Jahid Fazal-Karim became co-owner of Jetcraft in 2008 after a successful career at Airbus and Bombardier. At the time, the business jet brokerage firm had only 12 employees, but today it has approximately 40 in offices throughout the world. Though widely regarded as one of the top brokers in a notoriously cutthroat industry, Fazal-Karim is known for being humble, generous and self-aware. Here, he discusses his family, his remarkable upbringing and his rules for doing business.
Rental cars, hotel rooms, airline tickets—you can comparison shop and buy them all online relatively easily. So given business aviation’s devotion to innovation and its emphasis on time savings and efficiency, why can’t you search for and book a charter flight on the Web with the same level of ease?
A company tried to connect private pilots with prospective passengers, but the FAA nixed its plans.
Tony Robbins needs to perform at his peak when he’s leading seminars for thousands of people, which he does regularly all over the world. To help make this possible, the life and business strategist has been flying privately for over two decades.
A look at five of the most auspicious 2017-model luxury cars.
BJT recently visited the New York International Auto Show to see what automakers have in store for the 2017 model year. With product portfolios diversifying more than ever, there’s something for every taste, whether you’re interested in performance, luxury, technology, or all of the above. Here are a handful of our favorites from the show.
With prices at historic lows, inventories high, and retrofit options able to transform old airframes into like-new airplanes, will there ever be a better time to buy a preowned aircraft? Possibly, should the long slide in preowned prices that began in 2008 continue. Still, great opportunities for buyers await right now. Just be sure you enlist the help of a broker who possesses the technology that has become so crucial to these deals.
““CEOs go to their vacation homes just after companies report favorable news, and CEOs return to headquarters right before subsequent news is released. More good news is released when CEOs are back at work, and CEOs appear not to leave headquarters at all if a firm has adverse news to disclose. When CEOs are away from the office, stock prices behave quietly with sharply lower volatility. Volatility increases immediately when CEOs return to work.” —David Yermack, a New York University finance professor, whose recently released study shows a correlation between when CEOs take their private jets on vacation and movements in their companies’ stock price ”