European travel chaos

Date:
June 29th, 2011

While travel chaos means misery to those affected, it can often present an opportunity for the private jet charter industry – which can very quickly respond to disruption by providing evacuation flights for passengers stranded by…

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Supersonic aircraft – soon to fly again?

Date:
June 22nd, 2011

British aircraft manufacturer HyperMach revealed its new supersonic business jet concept at the International Paris Airshow this week. The company claims the 20-seater aircraft, named the SonicStar, will be able to cruise at Mach 3.6.…

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Seeing is Believing: Airbus unveils plans for transparent aircraft

Date:
June 14th, 2011

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has unveiled a new ‘concept’ aircraft with a see-through cabin, which will allow air travellers of the future a thrilling, uninterrupted view while they fly. Airbus states that the concept could become reality…

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Flying around Volcanic Ash Clouds

Date:
June 13th, 2011

This week a volcanic ash cloud from a Chilean volcano closed airports across the Southern Hemisphere from South America to Australia. Last month (a year after ash grounded European airlines for 6 days) another Icelandic…

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