OSHKOSH — AirJourney, the company that brought escorted adventures into the main stream of general aviation, debuted Enhanced Travel (ET), in which group now travel with experts in history, technology, anthropology, culture or other specialties to enhance the value of journeys.
“We have noticed how much more people get out of trip when there is an acknowledged expert along with us,” AirJourney’s Thierry Pouille said. “In other words, if you’re on the Around the World trip and you’ve flown with us to see the terracotta soldiers in China, why not have an expert with you to make the whole experience come alive. That’s the concept behind our new ET-Enhanced Travel-trips are all about.”
AirJourney’s ET program will be applied to select international journeys and trips within the United States.
“For example, we’re putting together a trip around the original 13 Colonies,” he said. “Imagine having a world renowned expert on Colonial America traveling along with the group. Not only will you see great sites, stay in great hotels and eat gourmet foods, but you can image how much more the whole experience comes alive when there’s an expert along. You’re suddenly back in the Eighteenth Century and you can smell the bread baking in this Colonial settlement!”
AirJourney is also arranging at ET trip that comes with experts on glass cockpits, GPS navigation and other aviation technologies.
Last spring AirJourney announced upcoming trips to Cuba. Participants headed into Havana will be joined by experts to discuss everything from international airspace to hand-rolled Cuban cigars. Trips listed with the letters ET on AirJourney website will feature this new level of enhanced travel.
AirJourney has entered its second decade of leading escorted general aviation adventures for pilots who want to fly themselves to destinations all over the world. Trips last from four to as many as 70 days, visiting anywhere from one to 24 countries.
For more information: AirJourney.com.