The Aerial Vehicle – Solar Ship – A Game Changer in Cargo Movement

October 13th, 2016
Solar Ship. Credit: Solar Ship Inc.

Solar Ship. Credit: Solar Ship Inc.

Across the globe moving a cargo in remote places which are not accessible by roads or sea has been always a very costly and too much time-consuming affair and a cause of major concern especially during natural calamities. Solar Ship Inc. a Canadian based company has developed a hybrid aircraft technology that very well addresses this problem, also called as a flying machine. Read the rest of this entry »

Penthouse in the Air – The First Ever BBJ 787 – 8

October 7th, 2016
BBJ 787 - 8 Credit: Kestrel Aviation Management

BBJ 787 – 8 Credit: Kestrel Aviation Management

The first ever BBJ (Boeing Business Jet) 787 – unveiled at the 2016 European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland. Boeing 787 Dreamliners which serve as commercial aircraft, carry between 240 and 335 passengers. But this one unveiled at Geneva has been transformed into a 40-passenger private jet. Read the rest of this entry »

Virgin Atlantic & LanzaTech Achieve Breakthrough in Producing Low Carbon Jet Fuel

September 27th, 2016
Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787. Credit: Aleem Yousaf

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787. Credit: Aleem Yousaf

Reducing CO2 emissions from the new generation aeroplanes has always been a headache for the researchers, as the planes contribute to more than 2% of the global carbon emissions and the aviation industry is growing rapidly. It was Virgin Atlantic who had flown a commercial flight with biofuel way back in 2008. Though it was only a small percentage of coconut and babassu oil mixture which was added to the regular aviation fuel. Read the rest of this entry »

Now Eucalyptus Tree Leaves to Fuel Jet Engine

September 22nd, 2016


A study by lead researcher Carsten Kulheim and his team from The Australian National University (ANU) shows oil from Australia’s gum (eucalyptus) trees can be used to produce enough low-carbon renewable jet fuel. The study was conducted at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, University of Tennessee, and the University of Florida in the United States. Read the rest of this entry »

Choosing the Right Wines to Have on board of Your Private Jet

September 17th, 2016

Flying a private jet, whether you own or charter or a member of one of the private jet service providers, necessarily means, you either belong to an elite class or a top corporate executive or one of the celebrities and hence private aviation means all the finer details need to be planned to the highest precision. Read the rest of this entry »

Airlines to Curb Carbon Footprint with Fuel from Waste Wood

September 1st, 2016
American Airlines Boeing 777-200ER

American Airlines Boeing 777-200ER

Environmentalists and Critics of Paris climate agreement, adopted in December 2015 say “the biggest failure of this treaty is that it doesn’t cover emissions from shipping or aviation.” The commercial airline industry is booming in recent past and hundreds of modern jets are added every year so is the case of private aviation also. It has been always a point of dispute amongst the industry official and the environmentalists about quantifying the impact and amount of carbon emission by the planes. Read the rest of this entry »

The Changing Trends in Private Jet Travel

August 22nd, 2016
Credit: Private Fly

Credit: Private Fly

The private aviation business is growing very fast as well as its changing colors with time. A private aviation solution is not just about possessing and renting a jet. Many variables such as where you are flying, how big a jet you really need or do you really need a full jet to fly for you alone on board, do you need different jet types for different mission / places, how important is cost, and so forth has made the industry to come up with a wide variety of jet cards, pre and post flight travel arrangements, and other similar flight products. Read the rest of this entry »

The Netflix of Air Travel – Surf Air comes to Europe

August 17th, 2016
Credit: Surf Air

Credit: Surf Air

Private jet flying either for business or leisure or otherwise has been changing face very rapidly. From the mere status symbol or privilege of the elite class alone today it has become the need of an hour. Plane sharing, charter flights, jet card and many more tailor-made concepts in private jet travel have come in existence and some are working well. And many new ideas are being explored too. Read the rest of this entry »

Are Jet Cards changing Private Aviation Trends?

August 12th, 2016


Flying private jets has become a necessity in the 21st century for the elite business executives, celebrities, big corporate houses and also VIPs. It is no more only a status symbol but also turns out to be economical while sharing private jet, also time saving and comparatively much effortless travel while flying on commercial jets. Read the rest of this entry »

Sukhoi SportJet – World’s First Private Jet Designed For Sports Teams

July 29th, 2016

Sukhoi a major Russian military and commercial planemaker unveiled world’s first private jet dedicatedly designed for sports teams – SportJet,  at the 2016 Farnborough Airshow. Sukhoi is known for its military planes, also makes commercial planes. SportJet is the first private jet for “sports teams and their athletes,” by Sukhoi Civil Aircraft. The SportJet, the third aircraft in Sukhoi’s  commercial line-up.
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