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 - Airlines donate hold space for humanitarian aid

Plane Talk - Airlines donate hold space for humanitarian aid

Plane Talk

  Chaitan Jain from IATA explains the contribution that airlines make when humanitarian aid is required.  

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Plane Talk - Easier travel across the African continent

Plane Talk - Easier travel across the African continent

Plane Talk

  Chaitan Jain from IATA explains the latest updates regarding travel across Africa. Could it finally be becoming easier to travel within Africa? It looks that way. Here's what we kn...

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Plane Talk - Packing tips

Plane Talk - Packing tips

Plane Talk

Snow globes are still a no-no. And though you might like to be prepared, here's why you shouldn't wrap those gifts before you travel. Seasonal travelling tips from the International Air Transport...

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Plane Talk - Using 2 different airlines to reach my destination: Is it risky?

Plane Talk - Using 2 different airlines to reach my destination: Is it risky?

Plane Talk

If your journey includes a stop-over or two, you may not be flying with the same airline across multiple flights. Is there an extra risk to flying with two or more airlines to get to your destin...

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Plane Talk - What nationality travels the most? (WATS part 3)

Plane Talk - What nationality travels the most? (WATS part 3)

Plane Talk

The World Air Transport Statistics (WATS) are in. Chaitan Jain reports back on the world's biggest airlines. First of all, what really are the WATS? Which region accounts for the most air tr...

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Plane Talk - Have you travelled on one of the most popular routes in the world?  (WATS part 2)

Plane Talk - Have you travelled on one of the most popular routes in the world? (WATS part 2)

Plane Talk

The World Air Transport Statistics (WATS) are in. Chaitan reports back on where people are flying to and from and the most popular routes in the world. We take a look at the most popular internatio...

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