Business Jet Traveler’s Toolbox

Essential reading for anyone just getting started in bizav.

June 29, 2015
Helicopters have been assisting in rescue efforts in the aftermath of Nepal's earthquake.
Some of the helicopter pilots who participated in the recent Nepal earthquake rescue effort have been trained in an innovative recovery technique taught by Air Zermatt CEO and pilot Gerold Biner.
June 22, 2015
Jet cards have their benefits, including consistent service and guaranteed aircraft access. (Illustration: John T. Lewis)
Growth could literally be in the cards for the bizav industry. Sentient Jet, which claims 4,000 jet card customers, reports 35 percent sales growth for 2014, while card purchases at Delta Private Jets set records last year and card hours flown in NetJets’ Marquis program saw double-digit growth.
May 15, 2015
A business jet.
What’s driving today’s faster depreciation rates?
May 12, 2015
Pilot and copilot in a business jet cabin.
There’s new talk of eliminating copilots. Bad idea, says our columnist.
May 4, 2015
Luxury interior of a Boeing BBJ with pod seats.
Innovative technologies and designs make bizjets more comfortable and functional than ever before.
April 20, 2015
Business jet flying away.
Activity in China has slowed a bit, but that’s good news for some.
April 2, 2015
Embraer Phenom 100
Manufacturers are offering to help you sell your old airplane when you purchase a new one. Should you let them?
March 25, 2015
Credit: Jonathan Warner
Loss of control in flight (LOCI) and runway excursions were the uppermost concerns in the National Business Aviation Association's (NBAA) safety committee’s data-driven third annual list of top safety focus areas, released on March 19.
February 24, 2015
Interest rates remain shockingly low today, so you can still lock in a highly attractive fixed rate. (Illustration: Fotolia)
Financing an aircraft means wading through fine print.
February 11, 2015
Owner-approval issues can destroy a aircraft broker-client relationship. (Photo: Fotolia)
The owner-approval process can nix your charter booking—even at the last minute.

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