Blog posts tagged: SkyTeam

SkyTeam opens a new shared lounge at Dubai International airport (DXB)

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Six weeks ago, we wrote about the opening of the new satellite Concourse D at Dubai International airport (DXB).  The Terminal 1 extension is now the home of all major international airlines, with the notable exception of Qantas, who benefits from access to the flagship Concourse A thanks to their partnership with Emirates. The new concourse is […]

Air France introduces pre-flight dining at New York JFK

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Flights from the East Coast of the US to western Europe can be deceptively short, especially with favorable winds. What might be a blessing for economy passengers in ever shrinking seats is also a challenge for travelers wishing to sleep. While most airlines offer flat bed seating in premium classes, even a seven hour flight […]

Delta announces new Sky Club locations at Seattle and Atlanta airports featuring an inspired new design

As the Big Three US airlines offer overall remarkably similar on-board products – lie-flat bed seats have become the norm in international Business Class, catering is improving, Wi-Fi is broadly available, and First Class is shrinking – ground services are becoming the next battleground. United, American and Delta are all making significant investments in their lounge product, […]

SkyTeam opens a new shared lounge at Hong Kong airport (HKG)

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SkyTeam ground services have historically been weak at Hong Kong airport, compared to the solid products offered by competing alliances oneworld and Star Alliance. oneworld, the dominant alliance, benefits from the presence of home carrier Cathay Pacific, which operates an several gorgeous lounges including the newly reopened The Pier First Class Lounge, luxurious cabanas at The Wing, […]