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Private Jet of the Day: Challenger 601

  
  
  
  
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For those in search of optimal comfort in a large aircraft, look no further than the Challenger 601. The extremely spacious cabin is 8.2 feet wide, 6.1 feet tall and over 28 feet long. Depending upon the different configurations, the Challenger 601 has enough room to comfortably hold between eight and twelve with the option to carry nineteen passengers. The Challenger 601 offers an extremely quiet and well lit cabin with luxurious chairs to ensure your comfort and provide you with an environment that supports productivity and rest. Aside from its cabin accolades, the 601 boasts transcontinental range and is well suited for cross country business trips. As a predecessor to the very successful Challenger 600, the 601 is equipped with a more reliable flight system and increased maintainability. For long range trips, it is hard to find another aircraft that is so focused on passenger comfort. Call Magellan Jets today for a quote. 

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Specifications

Passengers: 8-19

Lavatory: full

Max Cruising Speed: 548 mph

Range: 3,500 miles

Cabin Volume: 1,035 cubic feet

Cabin Width: 8.2 feet

Cabin Height: 6.1 feet
Cabin Length: 28.3 feet

Baggage Volume: 115 cubic feet  

LANGHAM PLACE, FIFTH AVENUE PARTNERS WITH MAGELLAN JETS TO OFFER BUSINESS TRAVELERS ONE LAST SUMMER WEEKEND AWAY

  
  
  
  

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August 12, 2013 - Langham Place, Fifth Avenue, the newest 5-star luxury hotel in New York City, and their newest partner, Magellan Jets, a 5-star leading private aviation company, know that business travelers to New York don’t often have time to take advantage of summertime activities. Since most New Yorkers use the summer months as an excuse to get out of town, Langham Place and Magellan Jets have created a special end-of-summer offer that allows weekday business travelers a chance to live like a real New Yorker this summer.

Any guest who chooses Langham Place, Fifth Avenue for a weekday visit will be given the option of adding a weekend at the hotel for 20% off the best available rate, and choose from one of Magellan’s summertime destinations for a day trip. Guests can also choose to book a weekend on its own and still take advantage of Langham Place, Fifth Avenue’s relationship with Magellan Jets for a day-trip getaway. Sample aircraft and destinations are as follows:

  • Sikorsky Helicopter: NYC to the Hamptons, Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, Cape Cod
  • Bell Helicopter: NYC to the Hamptons
  • Turbo Props:  NYC to the Hamptons, Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard and Cape Cod
  • Eclipse 500:  NYC to The Hamptons, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket , Portland, Montreal, Quebec City, Toronto  and Washington, DC

The Magical Magellan Summer package includes the extra night(s) at Langham Place, Fifth Avenue; a picnic hamper customized by Chef Jeff Seizer at Measure, the hotel’s Modern American lounge and restaurant; and the services of the Magellan Jets concierge, who will offer Magellan Jets fixed Voyager Membership rates, guaranteed aircraft availability with as little as 10 hours’ notice and complimentary full-service gourmet catering on-board.

 Rates start at $5,165; depending on weekend destination and type of aircraft.

 Guests can book this package through Langham Place, Fifth Avenue at http://newyork.langhamplacehotels.com and choosing Magical Magellan Summer. Langham Place, Fifth Avenue’s guest services team will connect each guest with Magellan Jets to book their individual weekend reservation.

 Langham Place, Fifth Avenue represents the introduction of the Langham Place brand, a five-star luxury hotel experience that blends modern British allure with the elegant service with which Langham has become synonymous, to the North American market. The Langham Place brand is a natural extension of the heritage and tradition that began with the opening of The Langham, London hotel in 1865, which set the standard in global hospitality in the 19th century and was the foundation for luxury, innovation and grandeur thereafter.

 Langham Place, Fifth Avenue boasts 214 guestrooms and suites that are among the largest in the city and feature THE DUX® Bed by DUXIANA®; and Nespresso machines in every room; a selection of well-planned spaces for executive meetings and social events;  and attentive, around-the-clock guest service. For guests looking for an accessible dining and drinking experience there’s Measure, a stylish and comfortable lounge featuring a menu of American and British comfort food re-imagined with a modern twist by Chef Jeffrey Seizer, formerly of Maialino and Union Square Café; a seasonal drink menu deeply rooted in classic cocktail culture; an extensive selection of both Old and New World wines and a craft beer menu.Langham Place, Fifth Avenue is also home to the Michelin-starred restaurant Ai Fiori by the Altamarea Group. An elegant fine dining restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Ai Fiori – which means “among the flowers” in Italian - features a menu that celebrates the French and Italian Riviera, courtesy of the world-renowned Altamarea Group and Chef Michael White. The hotel also has a full-service spa as well as the only midtown outpost of Julien Farel Salon, which offers Express Salon services for business and leisure travelers on the go.

