Luxury Transport

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How to Choose a Private Jet Card

By Olivia Cuccaro

For many private jet travelers, deciding on a jet card can be a difficult decision, eventually coming down to word-of-mouth recommendations or hours spent researching online. With more ways to fly privately than ever before, a need has arisen for a simpler platform that analyzes existing programs, saving private jet travelers the most precious resource of all: time. Enter founder […]

NICHOLAS AIR: Fly Like You Own It

NICHOLAS AIR stands committed to providing members with exceptional service, reliability, flexibility, and convenience. As a member, you will quickly discover their staff is your staff. NICHOLAS AIR maintains a fleet with an average age under five years and serves members across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Caribbean. Their innovative approach to private aviation presents four flexible options for membership –Jet […]

Passenger Drone Launches State-of-the-Art Manned Aircraft

By Lauren Jade Hill Said to be the developer behind the world’s most advanced autonomous manned flying vehicles, Passenger Drone is on a mission to making self flying manned drones available to everyone. The latest step in this pursuit is the launch of the developer’s state-of-the-art two-seat electric manned aircraft. Around the size of a small car, Passenger Drone has […]

Passenger Drone

Flying Home: A Jet Interior by Winch Design

By Samantha Coles 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 Boeing BBJ for an international businessman (who wishes to remain anonymous) and experienced owner of a VIP aircraft fleet. The […]

Flexjet Introduces Gulfstream G650 to its Fleet

By Olivia Cuccaro Friday marked an important occasion in Cleveland as Elite Traveler stood alongside members of the press and Flexjet employees to watch the stunning Gulfstream G650 land at Flexjet’s corporate headquarters. As Gulfstream’s exclusive North American partner for fractional ownership, the company unveiled the newest member of its private aircraft collection, and after being on board we can […]

Airbus Corporate Jets and Pagani Automobili Join Forces

By Samantha Coles This story originally appeared in the September/October 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Announced at this year’s EBACE show in Geneva, Airbus Corporate Jets and Italian supercar atelier Pagani Automobili have joined forces to create an exciting new cabin design. Created especially for the ACJ319neo jet, the cabin design has been named Infinito due to the intriguing sky ceiling—passengers […]

Three Reasons to Love being a SkyAngel

By Founder and CEO of SkyAngels, Steffany Kisling When I got into this career as a Corporate Flight Attendant ten years ago I had no idea I would fall in love with it. I got into the industry with one goal in mind; to start a business so I would never have a boss again. I couldn’t stand the confinement. […]

The New All Terrain AKOYA Aircraft

By Lauren Jade Hill The French creator of light aircraft LISA Airplanes is proving its dedication to innovation in technology and design by producing the AKOYA two-seat amphibious aircraft that can take off and land on water, land or snow. This remarkable seaplane can reach speeds of up to 250 km/h and fly up to 2,000 km in distance owing […]

First Flight: Cirrus Vision Jet

By Kristen Shirley This story originally appeared in the July/August 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Forget piston engines, the world’s first single turbine-engine jet is set to revolutionize personal aviation. And it’s not a prototype with deliveries still years away—the first jets have already been delivered, and there is awaiting list of over 600 Walking onto the tarmac at Westchester County […]

Aviation: Fly Back in Time

By Samantha Coles This story originally appeared in the May/June 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. In the early days of consumer air travel, the flight itself was considered to be an enjoyable part of a vacation, rather than simply a means of transportation. Embraer Executive Jets’ latest offerings, the Manhattan Airship and the Hollywood Airship, bring back the glamour and […]