China Eastern Airlines will add head-up displays made by Rockwell Collins to its fleet of 58 narrow-body Boeing 737 jets. The new equipment will be installed between mid-2013 and 2015. Okay Airways also ordered the HUDs for its 10 Boeing 737 planes.
The Airspace Lounge recently opened at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, offering access to all fliers. The lounge is in the main terminal near the Concourse B security checkpoint, and day passes cost $20 and up.
Lufthansa is reaching out to leisure travelers by focusing more on passenger experience perks -- not only for business fliers. In addition to in-flight perks such as gummy bears for children, the airline is using social media to update fliers and deploying more self-service tools at airports.
United Airlines reported an on-time arrival rate of 80.8% for domestic flights and 80.5% for international flights in February. The on-time arrival rates exceeded the carrier's goal of 80% for the month, despite several snowstorms during the month.
Latvia won't allow its national airline, airBaltic, to be grounded by money issues. The Baltic nation plans to pump even more tax money into the carrier. But before it spends more on airBaltic, Latvia wants the airline to remove its CEO and President Bertolt Flick.