BJT Waypoints

July 29, 2015
Photo: Delta Private Jets
Delta Air Lines has taken significant steps toward introducing its elite airline fliers to the convenience and privacy of business jets. The carrier will now offer a business jet upgrade program for its “Medallion” frequent fliers (those who fly more than 25,000 miles annually on the airline).
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.
May 13, 2014
Gregg Slow, executive vice president of sales and client services, XOJet
Gregg Slow was just 7 years old when his mom began working for entrepreneur Richard Santulli, who went on to create NetJets, the fractional-share provider. Looking back, Slow says he always knew that someday he would work in private aviation. He started his career at NetJets in 2001, commuting everyday alongside his mom.
May 5, 2014
After years of flying, it's easy to take air travel for granted and to see it simply as a way to move quickly from point A to point B. That's why you must watch this utterly charming film from Vodafone called An & Ria's First Flight. It's about a private jet journey by two women in their 70s, neither of whom has ever flown before.
April 16, 2014
Although Dassault Falcon Jet’s current line of business jets satisfies the needs of buyers who want large, wide cabins, there is no Falcon Jet that flies as far as the ultra-long range Gulfstream G650 or upcoming Bombardier Global jets.
January 15, 2014
Jetcraft's Jahid Fazal-Karim
Jahid Fazal-Karim became co-owner of Jetcraft in 2008 after a successful career at Airbus and Bombardier.
October 16, 2013
Susan Aselage (left) with Sabreliner technician Ramona Wingerter.
Susan Aselage has been with St. Louis, Missouri-based Sabreliner since its inception in 1983, when she became its second employee. Today, nearly 200 people work for the diversified aviation-services company, which manufactures parts for new and used fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft and repairs and maintains existing aircraft.
September 10, 2013
 Jet Aviation will operate a fleet of 12 Bombardier Global Express aircraft on behalf of VistaJet in the U.S. market. (Photo: VistaJet)
Europe-based VistaJet is entering the U.S. private-lift market with two unexpected alliances.
September 5, 2013
Photo courtesy of Flexjet
Directional Aviation Capital—the company headed by Kenn Ricci that owns Flight Options, Sentient Jet, Nextant Aerospace and Constant Aviation—announced this morning that it is buying fractional provider Flexjet from Bombardier for $185 million.

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