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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 […]

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 — […]

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 […]

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 […]