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 - Whats better for me; public or privately owned airports?

Plane Talk - Whats better for me; public or privately owned airports?

Plane Talk

Chaitan explains some of the pros and cons of public and privately owned airports.

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Plane Talk - Why is my flight shorter in one direction than the other?

Plane Talk - Why is my flight shorter in one direction than the other?

Plane Talk

So the flight to my destination is shorter than the return flight. What's that about? Chaitan Jain explains...  

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Plane Talk - Satellite technology vs giant concrete arrows

Plane Talk - Satellite technology vs giant concrete arrows

Plane Talk

Before there was satellite technology, there was radar technology. Before radar technology, pilots just depended on giant concrete arrows to point the way.  Technology moves on and we...

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Plane Talk - Why my plane is late, but my airline SHOULDN'T pay the fine

Plane Talk - Why my plane is late, but my airline SHOULDN'T pay the fine

Plane Talk

Airlines pay hefty fines when they make us late. We knew that! But Chaitan's also telling us why he doesn't think they should...

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Plane Talk - Biohacking security & aviation in the future

Plane Talk - Biohacking security & aviation in the future

Plane Talk

What are the issues that might affect the future of aviation. It's all speculation, but it's important to have ideas of what these might be and the risks that are out there. Chaitan expl...

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Plane Talk - New airline routes take time

Plane Talk - New airline routes take time

Plane Talk

Ever noticed that little asterisk on a promotional poster about a new flight.  Here's why...

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