Global Airlines, established in 2021, is a British start-up airline based at London Heathrow Airport with the aim to redefine luxury air travel. Global Airlines will begin operations in spring 2024 with routes between London, New York City and Los Angeles, using a fleet of Airbus A380s.
Global Airlines was founded by James Asquith, a renowned travel personality and serial entrepreneur. With a passion for travel and frustration with negative experiences on commercial flights, James has created Global Airlines to prioritise exceptional comfort, personalised passenger service and an effortless journey for all.
Global Airlines hasn’t announced any information about its baggage policies.
Global Airlines hasn’t announced any carry-on baggage allowance yet.
Any carry-on baggage taken onto the plane must fit in the overhead lockers and under the seat in front. Passengers wanting to carry liquids in their carry-on baggage must remember that liquids must remain under 100ml and be placed within a plastic bag for airport security checks.
Global Airlines hasn’t announced its checked baggage allowance rules yet.
Any checked baggage that's entering an aircraft cannot weigh over 32kg due to international health and safety regulations. It must alsonot exceed the permitted size allowance. If passengers have baggage that exceeds thepermitted allowance, they're subject to extra fees. Any excess baggage can be purchased with Alternative Airlines when buying flights.
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Global Airlines has 4 cabin classes - economy, business, gamer and first class.
Global Airlines plans to operate Economy Class onboard their flights. This class will offer a basic service and it's currently unknown whether food and drink will be offered whilst in the air.
The airline also has plans to provide a Business Class option to its passengers. Business Class is the next fare up from Economy and often provides a more luxurious service that comes complete with complimentary food and drink, in-flight entertainment, and priority boarding.
Global Airlines has plans to be the first airline to introduce a new and exclusive 'Gamer Class'. This class will allow passengers to game whilst in the air, either on their own or with other passengers on the plane. There will be 15 seats in the Gamer Class and they'll be set out in a 1-3-1 configuration. Passengers will either be able to play on an Xbox or Playstation and the seats in this cabin will come as a premium due to it's exclusive feature. The Gamer Class fare has been referred to as similar to Emirates Business Class.
Global Airlines will offer its passengers a first-class cabin onboard their flights. The First Class fare will include a private bathroom, a 12ft long bed, and the possibility of a 'companions suite' that contains a double beed. All plans have yet to be confirmed.
Global Airlines hasn't announced any information about its check-in closing and opening times.
It's not yet known whether online check-in will be available for Global Airlines passengers.
We advise that passengers arrive at the airport for check-in around 2 and a half hours before the scheduled departure so as to avoid check-in queues.
By 2025, Global Airlines aims to fly to a total of 75 international destinations worldwide. These destinations include Hong Kong, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sydney, Singapore etc.
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Global Airlines currently owns 4 x A380s, however, the airline has plans to expand its fleet in the hopes to kit them out with the premium seats they have promised.