Victor Acquires YoungJets, Secures Additional Funding From Investors

July 24th, 2015
Credit: Fly Victor / YouTube

Credit: Fly Victor / YouTube

 

The dream of flying a private jet has been made possible by on-demand private jet charter companies like Victor. A UK-based charter service, Victor is a 3-year old company that recently secured $5 million in funding from investors and also completed the acquisition of  US based charter company YoungJets. Read the rest of this entry »

How 3D Printing Parts Will Cut Down Aircraft Weight By Up to 7 Percent

July 17th, 2015

Plane flying over San Diego Bay

The aviation industry is among the most respected industries of all times. This is because planes are the most efficient modes of transport for both humans and luggage. Understanding the basic physics behind planes is pretty straightforward; the less it weighs, the less fuel it consumes. Read the rest of this entry »

Plastic Planes for a Greener Future!

July 8th, 2015
Credit: Airbus/YouTube

Credit: Airbus/YouTube

The aviation industry is taking a hit for being a big contributor to global warming. The industry releases more CO2 that is needed. However, experts are working on ways to minimize the release of this gas.

Will An Uber-Like Company Lead To Affordable Private Jets For The Masses?

July 3rd, 2015
WN / Arturo Ubaub

WN / Arturo Ubaub

By now, industry experts and consumers alike know Uber’s impact upon the taxi industry. The company succeeded in charging competitive rates for on-demand rides. Users access a simple smartphone app, book a car, and they’re ready to go. Despite groans from taxi operators, Uber continues to see incredible success. Certain challenges fact the company moving forward, but Uber could revolutionize other industries. Is the aviation industry the next travel sector to see an Uber-like service? Read the rest of this entry »

The New Invention Of Bio-fueled Jet Planes

June 25th, 2015

 

Bombardier Global 5000 business jet

After thorough research and survey, biofueled jet planes have proven to be very effective, and environmental-friendly in the aviation industry. This is because the fuel consumed by these planes is easily renewable and doesn’t seem to pose any difficulties. Thanks to the new technology invented by the scientists, the few challenges that are posed by these jet planes have been quickly and tactfully resolved. The scientists have implemented the greenhouse cycle to make these biofueled jet planes a success. This technique has the power to produce automotive lubricant as well as biodegradable aviation oil. These products are being created by combining various chemical catalysts and implementing it using the greenhouse effect. Read the rest of this entry »

Who Needs A Helicopter Pad When The Upper Deck Of Your Yacht Is A Plane?

June 18th, 2015

Russian designer, businessman, and writer Vasily Klyukin’s new design for a concept yacht has the potential to give yacht owners even more freedom on the open seas. He has named the concept yacht Monaco 2050, inspired by the city and year he hopes his creation will come alive.

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NASA Goes Green After Funding Research for Eco-Friendly Passenger Planes

June 12th, 2015
Credit: NASA

Credit: NASA

NASA, the US space agency prominently known for breaking air speed records, rejuvenated supersonic passenger travel with a reported investment of $6 million. NASA granted eight groups funding to research and develop quieter and greener superonic jets for commercial air travel. Supersonic air planes were seemingly extinct following Concorde’s last flight in 2003. However, with NASA’s backing, we are likely to see commercial airliners zooming at the speed of sound by 2025. Global flight times would dramatically reduce with supersonic commercial planes. Read the rest of this entry »

ACJ320neo – Redefining Corporate Jet Standards

June 4th, 2015
Credit: ACROPOLIS AVIATION

Credit: ACROPOLIS AVIATION

Acropolis Aviation has just signed a deal with Airbus stating that they will be the launch customer of the new ACJ320neo, said to be entering service early 2020. Acropolis Aviation, one of Europe’s top luxury air charter companies, states that the new charter plane will have a range of 6,000nm/11,100km giving it the capability to fly from London to Los Angeles, London to Johannesburg or London to Tokyo direct and London to Sydney with only one refueling stop! The ACJ320neo will also have 1,033 square feet of cabin space and the capacity to hold 140 bags and seat 19 passengers. Interior photo’s of the new private jet charter have not been released yet but from the looks of Acropolis’ ACJ319, which began operations in 2010, we can expect top of the line performance and a luxurious VVIP (Very Very Important Person) cabin. Read the rest of this entry »

The Sweet Sensation Of A Private Flight

May 26th, 2015

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Did you dream of traveling to great destinations in a private jet with your loved one by your side? With the sole purpose of providing a memorial trip to some lucky winner Cadbury has decided to make it interesting to chocolate lovers. With several choice destinations on tap and a vacation that they will not forget anytime soon, winners will be treated like kings and queens. There will be no rubbing shoulders with other travelers in the terminal or in coach class when they board the aircraft. The entire trip from beginning to end will be prepared for a VIP.

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Private Air Travel: It’s Possible For More People Now

May 19th, 2015

As organizer and CEO of a tech startup, Ross McCray discovered himself flying from his home in Los Angeles to San Francisco a few times each month for work. In any case, bouncing on a business flight included a wide range of irritating rituals, such as experiencing security that squandered a considerable measure of time in his occupied calendar. Read the rest of this entry »