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  • Dassault Falcon 900LX
  • Dassault Falcon 900LX
  • Photo © 2010 Mike Fizer
    Embraer Phenom 300 Photo © 2010 Mike Fizer
  • Cessna Citation CJ4
  • Photo © Paul Bowen Photography Inc.
    Bombardier Global 6000 Photo © Paul Bowen Photography Inc.
  • Photo courtesy NetJets
    Photo courtesy NetJets
  • Photo © 2010 Mike Fizer
  • Photo © Paul Bowen Photography Inc.
  • Photo courtesy NetJets

    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, and fliers who belong to membership programs, have jet cards, or use on-demand charter services. Topics of their recent articles include a list of planning and etiquette tips to consider when flying privately, how to know when it is time to transition from flight services to whole-aircraft ownership, and some horror stories that inspired travelers to make the switch from commercial airlines to private-jet travel. Click the links here to read their recent opinions and commentaries.

    RULES TO FLY BY
    Private-aircraft travel has its own set of unsaid rules and customs. These 10 planning and etiquette tips can help a novice look like a natural. . . . READ MORE

    SHOULD YOU MOVE FROM FRACTIONAL OR CHARTER TO WHOLE-AIRCRAFT OWNERSHIP?
    At Aviation Management Systems, clients often ask us to determine whether their increased use of business or private aircraft has reached a point where they should consider transitioning from a fractional or charter program to whole ownership. . . . READ MORE

    THE HIGH PRICE OF FLYING CHEAP
    When it comes to aviation services and products, the words cheap and safe are often mutually exclusive. I have had clients tell me that because commercial aviation services are overseen by the FAA, they must be safe. Not so. . . . READ MORE

    FLYING PRIVATELY: ONCE A LUXURY, NOW A NECESSITY
    To celebrate his father’s 70th birthday, a leisure traveler from New Jersey booked a Mexican cruise for the entire family. They planned to fly from New York to Los Angeles, the ship’s departure point, but when the family arrived at the airport, they learned the airline had canceled their flight. . . . READ MORE

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