Buyers' Guide - China Edition

April 20, 2015
Cessna Citation Sovereign+ on the tarmac.
A major makeover renders a popular midsize jet even more appealing.
April 20, 2015
Dassault Falcon 8X
A look at the newly designed models set to enter service during the next few years.
April 20, 2015
Business jet flying away.
Activity in China has slowed a bit, but that’s good news for some.
April 19, 2015
Surf Air offers members unlimited San Francisco/Los Angeles flights for a flat monthly fee. (Photo courtesy of Surf Air)
No consumer likes a surprise on the bill, unless, of course, it’s the rare happy surprise. But lots of companies seem to consider inflated invoices integral to the business plan. As we all know from too much experience, the ploy works like this: hook the customer with a low advertised price, then hit him with extra charges.
April 10, 2015
Here's a guide to late-model business aircraft.
April 9, 2014
Frank Gehry's work on display at the National Museum of China
中文内容请参看下面的PDF文件 One of architecture’s greatest minds talks about why that field matters—and why business jets do, too. 
April 9, 2014
Embraer Legacy 450
中文内容请参看下面的PDF文件 The Brazilian airframer promised a “game changer,” and it is delivering.
April 9, 2014
Bombardier Learjet 75
中文内容请参看下面的PDF文件 Some new or dramatically upgraded business jets have recently been certified and manufacturers anticipate FAA approval for 19 more models over the next several years. Assuming the global economy improves, demand for them should be strong. Here's a look at the latest biz jet crop. .
April 9, 2014
中文内容请参看下面的PDF文件  It’s new, stunning and fundamentally different from the country’s 500 or so other courses.
April 9, 2014
Large-cabin bizliners such as this Airbus ACJ318 offer the ultimate in comfort and space, with many often having separate living room, dining area and bedroom.
中文内容请参看下面的PDF文件  When the only thing that will suffice is your own home and office in the sky, these jets can deliver.




““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