Just in time for the harsh Northeastern winter, the Irvine, Calif.–based charter provider JetSuite has expanded its service to include nonstop routes to the Caribbean.
Beginning this month, the Bombardier Challenger 300 and Cessna Citation X jets in the fleet of the San Francisco–based charter provider XOJet is offering passengers the ability to
Jet manufacturers unveiled a series of competitive new products, advanced technologies, and updated designs last month in Las Vegas at the annual conference of the National Business Aviation Assoc
The jet-charter carrier Excelaire, based in Ronkonkoma, N.Y., has expanded its fleet with a Bombardier Global 6000 and a Cessna Citation CJ3.
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.
Le Sereno and Magellan Jets are offering a new package through the end of the year that includes beachfront accommodations at Le Sereno in St.
Flaris, a new aviation company based in Poland, made an unexpected appearance at the Paris Air Show in June with its prototype of a single-engine personal jet, the LAR01.
A range of diverse and innovative products were unveiled at this year’s annual European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition in Geneva.
Robb Report’s Private Aviation Forum is where the members of our Private Aviation Advisory Board discuss the hot-button issues that directly affect jet owners, fractional-share holders, a
The Cessna Citation sovereign has always defied classification.
Sentient Jet’snew 25-Hour Card provides travelers in the United States, the Caribbean, and Europe access to all aircraft sizes and additional upgrades.
The Flexjet 25 Jet Card program, operated by the U.S.
Members of the Robb Report Private Aviation Advisory Board chose the aircraft recognized in this section based largely on each of the models’ performance, availabil
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If not good times, these are at least better times in Wichita, Kan., home of Bombardier Learjet, Cessna Aircraft, and other business-jet and personal-aircraft makers.
Their clients want to feel at home even when they are 40,000 feet in the air, so private-jet interior designers create cabins that reflect the owners’ tastes and address their desires in terms of
To remain competitive in the flight-services industry, companies have been updating and upgrading their fleets and expanding their offerings beyond fractional aircraft shares.
Icon Aircraft, the Los Angeles–based producer of the A5 amphibious light-sport aircraft, announced that the A5 will feature composite components from original-equipment manufactur
Like most industries, private aviation is cyclical and susceptible to the vagaries of the economy and other worldwide forces.
NetJets, private aviation’s largest fractional-share provider, recently announced its Supplemental Lift Assurance program, which follows the massive purchase agreement the company
Flexjet by Bombardier, a leading fractional-share and flight-service provider, has teamed up with the Lake Austin Spa Resort, located on 19 acres about 30 minutes northwest of dow