Magellan Jets is distinguished in the industry for its commitment to meeting client’s preferences and demands, providing superior safety and security. Their exclusive amenities include no fuel surcharges, gourmet catering, and with no time-specific contracts, Magellan Jets offers a variety of flexible private jet membership programs as well as point-to-point services. They also offer their members guaranteed aircraft availability with as little as ten hours’ notice, an average aircraft age of five years or less, concierge service 24 hours a day/365 days a year, as well as two complimentary upgrades a year.

About Langham Hospitality Group

 As the wholly-owned subsidiary of Great Eagle Holdings, Langham Hospitality Group encompasses a family of distinctive hotels under The Langham, Langham Place, and Eaton brands that are located on four continents. The Group takes its name from the legendary Langham in London which was widely recognized  as Europe's first Grand Hotel. For almost 150 years, this flagship hotel has represented sophisticated and gracious hospitality, a philosophy that reflects elegance in design, innovation in hospitality, genuine service and captivation of the senses across all properties. For reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.langhamhotels.com.

About Magellan Jets

Magellan Jets is a leader in private jet travel with over 30 years of aviation experience. At the forefront of their reputation is the superb quality of service and safety which they provide. With a wide variety of membership programs as well as point-to-point charter services, clients are advised on the best option for their specific needs. Benefits of a membership include no fuel surcharges, no repositioning charges, guaranteed aircraft availability with as little as ten hours’ notice, inclusive gourmet catering, and V.I.P. ground transportation. Magellan Jets’ Flight Support department is available 24/7 to provide services such as weather tracking, itinerary changes, and personalized in-flight entertainment. Magellan Jets has operations worldwide and offers flights in the Continental U.S., the Caribbean, Bermuda, Mexico, and Europe. Magellan Jets, 1250 Hancock St., Suite 810 N, Quincy, MA, 02169. 877-550-JETS, www.magellanjets.com.

 

Supersonic Flight- Faster Than Speed of Sound

  
  
  
  

Sound travels at about 760 miles per hour. When a jet reaches close to those fast speeds it can cause some remarkable visual and acoustic effects. As you will see in this video, when the aircraft passes the sound barrier it is almost like hitting an invisible glass wall. The sonic boom you hear (similar to thunder) is caused by a pressure differential caused by compressibility of air near the speed of sound, in other words the air can’t move out of the way quick enough and causes a wave of pressure to build up. 

 

Private Jet of the Day: Challenger 605

  
  
  
  
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The Challenger 605 is the next step for Bombardier in the evolution of the world’s best selling family of large business jets. Both the cockpit and cabin of the Challenger 605 offer new levels of functionality, efficiency, comfort and convenience for both the pilot and passenger.  With an increased payload/range capacity, the Challenger 605 is more capable than and versatile with response to any call of duty. The 605 offers one of the most spacious and quite cabins in its class to facilitate productivity or relaxation. Innovations to the cabin include a more spacious functional galley, larger windows, larger video display monitors, and an advanced Ethernet-based Cabin Electronic System. With a 4,000 nautical mile range, the Challenger 605 is a premier large business jet that is capable of carrying up to thirteen passengers across oceans and continents. For the ultimate large business aircraft, contact Magellan Jets for a quote today. 

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 Specifications

Passengers: 8-19

Lavatory: full

High Speed Cruise: 540 mph

Range: 4,035 miles

Cabin Volume: 1,150 cubic feet

Cabin Width: 8.2 feet

Cabin Height: 6.1 feet
Cabin Length: 28.3 feet

Baggage Volume: 115 cubic feet  

Your pets will love traveling with Magellan Jets!

  
  
  
  
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Your furry friend will love flying with Magellan Jets, because when you
charter a private jet with us, we have specialists on board to cater to and
spoil your pet. We emphasize that the more the merrier- human or animal!
Not many aviation businesses are willing to have animals be a priority, but
here at Magellan Jets, we know our clients love their pets and we deliver to
any need you or your pet may have. So book a flight with us, soon! You and
your pet will be happy you did. 

