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Austrian Airlines launches business class seat auction

Airlines have found a novel way to fill up their planes – by auctioning leftover business class seats to the highest bidders.

easyJet waves goodbye to airport check-in desks

More airlines are abandoning their airport check-in desks, with easyJet the latest carrier to encourage passengers to check in online.

NASA and Boeing test the next generation Concorde

For years plane makers have been promising us a return to supersonic travel. Could this be it?

Flying on EVA Air’s Hello Kitty themed plane: a flight to remember

EVA Air’s Hello Kitty jets are putting the fun back into flying, writes Gunnar Garfors.

British Airways and others weigh in on adding extra-wide aisle seats in economy

British Airways and Lufthansa comment on Airbus’s idea to offer wider aisle seats to passengers for a premium.

British Airways shows off newly painted A380

BA’s A380 may be a bit late to the party, but it was the centre of attention as it emerged from the paint hangar sporting the airline’s classic livery.

Hotello: the hotel ‘room’ on wheels

Hotello is a portable work and sleep space that packs into a trunk.

SAS to drop business class on European flights as times get tougher

The airline will offer an all economy cabin and two different fare types that aim to appeal to different needs on short-haul flights.

SAS to drop business class on European flights as times get tougher

The airline will offer an all economy cabin and two different fare types that aim to appeal to different needs on short-haul flights.

Pull your own pint at Manchester airport’s new self-service bar

The perfect spot for a pre-flight brew, or potentially your final destination if you miss your flight.

‘Find my suitcase’: US Airways offers live baggage tracking

US Airways is the latest airline to let you track your checked bag – like you would track a parcel.

Dutch prison hotel offers a luxe escape

If you’re looking to stay somewhere a little different for your next holiday, why not try a prison hotel?