Category: Air Travel

BMI strives to make long-haul travel more comfortable

BMI strives to make long-haul travel more comfortable

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 […]

Fly Yorkshire Airlines!

Those of you familiar with Yorkshire, England, will hopefully enjoy this…

Once-in-a-Lifetime Packages from Sam's Club

Once-in-a-Lifetime Packages from Sam’s Club

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.

Fly business class to New York for  £799

Fly business class to New York for £799

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.

Kosmo Sleeper Seat from Korean Air

Kosmo Sleeper Seat from Korean Air

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 […]

Helicopter tragedy in Dominican Republic

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 […]

South America by private jet

South America by private jet

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 […]

The new Bangkok International Airport

The new Bangkok International Airport

The new Bangkok International Airport, situated 25 kms east of Bangkok,  is scheduled to officially open on 28 September 2006. The Suvarnabhumi Airport’s opening is expected to go ahead as scheduled despite recent setbacks such as last week’s power outage and the recent Hat Yai bombings. The airport currently uses NBK as its IATA airport […]

Etihad Airways celebrating at World Travel Awards 2006

Etihad Airways celebrating at World Travel Awards 2006

It couldn’t get much better for Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE. Not only have they won the World’s Leading New Airline for the third year on the trot, but they’ve also scooped up the award for World’s Leading Flat-bed Seat at the 13th World Travel Awards. Their Diamond Seat which I  blogged […]

First ever commercial helicopter service in Belize

First ever commercial helicopter service in Belize

Belize now has its first ever commercial helicopter service. Using Bell 206 helicopters configured for four  or six passengers, Astrum Helicopters is  chartered flights as well as tours to the Blue Hole, Glovers Reef, Turneffe Islands, Victoria Peak, 1000 ft Falls, Altun Ha, Caracol, Lamania or many of the other destinations in Belize.

Win 5 hours of private jet travel!

September marks the 5th anniversary of the Elite Traveler magazine. To celebrate, they are offering you the chance to win five hours of private jet travel for you and up to five friends! Join the party and see if you can win!

Wireless internet access at US airports

Wireless internet access at US airports

The good people at TravelPost.com have just put together an extensive chart of wireless internet access at 130+ U.S. airports. There are a lot of wi-fi airport resources out there, but this one gives a lot of detail such as pricing information and coverage area information for multiple service providers at each airport. A great […]

World Business Class seat from Northwest

A Northwest Airlines commercial showcasing its new World Business Class seat.

British Airways and The Naked Chef

British Airways and The Naked Chef

British Airways has teamed up with the famous UK celebrity chef, Jamie Oliver, aka ‘The Naked Chef’. There are 10 pairs of BA tickets to see Jamie Oliver on tour in Sydney,  Australia. All you have to do is sign up at ba.com/jamieoliver before this Friday (8th September 2006) for a chance to win the […]

The next generation of Concorde?

The next generation of Concorde?

Nevada-based Supersonic Aerospace International has commissioned Lockheed Skunk Works to design a plane that can cover New York to Los Angeles in just two hours. Called the QSST (quiet supersonic travel), this supersonic aircraft could be a successor to Concorde, capable of speeds up to 1200 mph (Mach 1.8), but will hold just 12 passengers.

Massage seats on select Emirates flights

Massage seats on select Emirates flights

In addition to fine dining, wine and a 19″ entertainment screen, travellers on Emirates‘ business class service between New York and Dubai will soon be welcoming a new luxury – flat bed massage seats. An ad campaign for the seats was launched in the US this week with the service scheduled to start on 1st […]