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Aircraft ownership is not the only way to access time-saving travel aboard business jets. Alternative Lift describes the wide variety of options available for bizav travel, from fractional shares to charter and jet cards, to other new and innovative programs that provide flexibility as well as desired access.

Fifteen Shades of Grey Aircraft Charter

Perhaps you’d like to offset some of the cost of your own flying by making your aircraft available for charter when you’re not using...

Access Without Excess

Do you remember the last time you took a taxi? If you’re younger than 30, that answer may well be “never.” That’s the impact...

Costly Assumptions

A s a fractional share owner, you don’t want to hear that your aircraft share value has diminished, especially as you exit the program. If you’ve...

You Should Care How the Next Generations Share

Share with others.” “Use only what you need.” Most of us learn these valuable lessons in kindergarten. It has taken the impending ascendency of...

Accessing the e-VTOL Network

The “Disruptors” – those companies attempting to reshape the way consumers interact with services or goods – made a splash at the recent Uber...

When Charter is Smarter

On-demand charter – that is, flights departing at a time you specify, according to your travel requirements – can be a cost-efficient means of...

Booming Business

Since the retirement of the Concorde in 2003, aircraft manufacturers have invested relatively little in new supersonic technologies, despite the obvious reductions in point-to-point...

Empty Legs, Empty Promises

In the past decade, many new discount options to access business jet and turboprop travel have become available to many more travelers. Most of...

Getting Carded

Positioned between the pay-as-you-go occasional use of charter flying, and the long term financial obligations of a fractional share or whole aircraft ownership, the...

5 Questions to Ask Before Chartering Your Next Jet

When you charter a flight, your questions for the operator or broker usually focus on concerns about price, availability, catering, and transport to and...