Category: Air Travel

American Express Travel offers around-the-world luxury trip via private jet

Due to increasing interest in the luxury travel market for around-the-world trips, American Express has teamed up with luxury tour provider Abercrombie & Kent to provide an ultra-luxe, 24-day worldwide itinerary by private jet to five continents and eight destinations. The price tag? A modest $97,970 per person. Los Angeles will be the starting point, […]

Newsflash: man detained on Heathrow runway

Newsflash: man detained on Heathrow runway

Just one day before the launch of Heathrow’s new Terminal 5, there has been a security breach at the airport. A man scaled a perimeter fence with a rucksack and ran into the path of an Emirates flight before being surrounded by police and police dogs.   He is thought to have been acting alone, […]

Crystal Adventures

Crystal Adventures

Luxury specialist Crystal Cruises is raising its own shore-side bar with lavish, over-the-top Crystal Adventures in Europe. New “extreme luxury” tours, designed for a discerning few, boast European sports cars, helicopters and private yachts to explore European destinations in extravagantly different ways. Whether you are looking to explore Monaco in a Maserati or navigate the […]

Flying casinos from Airbus?

Flying casinos from Airbus?

Airbus are said to be holding talks with a number of interested parties, with a view to adapting an Airbus A380 superjumbo into a flying casino. With the advantage of 50% more floor space over Boeing 747s, Airbus’ David Velupillai has said that such a casino could become a reality by 2012.

Business class only flights from Singapore Airlines

Business class only flights from Singapore Airlines

With demand for business class only flights seemingly on the rise, Singapore Airlines has revealed that it too will be getting in on a piece of the action. They are converting all five of their Airbus A340 long-haul planes to a business class only configuration, reducing them from 181 seats to just 100.   Flights […]

Silverjet continuing to soar?

Silverjet continuing to soar?

Some have questioned whether the likes of Silverjet can survive in the aftermath of MaxJet’s bankruptcy, yet the business class only airline has  announced its  traffic figures for February 2008 which show another record month. Out of the 13,800 available seats in the month of February, 64% were filled – up almost 10% when compared […]

What’s on the menu?

Ever wondered what food you might be served on a business-only airline?   Here’s what’s on the menu with Silverjet,   created by the London restaurant Le Caprice, for the month of March: London – New York daytime menu This month’s  daytime menu consists of salt beef and green bean salad or  endive salad with […]

Flying Refined with Porter Airlines

Flying Refined with Porter Airlines

From  the end of this month, a new airline – Porter Airlines – will begin flying between Newark (EWR) and downtown Toronto’s City Centre Airport (YTZ).   This allows passengers wanting to fly to Toronto to actually fly to within minutes of the downtown area of the city, rather than have to go to Pearson. […]

Emirates and the A380

Emirates and the A380

Emirates has 58 of the huge, double-decked  A380 planes  on order, and has announced that it will be flying from Dubai to a number of destinations before the end of the year. Flights from Dubai  to New York begin in October 2008 and  will be  followed by Dubai-London Heathrow flights from 1st December 2008. Routes […]

Balloon bliss in the Serengeti

Balloon bliss in the Serengeti

Experience the Serengeti from a totally new perspective at Grumeti River Camp. Exhilarating hot air ballooning safaris have recently been launched, offering a life-changing opportunity to experience the sheer enormity of the Serengeti and its magnificent wildlife from 1,000 feet above.

A carry-on case for photographers

A carry-on case for photographers

Travelling by air isn’t always easy for photographers these days – not with the new airline baggage restrictions. A company called CaseCruzer has tried to address their plight and come up with the Photo StudioCruzer 1510 – a really tough, airline-legal carry-on case. The case’s modular interior gives photographers flexibility for storing and transporting equipment […]

New Platinum status from Czech Airlines

New Platinum status from Czech Airlines

If you’re a regular flyer with Czech Airlines (and I mean regular… we’re talking 100,000 miles per calendar year here!), then you could be eligible for their new Platinum status With this you get 100% Elite mileage bonuses, upgrades for two within 24 hours of departure, excess baggage allowance, and extra goodies such as  free […]

Very sivilised

The world’s most sivilised airline campaign from Silverjet.

Silverjet opt for Champneys spa products

From tomorrow,  a range of Champneys spa products will be available in Silverjet‘s  Silver Lounges and onboard their aircraft. The onboard bathrooms will feature Champneys Skin Comforting Hand Wash and Skin Comforting Hand and Body Lotion, whilst the terminal shower areas will be stocked with Watermint Showergel. In addition to this, each customer will receive […]

Very Sivilised Sale

Very Sivilised Sale

Very Sivilised Sale fares are now available from business class only airline Silverjet for travel up to 5th January 2009. The sale ends 31st January 2008, so book now to take advantage of £879 return fares to New York and Dubai.  The sale is unique  as flights are changeable for a small fee.

Sky writing advertisement for EOS Airlines

Marvel at this short clip of a ‘sky writing’ advertisement for EOS Airlines. Perhaps someone reading this would be kind enough to post a comment telling us how this is done!

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