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A Century of Innovation Behind Dassault Falcon Jet

By Elite Traveler

From the dawn of aviation, the name Dassault has been synonymous with a passion for innovation. The company’s history began in 1916, and it remains a global leader, with over 10,000 aircraft sold in more than 90 countries. Today, Dassault produces the world’s most advanced military and business aircraft. From legendary fighter jets like the Mirage and Rafale, to iconic […]

Inside the Brand New Gulfstream G700 Jet

By Alex Martin

Gulfstream Aerospace has thrown down the gauntlet in the battle of ultralong-range business jets with the introduction of its new flagship model, the G700. The G700 was revealed on the eve of the National Business Aviation Association Convention and Exhibition in Las Vegas on what proved to be a historical night for the private aviation industry. The $75million jet has […]

VistaJet Reveals Bombardier Global 7500 Fleet

By Alex Martin

VistaJet has become the first private aviation company to introduce a commercial fleet of Bombardier Global 7500 aircraft, the largest and longest-range business jet in the world. The state-of-the-art jet has set new industry standards in a number of different areas since its official launch earlier this year. It is the longest in its class at just over 54ft; it […]

The Record-breaking Bombardier Global 7500 Takes Flight

By Emma Reynolds

To date, Bombardier’s Global 7500 aircraft has the most superlatives of any business-class jet: At just over 54ft, it is the longest; it is the industry’s only purpose-built jet with four fully customizable living spaces, making it the largest; and, perhaps most important, it’s the fastest, reaching speeds up to 710mph with a range up to 7,700nm. The jet broke […]

Getting to Know Jetcraft Chairman Jahid Fazal-Karim

By Alex Martin

Jetcraft has experienced exponential growth over the past 10 years. The company holds a unique position between the traditional broker and the manufacturer. A large portion of the company’s success is down to its focus on preowned jets, where demand has grown far quicker than forecast. Chairman of the Board Jahid Fazal-Karim speaks exclusively to Elite Traveler about his passion […]

JetSuite President Stephanie Chung on Evolving Leadership

By Elite Traveler

JetSuite is celebrating its 10-year anniversary. As president of the charter company, Stephanie Chung is using this milestone to re-evaluate every aspect of the business and ensure longevity with future generations. Let’s face it: There’s no shortage of negative stereotypes about millennials in the workplace. They’re viewed as wanting to advance at light speed to the corner office and to […]

VistaJet Launches Program for Bespoke Travel Experiences

By Emma Reynolds

Global private-aviation company, VistaJet, recently debuted its latest experience, VistaJet World, which offers its members global travel experiences ranging from scientific discovery to exploring ancient cities to going behind-the-scenes of the world’s most exclusive wineries, in partnership with like-minded travel experts. In 2016, the company established a Private Office, which allows its clientele to create bespoke journeys the moment the […]

High-Speed Internet For Your Business Jet Has Arrived

By Elite Traveler

 Buckling into your seat on a business jet used to mean signing off the internet for hours at a time. That was then, this is now. In-flight Wi-Fi lets you stay productive, connected and entertained throughout your flight – if you choose the right Wi-Fi solution. Honeywell invented JetWave to give you the best Wi-Fi experience flying. With JetWave […]

Breitling Releases Limited Edition Etihad Airways Watch

By Alex Martin

Breitling has further strengthened its connection to the world of aviation with the announcement of a new partnership with luxury commercial airliner Etihad Airways. The Swiss watchmaker has been making pilot watches since 1952 when the Navitimer Pilot’s Chronograph was introduced and has developed special editions for a number of airlines including Pan Am and Swiss Air. Now, Etihad Airways […]

British Airways First Introduces VR Headsets

By Alex Martin

Customers traveling in British Airways First from London Heathrow to New York JFK will not only be transported across the Atlantic Ocean but to a whole new world completely following the introduction of virtual reality headsets. The British aviation firm is trialing the headsets from now until the end of 2019 on select flights in First, allowing customers to enjoy […]