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From The Cockpit
EPISODE #22: Everything You Need to Know About Jet Memberships
November 11, 2020
On episode 22 of From the Cockpit, Magellan Jets Chief Operating Officer Todd Weeber and Director of Flight Support Ryan Foss return to the podcast to break down everything you need to know about jet memberships with Magellan Jets. Discover how the programs work, what health and safety systems are in place, how to take advantage of special discounts and more.
EPISODE #21: Introducing the Magellan Jets App
October 27, 2020
On episode 21 of From the Cockpit, Magellan Jets Chief Operating Officer Todd Weeber, Guest Experience Manager Beth Jones and Software Engineer Christian Gracia join the podcast to discuss the launch of Magellan Jets’ new mobile app and how it makes private jet travel seamless for jet card owners, pay-as-you-go members and on-demand charter clients.
EPISODE #20: Everything You Need to Know about Private Jets & Winter Operations
October 23, 2020
On episode 20 of From the Cockpit, Magellan Jets Chief Operating Officer Todd Weeber and Director of Flight Support Ryan Foss join the podcast to discuss how private aviation adjusts operations during the winter. Some of the hot topics covered include winter weather tips for private jet travelers; the difference between hangar and de-icing fees; why business aviation can fly during certain weather conditions when commercial aviation cannot; as well as what to expect this season and more.
EPISODE #19: Personal Safety Bubble Tips
October 16, 2020
On episode 19 of From the Cockpit, Magellan Jets Chief Operating Officer Todd Weeber joins the podcast once again to break down the key elements behind establishing a personal safety bubble while traveling in the age of COVID-19. Additionally, Weeber discusses the important aspects travelers need to consider whether they are flying privately or commercially, the risks of traveling with strangers and more.
EPISODE #18: Airline Layoffs Impact
October 8, 2020
On episode 18 of From the Cockpit, Magellan Jets Chief Operating Officer Todd Weeber returns to the podcast to discuss how airline layoffs and significant route cuts for commercial travel will impact the economy, as well as the implications this will have for business travelers and private aviation.
EPISODE #17: Business Aviation, by the Numbers
September 16, 2020
On episode 17 of From the Cockpit, Magellan Jets Chief Operating Officer Todd Weeber discusses business aviation by the numbers, focusing on the facts behind safety, investing in private travel and more.
EPISODE #16: How to Choose the Right Private Travel Provider
July 10, 2020
On episode 16 of From the Cockpit, IYC sales consultant Matthew Stone joins Magellan Jets Vice President of Membership John Amato to discuss private jet and yacht travel. In addition, the guest experts chat about the keys to choosing the right private travel provider for you, popular (and safe) summer destinations and more.
EPISODE #15: Orlando Magic CEO Talks Leadership, Philanthropy And More
June 16, 2020
On episode 15 of From the Cockpit, Orlando Magic CEO Alex Martins joins the podcast to discuss the importance of leadership during these times of uncertainty. Additionally, Martins chats with the Magellan Jets team about the Magic’s important philanthropic endeavors, as well as the NBA’s planned return and more.
EPISODE #14: Introducing Magellan Jets Membership
June 12, 2020
On episode 14 of From the Cockpit, Magellan Jets President Anthony Tivnan and Chief Operating Officer Todd Weeber join the podcast to discuss the company’s recent Membership launch and why more travelers are seeking purely private solutions to commercial aviation.
EPISODE #13: Magellan Jets & IYC
June 5, 2020
In episode 13 of From the Cockpit, IYC charter consultant Katie Macpherson joins Magellan Jets President Anthony Tivnan on the podcast to discuss the exciting new partnership between the organizations. Additionally, Macpherson and Tivnan chat about summer travel and the gorgeous remote destinations you can visit safely by private jet and yacht charter with Magellan Jets and IYC this season.
EPISODE #12: Staying Safe Amid a Pandemic, Civil Unrest and Hurricane Season 2020
June 2, 2020
In episode 12 of From the Cockpit, Magellan Jets Chief Operating Officer Todd Weeber joins the podcast to explain how you can stay safe as the nation endures a triple crisis of civil unrest, massive unemployment and a global pandemic. Weeber also breaks down what you need to know about hurricane season 2020 and the paradox of airline safety.
EPISODE #11: How To Avoid Illegal Charters
May 27, 2020
In episode 11 of the Magellan Jets podcast From the Cockpit, Ryan Waguespack, Vice President of Aircraft Management, Air Charter Services and MROs at the National Air Transportation Association, joins Magellan Jets Chief Operating Officer Todd Weeber to discuss the topic of illegal private jet charters. Waguespack and Weeber break down what first-time flyers need to know, the consequences of using illegal charters, plus tips for how to avoid them.
