Magician David Copperfield is the highest-grossing solo entertainer in history, with upwards of $4 billion in ticket sales. In collaboration with Francis Ford Coppola, he performed Dreams & Nightmares in 1996, which still retains the Broadway record for most tickets sold in a week. He has won 21 Emmy Awards and holds 11 Guinness World Records. His chiseled face adorns postage stamps in six countries.
The Special Olympics Games have profoundly impacted millions of people. Aircraft owners and operators help make the events possible.
Sales taxes offer an easy way for states to raise revenue, and business jets are a favorite target.
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.
A high-altitude trek in a remote African bamboo forest puts our correspondent face-to-face with humanity’s closest relatives.
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.
“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.”