Three years ago, travelers who did not want to purchase their own aircraft had only charter or fractional ownership as choices for private flight.
In April 1986, following an attack on American soldiers in a Berlin disco, President Reagan ordered the bombing of Muammar Qaddafi’s terrorist camps in Libya.
From his home in Newport Beach, California, it takes Drew Warmington 10 hours to drive to Lake Tahoe.
For the first time, a member of the commercial airline fraternity—the companies that prompted the emergence of the private flight industry by delaying flights, losing luggage, and otherwise disrup
For intercontinental travel, the Boeing Business Jet remains the gold standard for private fliers seeking size, speed, and luxury.
“I’ll miss Concorde,” says Kevin Roberts, CEO worldwide of ad agency Saatchi & Saatchi. “Speed is everything today, and Concorde gives you an extra day a week.
With its Citation Mustang, Cessna will offer business fliers one more reason to join the jet set.
The Boeing Business Jet carries out its primary mission superbly. The $45 million aircraft cruises at 541 mph, has a range of more than 7,000 miles, and can transport as many as 50 passengers.
In flight, privacy and space are precious commodities, and British Airways offers both with its private cabins. Inside the cabins, seats recline flat to become comfortable, 6-foot-6-inch beds.
The standard fractional ownership experience can include five-year commitments, costly management fees, and unwanted shares whose value—if you attempt to sell them back to the provider—can depreci