on 23rd December 2009 | No Comments »
A private jet company has introduced the gift card for that person who has everything this holiday season — but it will set you back at least $42,000.
The new card, offered by private aviation group InJet, offers ten hours of flying in one of the firm’s 25 planes.
It is available in three figures for flexibility, costing $42,000 for a light aircraft, $54,500 for a midsize jet and $81,000 for a heavy jet (up to 14 passengers).
on 18th December 2009 | No Comments »
The Xi package, just announced from Cirrus Aircraft, is a individualized experience allowing new Cirrus owners to create a one-off personalized aircraft.
With the assistance of the design team, new Cirrus owners can choose the color scheme, materials, textures, stitching, exterior graphics and seating materials.
on 11th November 2009 | 5 Comments »
Donald Trump is upgrading to a larger plane and put his personal jet up for sale yesterday.
The current jet, a 1968 Boeing 727 originally operated by American Airlines, is completely kitted out.
A plane like this usually has 134 seats but this plane was reconfigured to hold just 24 passengers in the lap of luxury.
on 5th October 2009 | 27 Comments »
Gulfstream Aerospace rolled out its new flagship business jet, the all-new Gulfstream G650, at company headquarters in Savannah on Tuesday.
Approximately 7,000 people gathered at the new G650 manufacturing building for the aircraft’s debut.
First announced in March 2008, the ultra-large-cabin, ultra-long-range G650 remains on schedule for customer deliveries in 2012.
on 1st October 2009 | No Comments »
Scheduled helicopter service between two heliports in Manhattan and two major airports that serve New York City abruptly shut down on Friday.
U.S. Helicopter, which started up 3 Â½ years ago, provided the first shuttle service since the 1980s from Manhattan to a commercial airport.
It was charging as much as $159 each way for an eight-minute trip between one of the heliports in Manhattan and Kennedy International or Newark Liberty International Airports
on 29th September 2009 | No Comments »
British Airways will launch a luxury, all-business class transatlantic service today featuring flat beds and the latest communications technology.
The twice-daily service between London City Airport and New York offers 32 seats in specially configured Airbus A318 aircraft.
Return fares will start at Â£1,901 and passengers will be able to send emails and texts and use the internet while aboard.