Archive for February, 2015

World’s most expensive private planes

Friday, February 27th, 2015

In the aviation industry, most planes are known for their utility. However, when it comes to celebrities and business industry, private charter planes and private jet charter are more common. Charter planes exude luxury, style and class and when the rich charter a plane, here is what it looks like:

1. Airbus A340-300

Airbus A340-300

Airbus A340-300

Alisher Usmanov’s plane might have cost $238 million when it was bought but thanks to the Russian billionaire’s expensive furnishings inside the plane, its estimated value is around $600 million. (more…)

Surf Air founders take off with all-you-can-fly private flight service Beacon

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Service polls indicate that travelling via a plane has one of the worst ratings regarding customer feedback. Most business travellers cringe having to report to an airport a couple of hours in advance in order to get through the always unpredictable security screenings. (more…)

JetBlue becomes first airline to accept Apple Pay support

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Creative Commons / Rich Snyder

Here’s some good news for frequent fliers. In case you still haven’t, JetBlue has just given you a reason to upgrade to an iPhone 6. (more…)

Qatar Airways Buys Stake In IAG

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015
Qatar Airways A7 ACE EDDF

Photo: Creative Commons/Wo st 01

Qatar Airways, one of the leading plane operators in the aviation industry, recently purchased a 1.7 billion dollar stake in British Airways-parent International Consolidated Airlines Group according to the Wall Street Journal. (more…)