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Virgin Atlantic Partners with British Artist for Gallery in the Air

Jan 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Art-lovers travelling from London to New York are being invited to take part in a brand new way of acquiring fine art – purchasing it from a commercial gallery at 35,000 feet. Upper Class passengers on Virgin Atlantic will have the opportunity to view and purchase a series of one-of-a-kind paintings by renowned British artist, Ben Eine, all from the comfort of their seat.... Read More

Fly Private With Magellan Jets for the Super Bowl and Receive Special Event Access

Jan 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

This year the Super Bowl will be held in the famously exhilarating city of New Orleans, and we for one can’t think of a better reason to round up your friends and swing over to the Big Easy for a round or two. If you are already planning to attend the game then don’t forget to book your private jet early because the moment it is announced who will be playing in this year’s Super Bowl is the moment the rush begins.... Read More

Breaking the Sound Barrier at the 2013 Air Shows

Jan 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart

Aerial performances can be pretty exhilarating, hearkening spectators back to an era when flight technology was innovative and promised a bright future. Even if you don’t own a personal plane, just being present to watch the spectacular aircraft can make you feel as if you were ruler of the skies. These powerful planes come and go in the blink of an eye, so don’t miss them with this schedule of 2013 air shows.... Read More

American Airlines Flies Forward with a Brand New Look

Jan 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart  |  1 Comment

At the cruising altitude of 34,000 feet, a shiny coat of paint might not do much to allay the fear of flying, but it improves the look of an airline nonetheless. After more than 40 years of operating under the same logo, American Airlines is sprucing up their fleet with an infusion of modernity and youth. Having ordered 500 new lighter planes as part of their effort to build one of the youngest fleets in the industry, this year will see the arrival of 60 of these, with the Flagship Boeing 777-300ER set to fly on January 31.... Read More

Just How Far Do Private Jets Fly?

Jan 9, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

Flying in a private jet sounds amazing; not only do you get to avoid airport hassles, you also get to know that you're flying in a way most people never will. While you probably already know what kind of companies are out there and how the programs work, you may not know what size jet is the best choice for your specific trip. After all, a jetsetter who flies from country to country has different needs than a businessman who just needs a quick way to get around.... Read More

Executive Helicopter Charter Adds Sikorsky S-76 to Fleet

Jan 7, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

A full-service helicopter operator offering on-demand, luxury charters, has added a Sikorsky S-76 to its fleet. The S-76 seats up to eight passengers in posh style. HeliFlite, a multifaceted aviation outfit, has seven helicopters with four Bell 430 and three Sikorsky S-76 helicopters. The purchase is the second of the model by the firm in 2012.... Read More

Aeroméxico Adds Six Boeing 787 Dreamliners to Fleet

Jan 2, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Aeroméxico confirmed its order for six Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. Based upon the published list of the aircraft, the finalized deal is valued at more than $1.2 billion. The Mexican commercial airline also holds a reconfirmation status on four additional Dreamliners.... Read More

 
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