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.
While other fractional providers offer long-range business jets such as the Gulfstream V and Boeing Business Jet, CitationShares takes a different approach.
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
When Flight Options merged with Raytheon’s TravelAir last year, it instantly became the second-largest fractional ownership provider, behind only NetJets.
For passengers who seek access to the world’s largest fleet of fractional aircraft but do not plan on flying more than 25 hours per year, Marquis Jet Partners offers an optimal program.
If a Porsche 911 Turbo had wings, it would be the Socata TBM 700.
When it comes to the aircraft they will be using, Bombardier Flexjet owners enjoy the pick of the litter.
From start to finish, Cathay Pacific provides a superior travel experience for the discriminating first-class passenger.
Take the interior of a Rolls-Royce, the hospitality of a five-star hotel, and the epicurean delights of a gourmet restaurant, and send them 33,000 feet in the air.
One Pilatus PC-12 owner piles his guns and ammunition into the plane when he goes on hunting trips.
The single finest feature on the $289,400 Cirrus SR22 is one that Cirrus Design hopes its owners will never have to employ.
By next year, the new Gulfstream 500 and 550 will become the company’s standard-bearers for long-distance travel. Until then, the Gulfstream V remains the flagship for the fleet of business jets.
For pure performance in a midsize jet, the Cessna Citation X stands alone.
For the heavy-duty executive traveler who requires more than 50 hours of fractional flight time per year, NetJets offers unparalleled service and selection.
An abundance of storage space and long-range capabilities make the Agusta A109E Power the perfect helicopter for heavy-duty flights such as hauling equipment or shuttling family members and gear t
In 1996, a Bell 430 whizzed around the world in 17 days, 6 hours, 14 minutes, and 25 seconds, setting a record for the fastest global helicopter flight.
Reaching a destination quickly is not always enough. If you also want to turn some heads while taxiing on the runway, then consider the Lancair Columbia 350.
The speed, technology, and comfort of the Dassault Falcon 2000 made the jet one of the best-selling aircraft last year; one out of every five large-cabin business jets sold in 2002 was the twin-en
With the S-76C+, its most current version of the S-76, Sikorsky remains at the forefront of the increasingly competitive executive transport segment of the helicopter market.
It is not surprising that the Robinson R44 has become the best-selling helicopter in the world. Its $300,000 price is more affordable than the Rolls-Royce Phantom.
For several years, the Extra 300 has been the aircraft of choice for aerobatic pilots on the air show circuit.
Kevin Russell, executive vice president of NetJets, the leading fractional ownership provider, has always admired Gulfstream airplanes.
Unstable global politics, dropping stock averages, and scrutiny of corporate misbehavior have driven down profits for most American businesses, but not for Sentient, a Massachusetts company that o
The numbers do not lie to Jim Ferraro, a product liability lawyer from Miami, Fla. For him at least, one-eighth of 8 million equals more than 6 million.
During Boeing’s annual investors’ conference last May, Connexion by Boeing President Scott Carson clicked on several plasma screens to begin his videoconference with Ed Laase, the company’s system
Until someone discovers how to create a true H.G. Wells– style time machine, private business jets will have to do.