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“Many people who buy an aircraft get disillusioned by the cost of ownership. If you are going  to fly less than 250 to 300 hours a year, you should charter instead.” (Photo: David McIntosh)
He pioneered business aviation’s global migration, but he still believes the industry has plenty of room for improvement.

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ExecuJet Aviation chairman Niall Olver

ExecuJet Aviation chairman Niall Olver pioneered business aviation’s global migration, but he still believes the industry
has plenty of room for improvement.

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Florida’s River of Grass

Now’s the time to visit the Everglades and, with the water low, see concentrations of wildlife.

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Forty species of mammals live here, including whitetail deer and the rare Florida panther. (Photo: National Park Service)
Now’s the time to visit the Everglades and, with the water low, see concentrations of wildlife.
Tourists often overlook Chennai, but it’s India’s fourth-largest city, the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu and a great jumping-off point for exploring the area’s impressive Hindu temples. (Photo: Fotolia)
Step beyond your comfort zone, withstand the unpredictable and experience a different way of life.
In Oregon’s lush, green Willamette Valley, black and white winter truffles grow among the roots of young Douglas firs. (Photo courtesy of Oregon Truffle Festival)
European varieties of this delicacy command astronomical prices, but some foodies rave about the less-expensive, easier-to-find ones in Oregon.

Quote/Unquote

““CEOs go to their vacation homes just after companies report favorable news, and CEOs return to headquarters right before subsequent news is released. More good news is released when CEOs are back at work, and CEOs appear not to leave headquarters at all if a firm has adverse news to disclose. When CEOs are away from the office, stock prices behave quietly with sharply lower volatility. Volatility increases immediately when CEOs return to work.” —David Yermack, a New York University finance professor, whose recently released study shows a correlation between when CEOs take their private jets on vacation and movements in their companies’ stock price ”

-David Yermack