Luxury Transport

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The Ultimate Guide to Flying Privately

By Dave Higdon

Nothing compares to the time efficiency, privacy and pure convenience of traveling aboard a private jet. Arrive at the airport. Go to the plane. The crew loads your luggage. Your shoes stay on. Personal items remain private — including electronics. Then, you board. Ready for departure, captain. But what is the best way to access that convenience? Conventional wisdom says […]

Maserati: The Ultimate in Italian Craftsmanship

By Elite Traveler

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, […]

Leaders in Luxury: Ferrari’s Enrico Galliera

By Kristen Shirley

Elite Traveler recently sat down with Ferrari’s chief marketing and commercial officer, Enrico Galliera, in its New York City Tailor Made Center. Here, Ferrari’s designers make clients’ wildest dreams come true, whether it’s matching a car’s paint to the color of their favorite nail polish, outfitting the seats in luxurious Loro Piana fabrics or decking out the interior in denim. […]

Heesen Reveals Eco-friendly Hybrid Superyacht Electra

By Alex Martin

Dutch shipyard Heesen continues the yacht industry’s rapid movement towards eco-friendly builds with the launch of the ultra-silent hybrid Electra superyacht. The 164ft vessel, due to be delivered in April 2020, uses a hybrid system to run cleaner and quieter than her peers. The result is another step forward in fuel efficiency, saving the owner money on fuel and reducing […]

The Ultra-Exclusive Bomber for Bentley Skis

By Kristen Shirley

What do you get when you combine the talent and expertise of Olympic gold medalist skier Bode Miller with Bentley’s exquisite design sensibility and Bomber Ski’s superb craftsmanship and artistry? Two limited-edition skis that will ensure you stand out on the slopes.  While the skis are absolutely beautiful and have some over-the-top touches, like 24K gold inserts on the ultra-exclusive […]

BMW M8 Competition Coupe and the BMW M Bike

By Alexandra Cheney

Pedal power meets horsepower under the same umbrella design language, which is keen on carbon fiber components and lightweight, albeit functional, performance. Smooth surface track days and pavement dreams become a reality thanks to the company-coined ‘signature BMW experience.’ It almost reads like propaganda, were it not the driving force behind BMW’s M-line. As the most powerful engine in BMW’s […]

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 — […]