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Flying Magazine Calls 2012 Cirrus SR22 “Most Sophisticated Single...Ever”

Mar 30, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Flying Magazine has named the 2012 Cirrus SR22 single-engine-piston aircraft the “Most Sophisticated Single … Ever” in a cover story that chronicles the history of the storied airplane from the first delivery in 1999 to the 5,000 units in 2011. The Duluth, Minnesota-based personal-aircraft manufacturer has delivered airplanes in more than 60 countries.... Read More

Flexjet Receives Two Aviation Awards

Mar 13, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the U.S. National Air Transportation Association (NATA) both have recognized Flexjet for its excellence in aircraft technical training. The FAA issued the private-aviation firm its Diamond Award of Excellence, which is the FAA's highest honor for maintenance training. The FAA has issued the private-aviation firm this award now for 13 consecutive years.... Read More

Elite Aviation Introduces Elite Attaché Program

Mar 9, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Elite Aviation recently announced the availability of its Elite Attaché program. The firm is inviting clients to create an itinerary for their dreamiest vacations, and then they put it all together for them, detail by detail.... Read More

World's First 'Street Legal' Aircraft Debuts at New York International Auto Show

Mar 8, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  2 Comments

Terrafugia’s Transition Roadable Aircraft, also known as the Flying Car, will officially meet the world at the 2012 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) at the Jacob Javits Center on April 6-15, 2012.... Read More

Private Jet Charter | How Safe is it to Travel by Private Plane?

Dec 30, 2011  |   Contributor: Daniel Pott  |  6 Comments

While booking a recent private jet charter to Aspen, a customer timidly asked, “Just how safe are private jets anyway?” I gave her a long list of our company’s outstanding safety inspection scores and provided her with information about her pilot and the plane she would be using for the trip.... Read More

Thai Airways Wins Best Airline in Southeast Asia

Dec 8, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

On December 1, 2011, Thai Airways International (THAI) accepted the award as the Best Airline in Southeast Asia at Global Traveler Magazine’s 2011 GT Tested Awards. For the eighth consecutive year, Global Traveler Magazine conducted its GT Tested Reader Survey, asking frequent business and luxury travelers to name the best in a variety of travel-related categories. More than 36,000 people responded. "It is a great honor to be given this award and to be recognized by our customers as the Best Airline in Southeast Asia. Our goal is to provide excellent service and to continue to find ways to enhance customer experience,” said Thai Airways’ General Manager, USA, Central and South America, Mr. Sutsveta... Read More

Akoya Amphibious Sports Plane by LISA Airplanes Launches in Mid-2012

Sep 21, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

The plain truth about LISA Airplanes’ Akoya is that it is a completely equipped, high-end airplane whose potential for adventure is unlimited. The France-based aviation company has a light amphibious sports plane that can takeoff and touch down while requiring only 650 feet of space to do so.... Read More

Flexjet Launches First Learjet 85 Fractional Jet Ownership Program

Sep 15, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

With the anticipated delivery of the Learjet 85 in 2013, the first "buyer" of the Bombardier-built aircraft, Flexjet, recently announced the availability of its fractional jet ownership sales program for the business jet. Flexjet is a division of Bombardier, which is the third largest manufacturer of aircraft worldwide.... Read More

How Business Travelers Can Be More Successful Flying Private

Sep 13, 2011  |   Contributor: Anthony Newcombe  |  3 Comments

In today’s economic climate, few things are certain: the number of products you’ll sell, the number of clients you’ll sign, and most importantly, the amount of profit your company will realize. However, it appears at least one thing remains constant: for business owners and executives, the advantages of private aviation far outweigh the negatives and may actually help to grow your business.... Read More

Executive Aviation’s New Highs & New Lows

Sep 9, 2011  |   Contributor: Robb Young  |  1 Comment

From new companies purporting to slash the price of private jet hire to entrepreneurs preparing for a return to the era of supersonic speed and space travel, there are a lot of exciting developments on the horizon for luxury aviation.... Read More

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