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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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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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Four Tips To Make the Most of Your Time in the Air

There’s nothing more frustrating than lost time when you’re traveling for business. Staying efficient is a big part of staying ahead – even in the air. However, many travelers are unaware of the outlets at their disposal when flying private.

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Why You Should Know Who Is Handling Your Next Flight

If you don’t know the team who is handling your next flight, you probably should. Most private flyers only meet a small handful of the people directly involved in making their trip go smoothly. Magellan Jets implements a multi-step process from a team of professionals for both our membership and charter options to ensure our clients receive safe, seamless and on-time travel. We are so confident in our process, we want all of our customers to know how we operate.

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10 Luxury Gift Ideas To Get Mom On Mother’s Day

Let’s face it. Your mom deserves the world for raising you, and maybe a diamond necklace to go along with it. Although every son or daughter would love to send mom on a luxurious getaway for Mother’s Day, it may not be in the cards this year. Magellan Jets knows what gifts make our mothers who fly with us feel loved and appreciated. Here are 10 luxury gift ideas to show mom just how much she means to you on her big day.

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Inc. Magazine Features Magellan Jets College Tours Package

After a successful 2015 campaign, Magellan Jets re-launched its college tours package in early April. The 10 hour jet cards are available through June 2016 and give parents the opportunity to be there every step of the way in the most important decision of their child’s life. Recently, Zoe Henry of Inc Magazine, caught up with Magellan Jets co-founder and president, Anthony Tivnan to delve into the benefits of this program for parents and children.

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Headed To The Kentucky Derby? 9 Things You Must Know

The Kentucky Derby ranks as one of the most popular private jet destinations in the world every year. Stars come from far and wide to flaunt their Sunday best as they touch down in Louisville in style. There is much to be seen and many things to know if you’re planning a trip to The Derby. As one of the industries most experienced travel providers to the Kentucky Derby, Magellan Jets gives you nine things you need to know for your trip to Churchill Downs.

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4 Ways Jet-Specific Memberships Elevate Your Private Travel Experience

Choosing the right private travel provider is more than just getting from point A to point B, it is a lifestyle choice. Whether it is for business, personal, or most importantly, family, passengers want to feel like they are in the right hands when getting to their destination. Between maintenance issues and aircraft availability, a trip can quickly be derailed with unexpected changes that can arise. Here are four reasons why Jet-Specific membership, offered exclusively at Magellan Jets, makes private travel safe and seamless.

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Traveling To Cuba? What You Must Know Right Now

Early in 2016, the U.S. expanded their list of reasons American citizens are allowed to travel to Cuba. However, even with the expansion, many Americans are still wondering how to obtain legal clearance. Who can travel to Cuba? What’s an acceptable category of travel? What visa’s and verifications are needed? As the industry’s most trusted and experienced travel advisor to Cuba, Magellan Jets breaks down all the fine details of what it takes to get there.

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Debunking 5 Common Myths About Private Jet Travel

Private jet travel can improve the entire flight experience in countless ways. Whether you are traveling for business or for pleasure, flying private can help you to avoid the headaches of the airport while enjoying a peaceful and comfortable trip. Unfortunately, there are several myths swirling around private travel that deter many from booking their flight.

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Magellan Jets Re-Launches College Tour Packages

With college tour season in full swing, finding time to visit your chilld’s dream school can be quite a hassle when it is located across the country. For a decision directly impacting your child’s future, it is important to see all aspects of the college, including the campus. To help parents be there every step of the way, Magellan Jets is offering a tour package to make a visit to every school on the list attainable for the whole family.

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Need Supplemental Lift? 4 Things To Consider

Whether it’s for personal or business reasons, using supplemental lift can be a huge asset for all your travel needs. There is a lot to consider when choosing a provider which can make the process very daunting. Your time, money, and safety are important so make sure you choose a provider who meets the highest level of all your requirements. Here are 4 things Magellan Jets thinks you need to consider before choosing your supplemental lift provider.

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5 Things You May Not Know About Magellan Jets

After a monumental year of growth in 2015, Magellan Jets is continuing the trend in 2016. There have been some exciting new developments with more to come before year’s end. From new membership deals to prestigious awards, there are things you may have missed during the year of rapid growth. Here are 5 things you may not know about Magellan Jets.

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10 International Destinations To See This Summer

Summer is an ideal time for the international traveler to start crossing destinations off their bucket list. Many of our customers are beginning to explore Magellan Jets’ membership programs to get them around the world this summer. So here are 10 international destinations we’d recommend this summer.

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Boston Business Journal Names Magellan Jets to Fast 50 List

The Boston Business Journal recently named Magellan Jets to its annual list of the fastest-growing private companies in Massachusetts for the third consecutive year. This ranking will be published in the April 22 weekly edition of the Boston Business Journal and will include 76 companies – the top 50 of which will be recognized at an event on April 21 called “Fast 50”, formerly known as “Pacesetters”.

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Flying Private? The Top 3 Jets For Your Business

According to the National Business Aviation Association, employees save 3 hours and are 50% more productive when flying private instead of commercial. More and more companies are investing in a business aircraft to maximize their employees productivity. Through the Magellan Jets’ jet-specific membership program, your company can have access to the top jets built for your business. Here are the top 3 business aircraft that your company should be looking at in 2016.

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6 Things To Know For The 2016 Masters

The Masters rank as one of the most popular private jet destinations in the world every year. It’s no surprise the weeks leading up to them are some of the most exciting times here at Magellan Jets with everyone trying to book a flight. The Masters officially tee-off three weeks from today on April 7th, in Augusta, Georgia, which got Magellan Jets thinking about some of the biggest things to look out for this year both on and off the course.

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5 Reasons a Gulfstream G450 Is An Investment Your Company Needs To Make In 2016

When the Gulfstream G450 was introduced to the world, The Financial Times referred to it as a “high-speed time saver”. The long-range business jet has certainly lived up to it’s name. With the ability to fly nonstop from New York to Sao Paulo, Brazil, the G450 is giving companies back their most valuable asset, time. Since Magellan Jets is offering up to 6 free hours in a G450 for a limited time only with new memberships, now is the perfect time to see why the aircraft has earned such a loyal following. Here are five ways a Gulfstream G450 can help your company in 2016.

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9 Reasons Why Companies Find Value In Supplemental Lift

According to a study done by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), 98% of Business Week’s best brands are using a business aircraft. The correlation is no coincidence. Top executives have learned that when it comes to your business needs, you have to expect the unexpected. Supplemental lift has become a very popular way of travel for companies as they cannot predict when their aircraft will be down for maintenance or a simultaneous trip will arise. A private jet membership with Magellan Jets will help you stay prepared no matter what comes up offering all the benefits of ownership without the hassle.

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11 Questions We Get Asked Every Day

When it comes to flying private, we know that our customers are looking for safety, privacy, efficiency and more space than what commercial airlines offer. Your private aviation consultants along with the flight support and sourcing departments at Magellan Jets are working hard to make sure every detail of your trip is handled with the outmost care. Here are some of the questions we get asked every day.

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6 Ways Private Aviation Can Help Your Business

Business is about efficiency, finding the best way to do something, and presenting a new idea that will save people time and money. Even the executives who have made it big in business need to rely on transportation to get them to their important meetings. Private aviation has significantly streamlined this piece of the corporate puzzle, and innovated a solution to one of the only obstacles holding back the successful icons of the business world. Here are 6 ways private aviation can help your business, too.

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