Archive for the ‘plane travelling’ Category

The World’s Most Luxurious Private Jet Crystal Skye Takes Off

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
Crystal Cruises

Credit: Crystal Cruises

The world’s most luxurious commercial jet, Crystal Skye, a privately-owned converted Boeing 777-200LR made its inaugural run from Hong Kong recently. The luxury jet that can reportedly accommodate 88 passengers, boasts of an opulent dining area, seats that can be converted into spacious beds, and has a mixologist on board. (more…)

Honda HA-420 HondaJet A Light Business Jet

Monday, September 18th, 2017
Honda HA-420

Honda HA-420. Credit: /Sergey Ryabtsev

The Honda HA-420 HondaJet is the first light business jet developed by Honda Aircraft Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Honda Motor Company. This aircraft was designed in Japan and then manufactured in Greensboro, North Carolina in the United States. (more…)

Why Airplane Seat Covers are Nearly Blue

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

airplane passengers

While flying by any airline have you noticed the colour of the seat cover? Most of us will say “No”. After boarding a plane we pay attention to many things such as – settling down, checking the list of movies being shown or guessing how your neighbour is going to be etc. It is a fact that most of the aeroplane’s seat covers have some shade of blue, no matter which airline it is.

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Big Game Air – Private Jet Service For Passionate Sports Fans

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Big Game Air aims to serve the passionate sports fans a luxury travel experience on the game day with same day return. The Chicago based new startup is founded by Arturo Gomez, former president at Rockit Ranch Productions, and Todd Rubin, owner of the Leader Bar Chicago.
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Airbus Infinito – The First Convertible Private Jet

Monday, August 7th, 2017
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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…)