Air France recently introduced its most extravagant seating option yet, the La Première suite. More like a private cabin than an airline seat, the suite provides passengers with more than 32 square feet of personal space.
Cirrus Aircraft has flown just two evolving versions of its single-engine Vision Jet since the first iteration debuted in 2008; the one that flew for the first time on March 24 is the first conforming prototype, built on the production line using the production drawings.
The Bell 505 Jet Ranger X evolved from a long line of helicopters dating back to the 1960s, and the Hurst, Texas, company says all those years of innovation and listening to customer feedback are reflected in the design.
No civilian travelers have flown aboard supersonic jets since the Concorde fleet was grounded in 2003, but a handful of entrepreneurs are hoping to change that, with a flurry of Mach-plus business-jet designs competing to get to market.