Business Jet Traveler

July 18, 2016
An aircraft operated by NetJets, which pioneered the fractional field and remains the largest share provider. Photo: Barry Ambrose
Recent constriction in the fractional space and changes within the remaining programs are stacking the deck against shareowners, curbing rights, and cutting once-standard benefits, contend a pair of consultants who represent share buyers.
July 18, 2016
The Sunshine Kids
BJT readers—who represent one of the highest-net-worth magazine audiences anywhere—clearly have the means to contribute to a better world. To help you do that, we’re spotlighting one -deserving organization per issue.
July 18, 2016
Compère Lapin
If you’ve never previously been to New Orleans or a few years have passed since your last visit, you’ll surely head first for a culinary classic like Commander’s Palace or Antoine’s. But on night two or three, you’ll do well to try a fast-rising newcomer called Compère Lapin.
July 6, 2016
You probably receive periodic requests to vote your shares in the companies in which you own stock. And if you’re like most individual shareholders, you won’t exercise this right.
July 5, 2016
ILLUSTRATION: JOHN T. LEWIS
he Truth in Lending Act of 1968, requiring “full disclosure of the terms and conditions of finance charges in credit transactions,” was an unlikely inspiration for the FAA to enact a regulation requiring a “truth in leasing” clause in aircraft leases.
July 5, 2016
Art Dawley PHOTO: MARK WAGNER
Art Dawley is CEO of Wyvern Consulting, which for 25 years has provided risk-assessment and safety-audit services for the air charter industry and its customers.
July 5, 2016
ILLUSTRATION: JOHN T. LEWIS
From your vantage point in the cabin, do you feel most comfortable with a military-trained crew at the helm? Or does it make little difference to you where the front-seat occupants of your business jet cut their aeronautical teeth?
July 5, 2016
PHOTO: THOMAS R. PERO
I’ve admired the beauty of the wild trout found by President Thomas Jefferson’s Corps of Discovery since the first time I caught one while wading a sandy beach of Yellowstone Lake in the spring of 1974. The species is called “cutthroat” because of a vivid reddish-orange slash curving across each lower jaw.
July 5, 2016
PHOTO: HONDAJET
The views from a private jet can make for a sublime experience. You really do get the feeling of having “joined the tumbling mirth of sun-split clouds” and “chased the shouting wind,” to quote Royal Canadian Air Force pilot John Gillespie Magee Jr.’s stirring 1941 sonnet, “High Flight.”
July 3, 2016
Credit: Ian Whelan
A look at five of the most auspicious 2017-model luxury cars.

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