A couple of television commercials for Singapore Airlines new first class, hailed as ‘the most exclusive ever’.
Category: Air Travel
A luxury charter Gulfstream G550 flight between Edinburgh and Beijing is thought to have set a new world record, completing the journey in just eight hours, 47 minutes – around half the time it takes on a commercial flight via London. The £23m jet carried just 4 passengers on the journey at an estimated average […]
A short advertisement for Miami-based Exotic Flights, an on-demand private jet service. The company’s president is Rudy Gonzalez who has experience in managing logistics and security for the likes of Mike Tyson, Christina Aguilera and others.
Maverick Jets is working on a ‘second generation’ of personal jets. With a Pratt & Whitney JT-15-5 and 3190 lbs of thrust, the Maverick Solo Jet is expected to achieve speeds of 472 knots, making it the world’s fastest personal jet. It can carry 5 adults, climb at a rate of around 8,000 feet per […]
A number of airlines are currently investing hundreds of millions of dollars in making air travel more luxurious and both Airbus and Boeing are producing aircraft to cater for this market. Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner is due to be reach the airlines in 2008 and will feature soothing lights, bigger windows and could even include showers […]
BMI‘s entire long-haul Airbus A330 fleet is to be fitted with the very latest lie-flat beds. The new electronically-adjustable lie-flat bed will feature a maximum 80 inch pitch, 20 inches more than currently offered, and will be configured in a 2-2-2 layout. The ‘kitting out’ of the fleet with the new seats will begin next […]
Fancy heading to to Cessna Headquarters to choose the exterior and interior options on your own new Cessna Citation Mustang? If you have $2,734,600, you can do just that. This and other extravagant Once-in-a-Lifetime Packages are available through Sam’s Club.
Flying from a private terminal at London Luton airport, a new British business class low-fare airline called Silverjet is offering a ‘Silver Saver’ on flights to New York, which means you get to fly for just £799 between 25th January and 31st March 2007. Other long-haul destinations are in the pipeline for future years.
The Kosmo Sleeper Seat gives first class travellers with Korean Air the opportunity to watch personal audio and video on demand, and includes a choice of over 40 movies and more than 200 music albums. The seat also reclines into a flat bed for those wishing to get much-needed rest on a long-haul flight. It’s […]
There is sad news just in that there has been a helicopter crash in the Dominican Republic, tragically killing four people. One of those on board was the hotel tycoon Howard ‘Butch’ Kerzner, son of Solomon Kerzner. He is said to have been scouting sites for a new One & Only resort, the five star […]
Later this month, a small group of travellers will embark on an incredible 22-day journey across South America with Abercrombie & Kent, by private jet. In return for $44,000 per person, you’ll depart Miami heading for Panama where you’ll board your private jet for the first time. The trip includes helicopter rides over rainforest, freshwater […]
The new Bangkok International Airport, situated 25 kms east of Bangkok, is scheduled to officially open on 28 September 2006. The Suvarnabhumi Airport’s opening is expected to go ahead as scheduled despite recent setbacks such as last week’s power outage and the recent Hat Yai bombings. The airport currently uses NBK as its IATA airport […]
It couldn’t get much better for Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE. Not only have they won the World’s Leading New Airline for the third year on the trot, but they’ve also scooped up the award for World’s Leading Flat-bed Seat at the 13th World Travel Awards. Their Diamond Seat which I blogged […]
Belize now has its first ever commercial helicopter service. Using Bell 206 helicopters configured for four or six passengers, Astrum Helicopters is chartered flights as well as tours to the Blue Hole, Glovers Reef, Turneffe Islands, Victoria Peak, 1000 ft Falls, Altun Ha, Caracol, Lamania or many of the other destinations in Belize.
September marks the 5th anniversary of the Elite Traveler magazine. To celebrate, they are offering you the chance to win five hours of private jet travel for you and up to five friends! Join the party and see if you can win!