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Magellan Jets Top 4 Destinations to Spend Memorial Day Weekend

While Memorial Day is devoted to honor the U.S. men and women who died in the military service, it is also known as the unofficial start of summer! With the beautiful weather finally starting to show its face, there is no better time to start the BBQ and enjoy some sunshine. Magellan Jets dedicated team is ready to help you book your private jet for Memorial Day weekend! Pack your bags and get ready to jet off to one of these highlighted places!

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The Best Tips to Avoid Jet Lag on Your Next Private Jet Flight

Many travelers fail to take into account the leap in time zones and the toll it can take on your body’s internal clock. Flying from the US to Europe, East Coast to West Coast or vise versa can switch your wristwatch three to nine hours. Your body says, “Hey, what’s going on here?” Jet lag can cause some very unpleasant effects such as fatigue, insomnia, poor concentration, confusion, hunger at inappropriate times or lack of appetite, and general malaise and irritability.

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World’s Fastest Civilian Aircraft Revealed- The New Citation X

Cessna announced this week that the first updated production Citation X has emerged from the factory hangar in Wichita, Kansas. In 2010, Cessna announced plans for an update to the Citation X that would be called the Citation Ten, later deciding upon the “new Citation X” as the name for the updated model. They plan to reclaim their crown as the world’s fastest civilian aircraft with the “New Citation X”. “Speed is the reason for flight. It was true for Clyde Cessna in 1927, and it’s true today,” said Scott Ernest, Cessna CEO. “The Citation X is the perfect aircraft for customers wanting to move faster, be more efficient and get where they need to be more quickly than ever before.”

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Obtaining Cuban Overflight Permits for Private Jet Travel

In recent years, overflight routing opportunities above Cuba have slightly changed. It is important that flights flown for business purposes, charters, and even corporate aircraft are aware of current permit requirements and air way options. While obtaining a Cuban Overflight Permit is a generally basic process, here are a few tips for private jet travelers to make the procedure even more seamless.

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Book Your Private Jet to One of These St. Patrick’s Day Hot Spots!

Even if St. Patrick’s Day is one of the most unusual holidays we celebrate, it still means two things…consuming vast quantities of beer and having lots of fun. So who really cares, right? According to the U.S. Census Bureau, only 11.2% of the United States is of Irish decent, but when St. Patrick’s Day comes around, it seems the whole country becomes Irish. Magellan Jets is ready to jet you off to the top 3 best cities for St. Patrick’s Day! Grab a group of your most rowdy beer drinking buddies and hop aboard your own luxury private jet to begin the celebration right! Our top of the line Flight Support Team will cater to any of your requests…maybe some green beer on your charter jets?

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Observe The Benefits of Flying On board a Private Jet

Chartering an aircraft for your transportation and business needs definitely adds value to your time. There are serveral benefits accompanied with choosing a private jet rather than opting for commercial airline services. A few of those benefits include a flight itinerary suited to your schedule rather than an airlines needs, and the ability to fly into an airport closer to your destination. With a commercial airline you’re very limited on airport choices. You can also expect luxurious travel conditions on board a private aircraft. You won’t be sharing your cabin space with a crying baby or obnoxious passenger assigned next to you, which makes traveling much more enjoyable. On board, you’ll have privacy and amenities to relax or finish up a business meeting.
Cessna Aircraft Company explains it best in this short video displaying a side-by-side perspective of two businessmen with the same destination. One of the men are assigned to a commercial flight and the other a private charter. Observe for yourself the benefits of flying private.

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Private Jet Traveling Tips For High Traffic Destinations

Since we are currently in the middle of the hustle and bustle of high traffic season for air travel (think Super Bowl or winter in Aspen) we decided to gather some useful information and tips to ensure that your private jet travel to busy airports remains both relaxing and stress-free.

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Gulfstream G280 Private Jet Earns Certification

Gulfstream announced yesterday that their newest Super-Midsizes offering, the G280, had received it’s type certification in the U.S. and Israel. The paves the way for them to begin full-scale production of the new jet.

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World’s First Private Jet Showroom Opens in London

The Jet Business, an aircraft broker, has opened the world’s first corporate aviation showroom for business jet aircraft in London’s Hyde Park Corner. This exclusive location is just the starting point. They have plans to open a store in the Chinese city of Beijing as well as another in New York City. The showroom is the brainchild of Steven Varsano who strongly advocates this user-friendly way of testing the product.

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Good for Business; New Private Jets to Give Competitive Edge

As private aviation continues to grow, so do the product lines of the industry’s leading aircraft manufacturers. Whether your travels include multi-leg same day hops down the east coast, a trans-continental trip from LA to New York, or a jump across the pond, the new business aircraft of the 21st century can accommodate your every demand. Cessna, Embraer and Dassault have recently rolled out brand new models that will set the standard for what private flyers expect from their aircraft. Leading the pack is the midsize Cessna Latitude, featuring the widest cabin business aviation has ever seen. Bolstering a 6 foot high ceiling and a 21 foot overall length, the Latitude will offer the most comfortable and efficient cabin today’s business executives will come to rely on. Even more impressive than its size is the Latitude’s range. Climb to 43,000 feet in 23 minutes and wisp from LA to New York at 442 knots. Far above any weather and commercial airline traffic, your flight will be as comfortable and efficient as possible.

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Magellan Jets Announces Partnership with Polo Club Saint-Tropez

Magellan Jets is proud to announce their partnership with Polo Club Saint Tropez. Polo Club Saint-Tropez is located in Gassin, one of the most beautiful villages in France. Gassin is located between Saint-Tropez and Pampelonne beaches. Annually, between the months of April and September, 14 international tournaments of different handicap level take place, as well as practice and exhibition matches. For each tournament, the Polo Club Saint-Tropez organizes beautiful events and dinner parties. For the 2011 season, the English team SEZZ has kept their title for the 2nd consecutive year by winning the Gold Cup against the newcomers of the Thai Polo Club. It was a very close match, with a final score of 5 to 5. This year, the polo season has ended with the traditional Gold Cup dinner to celebrate the accomplishments of all participants. The players have been offered a variety of prizes, designer clothing and watches, champagne bottles by Taittinger, a membership card by Nota Bene, some Introspective Glass trophies, a technical hat by Raceline and of course the Silver and Gold Cups. The best playing Team Patron of the Silver and Gold Cups, Roderick Vere Nicoll, received a voucher for a stay at La Messardiere hotel. In addition to the polo matches, the Polo Club Saint-Tropez hosts private and corporate events, such as gala dinners, weddings, product launches and seminars. Due to this, it is fair to say that it is one of the top attractions in the South of France. Magellan Jets looks forward to collaborating with the Polo Club Saint-Tropez on future events, both in the United States and abroad.

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