The annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE), held in May in Geneva, served as the stage for Bombardier to present a new super-midsize jet and for Pilatus, a company t
Welcome as the economic recovery has been by the companies that supply private-aviation products and services—the aircraft makers, fractional-share and jet-card providers, and charter operators—th
Even if Bill Lear’s name had not become synonymous with private jets, he still would be an aviation-industry legend.
When it comes to aircraft design, the crystal ball is not always clear.
When Tony Hsieh, the CEO of online retailer Zappos.com, joined the board of directors for JetSuite in 2011, he wondered aloud why the Irvine, Calif.–based private-aviation company’s fleet of Pheno
A number of highly anticipated personal aircraft appear to have survived the recession and are moving through their certification processes and toward production.
Kenn Ricci, a 30-year veteran of the private-aviation industry who founded Flight Options and is the principal of its parent company, Directional Aviation Capital, agrees with the widely held view
Few, if any, flight-service providers have come out of the recession unscathed.
The 16-month construction of a global headquarters and airport hub for XJet at Dubai World Central’s Aviation City has begun. The new center should be fully operational by Decembe
Chapman Freeborn has partnered with One Authentic Properties to offer private air travel directly to One’s collection of privately owned villas and chalets in the south of France.