Aviation

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 original Premier I, certified by the FAA in 2001, was the first business jet with an all-carbon-fiber fuselage. The composite construction resists fatigue and corrosion, and also allows for a...
PlaneSense offers fractional ownership in the powerful yet efficient Pilatus PC-12 single-engine turboprop. The PC-12 seats six in comfort and provides economical transportation.
The HondaJet has been in the works since 1997, when designer Michimasa Fujino, now the CEO of the Honda Aircraft Company, first sketched out the idea. By 2003 the jet was flying in Greensboro, North...
EADS Socata promotes the TBM 850 as a craft with comparable performance to very-light jets but at lower operating costs. Owners and pilots also can avoid the transition training required to fly jets.
Start with as few as 10 hours at $43,900 with this charter operation owned by Delta Air Lines. A Premier Fleet option guarantees you'll fly only in the latest model aircraft. Fleet members also...
EJM boasts award-winning 24/7 concierge service, stability, and a large fleet numbering in the hundreds. Based in 50 locations around the country, EJM flies more than 15 million miles per year and...
Marquis Jet Cards provide access to the NetJets fleet for 25 hours at a time for one simple payment. Jet cards are available on 10 different aircraft types. Combination cards provide extra...
OneSky doesn’t own or manage its fleet. Instead, it offers access to an extensive charter network.
In addition to aircraft management and traditional charter services, Sentient offers a flight-card program that has attracted more than 3,000 members. These clients pay an up-front, refundable...
In business more than 20 years, Richard Santulli has built the world’s second-largest airline, after American—and it consists entirely of private jets. NetJets fractional owners travel on their own...
The 19-passenger Dassault Falcon 2000DX combines the comfort and range of a big jet with the short-runway ability and fuel efficiency of a small one. Dassault estimates that the jet’s operating costs...
Cards for 25 hours let you choose to spend your flight time aboard five different types of Bombardier Learjets and Challenger aircraft.
Cards are available in 10-, 25-, 50-, or 100-hour increments in various levels depending on flight range.
Jet Aviation, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, charters aircraft worldwide, with five U.S. bases: Dallas; Teterboro, New Jersey; Palm Beach, Florida; Bedford, Massachusetts; and St. Louis.

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