Aviation

Bombardier's Skyjet fleet offers flexible options -- you can book a single charter trip or become a Skyjet Card Member. Either way you can choose from six size classes of aircraft, from turboprops to...
The 900XP can trace its roots back to a 1960s-era de Havilland jet, but since then it has undergone continuous improvement, keeping up with developments in engines, aerodynamic design, and avionics...
The XRS replaced the original Global Express jet when it started deliveries in December 2005. It features greater fuel capacity and more payload/range loading options than the original design. An...
Flexjet, a subsidiary of jet manufacturer Bombardier, offers a variety of fractional jet programs. Each option includes an ownership share, a monthly management fee, a base-hourly rate for flight...
The 400XP has a long pedigree, beginning with its origin as a Mitsubishi Diamond jet. It was acquired by Beechcraft and later rebranded as a Hawker, while the design was continually tweaked and...
To create a faster and smaller version of its Global Express ultralong-range jet, Bombardier cut two feet out of the fuselage for the Global 5000 design but kept the same powerful Rolls-Royce engines...
The largest in Boeing’s family of three business jets, the BBJ3 is based on the popular 737-900ER (extended range) airliner. It offers cavernous cabin space to configure as you like and...
For the globe-trotting traveler, the long legs of the G500 (introduced in 2002) can connect Los Angeles to Tokyo or London to Johannesburg without a stop. The quiet cabin stretches 50 feet, with four...
This roomy jet, derived from Bombardier’s CRJ200 regional airliner, benefits from the CRJ’s 13 million hours of flight time. Easy maintenance, robust reliability, and low operating costs carry over...
This newest addition to the Airbus family is based on the company's smallest airliner, providing an entry-level step into the Airbus corporate jet line.
Embraer was building jets for regional airlines long before it entered the light-jet category in 2005 with the Phenom 100, and the airplane feels more like a downsized airliner than a beefed-up...
Evolved from the popular 604 model, the 605 entered service in 2007. It uses the same wing and engines as the 604, and preserves the spacious stand-up cabin while updating it with new amenities...
CitationAir (formerly CitationShares) is a subsidiary of Cessna Aircraft Company. Besides fractional shares, the company now also offers jet cards and various services to corporate flight departments.
The commercial version of this jet carries 100 passengers, but in the executive model, just 19 seats share the cabin. Five zones in the jet can hold hundreds of different configurations of dozens of...
The Cirrus SR22 is the best-selling single-engine piston aircraft, and that is not just because of its built-in parachute and sweetly appointed cabin. Rather, it is because Cirrus continues to add...
Derived from Embraer’s ERJ 135, the Legacy 600 was the company’s first executive jet, with nearly 200 now flying. Three seating areas in the roomy stand-up cabin provide options on long trips with...
A roomy pressurized cabin and bargain pricing. Piper says the Meridian sells for a million dollars less than its closest competitor make this single-engine turboprop worth a look.
Diamond’s single-engine D-Jet has been flying in test mode for a few years now, but the track to certification has slowed as the program seeks millions more in investment. Diamond aims to provide a...
For many years, Dassault’s line of Falcon jets enjoyed a certain mystique among pilots. The Falcons were nimble and quick, while many of their competitors tended to handle like trucks. Today, other...
The Falcon 7X flies faster, farther, and higher than any of Dassault’s other Falcon models. BMW Group DesignworksUSA planned out the cabin with passenger comfort and productivity in mind—especially...
The spacious Hawker 900XP is a popular choice worldwide with fractional programs and flight departments, and it has been gaining attention from some operators ready to "right-size" from bigger jets...
The popular SR22, which has dominated the single-engine piston market since its introduction in 2000, continues to incorporate user-friendly new technology and improve cabin comfort. Recent models...
This flight-card program offers 25 hours in your choice of aircraft from Flight Options' fleet. Prices start at $99,250 for the Hawker 400XP up to $183,625 to fly the Citation X, the fastest civilian...
The Gulfstream G150—the smallest jet in the venerable Gulfstream line—has continental range, capable of nonstop legs from New York to Los Angeles or California to Hawaii. The G150’s cabin is longer...
Diamond’s five-seater promises to have the largest cabin of any single-engine piston airplane. Buyers can choose either the lightly pressurized Super Star version to go farther, faster, and higher,...
Embraer followed up its popular Phenom 100 with the beefier 300, certified in late 2009. The center-aisle cabins share the same oval cross section, with more than five feet of vertical space, but the...
Adding vertical fins to the end of each wing on the Falcon 2000LX is a minor adjustment that achieves major results. The carbon-fiber winglets improve the aircraft’s aerodynamic capability enough to...
Cessna's acclaimed entry-level light jet, the twin-engine Citation Mustang, is big and powerful enough to satisfy those moving up from piston airplanes, yet still small enough that an owner-operator...
The XLS+, introduced in 2008, is the latest model in the best-selling Excel line, adding powerful new digital-control engines by Pratt & Whitney. With the roomy cabin of a midsize jet and the...
Based in Van Nuys, California, this is the largest fleet of charter aircraft on the West Coast. Aircraft are also based in Seattle and Denver.

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