Aviation news analysis
50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

The Astralis Club – The Niche, Luxury International Air-Service

Download: Printable PDF Date: 30 Jul 2016 13:15 categories:
Publisher:
The Astralis Club – The Niche, Luxury International Air-Service - Events / Festivals publisher
Tatjana Obrazcova
Country: United Kingdom Aircraft: Airplanes

The Astralis Club has announced its plans to launch a highly exclusive and ultra- luxurious international air-services using specially configured, wide-body Boeing 747- 400 aircraft.

U.K. based aviation entrepreneur and Astralis Managing Director, Tony Easton AMRAeS said:- “Air travel lost its glamour during the 1960s. Today, the endless queues, delays and fight for space render air travel little more than a tolerated necessity – and the death of Concorde added a huge prestige gap.

The British Astralis Club changes this by returning international air travel to its ‘golden era’ of the 1930s, 40s and 50s – a time when the journey, as well as the destination, were a pleasure to be savoured in the company of a small and exclusive group of like-minded travellers”.

Astralis will provide its ‘niche air-service’ aboard a fleet of ‘queen of the skies’, Boeing 747-400’s, chosen for their cabin volume and proven four engine safety record. Each aircraft will be converted and outfitted to feel more like a private club than an airliner with several lounges, a piano bar, a bistro restaurant and much more..

These aircraft, which Astralis is calling its Galaxy Jets, will initially fly from London to Dubai and London to New York.

“Our Galaxy Jets will seat a maximum of only fifty guests and on-ground and in-flight services will be exemplary, very special and second to none” says Easton, “they will be akin to the very best hotels and the ‘blue riband’ ocean liners of the 1930’s. Astralis will restore the glamour of aviation past, together with the safety, speed and technical advances of 21st century flight.”



Loading comments for The Astralis Club – The Niche, Luxury International Air-Service...


Recommended

Nomad Aviation launches maintenance and hangarage services in Basel, Switzerland

Nomad Aviation has started to offer maintenance and hangarage services at its Basel, Switzerland facility at the beginning of August 2018. The company, branded as Nomad Technics AG, occupies a 7&rsquo...

Buta Airways replenished its fleet with new Embraer E-190

Azerbaijan's low-cost airline Buta Airways received a new Embraer E-190, which was delivered to the airline’s fleet directly from the manufacturer in Brazil. It is the seventh in the low-...

Airbus delivers first aircraft from Mobile powered by sustainable jet fuel blend

Airbus’ A320 Family production facility in the U.S. will this week deliver its first aircraft partially powered by sustainable jet fuel. The latest A321 for JetBlue is due to depart Mobile on 20...

ACE 18 – A winning Formula

BACA and Stansted News delivered a compelling day of activity for air charter brokers and operators at ACE18. Staged at London Biggin Hill airport on 11thSeptember, more than 850 people enjoyed a supe...