When a Hawker 800 touched down at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, N.Y., on July 26, it did not mark the end of an ordinary business trip.
Eleven years ago, in the town of Lymington on the south coast of England, James Labouchere had an epiphany that, he believes, has helped him revolutionize the seaplane.
For the past 10 years, Jeff Wampler has been chartering planes and flying out of Willard Airport in Champaign, Ill.
The planes fly faster. The aircraft choices are greater. Even the plates for meals are improved.
For a Southern California medical consultant who flew commercially about once a week, the never-ending waits for connecting flights were insufferable, as was the surgery she underwent to relieve h
For the past three years, Bob Hannah has been selling million-dollar vintage planes, including a P-51 Mustang, a P-38 Lightning, and a Supermarine Spitfire.
The Hindenburg disaster notwithstanding, the zeppelin was not an ill-conceived airship.
The 21st century has arrived, and science has yet to deliver the personal jet packs that have for so long populated the hackneyed predictions of futurists.
Some people buy books online, others purchase clothes. A select few have raised the concept of online shopping to new altitudes.
Kevin Russell, senior vice president of Executive Jet, travels with two cell phones, a BlackBerry wireless e-mail device, and a laptop.