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Behind The Scenes: A Look Inside Embraer Phenom 300E

By Emma Reynolds

To celebrate our inaugural Top Jets in the World feature, we take a look behind-the-scenes of one of the top aircrafts on our list: the Embraer Phenom 300E.     Top Jets in the World: Embraer Phenom 300E   Video credit: Embraer Executive Jets executive.embraer.com 

Top Private Jets for Great Escapes

by Dave Higdon Whether you are looking for a jet to land on a short, dirt runway, need to transport a corporate team across the globe, or are an avid pilot looking for some thrills in the air, Elite Traveler has the top private jets suited to you. Gulfstream G650ER Best jet for: Ringing in the New Year…on both coasts […]

Design Your Home in the Sky with Gulfstream

By Emma Reynolds

To celebrate the launch of our first annual Top Jets in the World feature, we are republishing the best aviation content from our archive. This story originally appeared in the Spring 2019 edition of Elite Traveler. Outfitting your aircraft can be a daunting and time-consuming challenge. The new Gulfstream showroom in New York City pairs you with an expert in-house designer […]

Why Wine Tastes Different on Airplanes

By Andy Hayler

To celebrate the launch of our first annual Top Jets in the World feature, we are republishing the best aviation content from our archive. The following article was oroginally published in December 2018. The readers of Elite Traveler spend a lot of time in the sky, so may have noticed that a fine vintage can taste completely different at altitude. […]

Wine on Airplanes

Anthony Tivnan on the Past 10 Years of Private Aviation

By Elite Traveler

To celebrate the launch of our first annual Top Jets in the World feature, we are republishing the best aviation content from our archive. This story originally appeared in the July/August 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Magellan Jets’ co-founder and CEO examines the trends that the private jet market has experienced over the past decade, and looks to the future as the […]

Flying Home: A Jet Interior by Winch Design

To celebrate the launch of our first annual Top Jets in the World feature, we are republishing the best aviation content from our archive. This story originally appeared in the September/October 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Winch Design, already established as master interior designers in the superyacht world (and having won a number of major awards), have recently created a stunning new […]

Mile-High Accessories for Private Jets

By Elite Traveler

Making your jet feel like a home away from home is just as hard as it sounds. But considering the amount of time an executive spends in one, investing in a warm and bespoke interior will pay dividends. To celebrate the launch of the new Gulfstream showroom in New York, Elite Traveler selects three mile-high accessories to inspire the interior designer […]

Embraer Introduces Next Generation Praetor Jets

By Samantha Coles

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of Elite Traveler. At NBAA-BACE in Orlando, Florida, two new game-changing business jets, the Praetor 500 and Praetor 600, were introduced by Embraer. Instead of creating new models, they are the next-generation versions of the Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 jets. Both feature incredible technology and the utmost creature comforts for wherever […]

First Flight: Experiencing the Icon A5

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the November/December 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. No runway? No problem. With a sense of adventure, the only limit to the all-new Icon A5 light-sport aircraft is the amount of free time you have to explore. Approaching the tiny plane on the tarmac at Westchester Airport, I had to wonder if I’d gone too far.Was I […]

Signature Flight Support Announces Latest Developments

By Lauren Hill

The global FBO network, Signature Flight Support, has just announced a series of new developments, from a new partnership with international hospitality real estate development company Nexus Luxury Collection to improvements in efficiency and access in the EMEA region. In partnership with the real estate company founded by Joe Lewis and his Tavistock Group, Tiger Woods, Ernie Els and Justin […]