Delta Air Lines and Blackberry announced a partnership to offer free in-flight Wi-Fi to Blackberry smartphone users. Delta offers the service through Gogo Wi-Fi, which is available on aircraft serving domestic routes.
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.
Brussels Airport and Brussels Airlines will pilot a program over the next few months that offers self-service luggage check-in. Two self-service units will be placed by the Brussels Airlines check-in area.
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.
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.