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Flydubai Airline to start business class service in October

DUBAI, UAE - Flydubai Airline plans to perform its first flight using a plane with a business class passenger compartment in October, 2013, and the sale of business class tickets for some flights will

World Travel Market to feature launch of Out Now business networking...

Marketing specialist Out Now Global is launching a new business networking service for travel companies looking to build share, reach, and presence in the multi-billion valued travel market comprised

Oman Air named Best Business Class Airline

MUSCAT — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has been awarded ‘Best Business Class Airline, Middle East’ in the prestigious Business Destinations Travel Awards 2012.

Finding genuine travel deals at the front of the plane

DALLAS, Texas - In an era of tighter yield management of both fares and award redemption, it is getting harder to find genuine travel deals, most especially for travelers at the front of the plane.

Demand for business-class to increase in 2011, say analysts

SINGAPORE: Asia's airline industry has made a full recovery from its worst downturn in the wake of the global recession and air travel in the region has returned to pre-crisis levels - with a strong s

Korean Air announces unique business class on A380

SEOUL, South Korea - Korean Air will launch its first A380 service in May 2011 with the entire upper deck of the aircraft devoted to business class flyers.

IATA: Business class fares increase sharply

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Wednesday that sharp increase in business class fares helped to improve ailine balance sheets.

Kenya Airways adds frills for business class travelers

It is now three pieces of baggage, weighing 23 KG each, which Kenya Airways allows their

IATA: Corporate travelers may never return to business-class cabins

Corporate travelers forced to fly coach during the recession may never return to business-class cabins as employers seek permanent cuts to their travel budgets, the International Air Transport Associa

US Airways introduces “Envoy Suite”

US Airways offers business class travelers the ultimate in comfort, peace and privacy on trans-Atlantic flights with the new Envoy Suite.

Qantas may cut business class seats as demand plunges

Qantas Airways Ltd., the Australian carrier that says it invented business class 30 years ago, may remove some premium seats as companies force executives to fly coach or stay at home.

Singapore Air’s empty Business Class seats cost it top ranking

Singapore Airlines Ltd.’s biggest drop in passengers in more than five years cost the carrier its ranking as the world’s most valuable airline. Tan Teng Boo is enjoying the empty seats.

Qatar Airways’ business class named best in world

Qatar Airways' winning streak continued when the Five-Star Carrier scooped the award for World's Leading Business Class at the World Travel Awards grand finale ceremony.

Aer Lingus is refusing to honour an online offer

DUBLIN - Irish airline Aer Lingus is refusing to honour an online offer which mistakenly sold business class transatlantic flights for five euros (eight dollars, four pounds), a spokesman said Thursday. The flights would normally sell for 1,775 euros one way, said Enda Corneille, Aer Lingus director of corporate affairs who apologised to the customers concerned.

Fare hikes could crimp business class travel

NEW YORK - Recent fare hikes and the weakening U.S. economy could hit U.S. airlines' bottom lines as more companies are requiring their traveling executives to fly economy instead of business class.

BA’s OpenSkies reveals details of business class cabin

OpenSkies, BA’s airline within an airline, has revealed further details of its new business class offering, including a photo of the seats. The airline is to call the business class offering on board its refitted Boeing 757s Biz. The 24 Biz seats will be flatbeds as shown in the photo here. Regular BA passengers will recognise them as revamped old style Club World seats.

American Airlines earns title for Best Business Class Wines at Cellars...

FORT WORTH, Texas - Judges at an international wine-tasting competition have raised their glasses to American Airlines, twice selecting the airline's wine offerings as tops in their class.