredibly Wobbly […]

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The Qantas Group has announced a profit upgrade for the first half of FY2023 ending December 31, 2022, with the airline now expecting an Underlying Profit Before Tax of between A$1.35 billion and A$1.45 billion.

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This is a A$150 million increase to the profit range given in early October 2022.

The airline attributes the lift to consumers putting a high priority on travel ahead of other spending categories.

It said that fuel costs remain significantly elevated compared with FY19 and are expected to reach approximately A$5 billion for FY23, which would be a record high for the Group despite international capacity at around 30 per cent below pre-COVID levels.

Qantas said that the operational performance has continued to improve, with Qantas ranking as the most on-time domestic airline in October.

It said that “the $200 million investment in rostering additional staff, continued recruitment and reserve aircraft will help maintain these levels during the latest wave of COVID infections in the community and into the busy Christmas period, as well as limiting the impact of extreme weather (especially wind) in November.”

The Group’s net debt is now expected to fall to an estimated $2.3 billion and $2.5 billion by 31 December 2022. This is around $900 million better than expected in the most recent update, due largely to the acceleration of revenue inflows as customers book flights on Qantas, Jetstar and partner airlines into the second half and beyond, as well as deferral of approximately $200 million of capital expenditure to the second half.

The airline said that around 60 per cent of the $2 billion in COVID-related travel credits held by the Group have now been redeemed by customers.

Qantas noted that “while capacity is constrained, over a million sale fares were launched in October and further sale activity is planned in the weeks ahead.”

It said that more than five million reward seats are available for frequent flyers over the next year and more Points Planes will be released soon.

The Group says it is adding capacity as quickly as possible in the second half of the year while maintaining operational reliability.

On the $400 million share buyback announced in August 2022, Qantas says 76 per cent is now complete at an average price of $5.66.

And it flagged that low levels of net debt put the Board in a position to consider future shareholder returns in February 2023 consistent with the Group’s financial framework and phasing of capital expenditure for fleet renewal.

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Reigniting Regional Travel, Australia’s Air Transport Opportunity https://www.airlineratings.com/news/reigniting-regional-travel-australias-air-transport-opportunity/ https://www.airlineratings.com/news/reigniting-regional-travel-australias-air-transport-opportunity/#respond Tue, 22 Nov 2022 01:01:54 +0000 https://www.airlineratings.com/?p=69608 By Sumesh Patel, President, Asia Pacific, SITA According to the latest data, Australia is seeing a strong resurgence in domestic air travel, with 4.7 million passengers flying domestically in July 2022, the strongest month of travel since the COVID-19 pandemic began. The Australian post-pandemic domestic travel boom is primarily driven by leisure travel, with passengers […]

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By Sumesh Patel, President, Asia Pacific, SITA

According to the latest data, Australia is seeing a strong resurgence in domestic air travel, with 4.7 million passengers flying domestically in July 2022, the strongest month of travel since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

The Australian post-pandemic domestic travel boom is primarily driven by leisure travel, with passengers heading for popular destinations like Queensland over the winter months. More passengers travelled between the Gold Coast and Canberra, Melbourne, and Adelaide in July 2022 compared with pre-COVID-19 (July 2019).

While pent-up domestic travel demand is an encouraging sign for the industry, airports and airlines have struggled to meet this demand, operating with slashed workforces, surged fuel prices, and battling extreme weather events.

In July 2022, the domestic airline industry reported the worst on-time performance on record and cancellation rates over three times the long-term average. Half of all domestic flights arrived late in July, while the airlines cancelled 6.4% of all scheduled domestic flights. In line with global conditions, high jet fuel prices and fewer flights meant that discount economy airfares increased 56% from April to August 2022, reaching their highest point since late 2020.

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While flight cancellations and airfares are key concerns, other issues like delays, mishandled baggage, or long queues at security also threaten long-term industry recovery.