EPISODE #10: Rediscovering Summer Travel (Safely)
May 22, 2020
In episode 10 of From the Cockpit, Magellan Jets President Anthony Tivnan discusses how popular summer destinations are reopening for travel, and how you can explore them safely with Magellan Jets. Tivnan also chats about an exciting new partnership with IYC Yachts, as well as how Magellan Jets is pivoting amid the COVID-19 crisis while helping first-time flyers navigate the private aviation space.
EPISODE #9: MEMORIAL DAY TRAVEL
May 19, 2020
In episode 9 of From the Cockpit, Chief Operating Officer Todd Weeber explains why everyone must focus on safety while taking part in Memorial Day travel this weekend. Weeber also explores what Tropical Storm Arthur and this year’s hurricane season have in store, as well as how commercial travel layoffs will impact the business aviation landscape.
EPISODE #8: COVID-19 AND SAFE SUMMER TRAVEL
May 15, 2020
In episode 8 of From the Cockpit, the Magellan Jets podcast, Chief Operating Officer Todd Weeber provides an update on the coronavirus situation. In particular, he breaks down all the best practices you need to know for safe summer travel. Also, learn how you can explore the world safely with Magellan Jets.
EPISODE #7: FIRST-TIME PRIVATE JET FLYER TIPS
May 13, 2020
EPISODE #6: COVID-19 IMPACT, REEVALUATING FRACTIONAL
May 1, 2020
In episode 6 of From the Cockpit, Magellan Jets President Anthony Tivnan discusses how the coronavirus situation continues to impact flight activity and private aviation. Tivnan also examines why you should reconsider fractional ownership for jet card membership programs, as well as explains his optimism for May and June travel.
EPISODE #5: WHAT IS RT?
April 30, 2020
In episode 5 of From the Cockpit, Magellan Jets Chief Operating Officer Todd Weeber discusses what is Rt, an important metric the company uses to monitor the coronavirus situation. Additionally, Weeber breaks down the factors behind Rt, how it’s used for safety and feasibility checks, plus more insights.
EPISODE #4: SAFETY MEASURES FOR OPENING SERVICES
April 30, 2020
In episode 4 of From the Cockpit, Magellan Jets Chief Operating Officer Todd Weeber discusses the safety measures needed to safely reopen services amid the coronavirus situation. In particular, Weeber explains why it will take the airlines a while to get back to business, as well as how private aviation is poised to see a surge in demand in the coming (and why you should book your private travel now).
EPISODE #3: LIFTING TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS
April 27, 2020
In From the Cockpit episode 3, Magellan Jets Chief Operating Officer Todd Weeber breaks down what needs to happen before countries and states start to lift travel restrictions and other measures, as well as how private aviation has remained opened for business throughout the coronavirus situation, serving vital missions for essential travel.
EPISODE #2: CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY AND FLYING PRIVATE
April 10, 2020
In From the Cockpit episode 2, Magellan Jets President Anthony Tivnan and Chief Operating Officer Todd Weeber return to the Magellan Jets podcast for another coronavirus situation report. In this episode, the Magellan Jets leaders discuss flying private and the theme of corporate responsibility. The podcast also covers the critical roles private aviation play during this crisis (including some good news courtesy of the New England Patriots), how companies can be responsible with their business use, as well as addressing a few frequently asked questions.
EPISODE #1: WELCOME TO THE MAGELLAN JETS PODCAST
March 25, 2020
In the debut episode of From the Cockpit, listen to Magellan’s President Anthony Tivnan and Chief Operating Officer Todd Weeber as they discuss the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on health, safety and private aviation. The Magellan Jets podcast covers the state of business aviation and what we know so far, as well as what we are doing to keep you safe and comfortable on every flight. Also, discover how to get the most out of your membership.
From the News Center
September 16, 2019
Magellan Jets President Anthony Tivnan says that the best way to recession-proof your flight department is to prepare for both economic growth and a recession. Lessons learned in the last economic downturn are helping industry decision makers to see the continued value of using business aviation. During the last recession, “the more that I flew, the more that our business revenue increased, and it turned out to be the absolute best strategy,” said Brad Pierce, president, Restaurant Equipment World. Business aviation “was an investment and it turned out to be phenomenal for us.”
In this NBAA Flight Plan podcast, host Pete Combs spoke with Michael Dyment, NEXA Capital Partners, founder, managing partner; Brad Pierce, Restaurant Equipment World; as well as Magellan Jets’ own Anthony Tivnan.