Recently Chad Trautvetter, one of my AIN colleagues, was asked on his Facebook page if he honestly believes owning a corporate jet makes sense. “Would you buy one?” he was asked. Chad’s response was that if he had the money he’d definitely buy one, and I agree completely. Let me give you an example why.
Jet Support Services, a provider of hourly-cost maintenance programs for business aviation, has teamed with Avfuel’s flight planning company, Avplan Trip Support, to offer clients the resources to manage any unexpected maintenance issues that arise. Under the terms of the agreement, Avplan customers will have access to JSSI’s global team by contacting their Avplan agent, who will connect them with a JSSI technical advisor in the geographic area where the aircraft is located.
The editors of Business Jet Traveler magazine have assembled a special section on BJTonline.com, where you’ll find variously whimsical, provocative and informative lists of everything from hotels to headphones.
British executive aviation catering firm Royalblue (Stand 2303) has acquired Cuisine Air to form Royalblue Cuisine, a new company to serve operators flying in and out of the UK. In addition to its range of European and Asian cuisine, Royalblue serves freshly made sushi and Middle Eastern dishes.
British business aviation catering firm Royalblue has acquired Cuisine Air to form Royalblue Cuisine, a new company to serve operators flying in and out of the UK. In addition to its range of European and Asian cuisine, Royalblue serves freshly made sushi and Middle Eastern dishes. The company now serves all major London airports, as well as regional airports such as Bristol, Birmingham, Leeds and Southampton.
Today CitationAir by Cessna announced an alliance with The Eliot Hotel, a historic boutique hotel in downtown Boston. Through this new relationship, guests of The Eliot Hotel will be eligible for “unique benefits” to fly privately with CitationAir, including 50 percent off the minimum purchase of a Citation Air Jet Card, a discount that could be as much as a $50,000, the company said. For CitationAir customers, The Eliot Hotel will offer exclusive guaranteed rates for a one-bedroom suite when they visit Boston.
For decades, designers have created cup holders with the idea that, like military uniforms, one size fits all, with roughly the same results. One size fits almost nothing. Cups and glasses that are smaller tip over; those with a handle simply won’t fit. And with designers’ recent penchant for odd shapes, such as the square Fiji water bottle, it is a game of trying to fit the square peg in the round hole.
Steve Forbes was the keynote speaker at Wednesday night’s ABACE gala dinner held at the Hongqiao Hilton hotel. The U.S. businessman, who is chairman of the Forbes Media group, is a passionate advocate for business aviation.
The award for design excellence is presented annually by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Center for Architecture, Art and Urban Studies in Dublin, Ireland.
Reuben Brothers acquired the London Heliport in Battersea from Andrew Davis today, adding to an aviation portfolio that includes London Oxford Airport . The heliport, which is located on the River Thames and allows easy access to London’s West End and city center, is the only CAA-licensed one in London. PremiAir, which is still owned by Davis, is one of the most frequent users of the heliport.