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10 Things You Need to Know About Flying with Pets

Flying private with pets has become an increasingly popular way of travel given the strict rules and regulations passengers are subject to on commercial flights. Having your pet treated closer to luggage than a passenger in cargo probably doesn’t sit well with most owners who see their pets as family members. As experts in pet travel, Magellan Jets can schedule rest-stops, place toys on board, and even have crews assigned that are extra pet-friendly. Here are some key things you’ll want to know to ensure your pet has the most comfortable flight experience.

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Hawker 800XP vs Citation Excel: A Side-by-Side Comparison

There is much more than meets the eye to both the Hawker 800XP and the Citation Excel. Each of these midsize aircraft offer spacious cabins, high cruising speeds and range that can match almost any of the aircraft in their class. Let’s compare these two jets that have become a favorite in the midsize category.

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Top Fall Destinations to Visit This Season

Fall is one of the premier times for tourists to check out the beautiful colors and scenery as the leaves turn orange. There is no shortage of places to make a weekend trip to either. You can enjoy music, beer and art festivals in all of these cities as you explore the fall foliage.

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Pilot Review: Hawker 400XP

As a light jet, the Hawker 400XP is perfect for short or mid-range missions, as it combines speed and a spacious cabin. Considered one of

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Get There Faster in the Gulfstream G280

Although succeeding the Gulfstream G200 in 2012, the G280 is not a replacement but an entirely new jet that delivers results beyond previous expectations. As a super midsize aircraft, the G280 can help accomplish business or personal goals with greater speed and range. At a maximum range of 3,600nm, the Gulfstream G280 is faster and more powerful than any other jet in its class.

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Long Range Meets Large Cabin in the Gulfstream G200

Formally known as the Galaxy, the G200 was produced by Gulfstream Aerospace until 2011. Although an early generation jet and one of the first within the Gulfstream series, this aircraft is just as successful as when it first hit the market. Combining a large cabin, considerable range, and constant reliability, the G200 is ideal for fulfilling long distance trips in style and comfort.

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What Can Happen If You Overpromise a Customer

**Originally published in Fortune Magazine
Mistakes happen. It is a part of business, but the true test isn’t the mistake you make, but how you handle it which will speak volumes to your customer. Joshua Hebert, CEO of Magellan Jets, recently shared his thoughts with Fortune on making mistakes in the workplace.

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Pilot Review: Hawker 800XP

Replacing the Hawker 800 in 1995, the Hawker Beechcraft Hawker 800XP is similar in quality but offers improved capabilities and performance. Even though production for this aircraft ended in 2005, there are still hundreds of Hawker 800XPs in operation today and the aircraft is considered one of the most successful in the private jet market.

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Pilot Review: Embraer Phenom 300

Built by Embraer Executive Jets, the Phenom 300 is a popular aircraft choice among Magellan Jets charter clients and surpasses many other light jet aircrafts in its category. Elegant yet affordable, the Phenom 300 has several unique qualities that give passengers an experience they will remember.

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Pilot Review: The Gulfstream G600

Offering uncompromising travel to passengers, the all new Gulfstream G600 will succeed the G550 when it begins making deliveries to customers in 2018. With a spacious cabin and long range capability, the G600 is one of the newest and finest aircrafts to join the Gulfstream family fleet.

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World Travel Awards Names The Katara Suite in Milan, Italy The Most Luxurious Hotel Suite In The World

The 2016 World Travel Awards (WTA) have come and gone, and for the second straight year, the most luxurious hotel suite in the world resides in Milan, Italy. The Katara Suite at the Excelsior Hotel Gallia was chosen by a panel of industry experts from the WTA among many resorts and destinations all over the world.
So what’s it like to spend a night in the suite with 11,000 square feet?
Excelsior Gallia

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Boost Business Productivity in the Global 7000

With the creation of the Global 7000 comes many firsts for Bombardier business aircrafts. The brand new aircraft redefines the business of jet travel with its expansive four-zone cabin and a reserved crew area. This sprawling jet can hold up to 17 passengers and is sure to meet your business goals. Successfully completing its first flight on November 4, 2016, the Global 7000 is scheduled to enter into service later in 2018.

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Fly Farther With the Falcon 8X

As one of the newest jets to hit the market, the Falcon 8X is a long range business jet offering several variations to its cabin layout. Becoming FAA and EASA certified in the summer of 2016, the Falcon 8X will begin making deliveries to customers all over the world in the coming months.

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De-Icing and What to Expect this Winter Season

In many areas of the country, fall is a distant memory in the rear view mirror (or the “birds-eye” camera view on your jet!). With frost soon settling in throughout the country, de-icing trucks will soon be a familiar vehicle on taxiways at many airports. Of course de-icing is a very important safety precaution that should not be avoided or rushed. Depending on the amount of precipitation, type of fluid used, and size of aircraft you’ll be traveling on, costs will vary.

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Exploring the Amphibious Icon A5

Inspired by the simplicity and power of a sports car, the Icon A5 is a light sport aircraft that is meant for consumers who want the joy of flying without the time and dedication it takes to learn. The two-seater amphibious plane requires only 20 hours of training to safely operate.

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How To Make The Most Of Your Trip To Aspen

As we turn the corner into the month of December, Aspen becomes one of the most coveted spots for private travelers to jet to. Although Aspen is known for its slopes (and rightfully so), there is plenty more to entertain a crowd whether you are looking for a romantic getaway or a fun-filled family weekend.

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