Order a jet flight with the click of a button

Order a jet flight with the click of a button

GrandView Jets, an affiliate of GrandView Aviation, is releasing a ‘Press for Jet’ Web-enabled button that allows clients to order a private jet at the press of a button. The device is an Amazon’s Web Services’ IoT button powered by ButtonJoy software. Particular preferences like routes, meals & drinks, and special requirements are connected to the client’s button. Once a client presses, they’re immediately contacted by GrandView Jets’ dispatch department to arrange their trip and…

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Heathrow environmental charges set to increase 7%

Heathrow environmental charges set to increase 7%

Environmental charges at Heathrow are set to increase by 7% as the airport seeks to minimise its impact on local communities. From 1st January 2018, airlines will be incentivised to deploy their newest aircraft at Heathrow – making the airport cleaner and quieter for our local communities. The introduction of the higher environmental charge forms part of Heathrow’s ambitious sustainability strategy Heathrow 2.0 which sets targets to deliver a more sustainable future for aviation. It…

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Japan, UAE liberalizes visa regime with Ukraine

Japan, UAE liberalizes visa regime with Ukraine

A visa-free regime between Ukraine and the United Arab Emirates officially began to work on December 31. Citizens of Ukraine will need a biometric passport valid for at least six months to enter the UAE. Ukrainians can enter, leave, fly through and stay at the territory of the UAE up to 30 days. Japan on January 1, 2018, simplified visa requirements for a short-term stay of Ukrainian citizens. The range of applicants eligible for multiple-entry visas for short-term business, cultural…

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Ukraine introduces a new system of biometric control

Ukraine introduces a new system of biometric control

Ukraine has introduced a new system of biometric control for foreigners entering Ukraine as of January 1, 2018.  It is applicable to citizens of 70 states designated as countries of “migration risk”. Biometric monitoring systems will operate at 157 international border crossing points, including airports. It allows the Ukrainian security agencies to control the length of foreigners’ stay in the country, it is also connected to INTERPOL’s databases.  Border crossing rules for Russian citizens will…

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