Category: Air Travel

Free helicopter transfer service from Delta

Free helicopter transfer service from Delta

International BusinessElite ® passengers  with Delta Air Lines can now benefit from a free helicopter transfer to New York’s JFK International Airport from the city’s midtown heliports. The service is being  provided by US Helicopter  to premium passengers holding non-stop tickets for flights between JFK and destinations in Africa, Brazil, India or Europe, where BusinessElite […]

More limos from Gulf Air

More limos from Gulf Air

Gulf Air, which already offers a free chauffeured limousine service to its first- and business-class passengers in Abu Dhabi (AUH), Dubai (DXB), Muscat (MCT) and London (LHR), is extending the service to five more countries. Gulf Air premium passengers in Bangkok (BKK), Frankfurt (FRA), Kuala Lumpur (KUL), Manila (MNL) and Paris (CDG) can also now […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Low priced private jet travel from Jump Jet Enjoy the culinary sensation that is Oud Sluis Discover the warmth of Barcelona at Hotel Majestic On an island off Mombasa, The Funzi Keys

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Helicopter rides in the Canaries from Blue Canarias Cosy Kenyan homestay courtesy of Ngong House Dine at Peter Goossens’ Hof van Cleve  in Belgium Where one great experience leads to another: Dubai

A chance to be on the first scheduled flights of the Airbus 380

A chance to be on the first scheduled flights of the Airbus 380

Although delays have put the Airbus 380 back a little, the first scheduled flights are guaranteed of the aircraft are guaranteed to be by Singapore Airlines, probably in October 2007, running  between Singapore  and Sydney.   And what’s more, the seats on those flights will be auctioned on eBay!   The airline, the fuel supplier […]

Silverjet and the Rolling Stones

Silverjet and the Rolling Stones

‘Get Stoned in London’ is how Silverjet is rather cheesily billing this one. Our friends on the other side of the pond may be interested to learn about this promotion which includes a business class round trip, admission to a pre-show cocktail party and tickets to a Rolling Stones  gig at the The O2 Arena […]

Wireless broadband coming to the skies near you?

Wireless broadband coming to the skies near you?

The world’s largest airline, American Airlines, has announced that it’s going to be testing in-flight high-speed internet access on its Boeing 767-200 aircraft next year.   They are partnering with AirCell using technology approved by the Federal Aviation Administration  with the aim of providing passengers with a high-speed connection, VPN access and e-mail capabilities through […]

World Airline Awards 2007

World Airline Awards 2007

The World Airline Awards are based on the annual World Airline Survey by Skytrax and the results  are just out. Among the 2007 winners are: Singapore Airlines (Airline of the Year and Best Business Class Award) Qatar Airways (Best First Class, and Best Airline and Best Cabin Staff in the Middle East) Malaysia Airlines (World’s […]

Etihad Airways to launch flights to Dublin

Etihad Airways to launch flights to Dublin

Etihad Airways – the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates – will begin non-stop flights between Abu Dhabi and the Irish capital Dublin next month. The move will give Irish travellers their first one-stop travel option to Australia, as well as giving them convenient transfers for Asian destinations. The service will begin on 3rd […]

The luxury of being able to smoke at 40,000 feet

The luxury of being able to smoke at 40,000 feet

I’m not a big fan of smoking at all (never tried it, and never will!) but an article in the International Herald Tribune  entitled ‘Frequent Traveler: Lighting up in luxury may soon be latest in niche flying’ recently caught my eye.   It provides information on SMINTair, an airline for those that can’t kick the […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Savour New York in Ottawa with Luxe Bistro Travel like a star with Celebrity Jet Charters Adventurous vacations from Alpine Ascents Delta’s luxury jet charter service: Delta AirElite

Indulge at Changi

Indulge at Changi

Singapore’s Changi Airport (SIN), widely regarded as one of the best airports in the world, is holding a food festival  which will run until 12th August 2007. During the event, more than 30 F&B outlets at the airport will discount their menu prices by between 10 and 50 per cent. The festival ties in with […]

Airlines adding regional jets with luxury features

According to the Associated Press, airlines are currently rushing to add new regional jets with first class seats and roomier cabins. Northwest Airlines Corp. is adding 72 new 76-seat jets through next year, Delta Air Lines Inc. plans to fly 77 dual-class regional jets by the end of 2008, and United regional partners now fly […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Find your Tuscan soul with Toscana Mia tours A taste of Italy in Baltimore from Sabatino’s Experience Morocco in London: Mamounia Lounge Greece’s new launching K2 Smart Jets

Yo Sushi at Heathrow Terminal 3

Yo Sushi at Heathrow Terminal 3

Opening today at London’s Heathrow Airport (LHR) Terminal 3 is Yo Sushi, with seats for 56 people as well as a take-away option. Hot and cold dishes are available, all under £5 and, if you’re running late, you can pre-order your take-away online or by calling +44 (0)8701 90 80 40; the menu is available […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Yacht ownership experiences from Barton & Gray Enter to win The Starwood Grand Tour Low-priced private jet travel from Jump Jet Hire a Ferrari from Red Travel

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