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PrivateFly Launches Super Bowl 2020 Private Jet Party

By Alex Martin

The teams competing in Super Bowl LIV have been decided and this week fans will be scrambling to book their flight to Miami, Florida to make sure they are part of one of the world’s biggest sporting spectacles. The Super Bowl is one of the busiest times of the year for private jet travel and over 1,500 jets are expected […]

XO Launches The Red Carpet Express for Awards Season

By Alex Martin

Private jet company XO is offering a helping hand to VIPs flocking to Hollywood for the Oscars and other awards ceremonies this season with the launch of The Red Carpet Express. Awards season is one of the busiest times of the year for private aviation services in the US as A-list celebrities jet in from across the globe. This new […]

Airbus Reveals Beautiful Aston Martin ACH130 Helicopter

By Alex Martin

Loyal Aston Martin customers will be able to show their appreciation for the brand in the most extravagant of ways after it announced the co-developed Airbus ACH130 Aston Martin Edition helicopter. The next best thing to a flying car, this limited-edition helicopter has been developed to feel like an Aston Martin on the inside and, to a lesser extent, look […]

Eviation Alice: The Future of Private Aviation is Electric

By Emma Reynolds

It would seem that the future of electric air travel isn’t far off, at least not for Israeli startup Eviation. At the 2019 Paris Air Show, the innovative, high-tech company unveiled a groundbreaking prototype for an all-electric, nine-passenger aircraft called Alice, the world’s first fully operational, electric passenger plane. The launch of Alice heralds a new era of aviation — […]

First Drive: Maserati Levante GTS + Maserati E-scooter

By Alexandra Cheney

The cobblestones of the streets that run between the grandiose Piazza Roma and the historical Mercato Albinelli marketplace in Downtown Modena, Italy less resemble stones than melon-sized boulders worn down over centuries. It is here, in a prehistoric Roman town, that Maserati debuted its 28-lb electric scooter. On a pair of 8.5-inch wheels with a few kick-push starts, the scooter […]

BehneMar CEO Tim Trenker on the Future of Yachting

By Elite Traveler

Bigger, faster and somehow even more expensive seemed to be the yachting industry’s sole direction in recent years. But Tim Trenker, the recently appointed CEO of boutique superyacht consultancy BehneMar, sees a new demand from clients: the ability to go anywhere at any time. The desire and attraction of owning a superyacht has never really changed: It’s the ultimate symbol […]

Inside The World’s First Fast Hybrid Yacht, Home

By Samantha Coles

As the world’s first fast hybrid yacht with a fast displacement hull form, Home is a pioneering new vessel that offers perhaps some of life’s greatest luxuries: peace and quiet. She is made of lightweight aluminum and can use diesel or electric propulsion (read: using less fuel), enabling silent cruising at a speed of up to nine knots. When she […]

Delta Private Jets Combines with Wheels Up

By Alex Martin

Delta Air Lines and Wheels Up have reached an agreement to create one of the world’s largest owned and managed fleets of private aircraft. The partnership will see Delta Private Jets combine with Wheels Up. Private Aviation company Wheels Up has grown rapidly since it was founded in 2013. The New York City-based company has made private aviation far more […]

Sitting Pretty in the Lamborghini LBF-750 Massage Chair

By Alexandra Cheney

As bespoke vehicle possibilities and additional model options reached a fever pitch, automakers aptly switched lanes. Implementing in-house design aesthetics and technology on objects beyond the garage, manufacturers seek to capitalize on a new class of lifestyle collaborations. To achieve true customer loyalty, car companies are utilizing their proprietary research and development to fully immerse clients in their curated universe […]

Maserati: The Ultimate in Italian Craftsmanship

The best of Italian craftsmanship unites in Maserati’s latest collaboration with luxury menswear brand, Ermenegildo Zegna. A global leader in menswear founded in 1910 in Piedmont, Italy, Zegna is known for its fine fabrics, thoughtful design and luxurious tailoring, not dissimilar to the iconic Italian car marque, Maserati. Both represent the pinnacle of luxury performance in both fashion and automobiles, […]