FrontRunners December 2014: MACHINES & GEAR

The Monte Carlo Method The Recently announced Monte Carlo Yachts MCY 105 ( will be by far the largest model in the brand’s MCY line of semicustom motor yachts, dwarfing the 86-footer that launched last year and made its U.S. debut at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in November. Details about the MCY 105 […]

Flexing Its Muscle

The parent company of Flight Options acquires Bombardier’s fractional service. The private-aviation industry as a whole seemingly has returned to prerecession form, but one segment was forever altered by the financial crash. “If any part of the industry has changed since 2009, when the market dropped, it’s the fractional world,” says Robb Report Private Aviation […]

Flight Plans

Few, if any, flight-service providers have come out of the recession unscathed. Indeed, a number of once-thriving companies have shut down or minimized their operations (See “Two Sides to the Story,” page 30). But the good news for clients and prospective clients is that the companies that have survived are investing heavily in new aircraft […]