Tag Archives: Airline

Inflight meal, entertainment and now a Personal Assistant

First Class experience from the ground up. Image: Lufthansa

Lufthansa has been upgraded to an elite group of airlines that have achieved a 5-Star rating from Skytrax after meeting its world-class standards with the introduction of personal assistants for First Class Passengers at Hong Kong Airport. Continue reading

Ryanair searches for “brave soul” to fill PR job

The new recruit has something to look forward to. Image: The Guardian UK Photograph: Virginia Mayo/AP

There are few jobs that can be described as both someone’s best dream and worst nightmare, but heading up Ryanair’s communications department would no doubt make its way onto that list. Continue reading

JAL experiences second Boeing 787 issue in two days

Japan Airlines (JAL) experienced its second Boeing 787 issue in two days this week, when a fire broke out in a battery pack in the aircraft’s belly. Continue reading

World’s shortest flight takes less than a minute

Knap of Howar, Papa Westray – the oldest standing house in Northwest Europe Image: visitorkney.com

For those who don’t fancy long flights or ferry rides, the world’s shortest flight might be just the answer with Scottish airline Loganair winning a contract to operate the flight. Continue reading

The airline with the best in-flight food is…

Chicken Hainan with Bok Choy.

The results of Skyscanner’s first Asia Pacific Airline Food Awards are in, with Tiger Airways, Singapore Airlines and Garuda Indonesia taking out the top spots for their respective categories. Continue reading

Vintage guitar destroyed after Delta check-in

Dave Schneider with his new guitar. Image: Gibson.com

Gibson has come to the rescue after hearing that a 1963 Gibson ES-335 TD guitar was severely damaged after being check in with Delta Airlines. Continue reading

$300k Aston Martin allegedly damaged at Qantas valet in Adelaide

Watch out James Bond, rats have taken an interest in Aston Martins! Image: AlBargan

Apparently our local rats have improved their tastes from old cheese to Aston Martins.

An Adelaide liquidator, Ian Lock, is alleging that his two week old, $300k, Aston Martin sustained $9000 worth of damage to its internal electronics system after Mr Locke left the vehicle with the Qantas valet service at Adelaide Airport on 16 August last year.

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