Show: Plane Talk

  • Friday at 10.40am - replayed throughout the week

If you want to get practical tips about how to travel safer and more sustainably, or if you just want to know what can help the airline keep track of your bags so you'll never be stuck without your luggage again. 

Self confessed 'aviation geek' Chaitan Jain can make your trip a smooth one. Chaitan Jain, Assistant Director of External Affairs at I.A.T.A. (International Air Transport Association) answers all your questions about plane travel.

If you have any questions for Chaitan, email studio@worldradio.ch with 'Plane Talk' as your subject.


Tune in for a new episode of Plane Talk every Friday at 10.40am - replayed each day throughout the week. Check the complete WRS schedule. 


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Plane Talk  - Who are ICAO? How are they different to IATA?

Plane Talk - Who are ICAO? How are they different to IATA?

Plane Talk

It can be easy to get lost amongst the acronyms. Chaitan explains the main differences between ICAO and IATA and how they work together.    

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Plane Talk  - Donate airmiles to AIRLINK

Plane Talk - Donate airmiles to AIRLINK

Plane Talk

Airlink are a small organisation made up of aviation professionals who understand the logistics of using free cargo space on commercial airlines, to transport essential items to disaster zones. Pre...

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Plane Talk - One Order means one reference number

Plane Talk - One Order means one reference number

Plane Talk

Ever get confused between your reference number, your booking number, your flight number and your e-ticket number? One Order is a programme that IATA have created that's designed to make you...

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Plane Talk - Are you a 'connected' traveller?

Plane Talk - Are you a 'connected' traveller?

Plane Talk

73 % of us want to be connected to Wi-Fi whilst we're in the air. Chaitan and Katt sympathise with the other 27% that just want to fly in peace. We take a look at what the future looks like whe...

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Plane Talk - Passenger diversity and future trends

Plane Talk - Passenger diversity and future trends

Plane Talk

Looking at current trends of emerging markets, we look at the way that a more diverse consumer base of travellers might affect the future of air travel. Download the report here: iata.com/policy

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Plane Talk - My passport on my smartphone and other aviation tech

Plane Talk - My passport on my smartphone and other aviation tech

Plane Talk

Could passports be a thing of the past?

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