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 - I was ONLY 2 minutes late!! Why won't you let me on the plane?

Plane Talk - I was ONLY 2 minutes late!! Why won't you let me on the plane?

Plane Talk

This week Chaitan Jain from IATA explains why they won't open the gate back up, even if you're just 2 minutes late. He also bursts into song...

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Plane Talk - Keep those mozzies off my plane!

Plane Talk - Keep those mozzies off my plane!

Plane Talk

Have you ever wondered about the measures that airport staff and cabin crew take to keep little critters sneaking on the planes that we're travelling on? "Disinsection" is the prop...

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Plane Talk - And the prize for the busiest airport in the world goes to...

Plane Talk - And the prize for the busiest airport in the world goes to...

Plane Talk

Chaitan Jain from IATA joins us in the studio again. We talked about the top markets for passenger markets. Now we're talking about the most frequented airports...

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Plane Talk - Where air travel demand is at its highest

Plane Talk - Where air travel demand is at its highest

Plane Talk

Chaitan Jain, from IATA, is a lover of statistics. This week he tells us just how many journeys were taken by air last year worldwide. It's a whopping 3.8 billion journeys! In the develop...

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Plane Talk - Tourism & Sustainable Development Goals

Plane Talk - Tourism & Sustainable Development Goals

Plane Talk

Chaitan Jain runs us through the topic of sustainable tourism and explains how aviation plays a role in the Sustainable Development Goals as set by the United Nations.

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Plane Talk - Should I buy an airline?

Plane Talk - Should I buy an airline?

Plane Talk

This week Chaitan looks at the profitability of buying an airline as opposed to alternative industries. If you have a spare several million francs lying about, is it worth buying an entire fleet...

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