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Uber Takes Over Skies With UberJET for Cannes Film Festival

May 13, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Taxi drivers already hate Uber for taking their clientele, offering people more personalized and classy ride experiences, and now they're planning on doing the same in the sky for lucky rich kids heading to the Cannes Film Festival this week. Available for a limited time from May 12 to May 18, UberJET was created in partnership with GOODWILL Private Jets and allows you to pull up the app and hop on a private jet to Cannes.

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easyJet Breaks World Record With In-Air Bard Performance to Make National Shakespeare Day a Reality

Apr 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The anniversary of Shakespeare's birth (and maybe death) was Wednesday, meaning people all over the world scrambled to dust off their copies of Hamlet so they could show off their Bard knowledge to unsuspecting victims. And yes, we know that there's a general haze around Shakes' exact day of birth and death, but let's just go with it. To celebrate the playwright's 450th birthday, easyJet decided to do things a little differently by putting on a Guinness World Record performance of an abridged version of his most famous works for lucky customers on a flight to Italy. 

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LAN Airlines Announces Master Sommelier-Chosen 2014 Wine List

Mar 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Every year, LAN Airlines goes through an extensive wine selection process that whittles down the varietals that will be offered for Premium Business Class flyers. After due diligence and some tough choices between 300 different wines from around Chili and Argentina, the list of 30 has been finalized for 2014 by LAN Airlines' expert wine panel, including the company's Master Sommelier, Hector Vergara.

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Qatar Airways Says Goodbye to Economy With All-Business Class Airbus A319

Feb 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Starting on May 15, Qatar Airways is making some serious changes to their offerings by launching daily, all-business class flights from their hub in Doha to London Heathrow. Eliminating the other classes typically on a flight, their Airbus A319 will be the first of its kind in the Middle East, according to Qatar, and will be full of roomy luxury seats and upscale service. 

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Intrav Reveals Plans For $4M Jet Makeover Featuring Flat-Bed Seats and Lavish Interiors

Feb 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

One of the biggest problems with flying, no matter what class you might end up in for the journey, is that the chairs are just that, chairs. Until fairly recently even long-haul business class seats didn't offer a fully flat option, a trend that is now sweeping the aviation market. Affluent travelers that know what it's like to fly with fully reclining seats understand just how valuable they are, especially when you have to hit the ground running after landing. 

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Here's How to Stuff a Private Jet Into a Holiday Stocking

Nov 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Magellan Jets is getting in the holiday spirit by preparing several different exclusive gift ideas for their jetsetting customers. If you have friends and family who love to travel, you can literally give them access to a private jet anywhere in the U.S., and with as little as 10-hours' notice.

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Lufthansa Honors Joe Sutter "Father of the Boeing 747" at The Lambs Club

Nov 10, 2013  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher

On November fourth, members of the media, special guests and aviation experts gathered at The Lambs Club with Lufthansa Airlines to honor Joe Sutter the “Father of the Boeing 747” with the Lufthansa Lifetime Achievement in Excellence Award. 

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Upgrades and Perks to Expect From New American Airlines Merger

May 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  2 Comments

With American Airlines having recently merged with US Airways, the airline is ready to compete with major carriers like United and Delta. Fliers of AA and US Airways can expect plenty of changes coming up from the acquisition, from upgraded in-flight products and cabin seats to an increase in routes and plenty of new planes.... 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

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