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“Personal” Private Jet: Cirrus Secures Funding for Vision PJ Project

DULUTH, Minn. _ Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine Cirrus Aircraft announced that its Cirrus Vision SF50 personal jet program, with major investment by its new owner CAIGA, is fully funded through certification and initial production. The company anticipates first customer delivery will take place in 2015. The Cirrus Vision creates a new category in personal aviation […]

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(UPDATED) No Changes To Private Jet Security In Wake Of Northwest Airlines Attack

NEW YORK, NY — Private jet travelers won’t see any changes to security procedures in the wake of the attempted terrorist attack on a Northwest Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Detroit last week, according to multiple officials with private jet operators who spoke to Elite Traveler. Heightened security for commercial flights from international destinations to the United States have resulted […]

(UPDATED) No Changes To Private Jet Security In Wake Of Northwest Airlines Attack

NEW YORK, NY — Private jet travelers won’t see any changes to security procedures in the wake of the attempted terrorist attack on a Northwest Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Detroit last week, according to multiple officials with private jet operators who spoke to Elite Traveler. Heightened security for commercial flights from international destinations to the United States have resulted […]

(UPDATED) No Changes To Private Jet Security In Wake Of Northwest Airlines Attack

NEW YORK, NY — Private jet travelers won’t see any changes to security procedures in the wake of the attempted terrorist attack on a Northwest Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Detroit last week, according to multiple officials with private jet operators who spoke to Elite Traveler. Heightened security for commercial flights from international destinations to the United States have resulted […]

(UPDATED) No Changes To Private Jet Security In Wake Of Northwest Airlines Attack

NEW YORK, NY — Private jet travelers won’t see any changes to security procedures in the wake of the attempted terrorist attack on a Northwest Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Detroit last week, according to multiple officials with private jet operators who spoke to Elite Traveler. Heightened security for commercial flights from international destinations to the United States have resulted […]

$25,000 “All In” Transcontinental Private Jet Rates Announced By XOJET

San Carlos, CA – XOJET, the private aviation company that provides simplified pricing to private jet travelers, announced it will now offer fixed-price rates starting at $25,000 for one-way transcontinental flights between preferred airports serving major U.S. cities  like New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Las Vegas, San Francisco and San Diego.  Fixed-price rates for flights between more than 4,000 additional airport […]

10 Private Jet Terminals in New York

  TETERBORO AIRPORT TETERBORO , New Jersey PRIVATE JET TERMINALS   ATLANTIC AVIATION Joseph G. Fazio +1 201 288 1740   FIRST AVIATION SERVICES Christine West +1 201 288 3555 ext. 259   JET AVIATION John Langevin +1 201 462 4000   MERIDIAN Victor Seda +1 201 288 5040   SIGNATURE FLIGHT SUPPORT Holly Stash +1 201 288 188

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A NetJets Exclusive Innovation Ensures On-Demand Access to Entire Fleet

Columbus, Ohio – Reported by Erin Riley for Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine With the most expansive and diverse private jet fleet in the world, NetJets Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, has expanded its entire selection of global private aviation solutions with an exclusive innovation that ensures instant and on-demand access to their entire fleet. The highly select […]

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Abu Dhabi Private Aviation

ROYAL JET An award-winning international luxury flight services provider based in Abu Dhabi, Royal Jet is jointly owned by Abu Dhabi Aviation and the Presidential Flight Authority, previously known as Amiri Flight. Royal Jet has been repeatedy recognized for unmatched excellence, its accolades including Business Jet Provider of the Year (presented at the Aviation Business Awards ceremony in Dubai) and […]

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Abu Dhabi-Dubai Private Jet Service Takes Delivery of VVIP Airbus A318 Elite

ABU DHABI, U.A.E. – Al Jaber Aviation (AJA) took delivery in December of its first Airbus aircraft, an A318 Elite, which will now undergo cabin outfitting by Lufthansa Technik subsidiary BizJet International at its Tulsa, Oklahoma facility. AJA will receive the outfitted A318 Elite in mid-2010, when it will become the first Middle East company to offer Airbus aircraft for […]

