Business Jet Traveler’s Toolbox

Essential reading for anyone just getting started in bizav.

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.
January 31, 2015
When you’re choosing a business jet, we can’t think of a better source than the pilots who operate these aircraft every day. (Photo: Fotolia)
When you’re choosing a business jet to charter or buy, there’s a lot to consider, including cabin ­comfort and size, in-flight entertainment, speed, range, safety features, baggage space and more.
January 25, 2015
Recent developments in weather radar have significantly improved safety, and also improved efficiency in flight planning and avoiding turbulence. (Photo: Mark Phelps)
Knowing with confidence and precision where bad weather is makes for more than just safer flying.

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