What is a fixed based operator?

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A fixed based operator, or FBO is a business which is given the authority by the airport to perform the following aeronautical services: -Fueling -Hangaring -Tie-down and parking -Aircraft rental -Aircraft maintenance -Flight instruction Most large commercial airline companies have full time staff whose job is to provide these services. However individuals or businesses that…

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Traveling to Washington D.C. after 9/11

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After the attacks on 9/11, overall faith and trust in flying was at an all time low. Nowhere was it felt more than among private charters headed towards D.C.’s Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). Only a few miles from the United States Capitol and just a mile from the Pentagon, DCA acts as an…

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International Travel Checklist

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Traveling internationally can be a challenging process. It’s important for even the most experienced travelers to cover all bases. Below is a checklist of important things to remember as you plan your trip. 1. Contacts: In the event that a last minute change needs to be made to the itinerary, its important to keep a…

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Four Top Charter Destinations

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Las Vegas You know what they say about Vegas, it’s always better to charter a private jet to get there. Enjoy all the breathtaking hotels, casinos, and restaurants Vegas has to offer without the hassle of a long commute and security checkpoints. Whether you’re planning a getaway with that special someone, bachelor party, birthday, or…

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FAQ about Private Jet Charters

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How do I get started looking for a Private Jet? You can fill out the itinerary of your trip on our easy to use request a quote form. Let us know when and where you plan to leave from, the time and date, how many passengers, and any other details that you think might be…

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Plane Profile: A look inside the Hawker 800XP

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The luxurious Hawker 800 XP is perfect for parties of 6-8. The Hawker 800 XP can ascend to 37,000 feet in just 20 minutes. This makes it built to endure long international trips, however its efficient use of space makes it ideal for short-range trips as well. The cabin of the Hawker 800XP is fashioned…

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Private Jets 101

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If you’re considering chartering a Private Jet for the first time, here are a few things to remember, as well as some good tips to make the process as smooth as possible. Luggage / Baggage Make sure you have a good idea about how many passengers you will be traveling with, and how much baggage…

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Top 5 Reasons to Charter a Jet

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Many people dismiss the idea of chartering a private jet strictly because it is cheaper to fly commercial.  Here are 5 reasons why chartering a private jet may be a better alternative for your next trip. Delays I am sure we all have a story about how we’ve been stuck at the airport longer than…

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12 Passengers First class or Business New York to Paris Many of us have never looked into chartering a private aircraft based on the belief that the cost will far exceed a typical commercial flight. In the past, this may have been the case, but our recent study proves otherwise. Here is an example of…

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