Honda HA-420 HondaJet A Light Business Jet

September 18th, 2017
Honda HA-420

Honda HA-420. Credit: /Sergey Ryabtsev

The Honda HA-420 HondaJet is the first light business jet developed by Honda Aircraft Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Honda Motor Company. This aircraft was designed in Japan and then manufactured in Greensboro, North Carolina in the United States. Read the rest of this entry »

Stratos 714 – A Very Light Jet by Stratos Aircraft

September 12th, 2017
Stratos Aircraft

Credit: Stratos Aircraft

Stratos Aircraft located at Redmond, Oregon had made an announcement in the month of July 2008 about making of Stratos 714 – a very light jet (VLJ) aircraft. The company had described the aircraft as owner-flown Very Light Personal Jet (VLPJ – A new terminology). They unveiled Stratos 714 at the AirVenture 2017 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The plane very quickly grabbed the attention of the guests at AirVenture. Read the rest of this entry »

Will Passengers Like to Board Pilot-less Flight With Lower Fare?

September 6th, 2017

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The airlines have to shell approximately $35bn (£27bn) per annum on the pilot’s salary at present and pilotless commercial flights would directly cut these expenses and in turn, can reduce the airfares substantially. Read the rest of this entry »

Why Airplane Seat Covers are Nearly Blue

August 30th, 2017

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While flying by any airline have you noticed the colour of the seat cover? Most of us will say “No”. After boarding a plane we pay attention to many things such as – settling down, checking the list of movies being shown or guessing how your neighbour is going to be etc. It is a fact that most of the aeroplane’s seat covers have some shade of blue, no matter which airline it is.

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Big Game Air – Private Jet Service For Passionate Sports Fans

August 21st, 2017

Big Game Air aims to serve the passionate sports fans a luxury travel experience on the game day with same day return. The Chicago based new startup is founded by Arturo Gomez, former president at Rockit Ranch Productions, and Todd Rubin, owner of the Leader Bar Chicago.
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Global 7000 – The Next Generation Business and Private Jet from Bombardier

August 14th, 2017
Global 7000

Global 7000. Credit: Bombardier

In October 2010 Bombardier Aerospace made an announcement about its two ultra long-range business jets, namely Bombardier Global 7000 and Global 8000. The scheduled launch of Global 7000 and Global 8000 declared was in the year 2016 and 2017 respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

Airbus Infinito – The First Convertible Private Jet

August 7th, 2017
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ACJ319neo_Infinito_Cabin cinema. Credit: Airbus S.A.S.

Airbus Corporate Jets and Atelier Pagani Automobili, joined hand to design a super luxurious private jet Airbus ACJ319neo, called as Infinito (infinity in Italian) jet. Atelier Pagani Automobili is an Italian company which manufactures only 45 supercars per year, the company also manufactures carbon fibre. Read the rest of this entry »

Airly to Launch Affordable On-demand Private Jet Flights

August 2nd, 2017

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Airly, a travel booking startup based in Melbourne is all set to make travelling in a luxury jet inexpensive to the travellers. The company has already registered more than 200 members for Jetshare, its on-demand private jet platform just within one week. Read the rest of this entry »

Private Jet Industry Steps Up in India

July 27th, 2017
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Credit: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

The private jet industry in India is all set to intensify for the wealthiest in the country. New private aircraft worth billions of dollars have entered India over the last decade making it the ninth largest in the world, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). It is expected that by 2026, it will become the third largest in the world overtaking the UK. Read the rest of this entry »

Rising Temperatures – A Nightmare for Aviation Industry

July 17th, 2017
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American-airlines

In the month of June 2017, when Phoenix was hit by a severe heatwave, with the mercury reaching 1200F; the American Airlines had to cancel 50 flights scheduled to depart from Sky Harbor International Airport. The news of the cancellations of the flights spread across the world. To know the reason behind this, one has to understand the physics of air travel and how extreme heat affects flying. Read the rest of this entry »