23 business aircraft arrive at EBACE using alternative fuels

Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuels (SAJF)

It represents a record number of airplanes arriving at the conference powered by sustainable alternative jet fuels (SAJF)

A total of 23 business aircraft arrived at Geneva Airport for the annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) using alternative fuels, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced.

The Aircraft that participated in this first-ever EBACE SAJF Fly-In are showcased at the event’s static display. While Gulfstream flew a G450 across the Atlantic Ocean in 2011, the focus comes as U.S. politicians have stepped up rhetoric about aviation’s impact on the economy.

EBACE European Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition 2019
Twenty-three business aircraft that arrived powered by sustainable, alternative fuels will be on display at EBACE this week in Geneva, Switzerland.

“Today, it is more evident than ever how unified our industry is in working toward the goal of continually reducing emissions through innovation,” said NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen. “Business aviation has always led the way in promoting technologies that advance the sustainability of flight, and it is appropriate that we highlight our focus in this area through this record-setting fly-in.”

JetCard Plus, Ascension Air both have gone offline

Steve Mnuchin private jet

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was recently awarded $219,692 against JetCard Plus

Two companies selling jet cards look like they have turned off the lights, at least in terms of having active websites. Ascension Air, an Atlanta-based operator selling shares and jet cards, which is under fire from upset customers, has seen its website offline for more than a week. At the same time, JetCard Plus, a Miami-based broker of jet cards no longer appears to have a working website. Bloomberg reports on May 14 a Florida court ordered JetCard Plus Inc. of Miami to pay $219,692 to Steven T. Mnuchin Inc. Google indicates its office location closed and its phone number is no longer active.

A new restaurant list for private jet travelers

Best Rooftop Restaurant Guide

The Ultimate Restaurant Guide for Private Jet Travelers combines memorable views, great dining, and time-saving convenience

For private jet users, their planes are time machines, giving them back valuable hours every time they fly. Recognizing that even when they are on the ground, business aircraft fliers are often trying to maximize their time, our sister publication, DG Amazing Experiences, a weekly travel e-newsletter for private jet owners, and Private Jet Card Comparisons, have combined to put together a restaurant guide specifically designed for those of you who are often up in the air.

World's best rooftop restaurants
View from L’Oiseau Blanc at Peninsula Paris; In the header GB Rooftop Restaurant at the Hotel Grand Bretagne in Athens.

Air Partner joins The Modern Concierge to offer wellness getaways

Air Partner

Jet card broker Air Partner has been promoting luxury travel experiences via partnerships

Air Partner said it has partnered with The Modern Concierge to offer personalized 3, 4, 5 and 7-day wellness getaways for its JetCard jet card members. It follows similar partnerships with Quintessentially Travel and Camper & Nicholson covering luxury travel and yacht charters.

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