RIDING THE WIND: SERGEY PETROSSOV FOUNDER, CHAIRMAN & CEO – JET SMARTER

Sergey Petrossov is one of the youngest influencers in the aviation business at the age of 28 as he spearheads JetSmarter, the world’s largest mobile marketplace for private jets. JetSmarter recently revolutionized the aviation industry by making private flying accessible to the masses. We interview Sergey to find out how JetSmarter has created a new class of air travel that offers both custom charters and unused seats across thousands of flights. Born in Moscow, Russia, Sergey has lived most of his life in South Florida. He attended University of Florida and after receiving a degree in Finance, co-founded two IT projects prior to JetSmarter: an online chat system for … Continue reading RIDING THE WIND: SERGEY PETROSSOV FOUNDER, CHAIRMAN & CEO – JET SMARTER

Finishing Touches: Greenline Interiors and Finaero sign JV agreement

It is always a delight to meet with Greenline Interiors team and catch up on their latest news and recently they partnered with Finaero Group to develop an engineering and manufacturing activity in the Middle East. The JV called “AIP-GREENLINE, Aviation Interiors” will primarly be for the refurbishment, design, engineering and manufacturing of aircraft cabin interiors in Middle East. Finaero Group, through its painting division, STTS, announced that it is investing in a 34 million USD project that will accommodate a wide body painting bay at the new DWC Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai South. The new painting bays will … Continue reading Finishing Touches: Greenline Interiors and Finaero sign JV agreement

Flying made Easy: Boom Supersonic

Recently I ventured to the Dubai Future Foundation premises to meet with Blake Scholl, Boom Technology Founder and CEO. The company is creating supersonic passenger aircraft affordable for routine travel and ideal for long distance travel. Being a Fijian, getting home often becomes a journey over two days so new innovations that make air travel faster and smoother is always welcome. Blake mentions to us that Boom is backed by technology investors including 8VC, Caffeinated Capital, Lightbank, RRE and Y Combinator. Plus of course angels like Sam Altman and Paul Graham. He introduced Boom’s supersonic passenger airliner as well as … Continue reading Flying made Easy: Boom Supersonic