For passengers who seek access to the world’s largest fleet of fractional aircraft but do not plan on flying more than 25 hours per year, Mar
When Flight Options merged with Raytheon’s TravelAir last year, it instantly became the second-largest fractional ownership provider, behind
The standard fractional ownership experience can include five-year commitments, costly management fees, and unwanted shares whose value—if yo
In flight, privacy and space are precious commodities, and British Airways offers both with its private cabins.
For pure performance in a midsize jet, the Cessna Citation X stands alone.
Kevin Russell, executive vice president of NetJets, the leading fractional ownership provider, has always admired Gulfstream airplanes.
Unstable global politics, dropping stock averages, and scrutiny of corporate misbehavior have driven down profits for most American busine
The numbers do not lie to Jim Ferraro, a product liability lawyer from Miami, Fla.
Until someone discovers how to create a true H.G. Wells– style time machine, private business jets will have to do.
Several times a week, on clear, cloudless days, Martin Cutler peers down and chuckles at the phalanxes of cars and trucks choking the high
During Boeing’s annual investors’ conference last May, Connexion by Boeing President Scott Carson clicked on several plasma screens to beg
While cruising over the Bay Area at 22,000 feet, I key the mike button on the Bravo2, Mooney Airplane Co.’s new four-seater, and check on
Andrew Winch Designs’ first Boeing Business Jet 2 interior is a remarkable achievement, and the London-based company will replicate the desig
In January 2000, Eclipse Aviation President and CEO Vern Raburn visited New Mexico Senator Pete Domenici in Washington, D.C., while looking f
When a Hawker 800 touched down at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, N.Y., on July 26, it did not mark the end of an ordinary busine
Eleven years ago, in the town of Lymington on the south coast of England, James Labouchere had an epiphany that, he believes, has helped him
Greg Farbolin will go a long way for a good omelet, sometimes as far as 50 miles.
For the past 10 years, Jeff Wampler has been chartering planes and flying out of Willard Airport in Champaign, Ill.
The planes fly faster. The aircraft choices are greater. Even the plates for meals are improved.
For a Southern California medical consultant who flew commercially about once a week, the never-ending waits for connecting flights were insu
The Hindenburg disaster notwithstanding, the zeppelin was not an ill-conceived airship.
The 21st century has arrived, and science has yet to deliver the personal jet packs that have for so long populated the hackneyed predictions
For the past three years, Bob Hannah has been selling million-dollar vintage planes, including a P-51 Mustang, a P-38 Lightning, and a Sup
Some people buy books online, others purchase clothes. A select few have raised the concept of online shopping to new altitudes.
In February 2001, the owner of the first-ever Boeing Business Jet 2 had just taken delivery of his new aircraft at Seattle’s Boeing Field whe
Safety Behind the Scenes
Kevin Russell, senior vice president of Executive Jet, travels with two cell phones, a BlackBerry wireless e-mail device, and a laptop.
Public Servants’ Servant
Earlier this year, the pilot of a Houston company’s Gulfstream IV was waiting for his employer to leave an event at Washington’s John F.
Psst. We know the truth, all you Airshow customers.