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iPad Apps Take to the Air | How Apple's Tablet is Taking Over the Airlines

Aug 29, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Meyers

The introduction of the Apple iPad has revolutionized many industries, with the latest paperless overhaul coming from the airlines. In 2010, Delta and JFK Airport in New York City ushered in the use of this innovative new technology by providing iPads to flyers awaiting departure in the terminal. The iPads are set up on tables throughout the gate area, and aside from checking weather and flight or Facebook statuses, Delta customers can order food from restaurants near their gates, like Croque Madame and Bar Brace, right from the iPad. ... Read More

Life on the World’s Best Airline

Jul 29, 2011  |   Contributor: Made Man

The citizens of Qatar, like the New York Yankees, live by a simple creed: “Good things happen more often than not when you have tons of money.” The Persian Gulf nation — spin your globe to Saudi Arabia and scan the eastern border — is slightly smaller in area than Connecticut with less than half the population (just 1.5 million people, three quarters of whom are temporary guest workers). Unlike Connecticut, however, Qatar shrewdly decided to be located on massive oil and gas reserves. Its per capita GDP is $69,754, while America’s is a peasant-like $44,872.... Read More

Foods You Can't Bring into the U.S. (Plus Treats You Should)

Jul 8, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

Bringing a taste of your travels home with you is a noble pursuit. Leaving behind the sumptuous cheeses you sampled in France or the wine you tasted in Italy can be heart-wrenching to say the least. So what should you try to bring back stateside? What does the U.S. allow you to enjoy post-vacation and what should you leave behind to enjoy on a follow up trip?... Read More

Paris Air Show Reveals Asia's Growing Prowess and Progress

Jul 7, 2011  |   Contributor: Robb Young

While aircraft manufacturing executives made deals, discussed the price of crude oil and traded stats on fuel efficiency, luxury travel purveyors were busy in Paris-Le Bourget checking out the latest innovations and improvements made to business and first class cabins. Wrapping up yesterday, the six-day Paris Air Show hosted 140 aircraft, 2100 exhibitors and 138,000 professional visitors from around the world, yielding record-breaking sales.... Read More

Thai Ranked 5th Best Airline in the World

Jul 7, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Thai Airways International (THAI) placed 5th worldwide in the World’s Best Airlines category at the 2011 Skytrax World Airline Awards, moving up from 9th place last year. In addition, THAI also won titles for Best Economy Class Cabin Seats and Best Economy Class Onboard Catering.... Read More

TSA Slammed by Forbes

Jun 2, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

A commentary piece in Forbes magazine has posed the question of whether TSA should be abolished after proving the system is only an inconvenience to flyers and not a deterrent to terrorists. Accusing TSA of "invasive assaults at airports” that are... Read More

Pippa a Breath of Fresh Air for Britain

May 31, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The world’s newest, and favorite, royal in-law may be just what the doctor ordered for wounded British tourism. After taking a lashing from Lonely Planet, who panned the country when it was announced that attractions are "overpriced or lacking in... Read More

Boeing is Bringing Back the Magic

May 26, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

In Seattle, designers and engineers are bringing back the days when travel was stylish. The new sleek and smart Boeing Sky Interior is going to be the standard for the new 737s, which American Airlines is purchasing. With new overhead luggage... Read More

Hip Hotelier Andre Balazs Launches StndAir

May 26, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

He dated Uma Thurman, appeared in ads for Louis Vuitton, made the International Best Dressed List and brought the famed Chateau Marmont back to life. Now hip hotelier Andre Balazs has launched his own airline, StndAIR.... Read More

Radiation Worries are Null and Void

May 25, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Full body scanners at airports have been hot topics, since their rapid induction, after a 2009 bombing attempt on a flight inbound to Detroit from Amsterdam.... Read More

Flying with Fido

May 25, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

While many hotels are amping up their accommodations for your four legged friends to join you on vacation, the airlines are passing more restrictions on traveling with pets.... Read More

Private Airline XOJET Introduces High-Speed Internet on All Flights

Oct 1, 2010  |   Contributor: Shandana A. Durrani

Luxury Aircraft: Business travelers face a conundrum when flying commercial. Most airlines don’t offer Internet access even in business class and those that do offer WiFi can’t guarantee high-speed or quality service.... Read More

Emirates: The First Class Airline of Dubai

Nov 27, 2009  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart

Over the years, Dubai has become a popular destination known to attract those in pursuit of a luxury lifestyle. As such, it only seems fitting that there be an equally lavish airline available to whisk those jetsetters to and from Dubai -- and that's wher... Read More

Virgin Atlantic: Britain's Upper Class Airline

Oct 27, 2009  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart

Luxury Airlines: Virgin Atlantic has been a leader in its class since founded in 1984.... Read More

Air Tahiti Nui Makes a Name as Luxury Commercial Airline

Oct 22, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Airlines: Air Tahiti Nui is quickly building a reputation as one of the most luxurious airlines in the world. A their motto goes, The Journey to Tahiti Begins When Boarding Our Aircraft.... Read More

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