Special Reports

January 1, 2017
You’re busy. You expect the limousine to be ready when your aircraft touches down and to deliver you quickly and safely to your destination. You also expect to be productive—or relaxed—en route. Here are tips for selecting a limousine company that can meet those expectations.
October 2, 2016
People boarding a business jet.
A record-breaking 1,285 BJT subscribers responded to our 2016 Readers’ Choice survey—a 26 percent increase from last year. As promised, we have made a contribution on behalf of those subscribers to Corporate Angel Network, which arranges free flights on business aircraft to treatment centers for cancer patients and their families.
July 31, 2016
Banyan Air Service (Fort Lauderdale, Florida)
Fixed-base operations, or FBOs as they’re commonly known, are an essential part of business aviation. Besides offering handsomely equip- ped waiting areas for passengers and crew, many of these facilities deliver aircraft services such as fueling, deicing, maintenance, and shelter.
July 20, 2016
Airbus A318 Elite
As soon as its first owner departs from the manufacturer’s delivery center, a new airplane technically becomes used (or preowned). For various reasons, however, 10 years after an aircraft’s final production date is generally considered the milestone separating “newer” used business aircraft from “older” ones.
May 1, 2016
Like automobiles, business aircraft usually depreciate. But like high-end homes, they often gain value when owners make improvements. 
May 1, 2016
Photo courtesy of: Beautyandthebeastmalibu.com
The advantage of renting a private vacation property rather than a hotel room or suite are obvious: a luxury home can offer all of the comforts you could want, plus more privacy than hotels and resorts provide. 
April 14, 2016
It took five helicopter units from the Italian air force, navy and coast guard to rescue the passengers and crew of the Norman Atlantic car ferry after it caught fire on a crossing from Greece to Italy in late December 2014. The story of how passengers and crew were hauled to safety is remarkable, with the incident representing the one of the largest helicopter rescue missions in history.
March 13, 2016
Classroom after renovation
Affluent travelers have already explored London, Paris, and Rome; played golf on Scottish links; learned how to make pasta in Italy; and watched penguins waddle in Antarctica. Now many have moved beyond sun tanning and sightseeing. They want to continue to enjoy travel but also to use their skills and resources to benefit the places they visit.  
February 7, 2016
With the possible exception of nuclear-power plants, aviation is the most highly regulated industry I can think of. Laws and rules apply to every aspect of business flights, from where and when you can land to whether and how much you can pay for a flight. As a result, most everyone who works in business aviation exhibits an impressive awareness of legal requirements.
September 27, 2015
5th Annual Readers’ Choice Survey
More than a thousand subscribers responded to BJT’s  5th Annual Readers’ Choice Survey. Our thanks to all of you for taking the time to participate and helping us report on how well the industry is serving your needs.




“For us, it’s a business tool. When we were going over plans for the [G450’s] interior, they showed us linens to choose from. Linens? We didn’t care about linens. We’re kind of brown-bag guys. ”

-Taylor Guitars cofounder Kurt Listug