Posted: Mar. 24th, 2007 | By JustLuxe TeamThe Affluent Lifestyle Guide
Luxury Aircraft: Cruising at 41,000 feet in a Piaggio P-180 Avanti is
quite the perk in and of itself, as the plane's aerodynamics and turboprop engines result in an extremely efficient aircraft. The turboprop's unconventional design and wide cabin, with a cross
section comparable to a Falcon 50, make for a ride akin to a first-class-commercial-flight comfort
despite carrying only seven passengers. The P-180 is
the world's fastest turboprop, and its fuel charge is 50-percent less than other turboprops. Similar planes in its class include the Beechcraft Starship and the
Lear Fan. Another great benefit of planes of this size is airport access of 5,000 plus compared to commercial airlines having only 950.
Avantair offers turnkey-aircraft ownership with fractional ownership as low as 1/16th percent with 50 annual hours at a cost of $390,000 and monthly
management fees of $7,900. Whole ownership of a P-180, which includes 800 annual hours of usage, is priced at
$6,080,000 and $126,400 monthly management fees.
Avantair, which is headquartered at Essex County
Airport and minutes from the heart of New York, provides all the advantages of aircraft ownership and handles all the accompanying responsibilities flawlessly. Avantair can accommodate travelers with as little as an eight-hour notification if needed. Contact Avantair's Matthew Doyle through the firm's Web site for info regarding upcoming showings of the