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Private Jets Replacing First Class?

Dec 17, 2010  |   Contributor: Phil Mathews   |  4 Comments

Airlines: Air charter companies such as Air Partner see more demand as commercial airlines eliminate the convenience of first class.... Read More

CitationAir by Cessna Launches Jet Access

Dec 10, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Aircraft: Increase the value and lower the costs. It is an age-old business formula that CitationAir by Cessna is applying with its launching of Jet Access.... Read More

Bombardier Global 8000

Dec 6, 2010  |   Contributor: Ivan Klugman

Luxury Aircraft: Bombardier proudly announced it's new Global series aircraft the Global 8000 and 7000 at this years NBAA (National Business Aircraft Association) convention.... Read More

Catalina Aerospace: Luxury Air Charter Made Accessible

Nov 17, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  1 Comment

Luxury Aircraft: South Florida based Catalina Aeropsace offers luxurious air charter at rates 25-40 percent less than other leading charter companies.... Read More

Business Class Travel Aboard Air New Zealand

Nov 17, 2010  |   Contributor: Courtney Driver

Luxury Airlines: When it comes to long-haul flying there is a lot to be said for choosing upper class seating: more space to move around, better food, comfort. All of these things are great, but what they truly amount to is this: your trip starts the second you board the plane. Hand the flight attendant your jacket, graciously accept a glass of champagne and settle in.... Read More

Concerts on Private Jets: Rock You Like an Aeroplane

Oct 28, 2010  |   Contributor: Phil Mathews   |  2 Comments

In-flight Entertainment: An amp, a drum kit, PA system, and some all-star talent is all it takes to get a rock and roll show all to yourself on your private jet.... Read More

Direct Private Jet Charter Flights from New York to Washington D.C.

Oct 15, 2010  |   Contributor: Joel Thomas

Luxury Aircraft: As home to our Nation's Congress, Washington D.C. is a frequent private jet destination for politicians, lobbyists, business executives and government officials during the Fall election season. New York City, a "hotbed" of political activity, is another major private jet destination for politicians and activists on the campaign trail this October.... Read More

VSS Enterprise: First Manned Flight and Landing a Success

Oct 13, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Aircraft: Virgin Galactic, the developer of the world's first commercial space flights, announced the successful completion today of the first piloted free flight of the VSS Enterprise. Pilots Pete Siebold and Mike Alsbury flew the historic first-manned flight. The flight's mission was twofold in purpose. A clean release of the spacecraft from its mothership, the WhiteKnightTwo, and the pilots manning the vessel were the primary objectives of the flight.... Read More

Brand-New Phenom 100 Charter Jet: Pros & Cons

Oct 6, 2010  |   Contributor: Joel Thomas  |  1 Comment

Luxury Aircraft: An overnight sensation, the Phenom 100 charter jet has become one of the most popular private jets to enter the air charter market in a decade. The brand-new, four-passenger Very Light Jet (VLJ) aircraft is one of the latest additions to the Embraer line of business aircraft and is available for private jet charter flights through Stratos Jet Charters. Recently, Phenom 100s have become one of the most popular private jets due to their comfortable cabin design and enormous cargo capacity. These private jets have also gained notoriety for their ability to accomplish the same missions as most light jet aircraft at a more economical price.... Read More

What's on the Menu? Private Jet Options Explained.

Oct 2, 2010  |   Contributor: Phil Mathews   |  1 Comment

Luxury Aircraft: When entering the world of private flying it's important to fully appreciate all of your options and to know precisely which one will benefit you the most. Making a choice between the various forms of private flying can be difficult, and sometimes it helps to think about your options as you would when ordering at a restaurant.... Read More

Private Airline XOJET Introduces High-Speed Internet on All Flights

Oct 1, 2010  |   Contributor: Shandana A. Durrani

Luxury Aircraft: Business travelers face a conundrum when flying commercial. Most airlines don’t offer Internet access even in business class and those that do offer WiFi can’t guarantee high-speed or quality service.... Read More

Charter a Private Jet to the Top Five Luxury Golf Resort Destinations

Sep 24, 2010  |   Contributor: Joel Thomas  |  1 Comment

Luxury Aircraft: As any seasoned golf player could tell you, the only way to test your true ability as a golfer is to constantly challenge yourself. And what better way to test your strengthens and weaknesses on the green than by traveling to some of the finest and most challenging golf courses in the country?... Read More

Emerald Jet Charter Expands with Helicopter Travel

Sep 16, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Luxury Aircraft: Emerald Jet Charter announced that it now is offering helicopter travel along with chartering private business jets. The company is offering the service out of three major heliports in New York City. The goal in offering the helicopter service is to offer more cost-effective options for customers, according to Tracy Nuzzo, president of the NYC-based private aviation firm.... Read More

Chef Tommy Tang Teams with Thai Airways for First Class Menu

Sep 15, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Travel & Aircraft News: Thai Airways has enlisted the services of world-renowned celebrity chef Tommy Tang to create a menu that is equally delicious and nutritious. It will be available on flights from Los Angeles to Bangkok. Tang's new menu also will be presented to passengers on all flights from September through November.... Read More

Continental Shows Sneak Peak at Boeing 787 Dreamliner's Interior

Aug 17, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Aircraft: Continental Airlines offered a sneak peak at the interior of its Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft at the 2010 National Business Travel Association (NBTA) International Convention & Expo the week of August 9.... Read More

