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Jetstar’s Pinnacle seat retrofit good news for passengers

Jetstar passengers will be sure to notice a cabin retrofit the carrier will begin later this year.The carrier plans to retrofit half of its A320 fleet with B/E Aerospace’s Pinnacle seat, as we reported earlier today. The Pinnacle seat has relocated the “literature pocket” (where the in-flight magazine, safety card, and air sickness bag are […]

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Photo of Note: Emirates A380 flyover at Melbourne

Aviation fans in Melbourne (or watching Melbourne on TV) yesterday were graced with wall-to-wall visuals of the Emirates logo for Cup Day. The real treat though came in the afternoon when Emirates A380 A6-EDA tracked over from Sydney as EK5388 to conduct a flyover of Flemington Racecourse at 1100 feet (see flightpath), which Flickr user […]

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Emirates’ Shunting of A345 from Oz Good for Biz Class, Not Economy

Sunset for Emirates’ A340-500s in Oz: B777s, with lie-flat biz beds, to replace A340-500s by next yearLast week was a good week for economy class travelers with Air New Zealand’s announcement of lie-flat seats in economy seats.Economy passengers haven’t fared so well this week. Emirates will pull all A340-500 aircraft off Australian and Tasman routes […]

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Emirates A380 to MEL by April (Updated)

Taken by AirSpace user dream An otherwise mundane statement by the University of Melbourne announcing a new travel agreement with Emirates breaks the news Emirates will–finally–send the A380 to Melbourne (emphasis added): Emirates spokesperson Stephen Holl said that the airline operatesthree daily flights ex Melbourne to Dubai using their Airbus A340-500and Boeing 777-300 aircraft with […]

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