Archive for the ‘plane travelling’ Category

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…)

Airly to Launch Affordable On-demand Private Jet Flights

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Credit: Airly

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. (more…)

Private Jet Industry Steps Up in India

Thursday, July 27th, 2017
Gulfstream G200 s/n 163

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. (more…)

Rising Temperatures – A Nightmare for Aviation Industry

Monday, July 17th, 2017
American-airlines

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. (more…)

Fly Business Class Without Actually Paying For It

Thursday, July 6th, 2017
Airport

Credit: Public Domain/Jeshoots

It’s a fact that flying business class or first class has a lot more benefits and advantages compared to flying economy class. Amenity kits, pyjamas, china crockery and fine wine & dine etc. are provided to the business or first class flyers. More important than these is the passenger’s condition on arrival, especially on long haul flights. The passengers travelling by business or first class arrive relaxed, but the economy class flyers arrive in tired and worn out condition. (more…)

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

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
Stratolaunch

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…)

Know About Aeroplane Features That Save Your Life

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
Passengers in the aircraft.

Passengers in the aircraft. Credit: Public Domain/StelaDi

Jetting off on a vacation can be a comforting experience. A quick check, you know there will be food, aisle seats, and ever-smiling air hosts. You know that isn’t all. Aircrafts are packed with features that are surreptitiously keeping you safe. (more…)

Airbus A380 Could Get Even More Bigger with Large Wings

Thursday, June 15th, 2017
Airbus A380

Airbus A380, Credit: Creative Commons/Rulexip

The Airbus A380 superjumbo, the world’s largest passenger plane, is reportedly all set to get even bigger. The four-engine aircraft currently admeasures 262 feet and this is soon expected to grow by 32 feet by expanding the wing span. (more…)

Why You Should Avoid Drinking Tap Water on a Plane

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

inside-plane

Do you remember wanting to stay hydrated during a flight? With an increase in altitude and low moisture levels, it is logical to become dehydrated. The probable solution is to want some water during a flight. Sources have revealed some aviation industry secrets recently, which state that cabin crew members would not drink tap water in mid-flight. They would also probably not drink plain tea or even plain coffee, and the reasons are obvious, the use of tap water. (more…)

Smart Ways to Find a Cheap Flight

Thursday, June 1st, 2017
Planes

Credit: Public Domain/madjiddesign

Planning a vacation or a short trip involves finding the right place to stay in, right things to pack, and also booking your flights. Finding a cheap flight that fits perfectly in your budget can curb an expensive trip and helps save money.

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