Category: Air Travel

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Live London by Plaza on the River Marvel at  the Aegean from Mykonos’  Theoxenia Hotel Save precious time with the JetCard Plan your Hayward’s Sustainable Safari

Sephora airline approved beauty

Sephora airline approved beauty

Keep your stash out of the trash with Sephora’s selection of security-friendly beauty products. These airplane-approved items from Sephora are just the ticket. With this range of make-up, skincare products, fragrances, bath and body toiletries, and hair and dental kits, your days of surrendering your favourite items at airport security are over.

Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival

The Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival is held at Lake Skinner every year on the first weekend of June. There is an admission fee to the festival which includes the entertainment.

Follow Ricky Hatton in luxury, courtesy of MAXjet and Caesar's Palace

Follow Ricky Hatton in luxury, courtesy of MAXjet and Caesar’s Palace

Win  a trip for two to watch undefeated IBO Light Welterweight champion Ricky “The Hitman” Hatton in the IBO Light Welterweight Title fight in Las Vegas on 23rd June 2007, courtesy of MAXjet! Travel to Las Vegas in style with MAXjet’s All Business Class Service and stay at the Fabulous Caesar’s Palace-Las Vegas to see […]

Interview with Bruce Shugart of The Porches in Steamboat Springs

Interview with Bruce Shugart of The Porches in Steamboat Springs

As one of the co-developers of The Porches in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, Bruce Shugart brings more than 40 years of custom home building and commercial development experience to the project. Bruce serves as co-principal and manager of Structural Associates, where he oversees all aspects of The Porches as well as projects in a variety of […]

Aruba has new airport terminal for private jets

Aruba has opened a new airport terminal for private jets in a bid to attract more upscale travelers to the Dutch Caribbean island.   The facility has its own customs and immigration so private jet travellers no longer have to go through the main terminal. The number of private jet flights to  Queen Beatrix International […]

Asiana Airlines awarded 5 star airline ranking status

Asiana Airlines awarded 5 star airline ranking status

Skytrax  have announced that Asiana Airlines is the latest addition to the exclusive group of 5 star airlines – highest quality accolade and recognition an airline can gain –  joining Cathay Pacific, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways and Singapore Airlines.

A little thin on the ground

For those of you that have been wondering why the posts have not been pouring in in their usual numbers this past couple of weeks… I’ve been busy!   Well, yes… I did put my feet up a little over the Easter break, but work has been pretty hectic.   We’re in the process of […]

England football team's new, state-of-the-art Airbus A380

England football team’s new, state-of-the-art Airbus A380

At Heathrow Airport, off-duty England stars Michael Owen and Theo Walcott  have this morning  unveiled  the latest solution to the team’s recent dip in form. The English FA have purchased and customised an Airbus A380, complete with its own 5-a-side AstroTurf playing surface inside. This huge, state-of-the-art plane will offer the ultimate  environment  to ensure […]

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.   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 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.