Category: Air Travel

Airport security ads

Two different-but-similar advertisements based around a common theme: airport security. Enjoy!

Beware of the overhead cabins

On boarding a flight at Milan’s Malpensa Airport last year, I was taken aback by what happened. Whilst I was speaking to a stewardess about getting a child seat beat for our younger son when suddenly I got an almighty “THWACK!” on the side of the head. A half second passed whilst I tried to […]

Etihad Guest gets off to a flying start

Etihad Guest, the frequent flyer program for Etihad Airways, has seen its membership exceed 100,000 just six months after it was launched in September 2006. Members from 145 countries have so far enrolled and already many have flown sufficient miles to attain silver or gold status in the reward program.

Airfare Watchdog

Airfare Watchdog

I recently stumbled upon the Airfare Watchdog website which tells you about hidden airfare reductions. á Unfortunately, it only covers the United States but should nevertheless be helpful to a good proportion of this blog’s readership. Check it out regularly… it could save you a little and the extra dollars could be put towards a […]

Air Repair Kit from Cathay Pacific Airways

Cathay Pacific Airways has celebrated 60 years of service by presenting their loyal customers with an exclusive gift, Air Repair Kit, from San Francisco skin care guru Denise Spanek of VisageStudio.com. Spanek’s Air Repair Kit has become a must-have for those who want to look their best before, during and after a flight. Cathay Pacific […]

Painting a plane

Watch Virgin America paint one of their A320 aircraft.

The best airport in the world?

The best airport in the world?

The best airport in the world? Apparently it’s Incheon International Airport in South Korea, according to the 2006 Airport Service Quality Awards held by the Airports Council International in Dubai this week. The awards are based on responses to passenger surveys conducted throughout the year.

Great introductory rates at the new Golden Tulip Hamburg Aviation

Great introductory rates at the new Golden Tulip Hamburg Aviation

The newest hotel áto open in áHamburg is the Golden Tulip Hamburg Aviation on the banks of the Elbe. This 170-room hotel gets its name by virtue of being next áto the Finkenwerder Airport and just 20 miles from Hamburg Airport. Thanks to its ácrescent shape, most rooms provide a view of the river, whilst […]

Sylvester Stallone's hotel room and private jet searched

Sylvester Stallone’s hotel room and private jet searched

Sylvester Stallone has had his luxury room at the Park Hyatt Sydney hotel and his private jet searched by Australian customs officials. á The event follows a search of luggage belonging to his entourage in which it is alleged that prohibited substances were being carried, possibly steroids. á In Australia, the unlicensed importation of a […]

Say 'goodnight' to sleepless flights!

Say ‘goodnight’ to sleepless flights!

British Airways has launched an exciting series of six podcasts all about sleep. The podcasts feature one of the UK’s leading sleep experts, Dr Chris Idzikowsky. á British Airways’ ‘Dr Sleep’, looks at the impact travel has on our sleeping patterns and gives useful tips to help travellers – áin particular business travellers – áarrive […]

Versace helicopters

Versace helicopters

Versace has teamed up with the Italy company AgustaWestland to create its own line of helicopter interiors. á Recently unveiled at the Heli-Expo 2007, these private cabin interiors offer the ultimate in luxury and comfort, as well as functionality and security. áUsing black and white leather, it bears many similarities with the Lamborghini áthat Versace […]

2007 Trips for Cancer campaign

2007 Trips for Cancer campaign

As the only online travel auction of its kind, top luxury hotels such as Montage Laguna Beach Hotel (Laguna, CA), Princeville Resort (Kauai, HI), Park Hyatt Sydney (Australia), Hotel Guanahani & Spa (St Barts), Badrutt’s Palace (St. Moritz, Switzerland) as well as travel icons such as Continental Airlines have all donated packages to this year’s […]

Canadian Airlines ‘Club Empress’ business class

Short commercial for “one of the most comfortable seats in the sky, with 50 inches between seats…”

New Club World from BA

New Club World from BA

There’s a special áevent in New York átomorrow which will feature the $200 million overhaul of Club World. As you may know, British Airways set the industry benchmark with the launch of the first flat bed for business customers in 2000. The new Club World flat bed will go some way towards re-establishing BA’s position […]

Changes to Silverjet website

Changes to Silverjet website

Silverjet – áa new business class only airline operating between London and New York – áhas added some new áfeatures to their website. You can now personalise your flights online and make it different each time you fly. Choose what you want to eat, decide where you want to sit, book a chauffeur transfer or […]

Too lazy to carry your luggage?  Try FlyLite...

Too lazy to carry your luggage? Try FlyLite…

There’s a new company that packs, delivers, picks up, and even dry cleans your stuff so you don’t have to. Billing itself as a remote wardrobe manager, FlyLite sends you an empty ásuitcase to fill with your usual travel ágear which you then return for them to clean, store and catalogue. á When you’re going […]

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