Business Jet Traveler

May 12, 2015
Pilot and copilot in a business jet cabin.
There’s new talk of eliminating copilots. Bad idea, says our columnist.
May 12, 2015
Barren beach landscape. (Photo: Fotolia)
You may find yourself planning a second visit to Iceland before the first one even ends.
May 4, 2015
A view of the rugged woodland of the Dahlonega Plateau in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.
Creating the beautiful par-72 Currahee Club course required powerful bulldozers—and chutzpah.
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 27, 2015
Local street food, arancini balls.
Palermo’s Hippest Restaurant
April 27, 2015
Boeing 767 on the tarmac.
Feeling cramped in your large-cabin bizjet? Maybe you need one of these.
April 20, 2015
Illustration of pile of paperwork and business jet engine
Governmental agencies demand that aircraft owners maintain voluminous, detailed records. Specialized software can help.
April 20, 2015
Sunset view from the deck of a yacht.
The task of buying a yacht is much like assembling a jigsaw puzzle: all the pieces must fit together perfectly. Here’s help.
April 12, 2015
You can think of the government as partners. If your investment does well, you'll make more and so will the government.
Most of the time, it’s smart to get a job done sooner rather than later. When it comes to paying taxes, though, the opposite is often true: putting the taxman off as long as the law allows can be a powerful tool in building wealth, assuming the cost of deferring isn’t too steep.
April 12, 2015
Compared with the Cessna Citation Mustang, the Phenom 100 cruises 50 knots faster and weighs 1,000 pounds more (at maximum takeoff weight)
It's no wonder that Embraer has delivered more than 300 of its Phenom 100 entry-level jets since 2009. Fast and spacious for its class–with a top speed of 390 knots and now room for up to eight occupants–the aircraft resonates with smaller companies charter companies and individual owners.

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““It’s not so much a frenzy as it was before, but in the long term it’s going in the right direction.” ”

-Carey Matthews, general manager of Shanghai Hawker Pacific Business Aviation Service Centre at Hongqiao International Airport, on the business aviation market in China.