Flying

Exit: The Brightest Side of Private Flying

The Special Olympics Games have profoundly impacted millions of people. Aircraft owners and operators help make the events possible.

Money

Flying Away from State Sales Taxes

Sales taxes offer an easy way for states to raise revenue, and business jets are a favorite target.

People

Center Stage: Harry Connick, Jr.

The multifaceted entertainer discusses his career, his business jet travel and his efforts to aid New Orleans musicians in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

Time Off

Philadelphia Cricket Club

After a complete restoration, it features an expanded course layout that testifies to the genius of designer A.W. Tillinghast.

Bizav Basics

That new-airplane smell

When you’re buying a jet, months of work culminate the moment you sign the papers. You’re finished with research, analysis, due diligence and inspections. You’ve had the last of your consultations with brokers, attorneys, accountants, pilots and mechanics. The marathon has been run and now you can reap the rewards.

 

Quote/Unquote

“I have an obligation to get you to your destination. You have an obligation to pay. What else is there? We don't need 24 pages of legalese.”

-VistaJet founder and chairman Thomas Flohr, on the company's unusually brief, easy-to-understand contracts