International: Meetings in the sky on the cards

The twin-deck Airbus 380 will make airborne meetings a reality, as airlines ordering the aircraft are already planning onboard business facilities.

The concept has been welcomed by agents and corporates. The Cartel Group Holdings head of corporate business John Agha said: "We will consider meetings in the air, but only as part of an overall incentive."

Qantas has made initial plans for meeting rooms, lounges and presentation rooms in each class of the 12 'super-jumbos' it has on order. Meanwhile, Virgin will add to its existing business class 'snooze zone'.

For more about airlines see the survey in next month's issue of CIT.

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