Hailed as one of America’s 10 best adventure lodges, the Sentry Mountain Lodge in the Selkirk Mountains of British Columbia is accessible only by helicopter. Curiously not wishing to blow their own trumpted, on their own website they describe themselves as ‘functional rather than luxurious’. This understatement perhaps doesn’t give the full picture – the […]
Category: Air Travel
The ultra-rich aren’t settling for small private jets these days – they’re opting instead for Boeing 737s or upgrading to Dreamliners or even – would you believe it – Airbus A380s. The attorney Willie Gary has his own Boeing 737 called Wings of Justice II with, among other features, a $1.2 million sound system […]
Some aerial footage of Four Seasons Resort Manele Bay from the perspective of Blue Hawaiian, a helicopter tour operator.
A couple of television commercials for Singapore Airlines new business class, ‘by far the most spacious business class seat in the world’.
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 […]