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  • The final frontier of aviation: ultra-long distance travel at speed

    A new exploration of the world’s fastest private jets by Air Charter Service (ACS) has the Cessna Citation X+ sneaking into pole position at 0.935 Mach – that’s a hairsbreadth off supersonic speed. But this fast plane is unlikely to hold its position for long. There is a revolution taking place in aviation that will…

  • 7 Things You Need to Know About Flying Private

    7 Things You Need to Know About Flying Private

    Taking a private flight is a unique and pleasant experience that dodges many of the hassles of larger flights. You do need to do things a little bit differently to take full advantage of those differences, but there are only a few things that you need to remember if you want to have the best…

  • Jetseta’s tips for maximizing your private flight

    Jetseta’s tips for maximizing your private flight

    A private flight provides flexibility, absolute privacy, extreme comfort and allows you to manage your time completely, as well as the flight itinerary. But believe it or not, there are certain guidelines that can make your experience even better, especially if you’re not a frequent private flyer. How much earlier should I arrive before departure?…

  • Sky Airline: Why operating in other LATAM countries seems inevitable

    Sky Airline: Why operating in other LATAM countries seems inevitable

    The norm when a market has reached its peak is to look elsewhere. Especially in aviation, when the move can be financially justified in the long term, expanding to foreign markets in a same region is the next step when thinking globally down the runway. It’s a step Chilean low-cost carrier Sky Airline is willing…

  • How cryptocurrencies are changing private jet travel

    How cryptocurrencies are changing private jet travel

    For private jet passengers, time and reliability are paramount when booking a flight. Flexibility and safety is also within the coveted traits of this market. During the past few months, a new payment method, the cryptocurrencies, have propelled this market to new heights, granting clients with a swifter, secure and universal transaction system. Speed and…

  • Mustang, Spitfire, Hurricane – The Fighters that Brought the Luftwaffe to its Knees

    Germany had the most powerful air force in Europe when the World War II started. It was a bitter truth for the Allies, forced to deal with a strong, well trained, and modern Luftwaffe (the German air force) that appeared seemingly from nowhere. For more than five years after seizing the power, Hitler managed to…

  • 10 Ways To get Through Airport Security As Quickly As Possible

    Airport security isn’t a nice place to be – it’s intimidating, busy, and at times a little claustrophobic. There are a vast number of travellers all trying to get to their destination as quickly as possible, dealt with by a comparatively small team of security officers trying to process this burgeoning horde. But like so…

  • Why Airliners end up at the Boneyard

    In many aviation online communities I see many of the same fundamental question: why did this one type of airliner outlast newer ones? Why did they get rid of this one type? When are they finally going to retire this plane? And so on. The reasons why some planes get sent sooner than others depend…

  • Top 5 Favourite Aircrafts that Made it Into Production

    A Look Into Our 5 Favourite Aircrafts that Made it Into Production Aircraft forms part of the engineering sector that is appreciated by people everywhere. The amazing variations in aircraft makes this a very exciting topic to explore and understand, it goes without saying that any form of aircraft undergoes an incredible and long process…

  • Thank You Fantasy of Flight

    Today marks a very sad day for the worldwide aviation community but also for Florida tourism. World’s largest and, without a doubt, world’s most beautiful private aircraft collection is closing its doors. Founded in 1985 as the “Weeks Air Museum” located in Miami, it moved to Polk City and re-opened 1995 as “Fantasy of Flight”…

  • Pilots May Fly Commercially to Space in 2014

    I remember being a kid and watching Han Solo sitting in the Cantina scene on Tattoine, shortly after he fried Greedo (Han definitely shot first, by the way). I remember his co-pilot, Chewie, and the old man and annoying kid that he was set to transport to Alderaan—and I remember the ship. The Millenium Falcon,…

  • Munich Airport (MUC) is producing a contemporary opera

    Munich Airport (MUC) currently produces the world premiere of the opera »This New Ocean« by composer Nélida Béjar and stage director Björn Potulski (myself). As far as we can see, this artistic venture is with few or even no equals in the aviation industry. »This New Ocean« premieres on 30 May 2014 at the Cuvilliés…

  • The Simplest Things Could Make Airlines Better

    Author Bio: Chris Oquist of Banyan Pilot Shop prefers to fly his own planes. When he does travel on commercial airlines, he prefers the best experience possible. One of the things I love most about being a pilot is that I get to fly without having to deal with commercial airliners too much. Don’t get…

  • The Pros of Electric Aircraft

    Perhaps somewhat surprisingly electric aircraft have been around for over 40 years now. Granted, the early incarnations of the 1970s were simply experimental projects but the idea has been in the public consciousness as well as research and development for a good four decades now. An electric aircraft is defined by the use of electric…

  • The Truth about Airline Crash Survivability

    For many air travelers, watching Asiana Flight 214 crash onto the runway at San Francisco airport was the realization of their worst fears. They consider those that survived to be lucky to have escaped the impact and the fire that engulfed the plane afterward. In actuality, the crash of Asiana 214 was typical of most…

  • SriLankan and JKCS launch “Evinta” at BIA for shorter check-in time

    Colombo, 17th June 2013 In view of reducing the traffic at the airport check-in counters, SriLankan Airlines and John Keells Computer Services (JKCS) jointly launched “Evinta Hand Held Check-In” at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). Evinta Hand Held Check-In is a landmark IT innovation introduced by John Keells Computer Services (JKCS) for SriLankan Airlines Ground…

  • Transport Options to Make the London to Gatwick Journey Simple

    So, you’ve got your holiday or business trip booked, you know when your flights are and where you are staying, but what about transport? The dreaded trip from home to the airport is probably the last thing on your mind. There are a number of options for you after all. You can drive yourself and…

  • Airport Shopping Gets Fancy Schmancy

    Not that long ago, travelers had a pretty slim selection of shopping to occupy their time during layovers at the airport. If we were lucky, we might find an overpriced and overcooked hamburger served up with iceberg lettuce and limp French fries and a soda. To keep busy in between flights, we could visit an…

  • The UK’s Top Provider of Airport Parking and Hotels

    Given the current economic climate, people are trying to economise wherever possible when taking holidays, whilst trying to maintain the expected quality of the break. One of the easiest ways to bring the price of a holiday down is by flying very early in the morning. Up With the Lark Of course, flying outside of…

  • The Effectiveness Of PBI and Nomex Coveralls In Jet Fuel Fires: A Summary

    Flight crews and flight crew personnel have some of the most dangerous jobs in the world. Not only do they put their lives in their own hands every time they leave the ground and take flight, but they are subject to a number of risks and liabilities involved with the operation of their equipment. For…

  • An-124 – A Heavy Cargo Shipment From Germany to Chile

    Chapman Freeborn, the world’s leading company in the field of aircraft charter collaborated with the international logistics service provider Logwin to successfully complete another heavy cargo project. A rotor used in power generation together with associated equipment weighing a total of 97 tonnes was flown from Düsseldorf, Germany to Santiago de Chile, Chile. Chapman Freeborn…