Posts Tagged ‘travel’

Sukhoi SportJet – World’s First Private Jet Designed For Sports Teams

Friday, July 29th, 2016

Sukhoi a major Russian military and commercial planemaker unveiled world’s first private jet dedicatedly designed for sports teams – SportJet,  at the 2016 Farnborough Airshow. Sukhoi is known for its military planes, also makes commercial planes. SportJet is the first private jet for “sports teams and their athletes,” by Sukhoi Civil Aircraft. The SportJet, the third aircraft in Sukhoi’s  commercial line-up.
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Jay Z, Saudi Princes Make Big Investments in Private Jet App

Friday, July 31st, 2015
Credit: JetSmarter, Inc.

Credit: JetSmarter, Inc.

JetSmarter, an app that lets people book on-demand private jets is having a field day since it has just raised $20 million not from obvious venture capitalists but from a distinguished group of investors that includes Saudi royalty and famous celebrities. (more…)

Google to buy ITA software

Friday, July 2nd, 2010
Google Flight

Google Flight

Google has bought the Massachusetts-based ITA software firm for $700m (£460m) to make it convenient for users to search for specific flight information on its highly-dominant search engine. Google might have described its intention as “pro-competitive” and “pro-consumer”, but it has expectantly shook up online booking agencies. (more…)

Dubai opens second airport

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central - Ruway

Al Maktoum International Ruway (GFDL/Fatma3298)

Dubai officially opened its second Al Maktoum International Airport on Sunday for cargo operations. Previously known as Jebel Ali International Airport, it is the emirates second airport and supposed to become the world’s largest. (more…)

Airport Lounges (Clubs)

Monday, June 7th, 2010
Lufthansa Airport Lounge at Frankfurt Airport

Lufthansa Airport Lounge at Frankfurt Airport (CC/Don Serapio)

Delays in flights, security checks, and arriving too early for check-in are all part and parcel of airline travel. Despite travelers understanding the existence of such and many more unwanted factors in airline travel, it is no wonder they play chaos in executives’ professional lives. (more…)