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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

Regal Wings Makes Inc. Magazine's Annual 500|5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies

Sep 12, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Brooklyn-based Regal Wings, which specializes in affordable business and first class air travel, made Inc. Magazine's 32nd annual 500|5000 list — which tracks the fastest growing companies in the nation. The corporate-travel company snagged first place in the Travel and Hospitality category and ranked 153 overall.... Read More

Wow Friends With Your Personal Challenger 604 Jet

Aug 28, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The Bombardier Challenger 604 is a versatile and roomy twin engine jet platform with the power and speed suited for either transcontinental or intercontinental operations. Known for its wide body and providing plenty of legroom for up to 12 passengers, the 604 is great for any business executive looking to get things done in comfort while en-route to their next destination.... Read More

Qatar Airways One Step Closer to In-Flight Restaurants

Aug 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

We live in an amenity-rich time now, where flying through the sky simply isn't enough anymore. What used to fill people with wonder and excitement back in the Golden Age of Flight, just doesn't impress now. It's simple, we want more. With many airlines already offering a variety of wine and gourmet food, it seems only a matter of time before actual restaurants are incorporated.... Read More

Fly on Your Terms with Private Jet Preferences Offered Exclusively by Delta

Aug 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

There are countless private jet companies that promise you a relaxing flight, but more often than not, saddle you with extra fees and surprise charges. To compete, Delta offers its own private jet service that guarantees you luxury in-air service at reasonable — and upfront — prices.... Read More

Delta and USHG Launch New Express Meal Options for NYC to London Flights

Aug 15, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Delta Air Lines is launching a partnership with Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG) to enrich the dining and in-flight experience for its passengers. With the guidance of the USHG, Delta is planning to offer regionally tailored, chef-driven menus on future flights.... Read More

Emirates Transforms Huge 124-Seater Into a Private Jet

Aug 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  2 Comments

According to Business Insider, airline Emirates has transformed one of their 124-seat commercial aircraft into a luxury private jet. Designed to now carry only 19 passengers, the Airbus A319 will not only be roomy, it also promises to treat you in a manner that exceeds first class expectations.... Read More

Saker Aircraft Wants to Sell You Your Own Fighter Jet

Aug 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph  |  1 Comment

Having your own personal jet is perhaps the ultimate mark of affluence, but some wealthy aviation enthusiasts aren't satisfied owning just any passenger jet — they want a fighter jet. And there are those who do exactly that, buying decommissioned military aircraft like F-4 Phantoms or MiG-15s and using them for their own personal enjoyment.... Read More

BMW DesignworksUSA Creates New First Class Cabins for Singapore Airlines

Jul 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Singapore Airlines has a reputation for offering some of the finest First Class accommodations in the world. But it didn't get there by cutting corners, and it is intent on maintaining the standard the Asian airlines set for itself. So to redesign the first class cabins on its 777s, Singapore Airlines teamed up with BMW DesignworksUSA. And with good reason.... Read More

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