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Which Private Jets Are The Most Popular To Charter?

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
Cessna 510 Citation Mustang N416CM

Cessna 510 Citation Mustang N416CM. Credit: CC/Juergen Lehle

Imagine taking a ride in a fancy private jet that offers lavish interiors, opulent luxury, an advanced state of the art avionics, and much more. There are various categories and fliers can choose the one that suits the budget. So, are you ready to reach for the sky? We’ve handpicked some of the most popular private jets to charter for you. (more…)

Battery-Powered Electric Plane Takes Off First Flight in Australia

Thursday, January 18th, 2018


The world seems all set to transcend into the future of all-electric vehicles (EVs), and it would only seem plausible that EVs would be featured in aeroplanes. In this context, startup Electro.Aero and Slovenian light aircraft manufacturer Pipistrel have recently started a battery-powered electric plane test flight in Perth, Australia. The test flight recently marked the first electric light-sport aircraft and was also certified in the country.


Airbus Infinito – The First Convertible Private Jet

Monday, August 7th, 2017
ACJ319neo_Infinito_Cabin cinema

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. (more…)

Stratolaunch – The world’s largest airplane by Microsoft Co-founder

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Stratolaunch – aircraft

Stratolaunch was rolled out of its hangar in the California desert recently, unveiled by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. Proudly claiming to be the “world’s biggest airplane”, this aircraft surpasses Hughes H-4 Hercules, also known as  “Spruce Goose”, the enormous wooden plane that made its first and only flight in 1947. (more…)

‘Flying bum’, the biggest aircraft Airlander in the World to Hit the Skies Again

Friday, February 17th, 2017
Credit: Hybrid Air Vehicles

Credit: Hybrid Air Vehicles

The largest aircraft in the world, Airlander 10, is all set to take to the skies once again after its test flight crash last summer. A ’Flying bum’ as it is lovingly called due to its shape, measures 92ms and is one part helicopter and part airship. (more…)

China’s First Commercial Trunk Liner to Enter Skies by Mid-2017

Saturday, February 11th, 2017
C919 aircraft. Credit: Comac

C919 aircraft. Credit: Comac

The Comac C919, a narrow-body twin-engine jet is expected to make its first flight by mid-2017 as reported by the People’s Daily last week. The aircraft is built by the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac). It is completely the country’s own design and built aircraft. (more…)

The All New G500 – Business Jet from Gulfstream

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
Gulfstream G500. Credit: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Gulfstream G500. Credit: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

The Gulfstream I (GI) the first business aircraft with turboprop engine built by the leader in the field of business jets took its first flight on 14 Aug. 1958. Its series of long-range jets have become very popular in luxury air travel. At Gulfstream, they say ‘our history defines our future’. (more…)

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

Thursday, 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. (more…)

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

Friday, 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. (more…)

Dreamliner – Boeing 787 the New Entrant in Private Jet World

Friday, July 1st, 2016

China’s HNA Group, the parent company of Hainan Airlines, will take delivery of the glamorous shiny new 787 Boeing Business Jet (787 BBJ), in the third quarter of 2016. This private jet will have a range of 9,800 miles or 17 hours of flying time, with only 40 passengers (VVIP) on board (wherein the commercial 787 carries 300 passengers), luggage, fuel and a whole lot of swanky amenities at service in flight. The price tag of the 787-9 commercial carrier is approximate $250 million whereas this business jet will cost Hainan Airlines $300 million. (more…)