Regional airports, in particular, are seeing a stronger-than-expected resurgence of passengers. To meet this demand, they must now deliver a seamless near-walk-through airport experience while maximizing assets and minimizing costs. Airports and airlines must evolve their existing solutions to achieve agility in times of increased volatility without investing in costly new infrastructure.

It’s not an easy problem to solve. What’s clear from our conversations with regional airports is that as they enter a new post-pandemic operating environment, they want to be prepared for the changes and the return to full passenger capacity, mitigating the risks associated with staff shortages. With more scalable technology, they can now deliver the same experience to their airlines and passengers as major hubs without a complete overhaul of technology infrastructure.

Agile solutions to combat capacity constraints

From our experience in digitizing the industry – before, during, and post-pandemic – we see common issues facing highly cost-conscious regional airports, with a desire to be able to fund the types of smart digital ways of working found in larger airports.

Cloud technology makes the digital journey and cutting-edge IT affordable and accessible for regional airports. With leading passenger processing capabilities accessible via the cloud, airports can enable shared common-use approaches cost-effectively, saving on infrastructure, space, and maintenance. Not only that, but they’re also well-placed to embrace additional capabilities as they choose, such as self-boarding, self-bag drop, off-airport processing, and more.

In Australia, SITA now serves most regional airports with versions of its passenger processing solutions. Recently Newcastle airport adopted SITA’s Flex solution to help manage increasing passenger numbers while Cairns and Townsville employ common-use terminal equipment (CUTE) and common-use self-service and (CUSS) solutions.

SITA Flex brings leading cloud-based passenger processing capabilities acting as the enabler of the digital passenger experience based on contactless, self-service journeys from check-in to boarding.

According to SITA’s Passenger IT Insights, released in June 2022, more passengers are using mobile devices for booking, on board the airplane, and bag collection. Automated gates saw increased adoption for identity control, boarding, and border control, while 87% of passengers have positive emotions about identity control and 84% about bag collection. Underscoring this insight, IATA’s recently revealed 2022 Global Passenger Survey results showed increased interest in off airports processing services, additional options for baggage handling, and biometric solutions.

This type of technology deployment means airlines can enable passengers to use their mobiles to have a near walk-through, touchless airport experience. In contrast, airport workforces can use mobile devices to coordinate and perform tasks efficiently.

A changing regional aviation landscape

As Australia enters its vital summer travel period, we expect travel volumes to remain robust.

But even as passengers are lured back to travel, when traveling – particularly from regional airports — they will demand the same digital experience and efficiencies they receive at international hubs. On top of that comes greater airline expectations, route volatility, space constraints, and staff multi-tasking, which can impact the passenger experience. Then, as journeys become more digital, there’s a growing need for seamless interoperation across travel systems and technologies – not just among large and small airports but also with other modes of transport.

While Australia has fared better than other parts of the world, like Europe and the US, when it comes to mishandled baggage, the return to full capacity could present new challenges over the summer period. Technology will be critical to support airlines with baggage management solutions that reduce the number of mishandled bags and their associated costs.

In the face of these profound changes, regional airports must adjust their strategies to address the post-pandemic environment. Like bigger airports, regional airports will need to consider a digital shift to cope with future capacity constraints and ensure agility and resilience of operations.

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One Pilot Push For Large Jets Is Ridiculous https://www.airlineratings.com/news/push-airlines-regulators-one-pilot-ridiculous/ https://www.airlineratings.com/news/push-airlines-regulators-one-pilot-ridiculous/#comments Tue, 22 Nov 2022 00:11:51 +0000 https://www.airlineratings.com/?p=69598 The push by some airlines and regulators for a one-pilot large aircraft is ridiculous as passengers and pilots themselves will never agree.  A one-pilot small aircraft with a handful of passengers is one thing but one pilot in charge of a 500-passenger jet – not a chance. Subscribe to the Airlineratings.com newsletter to get the […]

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The push by some airlines and regulators for a one-pilot large aircraft is ridiculous as passengers and pilots themselves will never agree.

