Aviation

The supersonic-jet maker Aerion recently announced that the flight-service provider Flexjet has placed a firm order for 20 examples of the Aerion AS2 supersonic jet —for which the company began...
For many, the epitome of luxury is the ability to jet set around the globe on a moment’s notice—without the crowds and claustrophobic seating. For those who want to break new ground in the travel...
Flying halfway across the world for a business meeting or whisking loved ones away for spontaneous adventures has never been easier—and with the best, most expensive jets on the market, you can do so...
Taking rush hour to new heights, action-film front man and stuntman extraordinaire Jackie Chan has become the first customer in China to take delivery of the Embraer Legacy 500 . Expanding his global...
Icon Aircraft’s amphibious A5 takes pilots and passengers for a joyride. It was a typically sunny October morning in the Southern California city of Hermosa Beach when a tiny airplane made a water...
<< Back to the 2016 Bucket List NetJets —a leading U.S. provider of fractional-aircraft ownership and a variety of other private-flight programs—was the transport mode of choice when Robb...
The flagship G650ER can fly nonstop from Doha to New York, Cape Town, or Beijing…
As powdery snowbanks turn to slate-gray slush and El Niño drenches sunny cities with dreary downfall, the risk of cabin fever threatens to reach an all-time high. Perhaps the best way to avoid...
It is the world’s most popular, single-day sporting event; but these days, the Super Bowl is much more than just a championship game for the National Football League. It is a week of parties,...
The U.K.–based aircraft-charter provider PrivateFly ( privatefly.com ) is offering a customized weeklong Caribbean itinerary for aviation enthusiasts, or “avgeeks.” Travelers can fly to St. Martin...
A partnership with charter company Victor compliments the airline’s most exclusive A380 cabins…
While acknowledging that his new aircraft looks like a jet fighter, David Loury compares the Cobalt Co50 Valkyrie ( cobalt​-aircraft.com ) to a car. “Talk to pilots about what they want in a plane,...
Since Icarus donned his ill-fated wings, humans have hungered for better ways to fly. And after Orville and Wilbur Wright’s flight got modern aviation off the ground in 1903, advancements have...
This New Year’s Eve promises to be twice as memorable for those who book PrivateFly’s Celebrate New Year’s Eve Twice: The Ultimate 24-Hour Party package. Flying in a Gulfstream G650ER (the world’s...
Own a piece of aviation history with a rare, custom artifact from Boeing...
Contemporary Artist Louis Carreon collaborated with The Landmark Aviation in Miami during Art Basel for an altruistic, artistic initiative, which stood out in a sea of commerce-driven initiatives...
Starting in mid-2016, the Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A330 passenger jets will feature lie-flat seating and luxury design elements. The premium-class cabins, developed in partnership with Italian design...
Passengers on business jets may soon have a new option for passing the time on long flights—a glass-enclosed SkyDeck installed at the top of the fuselage that would provide 360-degree views of the...
Rimowa (a 117-year-old German luggage manufacturer) has built a stunning modern replica of the historic Junkers F13 airplane , which was built by the Germans at the end of World War I (and named for...
Richard Branson and his team at Virgin Galactic have won most of the press about space tourism, but...
Richard Branson and his team at Virgin Galactic have won most of the press about space tourism, but meanwhile a small company in Tucson, Ariz., is working on a different technology—touring space via...
With holiday travel around the corner, many are busy gearing up for flights—not only by booking reservations, but mentally preparing for hours spent huddled with seats and tray tables in their...
The King Air 350i and 250 turboprops now have a full touchscreen flight display system…
The Legacy 450’s extended range will enable nonstop flights from New York to Los Angeles…
The expansive cabin of the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner private jet designed by Greenpoint Technologies...
The expansive cabin of the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner private jet designed by Greenpoint Technologies (a completion center in Kirkland, Wash.) stretches about 184 feet from end to end and 18 feet across...
A journey 10 years in the making is finally preparing for takeoff. The private-aircraft builder Cobalt has unveiled its first model, the five-seat Cobalt Co50 Valkyrie . The futuristic-looking plane...
The Icon A5 is hardly a complicated aircraft. Rather, the two-person amphibious plane—which...
It was a perfect day for flying. Greg Zackney—who served as a Harrier pilot for the U.S. Marines before becoming a contract pilot for Icon—powered up the Icon A5 , popped open my passenger-side...
Korean Air is making transatlantic travel more enjoyable than ever with the debut of its first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental , which features an updated version of the airline’s pod-like Kosmo Suites...

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