Category: Air Travel

Four Seasons Resort Manele Bay, Lanai, Maui

Some aerial footage of Four Seasons Resort Manele Bay from the perspective of Blue Hawaiian, a helicopter tour operator.

Singapore Airlines new business class

A couple of television commercials for Singapore Airlines new business class, ‘by far the most spacious business class seat in the world’.

Singapore Airlines new first class

A couple of television commercials for Singapore Airlines new first class, hailed as ‘the most exclusive ever’.

Gulfstream G550 applies for speed record

Gulfstream G550 applies for speed record

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 […]

Exotic Flights on-demand, ultra-private jet service

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 Solo Jet

Maverick Solo Jet

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 […]

Airbus vs. Boeing

Airbus vs. Boeing

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 strives to make long-haul travel more comfortable

BMI strives to make long-haul travel more comfortable

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 […]

Fly Yorkshire Airlines!

Those of you familiar with Yorkshire, England, will hopefully enjoy this…

Once-in-a-Lifetime Packages from Sam's Club

Once-in-a-Lifetime Packages from Sam’s Club

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.

Fly business class to New York for  £799

Fly business class to New York for £799

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.

Kosmo Sleeper Seat from Korean Air

Kosmo Sleeper Seat from Korean Air

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 […]

Helicopter tragedy in Dominican Republic

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 […]

South America by private jet

South America by private jet

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

The new Bangkok International Airport

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 […]

Etihad Airways celebrating at World Travel Awards 2006

Etihad Airways celebrating at World Travel Awards 2006

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 […]

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