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Ricardo Beverly Hills New Flight Essentials Collection Sets a Benchmark for Aviation Professionals with its Uncompromising Strength, Precision Engineering, and Flight- Tested Durability

Ricardo Beverly Hills New Flight Essentials Styles Are Engineered to Solve the Challenges Faced by Today’s Aviation Professionals
Press Release- September, 2023, Kent, WA 

After two years of extensive research and development, Ricardo Beverly Hills, the Washington-based global luggage and travel accessories leader is pleased to announce the launch of Flight Essentials; their newest collection of wheeled cases and soft bags designed to handle the demands of professional pilots
and flight crews.


Flight Essential's ten styles feature durability, innovation, and organization for busy crews who demand the latest in best-in-class materials for their busy careers. There are three-wheeled cases and four soft styles in ballistic nylon Nanotex fabrics with YKK EYL zippers. All styles went through extensive testing at an independent testing facility, with superior results exceeding the competition’s baseline to withstand the rigors of constant travel. 


CEO Robert Dodson says, “Our luggage collection has been put through the proverbial wringer, enduring rigorous testing that not only meets but exceeds industry standards, ensuring that aviation professionals can trust it as their unwavering ally on every journey."

The wheeled pieces feature cutting-edge upright frames that are engineered for the ultimate in performance and quality. All styles have custom-designed components throughout the collection for a sophisticated and tailored appearance. The ergonomic telescoping handle with Flex Grip provides optimum comfort and endurance. In addition, the sealed bearing wheels with molded protective covers mean that users will find that these wheels will not easily pop off. 

Interior details include a tethered LED interior light, key fisher, and quilted laptop pockets in the backpack and layover tote.  Cooler bags feature a washable lining with three-layer insulation. 

Timm Fenton, Vice President of Design and Development says, “The Flight Essentials product has proven through rigorous internal and external tests to ensure its place in the highest demand category of crew bags and luggage. The test data speaks for itself, and the overall design of this collection features a more streamlined, modern aesthetic than what we currently see from the competition.”


Ricardo Beverly Hills is a member of the national Regional Airline Association and this new collection will be available at launch to crews at American Airlines’s GoJet regional airline service. Launch styles include Carry-On, Boarding Bag, and Tote Bags. Retail prices range from $120 for a small cooler bag to $360 for a large packing case. Flight Essentials will be available at


About Ricardo Beverly Hills

Ricardo Beverly Hills, Inc. is committed to delivering the best in luggage design and innovation in its RICARDO BEVERLY HILLS®, SKYWAY LUGGAGE®, STEPHANIE JOHNSON®, AMERICAN EXPLORER® brands. With global distribution spanning five continents and over 40 countries, the brands are available at major department stores, specialty stores, and online retailers in the United States and worldwide. Ricardo Beverly Hills is reimagining the travel journey with a sustainable focus. For more information visit and follow us as we travel the world on @ricardotravel.

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