TRAQPak: March Private Jet Flights Up 13.5% Vs. February

With a big 13.5 % increase in private aviation flight activity from February to March, forecaster TRAQPak is predicting a 4.8% increase in overall flight activity year over year in April 2017. 

Embraer Delivers 400th Phenom 300 In Just 8 Years

In just under eight years Embraer Executive Jets has been able to churn out 400 of its popular Phenom 300 private jets. The delivery, according to business-to-business website AIN went to Naples, Florida-based EliteJets, founded by David Randolph, the founder of Personalization Mail. 

Going Behind The Scenes At NetJets

What’s it like to be a customer service representation at the world’s largest operator of private jets? What are some of the most memorable experiences? What will your NetJets CSR do to make that trip even more special? 

NetJets Pre-Tax Earnings Jump 19 Percent

NetJets pre-tax earnings increased 19% “primarily due to lower subcontracting expense and a decline in losses from aircraft impairments and dispositions,” according to parent company Berkshire Hathaway’s 2016 Annual Report. Those gains were “partly offset by increases in depreciation and restructuring,” the report stated. 

Fractional Provider PlaneSense Adds Cuba, Bermuda To Service Area

Fractional share provider PlaneSense is now authorized to fly its owners to seven different airports in Cuba. According to a report in business aviation trade publication, AIN flights to Cuba can be operated with its Pilatus PC-12 turboprop singles flying from South Florida. The company has also expanded to Bermuda. For flights to Bermuda, it only uses Nextant 400XTi twinjets.