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Airline debuts next-level bunk bed ‘pods’ for economy fliers

New York Post 30 Jun 2022
Economy class seats on long-haul flights are a nightmare ... Five economy seats will be removed to make way for six Skynest sleep pods, and the airline has added a Sky Pantry to the Premium Economy and Economy cabins, allowing customers to stretch their legs, grab a bite, and hydrate at their leisure during the flight.

Air New Zealand unveils ‘Skynest’ bunk beds for economy class passengers

Penn Live 30 Jun 2022
Sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? Now, you may be thinking to yourself, “If only economy had beds and not just first class.” ... According to CNN Travel, for the first time ever, economy class passengers aboard Air New Zealand flights will get the chance to stretch out and sleep on beds, as well during flights.

Air New Zealand introduces bunk beds for economy class passengers

Interesting Engineering 30 Jun 2022
One that will provide customers with options to get some shut eye wherever they're sitting."A pantry for the economy class. Considering every need of the economy class, the company also revealed its "Sky Pantry" for the Premium Economy and Economy cabins, where customers can graze on some snacks and drink water throughout their flight.Advertisement.

Airlines rejected by US Supreme Court on California rest-break law 30 Jun 2022
The justices, without comment, let stand a damage award against Virgin America Inc., now part of Alaska, in a class action suit by California-based flight attendants ... Alaska and the industry say the appeals court ruling will force airlines to add extra crew to many flights at a time companies are already suffering from a labor shortage.

Air Travel Is Chaos Right Now. What to Know Before You Fly

Time Magazine 30 Jun 2022
As resurgent demand for air travel collides with a severe staffing shortage in the aviation industry, delayed and canceled flights are rippling through the system ... While airlines are more lenient about flight changes than they were pre-pandemic, the rising cost of airfare might make a bottom-tier economy-class ticket look tempting.

Merger Vote At Spirit Could Reshape Discount Airline Market

The Greeneville Sun 30 Jun 2022
Scott Keyes, the founder of Scott’s Cheap Flights travel site, doesn’t like either deal, “but I like the JetBlue option even less.” ... Spooked by the growth of the discount airlines, bigger carriers started to sell “Basic Economy” fares in recent years, although they limit the number of bargain-bin seats on each flight.

Al Adil’s Dhananjay Datar pens autobiography

Gulf News 30 Jun 2022
“There was another young boy travelling with me on the same flight. The lady at the check-in counter was full of admiration for us and she decided to upgrade us from Economy to Business Class. So, on my first flight ever, I travelled Business Class! For a poor boy, you can imagine how big this was.”.

I take Covid less seriously now but I’ll never get casual about the vaccines or treatments

Irish Independent 30 Jun 2022
... pandemic we just accepted a little disruption when we got a cold – a couple of days out of action.For now the disruption lasts at least a week and it’s creating havoc in our social lives and our economy – from staff shortages, cancelled flights and theatre production.

Your vacation budget is still at risk — here’s how to protect it

The Morning Journal 30 Jun 2022
Here’s how ... Stingy past policies included a common practice where airlines would charge you money simply to change flights, on top of the price difference of the new airfare, and that change fee would sometimes cost more than the new flight itself ... When it comes to basic economy airfare, don’t expect a refund or flight credit ... travel insurance ... Email.

Putin’s economy is starting to show cracks, and Russian public opinion could soon follow

Yahoo Daily News 30 Jun 2022
They have also included corporate flight and travel bans, all actions meant to choke off the Russian economy and make the Kremlin reconsider its aggression ... So far, that calculation has proved to be sound, and the Russian economy has confounded expectations as Putin’s war enters its fifth month.

Only two Latino candidates seek Yakima County commission seat

The Spokesman-Review 30 Jun 2022
A Yakima County commissioner district most likely to produce a Latino candidate failed to do so this election ... District 2 ... House ... She’s also advocating for a port district she said could help subsidize more airline flights into Yakima. More flights to and from here would lure more business and people to Yakima, bolstering the economy, she said ... .

Air New Zealand to offer bunk beds on long haul economy flights

The Times/The Sunday Times 29 Jun 2022
Economy class air travellers, long confined to cramped seats with limited legroom, will finally be able to stretch out in future as New Zealand’s ...

Lie-flat beds are FINALLY coming to economy flights – here’s what they’ll look like

The Sun 29 Jun 2022
ECONOMY flights are about to get much better, as one airline is launching lie-flat beds. Air New Zealand is the first airline in the world to launch the beds, called Skynest pods, in both economy and premium economy ... Air New Zealand chief executive Greg Foran called them a "game changer" for economy travellers.

An airline plans to install bunk beds and couches in economy class to help to ...

Business Insider 29 Jun 2022
"Skynests" will be available to economy passengers flying on ultra long-haul flights, per the airline. The airline will begin non-stop flights between Auckland and New York in September ... It's not the only opportunity that economy passengers will have to lie down mid-flight.Air New Zealand already offers economy passengers the option of a 'Skycouch.'.

Sleep pods coming for economy passengers

Digital Trends 29 Jun 2022
Economy passengers who break into a cold sweat at the mere thought of a long-haul flight will be delighted to learn that things are finally changing ...It’s time to swap the headrest for some bed rest,” the Kiwi carrier said in a tweet that included images (below) of the new economy-class sleep pods for flights to the U.S.

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