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Empty Legs

Definition: an “empty leg” (or “one way”) is defined as an aircraft either departing from or returning to base without passengers (i.e., empty) in flight. These are sometimes also referred to as “deadheads,” but the meaning remains the same.  Time is of the essence/ limited availability:  empty legs/ one ways are limited in availability as […]

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3 Questions

with our CEO, Anthony Newcombe How much is jet fuel going for these days? A: “Sorry you asked (slight chuckle). However, the truth of the matter is it’s well past $9.00 per gallon @ some of today’s FBOs (Fixed Based Operations) in the U.S. Some have even breached the double digits per gallon for Jet-A. […]

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3 Questions

with Anthony Newcombe  Date: June 20, 2022  (1) Last month, you shared some of the private jet passenger peeves. Any peeves on your end?  A: First of all, I never discuss peeves concerning passengers. However, on a personal note, I really can’t stand those little “freshener packets” that fly out of the bacon bits container right into my […]

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3 Questions

with CEO, Anthony Newcombe Date: May 24, 2022  (1) We get asked by clients flying aboard smaller aircraft: Why do we need 2 pilots?  A:  A good answer is to look to the story in Florida last week. Just in case you weren’t paying attention, there was a passenger (with no professional flight experience) who […]

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3 Questions

3 Questions for our CEO, Anthony Newcombe🙋❔ (1) What have you been reading recently? ❔ A:  I needed a good “filler” in between books, so I grabbed A Carlin Home Companion by Kelly Carlin, the late, great comedian’s daughter.  It was so interesting, I ended up delaying the one I was eagerly awaiting until I finished!   […]

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3 Questions

Our CEO, Anthony Newcombe, shares his latest … QUESTION 1: WHAT IS ONE OF YOUR FAVORITE INTERNATIONAL CITIES AND WHY? ANSWER: I’ve been all over the world, but one of my favorite all around cities is Hong Kong. I know there’s a lot of political turmoil right now, but I’ve never flown so far from […]

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