AirAsia X – Budget long-haul airline guide

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AirAsia X is a long-haul budget airline based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is listed on the Malaysian stock exchange as AirAsia X Berhad (MYX: 5238) and is a sister comany to Air Asia. Air Asia X was launched to much fanfare with the promise of incredibly cheap flights between London and Australia. Its first flight route was Kuala Lumpur...

How much does a long-range Gulfstream jet cost?

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Gulfstream Aerospace produces a number of long range corporate jets such as the G450, G550 and G650. These can fly on intercontinental routes such as London to Los Angeles or Dubai to Tokyo. The G500 and G600 are new additions to the range and are expected to enter service in the next years. Let's take a look at each Gulfstream...

Boeing Business Jets vs Airbus Corporate Jets

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Long range business jet airliners from Boeing and Airbus are the largest private aircraft on the market. Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) is a joint venture between Boeing and General Electric. It sells narrow-body VIP aircraft based on the reliable Boeing 737 series; it also sells wide-body VIP aircraft derived from the Boeing 777 (200LR and 300ER), the Boeing 787 (-8...

How to buy a private jet

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Buying your own private jet aircraft is a big investment for either an organisation or high-net-worth individual. It is thought that an aircraft purchase will only be cost-effective if you need to fly more than 400 hours per year - which averages at about 8 hours per week. For anything under 400 hours you would probably be better off considering...

Easyjet vs Ryanair

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Easyjet and Ryanair are 2 of Europe's biggest budget airlines which carry over 145 million passengers per year between them. In terms of statistics let's take a look at Easyjet vs Ryanair - how they compare against each other head-to-head. Background Easyjet (U2) was established in 1995 and is headquartered at London Luton, UK. Easyjet plc is listed on the London...

How To Take a Private Jet Charter

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Private jets can offer some great advantages over standard scheduled airlines - you can fly in privacy and comfort and set your own flight route and schedule. The simplest way to fly in a business jet is to undertake a private jet charter - literally renting an aircraft for a set date, time and route. Ad-hoc jet charters are certainly the...