 A one-pilot small aircraft with a handful of passengers is one thing but one pilot in charge of a 500-passenger jet – not a chance.

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According to Bloomberg over 40 countries including Germany, the UK and New Zealand have asked the United Nations body that sets aviation standards to help make single-pilot flights a safe reality. It reports that the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has also been working with manufacturers to determine how solo flights would operate and preparing rules to oversee them. An entry date could be as early as 2027.

Bloomberg quotes Tony Lucas, an Airbus A330 captain for Qantas and president of the Australian & International Pilots Association, as being concerned that a lone pilot might be overwhelmed by an emergency before anyone else has time to reach the cockpit to help.

“The people going down this route aren’t the people who fly jets every day,” Lucas said. “When things go awry, they go awry fairly quickly,” Lucas told Bloomberg.

And Lucas is absolutely right. There are just so many scenarios where two pilots are critical to the safe operation of a large commercial jet in crowded airspace in worsening weather, thanks to climate change.

Two senior captains known to me retired early because they were sick of the congestion over Europe and the North Atlantic. And both also cited lousy weather as an increasing challenge.

And what about a critical health issue on take-off or landing? Can’t happen? Well, it happened to me. On touchdown in Perth, Australia, the flying captain under type training on a 787, had a seizure and collapsed and only the lightning-fast reaction of the other captain saved the aircraft.

Captain Lucas, a check and training captain, also expressed concern about the lost opportunities to mentor junior pilots if flight crew are working increasingly on their own. Janet Northcote, EASA’s head of communications, wrote in an email to Bloomberg that “we are potentially removing the last piece of human redundancy from the flight deck.”

At a Bloomberg business summit in Bangkok last week, Boeing’s Southeast Asia President Alexander Feldman said that the “psychological barriers are probably harder than the technological barriers. The technology is there for single pilots, it’s really about where the regulators and the general public feel comfortable.” The answer to that question from the public’s point of view is almost certainly never.

The International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations told ICAO in a paper for its assembly last month that nothing to date has proved safer than “a second rested, qualified, well-trained pilot physically present on the flight deck.”

Joe Leader, chief executive officer of Apex, a New York-based aviation association focused on passengers’ experiences told Bloomberg that “commercial airline passengers absolutely expect and deserve two pilots in the cockpit.”

There is no doubt in this writer’s mind that this is a bad idea. The challenges today for pilots with more crowded airspace and worsened weather make a two-pilot crew a non-negotiable baseline. The savings are just not worth it as flying – notwithstanding the current short-term high costs due to the post-pandemic world – has never been cheaper.

Yes, we have a pilot shortage and that can be fixed by paying them more. Over the last 30 years with the explosion of low-cost airlines, the wages and conditions for pilots have plummeted at too many airlines and that race to the bottom must stop.

The writer is the author of 11-books on the industry and the winner of 44 national and international awards for his work.

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Air NZ Has New Menus For Regional Lounges https://www.airlineratings.com/news/air-nz-has-new-menus-for-regional-lounges/ https://www.airlineratings.com/news/air-nz-has-new-menus-for-regional-lounges/#respond Mon, 21 Nov 2022 03:51:23 +0000 https://www.airlineratings.com/?p=69585 Air NZ has new menus for its regional lounges with hot food on the way.   Air NZ Chief Customer and Sales Officer Leanne Geraghty says these changes are another way the airline is adding value for its customers.   Subscribe to the Airlineratings.com newsletter to get the relevant news first Video of stunning supersonic flyovers Ryanair […]

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Air NZ has new menus for its regional lounges with hot food on the way.  

Air NZ Chief Customer and Sales Officer Leanne Geraghty says these changes are another way the airline is adding value for its customers.  

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“One of our most common pieces of regional lounge feedback is that our food offering isn’t the same as what’s enjoyed in our larger ports. That’s all about to change as we continue to look at how we can improve the Air New Zealand experience. 