Additional Cessna Citation Bravo for Avcon Jet

Austrian based business aviation company Avcon Jet AG (plc.) welcomed its second Cessna Citation Bravo at the airport in Vienna, Austria. The eight-seater short range aircraft made its first flight over to Europe from the Cessna Aircraft Company in Wichita, Kansas. The aircraft will increase business flexibility for passengers within Europe. The 2006 manufactured business jet will be available for […]

Air Charter Service Plc opens Asia office in Hong Kong

Air Charter Service Plc (ACS), the worldwide passenger and cargo air charter broker, today announces the opening of its latest office in Hong Kong SAR, China. ACS has positioned itself to benefit from the growing Asia-Pacific and Australasian market which has seen exceptional growth in private jet usage with official figures showing that since 2003 Hong Kong International Airport has […]

Air Partner Launches Middle East JetCard

Now in its 49th year, Air Partner plc is a leading provider of aviation services to industry, commerce, governments and private individuals worldwide. Private jet provider Air Partner has added a third service area to its JetCard product has unveiled the most flexible jet card scheme on the market for travel within the Middle East. The launch of the new […]

Air Partner Provides Lift For CitationAir’s Jet Access

New York, New York – Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine The success of the strategic alliance formed by Air Partner and CitationAir by Cessna last September has led to the launch of a new service as part of CitationAir’s North American Jet Access programme. Since the beginning of the month, the Jet Access product also covers […]

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Air Platinum Club Launches

Private air travel for executive and leisure passengers has never been as easy or comfortable or more of a value proposition than with Air Platinum Club, a totally new concept in the category. Launching July 6, 2009, this exclusive members-only club not only offers the finest in air travel in well-appointed Gulfstream GIV SP corporate jets, which can accommodate 12 […]

Airbus A318 Elite Passes Milestone of Tenth Delivery

Airbus’ A318 Elite has successfully passed the milestone of its tenth aircraft delivery, highlighting the widespread and growing appeal of this new member of the family, which was launched less than four years ago, in November 2005. The A318 Elite has won more than 25 sales in Asia, Europe and the Middle East – about a quarter of the 100-plus […]

Airbus Corp. Jet Centre Delivers VIP Conversion Kit For A320 Jet

Blagnac, France – Reported by Elite Traveler, the Private Jet Lifestyle Magazine Airbus Corporate Jet Centre (ACJC), the specialist in ACJ VIP cabin completion and associated services, delivered and installed in less than 8 hours a VIP Conversion Kit in an Airbus A320 for an undisclosed customer, giving the aircraft a dual-role capability: VIP or commercial transport. This VIP Conversion […]

Akbar Al Baker

CEOQatar Airways Akbar Al Baker has taken Qatar Airways from a barely-there regional player with four leased jets to the global stage in just 15 years. The airline now operates 111 airplanes flying to 118 cities, including Houston, New York, Washington D.C., Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires, throughout Europe and Africa and across Asia Pacific via its Doha hub. It has […]

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Al Bateen Executive Airport Gears Up for F1 Grand Prix

Abu Dhabi, UAE – Reported by Elite Traveler, the Private Jet Lifestyle The GCAA certified Al Bateen Executive Airport, the Gulf Region’s first and only dedicated private aviation airport, operated and managed by Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), is taking the lead in promoting the UAE as the hub for business aviation in the region through announcing an attractive offer […]

Al Bateen FBO in Abu Dhabi Gears up for F1 Grand Prix

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine Al Bateen Executive Airport, the Middle East’s first dedicated executive airport operated by Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), is gearing up for the 2011 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix that will be held from 11-13 November. The executive airport is expecting a […]

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Alpina, Cessna and PrivatAir Collaborate on World-Time Watch

