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

Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote

When Honeywell International appointed Dave Cote as CEO and chairman in 2002, the world was in recession and the company was in dire straits. But Cote, whose hardscrabble New Hampshire childhood is well documented, was used to turning things around.

Time Off

Getaways: Gorilla Tracking in Rwanda

A high-altitude trek in a remote African bamboo forest puts our correspondent face-to-face with humanity’s closest relatives.

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