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Elevate by Magellan Jets

Introducing Elevate by Magellan Jets: The First Membership with a Satisfaction Guarantee. We’ve been at this for over 10 years now, and through our challenges

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Bombardier Challenger 300

Bombardier’s Challenger 300 dominates the super midsize jet category with impressive range and exceptional fuel efficiency. Its big and roomy cabin offers passengers more than

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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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5 Reasons a Private Jet Card is Essential in 2016

Looking forward to ringing in the new year with positive changes in mind? Make your resolution commit to you just as much as you commit to it with the modern convenience of a private jet card. Magellan Jets’s 25 hour card, will take your new year to the next level. Here are the reasons a private jet card will prove essential in 2016.

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Super Bowl 50 Hour Membership

The Super Bowl is one of the most traveled events via private jet in the United States. When you fly privately to the Super Bowl this year, you will need a team who knows the logistics to get you in and out of airports without any hassles. In honor of the Super Bowl’s 50th anniversary, we are offering a free upgrade on your flight to the big game with the purchase of 50 hours or more on your membership in January.

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3 Signs A Jet Card is Happening in Your Near Future

With so many options available for private travel, it might be overwhelming to pinpoint which investment matches your business and lifestyle best. If you have ever considered a jet card as an option for your private travel, you might be on the right track. Jet membership offers some of the best flexibility in the private aviation industry and as Business Jet Traveler points out, the benefits are quite clear. Let’s review!

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3 Things That Are Taking the Aviation Industry by Storm

Or, “A few things we are excited about from the most recent National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA) convention and exhibition”. Being in the private aviation industry, we are always excited to stay in the know on all things aviation. Here are our top three:
1) HondaJet is here.
Yes, really. Private jet owners and enthusiasts will be thrilled to learn that after over 20 years of extensive research and development, the world’s most advanced light jet has arrived. Built around the pilot, with intiuitive touch-screen technology, it offers more spacial cockpit and greater visibility. Honda promises it is the fastest, most fuel efficient, and highest flying light jet in its class. Honda expects to receive the FAA certification very soon at which point it will start delivering the plane to customers.
Source: HondaJet

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Try Before You Fly!

We now invite you to experience Jet Membership that is customized to your unique needs for just 10 hours.
For a limited time, you are able to “test drive” jet membership before deciding which jet card option is right for you. With 10 programs, and 8 specific jet categories, this 10 hour trial membership will allow you to purchase different aircraft types in small increments.

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CNBC: Private Jet Charter Cuts Member Fees on Cheaper Fuel

Private Jet Charter Cuts Member Fees on Cheaper Fuel
By: Hailey Lee; CNBC
Plummeting oil prices are turning out to be a boon for private jet aficionados.
In order to reflect the lower price of oil, private jet charter companyMagellan Jets announced it is cutting fees for all membership contracts made after Jan. 15 by 16 percent.
U.S. crude tumbled to $46 this week, the lowest since April 2009, withBrent crude falling below $50 a barrel, the first time since May 2009.
The cost of Jet A, a type of fuel used by private jet aircraft, fell 7 percent to 9.5 percent in the past 12 months, based on research conducted by Jet Advisors, private jet brokerage and research firm. Magellan anticipates this trend to continue as the retail market catches up with wholesale oil prices.

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Growing Magellan Jets- Interview with President, Anthony Tivnan

Magellan Jets President, Anthony Tivnan, was recently asked to speak on Radio Entrepreneurs in Boston. The show provides advice, information and connections for entrepreneurs, service providers and established companies. Listen to the video below to hear his inspirational story and the great work he is doing growing Magellan Jets!

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NEWLY UPDATED Jet Card Comparison Guide!

Free Whitepaper: Jet Card Comparison Guide Newly Updated Version Now Available!

Searching for the best jet card program provider? Looking into what each private jet company has to offer, and finding yourself overwhelmed with information? You need to do your homework before chosing the right program & provider for you.

Download this FREE jet card comparison guide and receive a side by side comparison on the top 5 jet card providers in the private jet industry and their programs.

  • Compare the top 5 jet card program providers in the private jet industry
  • Side by side comparison on pricing & benefits
  • An inside look at Jet Card Programs in the charter industry


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A Smarter Way to Buy a Jet Card?

A Smarter Way to Buy a Jet Card? By: Andy Parker; Twenty-First Securities
Historically, when an investor has needed to fund a large purchase such as a jet card, the traditional technique has been to raise cash by selling securities. These days however, the issue may not be so simple. Given the increase in the level of equity markets as well as the decline in interest rates, many portfolios – both stock and bond – likely have large unrealized capital gains. For any temporary cash need, selling stocks or bonds and paying capital gains tax may be an inefficient strategy. This is particularly true with municipal bonds with high coupon levels. Selling high-coupon municipals essentially takes a long-term tax exempt income stream and converts it to cash and a capital gains tax – not a tax-efficient solution.

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Build-A-Card Featured in Cigar Aficionado

Cigar Aficionado is published six times in a year and is edited for successful, extremely affluent men. It covers information on fine cigars plus life’s other great pleasures: fine dining and entertaining, the finest wines and spirits, world travel and the arts.
In their upcoming issue, Cigar Aficionado will feature Magellan Jets Build-A-Jet Card technology. Revolutionizing the cardmember experience, we’ve now revolutionized the buying process. Build-A-Card allows consumers to choose features based on their needs; not the industry standard. Below is an inside look at the article.

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But I Own a Private Jet, Why Would I Need a Jet Card Too?

That’s Simple. Jet cards provide aircraft owners access to an aircraft when theirs is not available. It is a cost effective way to bridge the gap between travel when necessary. Jet cards are an easy way to pre-purchase charter flights at a locked in price. This gives private jet owners a quick, cost effective solution when an issue arises with their jet.

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