The Hawker 450XP Light Business Jet

The Hawker 450XP is the latest jet from Hawker Beechcraft and is the successor to the highly acclaimed Hawker 400XP. Based on the interior of the 900XP, it’s the most comfortable, most elegant and best equipped cabin ever offered in a light jet ! The Hawker 450XP also features significant improvements over the 400XP including … Continued

European jet firm makes big Bombardier order

Booming global demand for new business jets is expected to continue through the end of 2009 despite recent oil-price shocks and economic turmoil, according to the latest forecast by aerospace supplier Honeywell International Inc. Lately it seems that the private jet revolution is bigger in Europe than in the U.S. The latest new fractional ownership … Continued

747 Turned Into A Jumbo Hostel

Ambitious plans to turn a Boeing 747 into a hostel are taking off after the jet was bought by a Swedish entrepreneur. Oscar Dios is stuffing 85 beds into a gutted Boeing 747 he’s dubbed Jumbo Hostel and parked right outside Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport. Dios bought the 500-seater jumbo jet, built in 1976, from its … Continued

Airplane Cabins by Etihad Airlines

The Middle East have provided with comfortable air voyages for decades now. Starting with the brilliance in luxurious aviation experiences with Emirates, we have come to a point where a first class air traveler can have just about all his wishes fulfilled while in the air. With more than six feet space for a passenger … Continued

Hawker Beechcraft delivers first Hawker 4000 business jet

Described by the company as “the world’s most advanced business jet,” the $21 Million Hawker 4000 Business Jet is the first plane to offer big-jet safety and technology features at a midsized-jet price. After a 20-year, $1 billion development process, Hawker Beechcraft has held a delivery ceremony at its Wichita headquarters to hand over the … Continued

VIP Edition 787 Dreamliner

Hong Kong real estate tycoon Joseph Lau is one of the lucky few who ordered a Dreamliner VVIP in 2007 for $153 Million USD. He will have a 2400 square foot luxury cabin fully equipped with a loft, vaulted ceilings, video wall displays, modern appliances, and elegant furniture. Its fully equipped with bars, kitchens, dining … Continued

Continental Unveils New Business Class Seats

Continental Airlines Inc. on Monday showed off new fully reclining seats that it will put in business class of some jets beginning next year. The airline said that the seats would go into Boeing 777 aircraft used mostly on trans-Atlantic and trans-Pacific routes beginning in fall 2009, and later on Boeing 757 and 787 jets. … Continued

A380 : Shower Spas for First Class passengers !

Emirates Airline’s will launch its first A380 commercial service from Dubai to New York JFK on August 1st. The 14-hour non-stop flight will also be the first-ever commercial A380 service to the United States. Emirates expects delivery of five A380s in its current financial year and from December 1, first class passengers will be able … Continued

Boeing 747 turned Into a Restaurant

In the city of Mokpo, South Korea, we can see a very mysterious aircraft, which cannot possibly be in flight where it appears to be! As a matter of fact, we still don’t know how the aircraft was transported to this site, but it turns out to be the world’s fist Boeing 747 converted to … Continued

Private jet : the Cirrus Vision SJ50

Cirrus Design Corporation announced that “Cirrus Vision SJ50” will be the new official name for its single-engine personal jet, formerly known as “The-Jet“. The Cirrus Vision made its first flight last week The name “Cirrus Vision SJ50” represents a natural extension of Cirrus’ vision to build the ultimate personal transportation machine,” said Cirrus CEO, Alan … Continued

British Airways buys France’s l’Avion

British Airways is going to buy the French all-business airline l’Avion for 54 million pounds ($107 million) as it steps up efforts to take advantage of the recent liberalization of transatlantic travel. The privately owned airline flies two Boeing 757 aircraft with 90 seats each between Paris and New York. L’Avion has flown 65,000 passengers … Continued

Luxury VIP Airbus Corporate Jet

Airbus offers a complete range of aircraft for corporate, VIP and government aviation – from its A318 Elite, Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ) and A320 Prestige to the widebody A330 and A340, and the A380. In 2007 Airbus corporate jetliners won 38 firm orders from customers around the world and a total of almost 50 orders … Continued

Japan Airlines Introduces First Class Suites

Another airline to offer individual private suites to its first-class passengers is JAL (Japan Air Lines) who has created along with London-based James Park Associates the new “JAL Suite”. The first class compartments are now 20% more roomy. Upholstered in grey leather, the seat’s shape is basically a bolted down traditional armchair with facing ottoman, … Continued

Icon A5, the sporty amphibious plane

The ICON Aricraft, a consumer sport plane manufacturer founded by Kirk Hawkins, an engineer and former US Air Force F-16 fighter pilot, recently unveiled a sporty amphibious plane called the Icon A5. The A5 features a high-strenght, lightweight carbon fiber airframe and is powered by a reliable, 100-hp Rotax 912 ULS engine that runs on … Continued

World’s First Luxury Airship

French industrial designer Jean-Marie Massaud believes that slow cruising in an airship could be the next step in air travel and he is partnering with Onera, France’s space agency, to create the world’s first luxury airship. “Manned Cloud” will have a top speed of 170 kilometers per hour, but will generally travel at 130 kilometers … Continued

MAZ Aviation commits to six Airbus A350 XWB Prestiges

MAZ Aviation has placed a commitment for six Airbus A350 XWB Prestiges to serve its customers, in what is the first deal for the type in the Middle East. The deal is also the largest single deal ever for Airbus corporate jetliners, and comprises one A350-800 and five A350-900s. All six Airbus A350 XWBs will … Continued

Blink – A new private jet taxi service

With oil skirting $130 a barrel and demand for business-class travel slowing, it’s not the best time to launch an airline . However, Forbes reports that Peter Leiman and Cameron Ogden, two Harvard Business School graduates are launching the new private jet taxi service, Blink, on June 12. Blink’s current flight plans take you through … Continued

Hawker Beechcraft Launches Latest Business Jet, the Premier II

Hawker Beechcraft, the business jet spinoff of Raytheon has released their latest jet, the Premier II. Evolving from the successful Premier IA, the Premier II will feature higher cruise speeds, a 20 percent longer range with four passengers and an increased payload… while still offering the largest cabin and most technologically advanced single-pilot business jet … Continued

Singapore Airlines adds iPod docks to business class

Singapore Airlines is installing iPod docks and 15.4-inch widescreen LCDs in their all-Business Class Airbus A340-500 flights between NY/LA and Singapore. Whilst two years ago, the crew promoted their luxury seats with superior first class cabin that were packed with largest chairs in the sky. The proviso will facilitate flyers to enjoy movies and music … Continued