Private Jet of the Day: Gulfstream G650

  
  
  
  
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For those seeking an ultra-large-cabin, ultra-high-speed aircraft, look no further than the Gulfstream G650 business jet. With the ability to fly faster, longer and more comfortably than any other jet in its class, the G650 represents the gold standard in business aviation. The G650 has the ability to carry eight passengers on nonstop legs of 7,000 nautical miles. That means this Jet is capable of connecting New York with Dubai and London with Buenos Aires. On shorter flights, this jet is capable of traveling over 700 miles per hour, getting you to your destination faster than any other private aircraft on the market. If you plan to charter the G650, please remember to give us advanced notice, because demand is very high for this popular jet, and supply is limited. Aside from the impressive performance statistics, the G650 is longer, wider, and taller than any other cabin in its class. Cabin configuration can accommodate up to eighteen passengers and include a conference table for six person meetings. With wider seats, more aisle room and a large stateroom option, the cabin of the G650 is truly unrivaled. If you are one who seeks the best of the best, be sure to contact Magellan Jets for a quote on the Gulfstream G650. 

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Specifications

Passengers: 13-18

Lavatory: full

Cruising Speed: 647 mph

Range: 8,053 miles

Cabin Volume: 2,138 cubic feet

Cabin Width: 8 feet 6 inches

Cabin Height: 6 feet 5 inches
Cabin Length: 46 feet 10 inches

Baggage Volume: 195 cubic feet  

Summer Destination of the Week: The Hamptons

  
  
  
  

Summer destination of the week: The Hamptons  

The Hamptons; Lush, beachy and perfectly preppy.  The Hamptons are both charmingly quaint and extraordinarily sophisticated with plenty of shops, restaurants, beautiful beaches and sightseeing. Now that summer in full swing, we decided to make the Hamptons our destination of the week!
Of course, the beaches in the Hamptons are a popular and must see destination during your vacation, but some people may not be aware of the numerous other attractions the area has to offer. Our highlighted villages include: South Hampton, East Hampton, Sag Harbor, and Montauk, each with its own attractions and personality that make up the Hampton's hot spots.
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South Hampton:
  • Parrish Art Museum- The new Parrish includes 12,200 square feet of exhibition space- Seven sky-lit galleries devoted to the permanent collection showcase the story of America’s most enduring and influential artists’ colony.
  • Cooper’s Beach- Scenic beach stretches 500 feet along the Atlantic shoreline offering a view of historic mansions in the distance.
  • Old Halsey Homestead- Built in 1648, Old Halsey Homestead is the oldest English wood framed house in New York State still on its original site.
East Hampton:
  • Two Mile Hollow beach-One of the few beaches that offer a lifeguard and bathroom close by. It is the ideal beach spot if you are traveling with young children.
  • The Windmills- The first Windmill on Long Island went into operation in the 1600s. Throughout the centuries the mills played important roles in agricultural survival. Many are still open today for visitors to explore the massive machines.
  • Guild Hall- Home to the historic John Drew Theater hosts several concerts, film festivals and stage performances every year.
  Sag Harbor:
  • Whaling Museum- Dedicated to the town’s past whaling port, the museum is home to the largest collection of whaling equipment in the state. It was also featured in Moby Dick.
  • Sailacat- Fall in love with your adventurous side by exploring the Hamptons via Sailacat, a private catamaran tour and sunset cruise.
  • Goat on a Boat Theatre- Traveling with kids? The Goat on a Boat Theatre is a non-profit theatre introducing young children to a love of theatre. Check out their puppet shows and puppet playgroups.
Montauk:
  • Montauk Point Lighthouse- Enjoy a nice bike ride (6 miles from town) to this classic Montauk landmark. The Montauk Lighthouse is the oldest lighthouse in New York.
  • Hiking- About 70% of Montauk consists of parkland (5 state parks & several town parks). There are miles and miles of trails through the state parks. You can take a guided hike, or venture out on your own.
  • Whale Watching- Head out on the Viking Fleet to search the open sea for wild whales and other sea life.
Sound like the perfect summer getaway, right? Unfortunately, you are not the only one who thinks that, and traveling there can be stressful! Thankfully Magellan Jets has a hassle free solution to get you to the Hamptons! Our VLJ’s (very light jets) are ideal for your upcoming summer vacation and will get you to the luxurious Hamptons in as little as 48 minutes from Boston, Ma. and 42 minutes from White Plains, New York!   
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At Magellan Jets, we know that vacations are important, and we strive to make them as memorable as possible.  So sit back, relax and let Magellan Jets do the work. 

