““When I made the film The Invention of Lying, they gave me a private jet for getting back and forth between New York and London. I thought, ‘I will never use it’ but I ended up using it every weekend. You turn up, right, and the airport is completely empty. I mean, there’s just someone at the desk and then the pilot, who says, ‘Are you ready to go?’ and you say, ‘Don’t you want to see my passport?’ and he goes, ‘Oh yeah, I suppose I’d better.’” ”
XOJet Offers a $19,000 Coast-to-Coast Flat Rate
Private aircraft charter operator XOjet has begun offering a fixed-price of $19,000 for a one-way, coast-to-coast flight on one of its Citation Xs. The deal applies to flights covering more than 4,000 airport pairs serving major East and West Coast
metropolitan areas, including Boston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. The price covers ground transportation at departure and arrival cities, standard catering and unlimited in-flight calling worldwide. And according to San Carlos, Calif.-based XOjet, customers for the program "will not pay any additional fees, repositioning costs, or face fuel surcharges."