Archive for January, 2012

Booking Private Jet Flights for Ski Season

January 31, 2012  |  Travel Booking and Tips

Flying into mountain airports for the ski season takes a little bit of planning. Here are three tips for making sure you get safely to and from the slopes.

XOJET Citation X in Aspen, CO.
Image courtesy of XOJET pilot Brinton Johnson.

1. Make sure you arrive before sunset.

In order to provide you with the highest level of safety, XOJET doesn’t operate into mountain airports at night unless they can provide electronic precision course guidance. Currently, only the airport in Rifle, Colorado, offers this type of approach. If you need to arrive in…

XOJET outpaces the industry with 30% year-over-year growth

January 31, 2012  |  XOJET

XOJET flight hours in 2011 increased 30% over 2010, again outpacing the 5% growth of the overall private aviation industry. XOJET has also announced the addition of a third fleet type to meet the demand which has consistently exceeded its capacity. By further expanding the largest fleet of owner-operated private jets in the U.S. and introducing Preferred Access™ and the Coast2Coast™ flight programs, XOJET expects to continue its momentum in offering its customers the best in private aviation. Read more of the latest press release at http://ht.ly/8MkGW

 

Ready, Jet, Go!

January 31, 2012  |  XOJET

‎Malibu Magazine describes how XOJET became the Next Best Thing in private air travel. (Hint: It’s a concept called “mass customization.”) http://ht.ly/8ytVG.

“Valley Girl Show” Interview with XOJET CEO Blair LaCorte

January 31, 2012  |  XOJET

Jesse Draper of the Valley Girl Show interviews XOJET CEO Blair LaCorte aboard an XOJET Challenger 300.

Blair LaCorte Fueled by Innovation

January 31, 2012  |  XOJET

C-Suite Quarterly Magazine features XOJET CEO Blair LaCorte in its Winter edition which focuses on the innovators who are revolutionizing their industries. Read how Blair LaCorte is reshaping the private jet industry at http://ht.ly/8M9KC.

Meet XOJET CEO Blair LaCorte

January 31, 2012  |  XOJET

LAC Magazine steps inside the world of XOJET CEO Blair LaCorte, who talks about the journey that has led up to leading the fastest growing private aviation company in history. From growing up in his family’s private jet charter company to his initial position as an XOJET investor at TPG, LaCorte has never been one to follow the path set by others. This is evident in the way he has led XOJET to differentiate itself in the market; not only by giving the XOJET fleet a distinctive paint job, but…

XOJET orders 12 Hawker 800XP aircraft from Hawker Beechcraft

January 31, 2012  |  XOJET Fleet

The XOJET Hawker 800XP

It was an exciting NBAA for XOJET last October when it announced the order for 12 Hawker 800XP aircraft from Hawker Beechcraft. This addition compliments the coast-to-coast range of the XOJET fleet of super-mid size private jets with a new option that is perfect for customers who wish a smaller aircraft for their shorter range flights. Read more of Hawker Beechcraft’s press release at http://ht.ly/8M3k4.

XOJET Challenger 300 video for MOCA’s beach party at Art Basel Miami

January 27, 2012  |  Events

XOJET from sage seb on Vimeo.

The XOJET Challenger 300 as art! XOJET commissioned producer Sage Seb to create a video for the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles. The video, featuring the artwork of Dalek, debuted at MOCA director Jeffrey Deitch’s beach party at Art Basel Miami in December. Read more on MOCA’s blog, The Curve.