PRIVATE JET

  • Brad Pitt buys private jet for Angelina Jolie July 28, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Brad Pitt has reportedly bought a private jet for fiancee, actress Angelina Jolie to make sure they get to see each other frequently. Pitt is currently in London to shoot his forthcoming film 'Fury', based on the second World War, while Jolie is directing war film 'Unbroken' in...
  • Jet carrying Rajnath, Sushma makes emergency landing April 8, 2013

    New Delhi: A private jet to Karnataka carrying Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley made an emergency landing at New Delhi airport nine minutes after taking off on Monday morning. The leaders were on their way to campaign for the May 5 Assembly elections...
  • 200kg man flies 2 hours to lose 10 kg November 18, 2011

    Mumbai: This man's journey of liberation from the unbearable heaviness of being involved two journeys in ambulances, and a 2hour long flight in a refashioned private jet for weightloss surgery. But he didn't travel light. Even without any luggage, Satish Khichriya (50) a patient of obesity hypoventilation syndrome, weighed a whopping...
  • Japan exodus grows: private jets in hot demand March 16, 2011

    Hong Kong: Thousands of people desperate to escape Japan's deepening nuclear crisis have inundated private jet companies with requests for evacuation flights, sending prices surging as much as a quarter. Some multinational companies are pulling international staff out of Tokyo and surrounding areas after lowlevel radiation reached the metropolis on Tuesday. Workers...
  • Austerity drive: Krishna too opts for economy class September 13, 2009

    New Delhi: No private planes for official trips abroad and nono to meetings in fivestar hotels. A competitive austerity drive in the government has kicked in, with External Affairs Minister S M Krishna deciding to forgo private jets and travel abroad economy class in a commercial flight. Krishna will go to...
  • Sky is no limit, Mukesh buys jet worth Rs 245 crore November 2, 2007

    Mumbai: Business magnate Mukesh Ambani's new flying office worth nearly Rs 245 core quietly arrived at Mumbai Airport early Friday. The gleaming whitebodied aircraft with blue stripes, has been parked in Reliance's private hangar near Kalina, the southern end of the domestic airport. The Airbus A319 aircraft, described as a "flying palace"...
  • Jet, set, go with your Valentine February 14, 2007

    New Delhi: Tired of cars and helicopters? Well then take your Valentine for a ride on a private jet. ...
  • The superrich don't fly firstclass February 1, 2007

    New Delhi: Thanks to a galloping economy and the India Rising phenomenon, highend private jets are becoming tools and not toys. The flying machines are not just for passengers who have the money, but also for those who are short on patience and time when it comes to commercial...