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Private Planes

Ever Wondered What It's Like to be a Private Pilot?

Quora | Posted 09.12.2014 | Travel
Quora

If you have the cash, and you're capable of committing to the training schedule without losing interest partway through, then that's all you need. There's no need for "born talent," or anything like that. All you need is money and dedication.

You Can Afford A Private Jet, Too

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel

When your calves involuntarily cramp at the mere thought of flying in economy yet again, it might be time to book a private jet. Yup, some private ...

Uber Ventures Into Surprising New Territory

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.02.2012 | San Francisco

Compared to the endless gauntlet of indignities suffered by everyday commercial airline passengers, people who criss-cross the globe in private jets h...

GOP Candidate Accused Of Misusing Private Plane

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

State Democrats are accusing the campaign of Rep. Rick Berg, the Republican candidate for North Dakota's U.S. Senate seat, of not properly paying for ...

Tax Collectors Allegedly Gathered Taxes, Spent Money On Yachts, Parties

Reuters | Posted 12.03.2012 | Business

ROME, Oct 3 (Reuters) - The head of an Italian tax collection agency and four employees were arrested on Wednesday on charges of pocke...

Pilot Unresponsive As Private Plane Circles Over Gulf Of Mexico

www.msnbc.msn.com | Posted 04.19.2012 | Travel

A private plane is circling over the Gulf of Mexico and the pilot is "incapacitated," and apparently unconscious. NBC's Pete Williams says authorit...

Inside The Makings Of The World's Coolest Private Jets

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The world of private jets conjures up visions of rock stars and groupies flying high and cavorting riotously in their whirlpool tubs, smoking cigars a...

Donald Trump Selling Luxury Plane

cityfile.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Donald Trump has suffered some financial setbacks over the past year. But have things gotten so bad that he'll soon be forced to to fly commercial? Or...

"Bankers Behaving Badly": A Needed Remedy for a Financial Industry Gone Off The Rails

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

A company's public conduct and public image, like that of Citi and Lehman, should be a determinant of which companies get taxpayer monies. The days of Wall Street rules are at an end.

Toyota Projects First-Ever Annual Loss; Congress Disses Detroit

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Congress took a perverse pleasure in giving Detroit's CEOs and the UAW president the third degree -- unnecessary theater while our country suffers this economic decline.

What Recession? Super Wealthy Line Up For Souped-Up Jets

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

While most of the world is starting to pinch pennies and monitor their savings in light of the current (or looming, depending on who you ask) recessio...