Bombardier’s New Global Express 7000 & 8000

Canadian aviation company Bombardier has launched the Global 7000 and Global 8000 two new large business jets. The Global 7000 and 8000, which will cost about $65 million, will beat the high-speed range of the $58.5 million Gulfstream G650. Both new jets will have a high-speed cruise of Mach 0.90; the 7000 will have a … Continued

Cessna Introduces Citation Ten

Cessna Aircraft announced yesterday that it will build a larger, advanced version of its Citation X business jet, called the Citation Ten. The new Citation Ten is scheduled to be in the air by late 2011 and delivered to the first customer in 2013. The jet is 15 inches longer and will fly farther and … Continued

Airlines team up for European private jet service

Singapore Airlines is to offer private jet transfer in Europe to passengers flying from Australia, the airline confirmed last week. A partnership with Lufthansa’s Private Jet services will mean that passengers flying to one of Singapore Airline’s 14 European destinations will be able to continue their journey on a private jet to one of over … Continued

Blue Star Jets Releases Mobile App

Getting a flight quote from Blue Star Jets is now easier and more accessible than ever after the company has launched a new mobile app for Palm, Blackberry, Android and iPhone smartphone users. Blue Start Jets has created a network of charter companies that gives it access to over 4,000 aircraft worldwide, ranging from helicopters … Continued

Video: Executive jets in Brazil

Executive jets, the lofty domain of the world’s corporate elite, are being snapped up in Latin America’s booming market. Nowhere is this more apparent than in Brazil, the regional powerhouse that boasts both a wealthy clientele for the winged status symbols, and a homegrown manufacturer, Embraer.

Cessna Announces Citation Mustang High Sierra

The Cessna Aircraft Company introduced at the opening day of AirVenture 2010 a new upgrade package for its Citation Mustang. The $75,000 package includes a more luxurious interior, a special paint scheme, a two-year maintenance programme, synthetic vision, electronic charts and locking fuel caps. It is the first upgrade package Cessna has offered since the … Continued

Honda shows off its first private jet

Honda has been showing off its first ever aircraft at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, saying that the jet should fly by the end of the year. The HondaJet is the first venture into aviation for Honda, more commonly known for its cars and motorcycles, with the brand saying that it incorporates many technological advances in aviation … Continued

Aerion Supersonic Business Jet

Ten years after the Concorde disaster at Charles De Gaulle airport in Paris, and seven years after the turbojet-powered airliners were finally grounded, the age of supersonic air transport is about to recommence. Nevada’s Aerion Corporation is advertising its Aerion Supersonic Business Jet (SBJ), described as an $80 million, super fast executive plane which the … Continued

Peter Jackson purchases a private jet

New Zealand websites are reporting the Jackson paid around $50 million to pick up a Gulfstream G550. His new plane is able to fly non-stop from Australia to Los Angeles and will replace his older Gulfstream IV which had to make a fueling stop on the way because of its shorter range. The G550 usually … Continued

Booming market for luxury jets

The private jet market is booming again, according to results released this week by one charter firm, echoing recent sentiments from a chauffeur company. American private jet firm New Flight Charters says that its bookings were up 76 percent in June compared to the year before, describing the news as a “terrific report card” on … Continued

Paris Hilton tweets pictures from her private jet

For most people having a luxury jet to yourself is a dream that seems very out-of-reach. Not for multi-millionaire hotel heiress Paris Hilton. Ms Hilton tweeted a picture of herself yesterday reclining on a bed on her private jet as she flew to Paris, France. Hilton, was coming from London, about which she Tweeted: ‘I … Continued

LV Mon Monogram for the private jet traveler

In celebration of Father’s Day, Louis Vuitton has selected four different styles of men’s luggage to showcase the Mon Monogram program for the private jet traveler. On offer are the Pégase 45 ($2,800) and 55 ($3,270) wheeled cabin cases (top row), designed as the perfect accompaniment to private air travel. The iconic Speedy 40 (bottom … Continued

British Airways Launches New Private Jet Service

The UK flag-carrier is launching an exclusive private jet service for British Airways passengers flying within North America and the Caribbean. The airline is establishing the service, designated PrivateConnect, in partnership with Cessna division CitationAir. Unlike some other private jet services, BA will not force customers into signing a long-term contract and will not ask … Continued

The New $9 Million Cessna CJ4

Cessna is finally set to begin deliveries of its long-awaited $9 Million Citation CJ4 light business jet later this year. The Citation CJ4 is the newest and largest member of the popular CJ family of business jets consisting of the Citation CJ1+, CJ2+ and CJ3. The CJ4 is, essentially, a stretch version of the CJ3 … Continued

BMW designs interiors for Embraer jets

BMW DesignworksUSA have teamed up with Brazilian aircraft manufacturer, Embraer, to present a new generation of the company’s executive jets. This interior is intended for the company’s line of medium-range jets. Featured on the Phenom 100 and 300, the cabin blends modern styling with futuristic design. It features a full galley and lavatory and a … Continued

Hainan Rendez-Vous 2010

Picture a world where the champagne never stops flowing, the music never stops playing, the jewels never come off and the parties never end… Now throw in haute cuisine aboard mega yachts, flights aboard gilded private jets, exclusive luxury property launches and private previews of the latest couture collections. Stir up the action with a … Continued

Embraer Readies Legacy 650 for Takeoff

Embraer, the Brazil-based builder of executive jets, now offers an upgraded version of its popular Legacy 600 model, with about an extra 600 miles of range. Priced at $31 million, the 650 mates the roomy three-zone cabin of the 600 with heftier wings to provide more fuel capacity. Boosted by new fuel-efficient Rolls-Royce engines, the … Continued

This Christmas, give your loved one an airplane

A private jet company has introduced the gift card for that person who has everything this holiday season — but it will set you back at least $42,000. The new card, offered by private aviation group InJet, offers ten hours of flying in one of the firm’s 25 planes. It is available in three figures … Continued

Personalized Plane from Cirrus

The Xi package, just announced from Cirrus Aircraft, is a individualized experience allowing new Cirrus owners to create a one-off personalized aircraft. With the assistance of the design team, new Cirrus owners can choose the color scheme, materials, textures, stitching, exterior graphics and seating materials.

The world’s most expensive gift – Robb Report

Looking for the perfect gift for someone who has (almost) everything? Then the December issue of Robb Report is a must-have with its exclusive “Ultimate Gift Guide,” perfect for those for whom cost is no object. And this year, the world’s most expensive gift is a matching custom private jet and megayacht set costing $500 … Continued