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Alaska Airlines' 'Alaska Beyond' Concept is All Good News for Economy Class

December 15, 2014 at 12:07 PM | by | ()

It seems that calling an airline class by "Economy" or "Business" or "Coach" is no longer cool. 2014 has seen the launch of "JetBlue Mint," "Delta One," and now, "Alaska Beyond."

Instead of a cosmetic rebrand, Alaska Airlines is investing millions to update their entire in-flight experience with huge benefits for the economy traveler.

Alaska Beyond begins rolling out across Alaska Airlines' 737 fleet from today through 2015, and it consists of several updates:

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Stroll into Harrods to Test Drive Singapore Airlines' Business Class Seats

Where: Knightsbridge, London, United Kingdom
November 2, 2012 at 3:33 PM | by | ()

”Don’t touch what you can’t afford.” It was our go-to putdown in high school and, you might say, the atmosphere in the poshest of London's shops, Harrods. Except, for two weeks, you can do just that, because Singapore Airlines have set up a mock business class cabin in the shop window.

Saying “mock” is kind of a disservice to Singapore Airlines' display, because these are two fully functional seats (18A and 19A); they recline, they lie flat, and they even have the right inflight magazines in their windowside storage space. Speaking of the windows, they’re filled in with photos of Singapore. Even the TV in the seatback is a working example of the Krisflyer inflight entertainment system.

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Singapore Airlines Flight Review: Zappos Air is Already Here

June 15, 2010 at 9:36 AM | by | ()

SFO - HKG is quite a haul, 14.5 hours to be precise. Thus, when you go long haul, you not only want to consider price, but you also definitely want to factor in comfort -- this isn't an up and down flight folks. If you have the miles, or the cash, this might be the time to spring for first or business class. We were seated on the window in a 1 - 2 - 1 configured Boeing 777. Below is our first hand look at what a long haul flight on Singapore Airlines is like these days.

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