“When you get into the larger aircraft it becomes like a hotel, with dozens of staff supporting the plane based in a galley area down below. You have very comprehensive cooking facilities, and on larger aircraft we have looked at theatres, with spiral staircases and a Steinway grand piano. The limitations for what you can put inside a plane are pretty much the limits of physics, and even money cannot always overcome that. Even so, people are still always trying to push [the limits]. ”
New Program Provides Medical Aid to Travelers
A new worldwide medical-assistance program is now available for travelers looking for greater peace of mind. Private JetMD provides members with $1 million of coverage for travel-related accidents or illness. In an emergency, the company will evaluate your condition, alert appropriate local medical staff and evacuate you to the nearest prescreened, approved facility. Private JetMD also provides replacement of lost eyeglasses and passports and other services. Memberships cost $495 per year for individuals and $695 for families.