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Mercedes-Benz and Lufthansa Team Up For Insanely Cool Private VIP Jet Cabin

May 26, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

In a move that has one-upped their Senzati Jet SprinterMercedes-Benz has taken to the skies by partnering with Lufthansa Technik to design uber exclusive interiors for private jets. Much easier than building their own aircraft from the ground up, the German automotive brand is taking all they know about crafting bespoke luxury cars and reinventing it for this one-of-a-kind VIP cabin concept.

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Pilatus' New PC-24 Super Versatile Jet Gets a Round of Applause After Maiden Voyage in Switzerland

May 12, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Yesterday Pilatus Aircraft sent its brand new PC-24 Super Versatile Jet out on its very first flight, which was a total success. The Swiss company calls its first business jet "super versatile" due to its short-runway performance and ability to handle challenging landing strips, ultimately combining traits of a turboprop with the medium size and performance of a light jet. 

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United Airlines Unveils New Culinary Partnership to Honor the Late, Great Chef Charlie Trotter

May 7, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

United Airlines has announced their newest in-flight dining offering, which has been created in partnership with The Trotter Project. Created to honor the late Chef Charlie Trotter, who was a legend in Chicago with his Michelin-starred eponymous restaurant, The Trotter Project seeks to unite those interested in the culinary arts and service industries. Now with United, the alumni-driven organization has designed brand new premium-cabin meals.

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Delta Employees Excited for a Zac Posen Uniform Makeover

May 4, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

New York-based designer Zac Posen will be turning Delta aircraft aisles into a fashion runway by partnering with the airline for its new uniform program. Introduced in the above video, Posen will be creating new looks for flight attendants and customer service agents, and will be advising on new uniforms for “Delta's ramp and ground support agents, Delta Cargo agents and Delta TechOps employees.”

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These Four Private Jet Charter Apps Make Summoning a Plane As Easy as Using Uber

Apr 29, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

With our reliance on smartphones, we expect everything at our fingertips at any given moment—you can book a house in Paris on Airbnb, get anything you want delivered to your door via Postmates (even if it’s just frozen yogurt at midnight), and use Uber to get a lift whenever you need. 

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Air France Debuts New Star Chef Guy Martin Menu For La Première Fliers

Apr 27, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Air France La Première customers may be noticing that their flights have gotten a little more Parisian lately and that's because the airline brought on star chef Guy Martin to design new signature dishes. Running through May, the new menu includes a starter and five dishes.

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NetJets Slashes China-Based Membership Costs More Than Fifty Percent

Apr 16, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

NetJets recently announced that they will be making their US- and European-based fractional fleets available to customers in China via their prepaid Private Jet Travel Card. Not only does the updated card connect China-based clients to hundreds of countries, it also cuts down on membership costs by more than half. 

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Headed to the Masters Golf Tournament? Here's Why You Should Fly Private

Apr 10, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The Masters Golf Tournament is without a doubt one of the biggest golfing events in the world, setting off a run of four key events commonly called “the majors”: Masters, US Open, Open Championship, and PGA Championship. Held at the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia, the tournament attracts droves of spectators, industry leaders and professionals, which naturally correlates with an increase in private jet travel. After all, you have to get there somehow. To get the skinny on why people are choosing private over commercial, we spoke with executives at Flexjet, XOJET, and JetSuite. 

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London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show Kicks Off the Summer Travel Season

Mar 12, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Summertime isn’t too far off, which means many are already looking to book yacht charters and figure out where they’ll be jetting off to for vacation. Wanting to take advantage of that, the London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show is hitting the UK city April 8-10. Bringing together the best forms of luxury transportation, the bespoke event will be held by the River Thames at Old Billingsgate and St. Katharine Docks. 

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EvoLux is Making Ridesharing in Helicopters Super Convenient

Mar 5, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

When people think of private aviation, they generally think of jets. We get it, they’re sleek and sexy. Let’s not forget about helicopters though. Okay, so they may have a slightly awkward bulbous shape to them, but they’re actually way cooler than jets because they aren’t limited when it comes to taking off and landing. 

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This $600M Private Jumbo Jet Is More Penthouse Than Plane

Feb 18, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

No matter how nice the interior of a private jet is, it’s usually pretty obvious that you’re traveling in an aircraft. Certain layouts and furniture styles seem to be replicated over and over again, signaling to what’s just outside the walls. But in this case, if we didn’t know any better we would think this $600 million private Boeing 747 jet was actually a luxury penthouse apartment. 

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Flying Privately to Super Bowl? Major Private Jet Firms Tell Us What to Expect This Weekend

Jan 29, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Last year's Super Bowl not only pitted two football teams against each other, private aviation companies also fought for clients and New Jersey airspace thanks to the limited landing options in the area. This year, on February 1 in Arizona, the Patriots are going up against the Seahawks in what will surely be a thrilling game. 

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Qatar Airways Shows Off New A350 XWB Aircraft With a Laser Light Show

Jan 11, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Earlier this week, Qatar Airways showed off their first A350 XWB aircraft at a huge ceremony in Doha. The event drew in over 500 VIP guests and media, including "the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, His Excellency Mr. Ahmad bin Abdullah Al Mahmoud; the Minister of Finance, His Excellency Mr. Ali Shareef Al Emadi; the Minister of Transport, His Excellency Mr. Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti; and His Excellency the Minister of Energy and Industry, Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Sada." 

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How to Fly an SUV: Cirrus Vision SF50 Makes it Possible

Jan 5, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

A few years ago Cirrus promised that they would be delivering their Vision SF50 aircraft to new owners in 2015 and they seem to be right on track considering the final production model flew for the very first time last month. 

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Graceland Auctions Off Elvis Presley's Private Jets, the Lisa Maria & the Hound Dog II

Jan 2, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Elvis Presley is one of those famous figures people obsess over—Nicolas Cage's love even carried him to marry Elvis' daughter, Lisa Marie—so it's only a matter of time before someone snatches the singer's private planes. 

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