It has been a busy few weeks for Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which has now unveiled a new livery design on both the new A380s and ,the new Dreamliners. It is a design which will be rolled out across Etihad's stylish fleet. The new livery was unveiled on the A787 earlier this month (October) having previously been seem when Etihad Airways' first A380 rolled-out of the paint hangar at the Airbus Finkenwerder facility in Hamburg, Germany in September.
In a world first luxury hotel group Four Seasons will take to the air. With all the luxury of a flying five star hotel the sky is literally the new limit as the Four Seasons Jet becomes the industry's first fully branded private jet experience.
For many luxury travellers Garuda's reputation precedes it - which until recently has not necessarily been a good thing. However, this is an airline that has done a U-turn in the last few years with a fleet of young planes and a new and improved business class.
It can never be a case of 'too many cooks', when it comes to in-flight dining, especially when they are some of the world's best.
The Luxury Travel Bible
looks at the growing number of celebrity chefs adding their signature style to your first class menu.
Luxury travellers who get on and off planes frequently all have their own travelling rituals. I always check the destination tag on my luggage before it disappears along the conveyor belt just to make sure it isn't heading for Hawaii while I'm bound for Bangkok.
Nothing beats a restful night's sleep. Trouble is you pay a whopping price just to get horizontal which means only high fliers with the financial means have benefited from a bed at 35,000 feet - until now.