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Celebrities Who Ditched the Cars and Bought Private Jets

Oct 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  2 Comments

Luxury cars are a pretty good way to make a statement if you're a high-powered celebrity, but some famous faces find that staying on land just isn't impressive enough and have therefore taken to the skies in their own private jets. I'm sure they also have their fair share of fancy cars but nothing quite beats air travel, especially when it comes to freeway traffic. We all know that people like Donald Trump own private jets but what about your other favorite names?... Read More

Air Pacific Changes Name and Revamps Their Look

Oct 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

In case you were wondering what happened to Air Pacific, they have completely revamped their brand with the help of their new name, Fiji Airways. According to Airline Reporter, the company had their highest revenue yet during 2011/2012, bringing in $362.4 million, which allows them to make some pretty costly changes starting in 2013, like new planes and in-flight entertainment.... Read More

JetSuite Expands Luxury Fleet With Customized CJ3 Aircrafts

Oct 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

JetSuite has been one of the nation's quickest-growing luxury private jet companies and they announced some pretty big changes this month. Not only have they expanded their fleet to double its previous size, those 15 new planes will be customized Cessna Citation CJ3's. Not only are the planes design to fly overwater, they're pretty powerful and can apparently climb to 45,000 feet in a mere 27 minutes and can cruise at up to 480 miles per hour.... Read More

Enter to be Virgin Atlantic's "Red Hot Reporter" for the NFL International Series

Oct 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

Are you an obsessive fan of the NFL? Is your favorite team The New England Patriots or the St. Louis Rams? If so, you have a great opportunity ahead of you. As long as you are at least 21 years old and have some connection to Facebook or Twitter, you can enter to win a spot on your favorite team’s Virgin Atlantic luxury flight to Wembley Stadium in London for the sixth annual NFL International series.... Read More

Exclusive With Transaero CEO | A Bright New Take Off for the Russian Airline

Sep 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Slavica Monczka

In several ways, the Russian airline company Transaero is representative of Russia as a country, post soviet era. They have a youthful, modern and thriving energy, with a desire to explore this rich, vast world so new to them. My interview with Transaero CEO, Olga Pleshakova in Moscow, enlightened me on the company’s rapid expansion, some growing pains along the way, and her devotion to helping others in need.... Read More

Flexjet 25 Jet Card Program Adds Premium Perks to Enhance Luxury Jet Travel

Sep 19, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

The Flexjet 25 Jet Card program, which affords travelers the experience of private jet travel without the accompanying costs of ownership, recently announced the addition of four new perks it will be offering to its high-flying clientele. ... Read More

Onboard Jacuzzis and Kitchens Prove Private Jets Are Back

Sep 18, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Private jets, and all of the perks that come with them, spent some time being relatively swept aside due to the declining economy. People didn't want to appear wasteful and insensitive in the wake of the recession. However, those who have extra wealth to burn seem to turning back to the days of filling their jets with Jacuzzis and full-service kitchens.... Read More

Sip California's Best Wines Aboard Delta Courtesy of Their New "Winemaker Series"

Sep 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

Airlines have been feeling the pressure to up their game when it comes to food and drinks offered in flight, with many companies enlisting the help of gourmet chefs and wine connoisseurs. Delta just joined the ranks of those like Air New Zealand (who have a food and wine list overseen by some of the best in the country) and got a whole lot classier with their "Winemaker Series," which began on September 1, 2012.... Read More

Exclusive | Master Sommelier Andrea Robinson Talks Going From Wall Street to Wine

Sep 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

As one of only 18 women in the world to achieve status as a Master Sommelier, and the only woman to have ever been named "Best Sommelier in the United States" by the Sommelier Society of America, Andrea Robinson has had a fascinating journey, from Wall Street to wine. Having won three James Beard Awards and author of four top-selling books, as well as the host of her own online video wine course, Robinson is refreshingly open and friendly for someone with so much recognition.... Read More

Sleep Through Your LAN Flight On The New Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Sep 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari  |  2 Comments

Many of us love to travel, but getting to our destination via airline can leave us overwhelmed and exhausted. Is it the long, nauseous hours spent in the air trying to desperately pop our ears, or is it perhaps the rock-hard, uncomfortably upright seats that never seem to have enough leg room?... Read More

Learjet 85 Shows Off Redesign on Nationwide Tour

Sep 5, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Fractional luxury jet company Flexjet, and business-jet manufacturer Bombardier, launched their nationwide Learjet 85 Aircraft Mock-Up Tour in Los Angeles last week. The mock-up is a full-scale model of the new aircraft and the mission of the tour is to invite prospective clients to personally experience what the Learjet 85 has to offer.... Read More

Ever Wanted To Go To Space? Virgin Airlines Can Get You There

Aug 31, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

Most frequent fliers know that many airlines offer them rewards in the form of free flights and rental car upgrades, but Virgin Airlines is branching into a new direction that will launch its best customers into space. According to US News, the airline will be rewarding the one person who rakes in the most flier points over the next year with a free trip outside Earth's atmosphere.... Read More

Asian Pacific Jets Orders 10 Nextant 400XT Business Jets

Aug 27, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Business jet manufacturer Nextant Aerospace announced that Asia Pacific Jets has ordered 10 Nextant 400XT aircraft's, with delivery occurring over the next three-years. The newly acquired line of aircraft's will be fitted as business and air ambulance jets. It was also announced that Asia Pacific Jets is the sales agent in Asia for the Nextant 400XT and a new partnership with Hong Kong-based AirMed Asia, a subsidiary of AirMed International, has been struck as well by the growing Pacific Jets. ... Read More

Daher-Socata’s Single-Engine Turboprop is Ready for Delivery

Aug 24, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

The latest version of Daher-Socata’s single-engine turboprop airplane is ready for delivery and upgrades. The aviation company announced that it received certification of its new seating and cabin configuration. The news was announced at the EAA AirVenture Oskosh aircraft show in Oskosh, Wisconsin, on July 24, 2012.... Read More

Flexjet Partners with Abercrombie & Kent Residence Club

Aug 8, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Private aviation company Flexjet, and destination group Abercrombie & Kent Residence Club have aligned to provide Flexjet fractional jet owners seven additional complimentary nights upon the purchase of an Abercrombie & Kent Residence Club membership.... Read More

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