on 23rd December 2009 | No Comments »
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 for flexibility, costing $42,000 for a light aircraft, $54,500 for a midsize jet and $81,000 for a heavy jet (up to 14 passengers).
on 18th December 2009 | No Comments »
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 world’s most expensive gift is a matching custom private jet and megayacht set costing $500 million.
on 11th November 2009 | 5 Comments »
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 luxury.
on 5th October 2009 | 27 Comments »
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 aircraft’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 ‘bling bling’ reputation reached new heights last week when it emerged his new 80 million jet has been named ‘Carla’ 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 two corporate run-arounds for shorter trips.
The first, a hugely luxurious Dassault Falcon 7X, has now been delivered complete with the hand-painted legend ‘Carla One’ glistening on its side, in honour of First Lady Carla Bruni.