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Private Jet Owners Don't Want Their Flights Tracked

Posted: Apr. 23rd, 2013  |  By DailyLuxe News

Security is the big sticking point on why many flyers of business jets prefer not to be tracked. The threats could stem from terrorists to animal rights extremists to self-proclaimed anarchists to autograph seekers to people that just hate rich people and want to make a statement via a violent act.

That is why most private aircraft owners are allowed to block flight information from the public.  

Today, more than 5,100 U.S.-registered aircraft have their flight information blocked from public view, according to an April 2013 list sent to commercial flight-data vendors. That number at one point had dropped to fewer than 700 before Congress forced the policy reversal.

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