“Dunedin’s regional lounge was the first cab off the rank last week, delighting customers with new choices before they flew.” 

On the menu was ginger soy chicken with capsicum and spring onion, and a vegan option of sweet and sour tofu with edamame and sesame. Dessert was a homemade chocolate gateau served with whipped cream. And customers shouldn’t worry says Air NZ, the favourite cheese rolls are here to stay! 

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“While it’s only been live for a few days, the feedback so far has been overwhelmingly positive – our customers using the Dunedin lounge last week got a real surprise when they walked in to see the new menu on offer.” 

The airline will be rolling out to Nelson later this week followed by Napier and expects to have the remaining five regional lounges up and running on the new menu in the New Year. 

“In the past, we haven’t been able to do this because our smaller regional ports don’t have kitchen facilities – only basic storage and reheating. To work around this, we’ve collaborated with our expert chefs in Wellington who prepare the food and we then use our cargo network to get the kai into the regional lounges just in time for the first flights out.” 

The new regional lounge menu will feature a choice of two hot dishes – one of which will always be vegan, and both gluten-free. 

“We’re expecting favourites to likely be the black pepper braised lamb shoulder with baby carrots, cauliflower gratin, morello cherry tart with vanilla cream and fresh seasonal salads like beetroot and spinach, and broccoli and cranberry.” 

The always popular Christmas menu will also be appearing across all our lounges between 19-25 December, including in our regional ports. This includes glazed ham, steamed asparagus, mini pavlovas with seasonal fruit, strawberries and cream and of course a Christmas mince pie to enjoy with your tea or coffee. 

Last year the airline finished its $150 million Lounge rebrand programme, upgrading all nine of its regional lounges, including Queenstown. This included a rename to the Air New Zealand lounge.   

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Vietjet Introduces SkyBoss Business https://www.airlineratings.com/news/vietjet-introduced-skyboss-business/ https://www.airlineratings.com/news/vietjet-introduced-skyboss-business/#respond Mon, 21 Nov 2022 03:30:00 +0000 https://www.airlineratings.com/?p=69578 Vietjet has introduced its most luxurious ticket class named ‘SkyBoss Business’, offering flyers a variety of flight priorities from the ground up to the cloud.  The SkyBoss Business tickets offer its flyers the best flight experience on the wide-body A330 aircraft with private cabin, soft leather seats and in-flight premium services. Subscribe to the Airlineratings.com […]

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Vietjet has introduced its most luxurious ticket class named ‘SkyBoss Business’, offering flyers a variety of flight priorities from the ground up to the cloud. 

The SkyBoss Business tickets offer its flyers the best flight experience on the wide-body A330 aircraft with private cabin, soft leather seats and in-flight premium services.

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SkyBoss Business passengers can enjoy priority check-in privileges, 18kg of hand luggage and 1 small bag not exceeding 2kg, up to 60kg of checked luggage and 1 set of golf equipment, plus private car transfer to the aircraft from the boarding gate, enjoy business lounge, travel insurance and free change of date, time, flight routes, etc. 

SkyBoss Business passengers will enjoy a premium menu with fresh hot meals which represent the quintessence of Vietnamese cuisines such as beef noodle soup, Vietnamese bread, etc. plus unique cuisines from around the world.

Drinks include wine, fresh coconut water, herbal teas and a variety of side dishes from macadamia, raisins, and dried jackfruit.

From now till the end of December 20, 2022, passengers can enjoy flying with Vietjet’s highest class service of SkyBoss Business from only VND3,000,000 (USD120) (*) with the flight time from November 21 to December 21, 2022, on the routes connecting Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City with more than 20 round-trip flights per day.

SkyBoss Business tickets can be reserved now at the website www.vietjetair.com, Vietjet Air mobile app or at official ticket agents, and offices around the world. 

