FrontRunners: Swipe and Go

    Offering locked-in flight-hour rates, the JetSuite Card (www.jetsuite.com) represents another private-air-travel option from the Southern California–based charter-flight provider. The $100,000 card guarantees a rate of $3,600 per flight hour (the $40,000 card guarantees a $3,800 rate, and the $200,000 card guarantees a $3,500 rate) for trips throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico on one of JetSuite’s four-passenger Embraer Phenom 100 jets. The card’s funds remain valid indefinitely. JetSuite debits cardholders’ accounts only for planned flight hours; unexpected flight time is not debited, as it is in JetSuite’s membership program—thus giving card owners another perk for paying up front.

    The jet’s large floor plan allows for the addition of an office and a bedroom…
    The six-seat, twin-engine jet has a reworked interior and upgraded technology…
    The two-seat jet is being developed for both private and military flying…
    The new improvement to the BBJ private aircraft reduces drag and adds range…
    The design concept incorporates technology found on Mercedes-Benz automobiles…
    The company’s design could reduce the flight time between Washington, D.C., and Paris by 3 hours…
    The ergonomic chair promises to make long-range flight much more comfortable…
    The fractional provider recently took delivery of a custom G450LXi, with more on the way…
    The simulated fireplace replicates the heat, sound, and intensity of a real fire…
    The amphibious aircraft only requires a sport-pilot license to fly and can be towed behind a car…