The order was announced yesterday at the Farnborough Airshow currently taking place in the UK.
Forbes reports that more airlines are investing in Connected Aircraft technology, which allows onboard systems to communicate with pilots and airline staff on the ground on a variety of data points, from maintenance needs to weather information needed to plot ideal flight paths.
Business class passengers flying on Singapore Airlines’ routes to and from China can expect to see a new Chinese in-flight dining concept starting next month.
A date for Fiji Airways joining Oneworld in this new capacity will be announced “in due course”.
Recently, the airlines also added Chaayos masala tea on flights which is a blend of Assam tea, dried ginger, cardamom, cinnamon, black pepper and cloves.
Scheduled to fly twice a week starting July 12, 2018, the new route will actually originate in the carrier’s home hub of Guangzhou, stopping over in Sanya before flying non-stop the rest of the way to London Heathrow.
Air New Zealand is discreetly developing a new business class seat product behind closed doors, in time for it to outfit them on a new wave of next-generation aircraft.