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Incredible Video Of Landings At Skiathos https://www.airlineratings.com/news/incredible-video-landings-skiathos/ https://www.airlineratings.com/news/incredible-video-landings-skiathos/#respond Mon, 21 Nov 2022 00:26:50 +0000 https://www.airlineratings.com/?p=69575 We have an incredible video of landings at Skiathos in Greece. The 10-minute compilation shows some amazing low landings and hard touchdowns at Skiathos. Subscribe to the Airlineratings.com newsletter to get the relevant news first Video of stunning supersonic flyovers Ryanair 737 Incredibly Wobbly Landing Spectacular Emirates A380 and Red Arrows Flyby About AirlineRatings.com Airlineratings.com […]

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We have an incredible video of landings at Skiathos in Greece.

The 10-minute compilation shows some amazing low landings and hard touchdowns at Skiathos.

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Amazing Video Of DC-10 Air Tanker https://www.airlineratings.com/news/amazing-video-of-dc-10-air-tanker/ https://www.airlineratings.com/news/amazing-video-of-dc-10-air-tanker/#respond Mon, 21 Nov 2022 00:07:07 +0000 https://www.airlineratings.com/?p=69570 We have an amazing video of a DC-10 Air Tanker dropping retardant to kill a wildfire. The DC-10, operated by 10 Tanker Air Carrier, are used to fight wildfires. The DC-10 carries up to 12,000 US gallons (45,000 Liters) of water or fire retardant in an exterior belly-mounted tank. Subscribe to the Airlineratings.com newsletter to […]

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We have an amazing video of a DC-10 Air Tanker dropping retardant to kill a wildfire.

The DC-10, operated by 10 Tanker Air Carrier, are used to fight wildfires. The DC-10 carries up to 12,000 US gallons (45,000 Liters) of water or fire retardant in an exterior belly-mounted tank.

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Video of stunning supersonic flyovers

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Our rating system is rated from one to seven stars on safety – with seven being the highest ranking. Within each airline, you will find the country of origin, airline code, booking URL and seat map information. The rating system takes into account a number of different factors related to audits from aviation’s governing bodies, lead associations, as well as the airlines, own safety data. Every airline has a safety rating breakdown so you can see exactly how they rate.

Over 230 of the airlines on the site that carry 99 per cent of the world’s passengers have a product rating. Given that low-cost, regional and full-service carriers are so different we have constructed a different rating system for each which can be found within each airline.

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Spectacular Video Of Rocket Launch From 28,000ft https://www.airlineratings.com/news/spectacular-video-rocket-launch/ https://www.airlineratings.com/news/spectacular-video-rocket-launch/#respond Sun, 20 Nov 2022 21:48:50 +0000 https://www.airlineratings.com/?p=69566 We have a spectacular video of a rocket launch from an aircraft flying at 28,000ft. The video of the rocket launch was shot near Cape Canaveral in Florida. Subscribe to the Airlineratings.com newsletter to get the relevant news first Video of stunning supersonic flyovers Ryanair 737 Incredibly Wobbly Landing Spectacular Emirates A380 and Red Arrows […]

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We have a spectacular video of a rocket launch from an aircraft flying at 28,000ft.

The video of the rocket launch was shot near Cape Canaveral in Florida.

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Airlineratings.com was developed to provide everyone in the world a one-stop shop for everything related to airlines, formed by a team of aviation editors, who have forensically researched nearly every airline in the world.

Our rating system is rated from one to seven stars on safety – with seven being the highest ranking. Within each airline, you will find the country of origin, airline code, booking URL and seat map information. The rating system takes into account a number of different factors related to audits from aviation’s governing bodies, lead associations, as well as the airlines, own safety data. Every airline has a safety rating breakdown so you can see exactly how they rate.

Over 230 of the airlines on the site that carry 99 per cent of the world’s passengers have a product rating. Given that low-cost, regional and full-service carriers are so different we have constructed a different rating system for each which can be found within each airline.

Airlineratings.com has information on over 30 types of aircraft from the latest Boeing 787 to the A380 and smaller jets.

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