XOJET Partners with Etihad Airways to Provide Exclusive Travel Benefits

Today, we are embarking on a private-commercial partnership that breaks new ground for ultra-high-net-worth flyers traveling internationally from leading private jet brand to leading international airline, Etihad Airways.
Etihad Airways A380

XOJET makes its film debut in Runner Runner, starring Ben Affleck, Justin Timberlake and Gemma Arterton

October 3, 2013  |  Private Jet, XOJET

It’s not every day an XOJET plane makes it into an action-packed, blockbuster film. But when it does, ever wonder what it takes? Catch our plane in exciting scenes of the upcoming release of “Runner Runner,” the result of nearly 5 weeks of planning, support from 30 aviation experts, and a $21+ Million Dollar XOJET Bombardier Challenger 300. Read on as we take you into our own behind the scenes:

Conversations kicked off between XOJET and 20th Century Fox a month before the big shoot. To make it all happen, industry…

Private jet takeoff in Carlsbad, CA

July 4, 2013  |  Private Jet

Ever wondered what a Citation X takeoff looks like? Check out this video of an XOJET takeoff from Braedon Lash at McClellan–Palomar Airport in Carlsbad, CA.

Q&A with Nora Jacobsen, XOJET Challenger 300 co-pilot

In honor of the 2013 Women in Aviation Conference, the XOJET Blog has been running a series of profiles of some of the great women who work at XOJET. We recently spoke with Nora Jacobsen, who stopped by XOJET’s booth at the 2012 conference and ended up joining us in July 2012—a month after retiring from a 20-year career as a U.S. Navy pilot. She’s now a co-pilot on the XOJET Challenger 300 super-mid-size jet.

XOJET Blog: Talk about your role at XOJET and what your responsibilities are.

Nora: I’m a co-pilot…

An Aviation App Designed for Pilots, by a Pilot

April 1, 2013  |  Private Jet, Private Jet Charter, XOJET

As is the case with most innovations, it was the desire to make life easier that inspired former XOJET captain Joe Dickinson to create one of the most comprehensive aviation iPad/iPhone applications on the market: the Aviation Pilot Duty & Performance Calculator.

Commercial pilots must follow strict guidelines for determining—down to the minute—whether reached the on-duty flight time allowed by FAA regulations.

“We fly a lot and we often have 14-hour work days,” said Dickinson. “It can feel hard to muster the brainpower to do calculations when you’re hungry and tired.”

What makes…

Born on the 4th of July: Q&A with Brad Stewart, XOJET’s New CEO

Aviation was a theme in Brad Stewart’s life even before he was born: His parents met on a charter jet flight—he was a professional hockey player, she was a flight attendant. When Stewart’s father retired from hockey, the family settled first in Cleveland—where Stewart was born on the U.S. bicentennial, July 4, 1976—and then in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, where Stewart grew up. He took his first flying lessons at the age of 19 and has been an aviation enthusiast ever since.

Stewart pursued a successful career in management consulting and private…

XOJET Asks: Where Would You Take a Private Jet for the Holidays? (New Year’s Edition)

January 7, 2013  |  Private Jet

As we put away our holiday decorations and re-apply our noses to the proverbial grindstone, the XOJET Blog brings you one last answer to the question: If you could take a private jet anywhere in the world for the holidays, where would you go and why?

Edda Gudmundsdottir, Stylist
If I could take a jet anywhere in the world this holiday season, it would be to Iceland! The name says it all for a perfect winter wonderland holiday, cool landscape and hot nightlife. Snow sledging on a glacier, drinking blue champagne cocktails under…

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…