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
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.
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 worldâ€™s most expensive gift is a matching custom private jet and megayacht set costing $500 … Continued
Donald Trump is upgrading to a larger plane and put his personal jet up for sale yesterday. The current jet, a 1968 Boeing 727 originally operated by American Airlines, is completely kitted out. A plane like this usually has 134 seats but this plane was reconfigured to hold just 24 passengers in the lap of … Continued
Gulfstream Aerospace rolled out its new flagship business jet, the all-new Gulfstream G650, at company headquarters in Savannah on Tuesday. Approximately 7,000 people gathered at the new G650 manufacturing building for the aircraftâ€™s debut. First announced in March 2008, the ultra-large-cabin, ultra-long-range G650 remains on schedule for customer deliveries in 2012.
Nicolas Sarkozy’s â€˜bling blingâ€™ reputation reached new heights last week when it emerged his new 80 million jet has been named â€˜Carlaâ€™ after his wife. The French President defied the recession last year to order $390 million worth of planes, including an Airbus designed to be bigger than any flown by other European leaders, and … Continued
The Queen is to have her own Â£3million private jet under plans to cut the royal familyâ€™s travel costs. The plane would be used only by the Queen and other royals and would not be shared with ministers. Currently, the royal family uses two planes from 32 Squadron at RAF Northolt but they are more … Continued
A new concept in executive and luxury travel memberships is coming next month, which will open the doors to a fantasy world for super-rich seeking access to elite air travel. Called Air Platinum Club, the concept offers its members the access to a wide selection of luxury travel options ranging from private jets to luxury … Continued
World class Italian luxury goods firm Bottega Veneta has come out with an elegant, extravagant set of alligator luggage for the private jet set. The luxurious collection consists of six matching pieces harking back to the days when aristocrats required a full retinue of servants merely to look after all their luggage. The beautiful collection … Continued
A private Asian customer has placed a firm order for an Airbus A320 Prestige, becoming the first to order the type in the region. Based on the modern A320 airliner, but featuring a customised cabin, extra fuel-tanks for intercontinental range, and a host of other features, the Airbus A320 Prestige has the largest cabin in … Continued
An unkown buyer from Middle Eastern prince has spend £300 million ($482 million!) for a luxurious Airbus A380 private jet, which is being designed by Worcestershire-based firm Design Q. The converted Airbus A380 is expected to be ready in three years time and will hold the title of the world’s largest private jet. In a … Continued
Boeing executive jet sales have plummeted in the slower economy, according to information from the 2009 European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva Boeing sold eight new personal luxury jets since the show last year but had four orders cancel, leaving a net gain of four. This is an 87 percent drop from … Continued
With the increasing security issues at airports, it gets even harder to catch commercial flights on time. One way to minimize time spent at the airport is by renting a private jet. Time is of the essence, especially if you are a businessman or a top corporate executive. If you are on a tight schedule … Continued
Safari Air, the green luxury private jet charter service, announced today that it is set to take flight on October 15th with the world’s first 21-day “Around the World Grand East Africa Safari.” The thrilling 25,450-mile adventure includes the Great Pyramids of Giza, Hong Kong Harbor, Taj Mahal and safaris in Tanzania and Kenya. Designed … Continued
Quintessentially, one of the most established concierge services launched an iPhone Application for its iPhone users today. The application provides members with luxury insider tips and information on hotels, restaurants and night life events in cities around the world. The service is available to all iPhone users, but the concierge service requires membership.
Life is different when you have your own private jet and a budget of a few millions for a shopping spree. Photographer Gene Kiegel gives us a peek into this world of abundance and decadence with his photography series, “Jets, Cribs & Rides”. Source: TrendHunter
PremiAir announced today (Feb 10) the launch of a new helicopter transfer service â€“ the London Heliport Shuttle. The new service offers dedicated flights to meet private jet arrivals from the UKâ€™s key business aviation airports, whisking passengers to the London Heliport in Battersea. The launch recognises the fact that some 40% of PremiAirâ€™s traffic … Continued
Bank of America is selling three corporate jets from its fleet, as well as a helicopter it acquired through its purchase of Merrill Lynch, the company said yesterday. In addition, the bank is believed to be trying to sell one of its corporate apartments in New York, according to a source familiar with the matter. … Continued
Starbucks is trying to sell the $45 million corporate jet it bought last month. Starbucks’ new jet – a Gulfstream 550 – has made only 15 flights, according to Avpro’s online sales pitch. Several of those landings were in Honolulu and Kona, Hawaii, during a two-week trip apparently taken by CEO Howard Schultz. A Starbucks … Continued