Genève, Switzerland – Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine 
By the mid-nineteenth century, Greenwich Mean Time had been established as the primary reference time zone for the British Empire and for much of the world. GMT is based on the line of longitude running through the Greenwich Observatory located in the suburbs of London. Over time, time […]

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Arab Wings Adds Learjet 60

AMMAN, JORDAN — Arab Wings recently added a new Learjet 60 to its existing fleet of managed private jets. The addition comes as part of the company’s commitment to refine and redefine upscale private travel for discerning executives and VIPs in the region, according to a report received by Elite Traveler. “We aim to offer our customers the best service […]

ARGUS Bestows Platinum on China Charter Operator

New York, New York – Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine ARGUS International Inc. was pleased to present the prestigious ARGUS Platinum Rating to Deer Jet, China’s largest charter jet operator, in a special ceremony held August 16 in Beijing, China. Deer Jet successfully passed an IS-BAO/ARGUS combination audit which resulted in IS-BAO Stage 1 registration as […]

ARGUS Reports BizJet Activity Back to October 08 Levels

ARGUS TRAQPak data tallies serial-number specific aircraft arrival and departure information on all business jet flights in the US (including Alaska and Hawaii). Business aircraft activity data for September 1 to 30, 2009 vs. September 1  to 30, 2008 show that business aircraft activity is at its highest level since October 2008. TRAQPak data indicates September business aircraft activity increased 2.7% from August […]

Asia Jet Adds Challenger 605 In Hong Kong

Bombardier Aerospace and Hong Kong-based Asia Jet have agreed to introduce a brand new large-cabin, mid-range Challenger 605 into charter service in Asia. This 2010 Challenger 605 aircraft will be based at the Hong Kong Business Aviation Centre at Chep Lap Kok International Airport, where it will be operated and maintained by Asia Jet’s exclusive operating partner, Metrojet. The aircraft […]

Asia Jet Partners Launches Card Program

Metrojet, part of Hong Kong Aviation Group that has over 30 years of flight operations experience, is an Asian pioneer and regional leader in private jet services, and has been appointed by Asia Jet to provide comprehensive aircraft management for its fleet and is the exclusive aircraft operator and maintenance provider for the Program. Asia Jet Partners Limited has created […]

Asia’s Latest Private Jet News

New York, New York – Reported by Mike Espindle for Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine The ABACE conference reboots in Shanghai, Airbus goes big in Japan and Metrojet welcomes its first Embraer to the fleet in this issue’s business jet update. ABACE Rebirth Last held in Hong Kong in 2008, the new-and-improved ABACE (Asian Business Aviation Conference & […]

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Avantair Hosts Aerospace Exhibit

Caldwell, New Jersey – Reported by Elite Traveler, the Private Jet Lifestyle Magazine Avantair, Inc. (OTCBB: AAIR), the only publicly traded standalone private aircraft operator and the industry leader of fractional aircraft ownership and jet cards in the light jet cabin category, is pleased to host the Aircraft and Aerospace exhibit portion of the New Jersey Engineering and Science Festival […]

Avantair Hosts Aerospace Exhibit

Avantair Hosts Aerospace Exhibit Caldwell, New Jersey – Reported by Elite Traveler, the Private Jet Lifestyle Magazine Avantair, Inc. (OTCBB: AAIR), the only publicly traded standalone private aircraft operator and the industry leader of fractional aircraft ownership and jet cards in the light jet cabin category, is pleased to host the Aircraft and Aerospace exhibit portion of the New Jersey […]

Avantair Signs Vendor Contracts to Enhance Customer Service and Rationalize Costs

Avantair Signs Vendor Contracts to Enhance Customer Service and Rationalize Costs Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Hotel Connections Selected Avantair, Inc., the only publicly traded stand alone fractional operator, announced today it has signed new contracts for rental cars and hotel accommodations. Avantair has named Enterprise as its preferred provider for rental car services at its Fixed Base Operations and private jet […]