Flying with the Experts

    Flexjet, the private aviation company, is providing its clients more than just transportation this holiday season. Anyone who purchases a Flexjet 25 Expert Guide Edition fractional ownership jet card by December 15 will have the chance to visit a museum with art consultant Barbara Guggenheim, learn winning strategies from an expert poker player, or embark on a two-day fishing excursion with fly fisherman Mike Lawson. The Flexjet card system provides clients access to a fleet of planes through a variety of shares, determined by the number of hours per year they expect to fly. There are six Expert Guide Editions including an epicurean package that furnishes buyers with a VIP invitation to the Pebble Beach Food and Wine Event, April 16-19, 2009, where the card owner and a guest can enjoy access to award-winning chefs and vintners, private cooking demonstrations, and invitation-only receptions. The three-day event concludes with an intimate cocktail party and meal with the event’s top chefs. Flexjet 25 Expert Guide Edition cards start at around $110,000. (www.flexjet25.com/expertguide)

    —Alexandra Foster

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