Archive for December, 2012

XOJET Asks: Where Would You Take a Private Jet for the Holidays?

December 20, 2012  |  Private Jet

Today we give you more answers to the question we asked subjects of previous XOJET 10 posts and profiles: If you could take a private jet anywhere in the world this holiday season, where would you go and why?

Anthony Giglio, Wine Wise Guy
If I could jet anywhere in the world this holiday season, I would charter an XOJET Citation X to Asia, a part of the world I’ve yet to visit. I’m dying to eat my way through Hong Kong, and then island hop from Phuket to Bali. Read Anthony’s XOJET…

XOJET Asks: Where Would You Take a Private Jet for the Holidays?

December 18, 2012  |  Private Jet

Tis’ the season, and what time of year is one more deserving (or in need!) of a dream destination than the holidays? So the XOJET Blog asked the subjects of previous XOJET 10 posts and profiles to answer one simple question: If you could take a private jet anywhere in the world this holiday season, where would it be and why?

Tony Chambers, Editor-in-Chief, Wallpaper* Magazine
It has to be Marfa, Texas. It’s been on ‘my list’ for 20 years and Donald Judd has never been more relevant. I can’t believe I still haven’t…

3 Tips on Booking a Private Jet Charter Flight to Mountain Airports

December 12, 2012  |  Travel Booking and Tips

As ski season approaches, XOJET flights to and from mountain airports are booking fast. Because flying into mountain airports requires a bit more planning than your average private jet charter flight, we’re re-posting the tips we gave last season so you can spend less time planning and more time on the slopes.

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,…

Q&A with Eric Shiner, Director, The Andy Warhol Museum

December 6, 2012  |  XOJET Profiles

After graduating in 1994 from the University of Pittsburgh with a double major in art history and Japanese, Eric Shiner began a one-year internship at The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh the week it opened its doors. He went on to become an expert in contemporary Chinese and Japanese art, and in 2008, he received a phone call from the then-director of The Warhol, asking him if he would like to become the Milton Fine Curator of Art. Shiner accepted the offer and returned to his hometown. He became director…