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Uber for Private Jets Attracts Big Investors

By Zahra Al-Kateb JetSmarter, the app that works like Uber for private jets, has attracted investors from across the globe raising an impressive $20 million. According to sources members of the Saudi Royal Family and music mogul Jay-Z are said […]

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The Future of Private Jet Interiors: What Should We Expect?

What will the private jet of the future be like? Ian Dryburgh, CEO of Acumen Design Associates, a leading aviation and transport design company, that created ‘The Residence’ for Etihad and the first flat-bed in the sky for British Airways, believes […]

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Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Unveil Private Jet

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts have taken their world famous hospitality and service to the sky, unveiling the new Four Seasons Private Jet. The experience offers a fully immersive Four Seasons Private Jet experience both in the air and on […]

VistaJet Goes on Tour with Brand New Challenger 350

VistaJet, the leading global business aviation company, has announced a multi-­city U.S. static tour for their new Challenger 350 aircraft, offering a limited number of exclusive viewings to the most discerning travellers in the country. Chairman and Founder, Thomas Flohr, […]

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JetSuite To Launch Private Jet Charter

JetSuite will be widening its wingspan next month by launching a charter broker service, CEO Alex Wilcox told Elite Traveler during the NBAA convention in Orlando. (Read Elite Traveler‘s Leaders in Luxury interview with Alex Wilcox here.) He said “everyday” […]

Wheels Up To Land In Texas

Wheels Up is going to be wheels down in Texas beginning November 1, opening operational bases in Dallas and Houston. The private aircraft operator has also signed up “over 30” Fortune 400 companies, CEO and Founder Kenny Dichter announced during […]

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Bombardier Doubles Down On Happy Customers

On the heels of its Challenger 650 unveiling, Bombardier is “doubling down” on customer service and expanding its fleet of maintenance response trucks to 14.  The additions will mean that the mobile repair stations will now be based in Columbus, […]

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Airbus Launches VIP Widebody Concept

Airbus Corporate Jets is using its tried and tested A330/340 platform to launch the Airbus ACJ330 Summit, a plane that enables customers to fly “nonstop to the world,” according to David Velupillai of the company. This is no empty claim: […]

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Deer Jet To Add Six FBOs in Next 15 Months

Chinese private aviation operator Deer Jet is continuing its robust expansion despite challenges in its home economy, according to its President, Zhang Peng. Speaking during a press conference at NBAA in Orlando, he said the company will open FBOs in […]

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