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United Airlines Completes Redesign of p.s. "Premium Service" With Flat-Bed Seats

Dec 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Last week, United Airlines announced that the redesign of their p.s. "Premium Service" is finally complete. According to the airline, they're the first (and only) airline to offer customers premium-cabin, flat-bed seats on every flight scheduled to fly between JFK and San Francisco or Los Angeles. 

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Volocopter VC200 Is Emission-Free and Ready to Fly

Dec 6, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

Last year e-volo created an all-electric multicopter with 16 propellers, and since has developed a commercial version — the VC200. This emission-free helicopter (which the company calls a volocopter) embarked on its maiden flight in Germany last month and with 18 rotors, the aircraft apparently lifted off the ground with no problems at all — even exceeding e-volo's expectations.

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NetJets Releases Video to Celebrate Their 50th Anniversary

Dec 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

NetJets is gearing up for their 50th anniversary next year, and to celebrate, they've released a new video that takes you through their impressive history. The short 2.5 minute video is simple in its execution, mainly comprised of a tracking shot and narration. 

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Corporate Jet Investor Brings News From the World of Private Aviation

Nov 27, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

There's always something happening in the world of private aviation and it can be tough to keep track. To help you out, I scoured the annals of Corporate Jet Investor to bring you an easily digestible review of current events and happenings in the industry, from major aircraft sales to brand new operating leases.

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Bitcoins Are Now Accepted by Virgin Galactic For Flights to Space

Nov 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Richard Branson has announced that you can now use bitcoin (an untraceable virtual currency not controlled by a central authority, like the Federal Reserve) to pay for a seat on a future Virgin Galactic flight. Branson, who invested in bitcoin early on, told CNBC that the first transaction was made by a flight attendant in Hawaii, who according to Branson, made "quite a lot of money getting into bitcoin early."

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Here's How to Stuff a Private Jet Into a Holiday Stocking

Nov 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Magellan Jets is getting in the holiday spirit by preparing several different exclusive gift ideas for their jetsetting customers. If you have friends and family who love to travel, you can literally give them access to a private jet anywhere in the U.S., and with as little as 10-hours' notice.

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Private Jet Firm Receives $50M Capital to Expand Globally

Nov 12, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Many companies in the private-aviation industry are ramping up their marketing efforts by pushing the envelope. They're attempting to lure the niche segment of consumers that frequently fly privately by offering a value-driven proposition that will lead these charter, fractional ownership, and brokerage outfits to increasing their market share.

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Air Canada rouge Adds Service From Toronto to Las Vegas

Oct 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

More reasons to go to Vegas, eh? Air Canada rouge is making it easier for our neighbors to the north to get to Sin City with service now running from Toronto directly to the Strip. On October 27, 2013, ten flights per week were added to the winter 2013-2014 season with 264 seats on each.

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CEO Wade Eyerly Explains How Surf Air Operates Like Netflix For the Skies

Oct 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

"Let's buy a plane. . . and start an airline!" That's not the usual aspiration of those who find flying a casual hobby, but Wade Eyerly listened to his brother (who was then in flight school) and started Surf Air in 2011. A former Economist for the Defense Intelligence Agency and Staff Officer with the Department of Defense, Eyerly had no knowledge of private flight, let alone affordable private flight.

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ElJet Named Leading Private Jet Charter Company in North America by World Travel Awards

Oct 22, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

ElJet, the two-time winner of the Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies in America, was named the 2013 Leading Private Jet Charter Company in North America by the World Travel Awards (WTA) — NetJets was last year’s holder of the prestigious award. The accolade honors the best travel organizations in the world via a global industrial vote, with nearly 650,000 tourism professionals from 191 countries casting ballots. 

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New 2014 Generation 5 Cirrus Aircraft Lights Up the Sky

Oct 16, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Last week, Cirrus Aircraft revealed the many upgrades they've made to their 2014 Generation 5 SR-Series airframes. Having only been launched earlier this year, the new model apparently personifies their dedication to industry-leading innovation, and with a host of new features — like LED lights and better brakes — the new version is a huge improvement.

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VistaJet Forms a Larger Global Presence with Exclusive Wheels Up Partnership

Sep 23, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Earlier in the month VistaJet announced their new partnership with Wheels Up, a membership-based private aviation company, to offer VistaJet’s Flight Solutions Program (FSP) in the United States beginning in March 2014.... Read More

The Early Air Way Introduces Jet Hedging Program to Enhance Private Flying

Sep 19, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Last month, private jet charter firm The Early Air Way rolled out its new Jet Hedging program. The objective is to enhance the private jet travel experience for subscribers of jet card and fractional ownership programs.... Read More

Norwegian Air Announces New Routes Connecting Scandinavia with Los Angeles, San Francisco and Orlando

Sep 18, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA (the second largest airline in Scandinavia) announced the launch of new routes via their 787 Dreamliner to Los Angeles, Oakland-San Francisco and Orlando beginning in spring 2014.... Read More

Emirates Airline Announces New Private Jet Service from Dubai

Sep 17, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Citing an increase in business from the Middle East, India, Russia, and China, Emirates Airline announced it is now accepting bookings for a new luxury private jet service operating from Dubai. Passengers can fly from Dubai to nearly anywhere in the world on an Airbus 319 super luxury jet, which seats up to 19.... Read More

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