Private Jet of the Day: Challenger 350

  
  
  
  

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Magellan Jets is proud to introduce the Challenger 350, the next step in Bombardier’s mid-size jet line. Upgraded from the successful G300, the G350 contains a new wing, larger windows, more powerful engines, and a redesigned interior. The groundbreaking aesthetics and ergonomic advancements provide an entirely new cabin design catered to passenger comfort. The larger windows allow more natural light into the aircraft to decrease fatigue and expand viewing angles. Furthermore, the luxurious seats are capable of reclining to a full ‘lie-flat’ position to provide passengers with more comfortable sleeping arrangements.  If that’s not enough, the flat floor, stand up height, and incredibly wide cabin will provide travelers with enough space for work, rest, and dinning. Speaking of dining, the modern and modular galley will provide unprecedented storage and counter space for preparing snacks and multiple course meals. The spacious cabin provides customers ample comfort for flights up to 3,200 nautical miles. To say that the Challenger350 is “well rounded” would be an understatement. In establishing new benchmarks in multiple dimensions, the 350 has become a leading super-midsize aircraft that exceeds every expectation. Call Magellan Jets today for a quote. 

 

Specifications

Passengers: 10

Lavatory: full

High Speed Cruise: 541 mph

Range: 3,200 miles

Cabin Volume: 860 cubic feet

Cabin Width: 7.2 feet

Cabin Height: 6.1 feet
Cabin Length: 28.7 feet

Baggage Volume: 106 cubic feet  

 

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Private Jet of the Day: Eclipse 500

  
  
  
  

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Magellan Jets announces the Eclipse 500, a very light jet produced by Eclipse Aviation. The Eclipse 500 is built around simplicity and efficiency. This twin turbofan aircraft is powered by two Pratt & Whitney Canada engines that provide 900 pounds of thrust each. The efficiency of the Eclipse 500 is derived from its light jet performance features and smaller cabin size. The simplistic cabin space provides up to five passengers with leather seats and a fold out table to ensure passengers a comfortable and productive environment. The Eclipse 500 provides executives with the ability to jump from city to city without stressing their wallet. Contact Magellan Jets to take advantage of this light jet. 

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 Specifications

Passengers: 4-5

Lavatory: none

Cruise Speed: 425 mph

Range: 1,125 miles

Cabin Volume: 292 cubic feet

Cabin Width: 4.7 feet

Cabin Height: 4.2 feet
Cabin Length: 7.5 feet

Baggage Volume: 16 cubic feet

Tips For Traveling With Pets On-Board a Private Jet

  
  
  
  

Magellan Jets knows you love your pets, and we are experts on finding the proper aircraft that allow your pets to travel like the family they are. We can work with you and the charter flight provider to schedule rest-stops, place toys on board, even have crews assigned that are extra pet-friendly! With a private jet charter, your four-legged family member can join you during your travel without any stress.

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Commercial airline travel can be difficult on both pet and owner. The headache of dealing with TSA procedures is enough reason to find an alternative solution, but the major problem is that majority of commercial airlines only allow pets to travel in the cargo hold. This can cause animals a lot of undue stress based on the daunting environment change.  The risk is higher that your pet could end up in minimal care, become lost, injured or worse! According to a government report, 19 airway carriers had a shocking 238 pet deaths, 108 injuries and 42 losses from May 2005-April 2013. 

But there are pet-friendly alternatives that eliminate your four-legged buddy from being treated like a piece of luggage. You and your pet deserve a peaceful, safe and comfortable flight. When you charter a flight with Magellan Jets, we go above and beyond your expectations, and you can be confident that your pet is not only in good hands, but your hands!  We look forward to seeing you and your pet soon!

Here are a few tips when traveling with your pets onboard a private jet:

Schedule a vet appointment-
Remember before you leave to make sure your pet is up to date on all shots and vaccinations. The checkup should also include a general physical examination to check for any signs of illness. Let the veterinarian know about your upcoming travels.  We recommend going for their check up no more than 10 days prior to your trip.

Update your pets ID tags-
Check to make sure your pets tags are up to date and secure on their collars. In the event your dog runs off while on vacation, with the proper ID tag returned with correct contact information.

Pack some friendly reminders-
Make sure to pack a few items to remind your pet of home. It can be overwhelming travelling to a new location. Bringing their favorite toy or dog bowl can leave them with a familiar scent.


Don’t feed your pet TOO much before your departure-

Make sure that you don't stuff your pet with food or too much water before takeoff. A pet with a full belly aboard an aircraft may vomit from anxiety or travel sickness. Too much food or water can also lead to accidents inside; not a pleasant way to fly.

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