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The new SkyTeam Lounge at London-Heathrow offers passengers an additional level of comfort and services. It is open to eligible passengers traveling on Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Kenya Airways operated flights. There is a wellness center with an oxygen bar, full-body massage chairs and showers. The bar serves a selection of French, Italian and Australian wines. The two-level facility occupies more than 1,600 square meters and offers space for more than 300 passengers.
If you are planning to visit several Hawaiian islands, check prices on go. Island hopping is not as cheap as it used to be since Aloha airlines went out of business. Mesa Air Group's airline go! offers inter-island flights starting at $80 one-way. The airline flies to the following cities: Honolulu on Oahu, Kahului on Maui, Hilo and Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii, Lihu'e on Kauai, Ho’olehua on Molokai and Lanai City on Lanai. The airline has a frequent flier program called go! Miles which allows fliers to earn miles towards future travel. It’s free to join – you never know, you may have a chance to return to Hawaii sooner than you think. Reservations can be made on the airline's new web site at www.iflygo.com or by calling 888-IFLYGO2. It’s always a good idea to comparison shop and look for deals so be sure to check Hawaiian Airlines and Mokulele rates as well before deciding which seats to book.
Imagine an economy class seat with a tablet computer pre-loaded with video games, movies and iPad-style touch screen controls. It would make those vacation flights so much more entertaining. SkyCast Solutions created TrayVu(tm), an Android tablet that can be installed into an existing seat with two screws and a plug. The screen has flexible viewing angles and HD resolution on a 8.9-inch screen. Canada's WestJet announced that it will introduce the TrayVu Slim(tm) tablet technology on board their two newest Boeing 737 aircraft. Hopefully other airlines will follow the lead and give us more in-flight entertainment options.
Update: The company introduced TrayVuSlim, the only portable device with a stand that converts to a clip allowing full use of tray. Passengers will be able to watch movies, TV shows, children's programs and more. The device is lightweight and very slim enabling airlines to board more devices. It incorporates a Samsung Galaxy tablet offering the highest screen resolution available. The device offers airline specific interface with user-friendly tablet navigation.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) unveiled the cabin design for its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft which will fly local and international routes. Business Class on international flights will feature isle access for all seats as well as the ability to fully recline into a flat bed. Business class passengers will be able to enjoy 17-inch touch-panel widescreen LCD screen, a universal PC power source, a USB port and an iPod jack. The slick new airline interiors feature blue and white design, including blue seats and light blue accents on the sides of the chairs in the first class cabin. The economy cabin has storage bins that open with bright orange latches which are easy to see.