Cirrus Aircraft Unveils New 4-Seater SR22T

Jul 12, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Aircraft: The world's best selling four-seat aircraft eight years consecutively has added a new model to its fleet. Cirrus Aircraft recently introduced the SR22T at its annual meeting of the Cirrus Owners and Pilot Association. The new aircraft joins the SR22 series of composite piston aircraft. The SR22T is lighter, quieter, and smoother.... Read More

Piper Aircraft Delivers First PiperSport

Jun 21, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Luxury Aircraft: Piper Aircraftrecently delivered its first PiperSport model to three co-owners in Miami Beach. The company is hopeful that the two-seat entry-level aircraft will attract new customers to its brand, according to the company's CEO Kevin J. Gould. "The PiperSport is an amazing entry-level aircraft that will bring new customers to Piper," Mr. Gould said. "It fits perfectly into our overall mission of delivering the very best airplanes. It will lead the way for customers to step up into more sophisticated and higher performance aircraft within our line over time.".... Read More

Louis Vuitton Mon Monogram Men’s Luggage for Private Jet Travel

Jun 14, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Aircraft: During the golden age of travel aristocrats, sporting gentlemen and military officers would have their custom-made luggage emblazoned with their monogram, emblem, racing or regimental colors to distinguish their cases and help the army of porters needed to carry it all ensure the collection was complete. Louis Vuitton has always offered the luxe service, now called “Mon Monogram” to its more discerning clientele, and recently enabled customers to explore the possibilities online – some 200 million in... Read More

Rethinking Commercial Airline Costs vs. Private Jets: A Case Study

May 12, 2010  |   Contributor: Anthony Newcombe  |  4 Comments

Private Air Travel: Think you can’t afford to take a family of four (4) on vacation flying on a private jet? Think again.... Read More

First Cessna Citation CJ4 Delivered

May 11, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Private Aircraft: The recently FAA-certified Citation CJ4 Federal Aviation Administration is the newest member of the Cessna fleet of business jets to take flight.... Read More

In-flight Luxury Shopping on Private Chartered Flights

May 10, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

In-flight Shopping: Luxury shopping has risen to a new altitude. Patrons of private aircraft companies will now be able to experience shop for luxury goods at new altitudes.... Read More

Gulfstream G650: World's Most Prestigious Private Jet

Apr 16, 2010  |   Contributor: Ivan Klugman

Luxury Aircraft: The IAS team of "World Class" designers are showcasing their talents with these renderings of the Gulfstream G650.... Read More

Virgin Galactic’s VSS Enterprise Maiden Voyage Successful

Mar 31, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Aircraft: Captain’s log: March 22, 2010. The much anticipated first flight of the VSS Enterprise is history. The nearly three-hour flight lifted off from the Mojave Air and Spaceport in Mojave, Calif., at 7:05 a.m. Pacific time.... Read More

The Benefits of Using a Private Jet Broker

Mar 3, 2010  |   Contributor: Anthony Newcombe

Private Jet Brokers: There are three words that best describe a seasoned private jet broker — "details, details, details."... Read More

First Hawker 4000 Lands in China

Feb 26, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Luxury Aircraft: Aircraft maker Hawker Beechcraft recently announced delivery of its first Hawker 4000 business jet in China.... Read More

Fighter Combat International: Dogfighting Lessons

Feb 17, 2010  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart

Air Combat Lessons: Experience the first-hand thrill and excitement of flying the world’s most capable and high-performing aircraft in a real-life air-to-air combat mission.... Read More

The Pros and Cons of Flying Privately

Feb 5, 2010  |   Contributor: Anthony Newcombe  |  2 Comments

Flying Privately: With the economy still in a downturn, many companies - and individual travelers - are taking into serious consideration the use of private aircraft when traveling.... Read More

Bell 429 Helicopters Fly in Luxury & Public Service Circles

Feb 3, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Luxury Helicopters: Looking for a new thrill for that tedious, time-consuming morning commute?... Read More

Emivest SJ30 is superstar light business jet

Jan 25, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Aircraft: The SJ30 by Dubai-based Emivest Aerospace is a superstar of the light business jet community.... Read More

The Ultimate Private Jet - Gulfstream 550

Jan 25, 2010  |   Contributor: Todd Riffkin  |  2 Comments

Luxury Aircraft: The Gulfstream G550 is the ultimate private Jet. Period. OK, so it's not the largest, not the fastest, and probably not the most luxurious.... Read More

Personal Aircraft: The Battery-powered E-PAC

Jan 15, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Personal Aircraft: Did you ever expect to hear “plug and play” used in describing an aircraft? Yuneec, the makers of the E430, the first commercially produced personal aircraft, have another innovative flyer in the E-PAC.... Read More

Converting an Airliner into a Private Jet: Creating a "Flying Home"

Jan 14, 2010  |   Contributor: Ivan Klugman

Private Jets: Having been in the aviation industry for over 30 years as an aviation department manager, major airline captain, aircraft completion consultant and President of Integral Aviation Solutions Inc, I feel uniquely qualified to discuss the... Read More

Marquis Jet & Seabourn Partner to Add Value for Clients

Jan 12, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Private Jet Charters & Small-liner Cruises: Marquis Jet has announced a new partnership with Yachts of Seabourn that will provide an array of added-value luxury benefits for their cliental.... Read More

First Embraer Phenom 300 Executive Jet Delivered

Jan 10, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Embraer’s first retail delivery of the Phenom 300 was made... Read More

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